London Borough of Croydon

How to get to the crematorium


Access is via Thornton Road (A23) or Mitcham Road (A236). Both entrances lead to the large crematorium car park and office. If you are using satellite navigation use postcode:

  • CR0 3AA for the Mitcham Road entrance 
  • CR7 6BB for the Thornton Road entrance.

These post codes are for the buildings next to the entrances.

Bus / tram / rail

The nearest rail station is East Croydon. Take the tram to the Therapia Lane stop. The cemetery is about 500m north of the tram stop.

Bus Numbers: 64, 109, 198, 250, 264 or 289

Opening times  Croydon Crematorium

The crematorium is open from 8am to 5pm until further notice. To help prevent the spread of coronavirus, please do not visit unless you are attending a service.

Service times

Cremation services take place Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm . On Saturday they take place  9:00am to 11:45am. All services are at 45 minute intervals


The crematorium has two chapels, both are next the large car park and signposted throughout the grounds. 

West Chapel

The West Chapel has a traditional design, seats about 80 people on wooden pews. It has a catafalque that descends upon committal. 

East Chapel

The East Chapel is more contemporary in design and will seat about 130 in linked padded seats. The seating arrangement can will change as required. There is a choice of two curtains. These can close to either fully or partially obscure the coffin at the point of committal. The curtains can also be left open.

More information and services

Service brochure

Our service brochure contains further information about the Crematorium and Gardens of remembrance


You can also arrange for a memorial to be produced and placed in the Hall or Gardens of Remembrance. You can do this regardless of where the cremation service took place. Please see our memorial brochure for further details.

Book of Remembrance

These are beautiful handmade books with inscriptions and illustrations completed by an artist. Floral emblems, badges and personal artwork can be added. The entries are viewed on the anniversary of the cremation. This memorial is in perpetuity and so it does not need renewing.

Croydon's book of remembrance can now be viewed online.

Access Information

Access information for Croydon Crematorium



Cemeteries Office

020 8684 3877
Address Line:

Croydon Cemeteries & Crematorium Office

Mitcham Road

Croydon CR9 3AT

Mitcham Road Cemetery & Croydon Crematorium - Thornton Road entrance

Mitcham Road Cemetery & Croydon Crematorium - Mitcham Road Entrance


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