Lancaster City Council is responsible for the administration and maintenance of seven cemeteries within the district.

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About our cemeteries

We manage and maintain seven cemeteries in the district. These are:

Carnforth | Hale Carr | Morecambe | Skerton | Lancaster | Scotforth | Torrisholme

We also have chapels in four of our cemeteries.

Advice and information

Contact us

Cemeteries office

  • Address: Town Hall, Morecambe, LA4 5AF
  • Telephone: 01524 582635
  • Email: cemeteries@lancaster.gov.uk
  • Office hours: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 12pm and from 1.30pm to 5pm

Our cemeteries

  • Open 365 Days a Year, 24 hours a day
  • Please note that there is limited lighting within cemetery grounds

Advice and information (by appointment)

  • Specific advice and information is also available in person at Lancaster Town Hall during regular office hours, by appointment only
  • Please contact us using the details above to arrange a meeting

Please note that we do not manage Lancaster and Morecambe Crematorium, which is operated by Dignity Funerals, www.dignityfunerals.co.uk.