Saltwell Road South, Gateshead, NE8 4TQ
Saltwell cemetery was opened in 1905 and lies in the heart of Gateshead. It covers an area of approximately 37 acres and has a designated Muslim section. The cemetery contains war graves of both world wars, all lying in different parts of the cemetery.
A cremated remains section is available.
This cemetery also has special areas for the burial of babies and children. In exceptional cases where the burial of non-viable foetal remains has previously taken place, it may be possible to accommodate a further burial.
To purchase a grave, visit our buying a grave page and complete the form.
| Month||Weekdays and Saturday||Sunday and bank holidays|
|April to September
||8.30am - 7.30pm
||10am - 7.30pm
|October to March
||8.30am - 3.30pm
||10.30am - 3.30pm
During periods of wet weather cemeteries may become waterlogged. In the event of bad weather it maybe necessary to close at short notice.