Restricted vehicular access to cemetery grounds at weekends - traffic will be reduced to single file traffic over the next couple of weekends.

Please note the public toilets will no longer be in use due to the construction of a new office building; alternative toilet facilities are available adjacent to the West Chapel.

Crematorium and Cemeteries

Information for the Christmas period

Reading Cemetery
Reading Cemetery

There are three cemeteries in Reading that are managed by the Council:


Reading Bus 23 will take you to Henley Road. It is a short walk from the bus stop to the Cemetery on all Hallows Road.  

Henley Road Cemetery - Google Maps

Caversham Cemetery - Google Maps

Reading Old Cemetery - Google Maps

Opening hours

All Cemetery grounds are open:

  • 9am to 5pm (October to March)
  • 9am to 8pm (April to September)

Last entry to the grounds is 15 minutes before closing time.

The Cemetery and Crematorium Office (Henley Road) are open:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30am to 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 5pm
  • Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm

The office is closed on weekends and Bank Holidays. 

Visitor facilities 

We have a waiting room adjacent to the chapels with toilet facilities, seating and a hot beverage vending machine for visitors' use. 


Access to the South Chapel is level. Access to the West Chapel is via a slope. Ramping to the Hall of Remembrance ensures accessibility for disabled visitors. 


There are three car parks within the Henley Road Cemetery, all with designated spaces for blue badge holders. Disabled parking spaces are located to the left of the West Chapel, in the main car park adjacent to the Hall of Remembrance, in the overflow car park and next to Mayfield.

Induction loops 

Induction loops are provided for the benefit of hearing aid users in both chapels.


Funeral service books are available in Braille.


Toilets with access for disabled users are located next to the West Chapel.



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