Our Bereavement Services office is based at the Tixall Road Crematorium, Tixall Road, Stafford ST18 0XZ.
Telephone: 01785 242594
There are three cemeteries; the Crematorium and burial ground at Tixall Road in Stafford, the Eccleshall Road Cemetery in Stafford and Stone Cemetery off the A34 in Stone. Directions available.
Crematorium and Cemeteries Opening Times
The Cemeteries and Crematorium are open to the public on the following days:
October to March:
- Monday to Saturday - 9.00am to 4.30pm
- Sunday and Bank Holidays - 10.00am to 4.30pm
April to September:
- Monday to Saturday - 9.00am to 8.00pm
- Sunday and Bank Holidays - 10.00am to 8.00pm
For out of hours booking (for cremations and burials) or security of the site please call 07970 532687.
There are no details of forthcoming funeral services published on this website. If you require to know when a funeral is taking place, please contact the Bereavement Services Team as listed above.
If you have enquiries regarding specific deceased individuals please contact our office. We do charge for ancestry queries.
We're able to provide you with information regarding bereavement and funerals, we recommend you also visit the following websites:-
- Search for a local funeral director on UK Funerals Online
- Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management
- National Association of Funeral Directors
- Direct Government Guidance Ministry of Justice
- Funeral Guide
You will find additional information by using the links below.
- Memorial book (Digital Book of Remembrance) online
- Memorials available at Stafford Crematorium and how to order
- Buying a grave
- Crematorium Rules and Regulations
- What to do when someone dies
- Funeral expenses
- Burial without a funeral director
- Exhuming a deceased body
- Querying burial/grave details
- Bereavement support
- Carers support
Café and Flower Shop
‘Hearts and Flowers’ is our on-site Café and Flower Shop open seven days a week. It offers a range of drinks, home baked cakes, freshly made sandwiches and other light snacks.
Fresh handmade wreaths, pots and plants on sale (pre-order before 15 December).
Café Opening Hours
- October - March: 10am to 3pm (weekdays) and 10am to 3pm at weekends.
- April - September: 9am to 5pm (weekdays) and 10am to 4pm at weekends.
Not Everyone Can Say Goodbye in Person (Live Streaming and DVDs)
Now there is an opportunity for friends and relatives to view the service at a later date. The event can be available to view online for up to 28 days after the service and DVDs are also available on request as a permanent keepsake. Please contact the Funeral Directors for the service, for more information, or to make arrangements.
Unless further COVID-19 restrictions are introduced by the government, the dates for our Memorial Services are as follows:
- 17 December 2023 (Carol service)
Sunday Memorial Services 2024/25
- 21 January 2024
- 18 February 2024
- 19 May 2024
- 4 August 2024
- 13 October 2024
- 15 December 2024 (Carol Service)
- 16 February 2025
Memorial services are held in the Crematorium Chapel throughout each year starting in January. Bereaved family and friends are welcome to attend. These special services are held at 2.30pm in the Crematorium Chapel, unless stated otherwise and last for 45 minutes. If you would like the person you have come to remember mentioned by name within the prayers - cards are available on arrival. Simply, complete the card and place in the basket before the service.
Stafford Crematorium Open Days
Open days provide an opportunity for members of the public to meet the crematorium staff and to view the crematorium buildings and grounds. It is also a chance to view behind the scenes and to ask us questions.
Friends of Stafford Cemeteries
The main ethos of the group is to raise public awareness of, and develop public interest in, the council’s cemeteries and crematorium to act as guardian of the cemeteries and preserve them for public benefit. The group protects these places of remembrance, spirituality, history, and nature. If you would like to join the group or contribute, their email is firstname.lastname@example.org