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Sunderland Road Villas, Gateshead, NE10 0NT (nearest building)

Heworth Cemetery was opened in 1941 and is now closed for new burials. Many deed holders are returning to their family graves and having cremated remains interred.

Opening times

MonthWeekdays and SaturdaysSundays and public holidays 
April to September 8am - 7.30pm  10am - 7.30pm 
October to March  8.30am - 3.45pm  10am - 3.45pm

During periods of wet weather cemeteries may become waterlogged. In the event of bad weather it maybe necessary to close at short notice.


Contact us

Bereavement Services
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Tel: 0191 433 3816 or 433 3811

Office opening times: Monday to Friday 9am-1pm, 2 - 4.30pm