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St John's Road Cemetery, Hitchin

Hitchin Cemetery is located in St. John’s Road and is available for burials of any faith. There are full burial and cremated remains grave spaces available for immediate interment, however, pre-purchase of grave spaces is no longer possible at the Cemetery. There is also a Chapel which may be used for services, for an additional fee and holds approximately 50 mourners. The Council also provides the Order of Service books, although a Minister or Celebrant and any music must be provided by the organiser of the funeral.


  • For pedestrians, the old Cemetery can be accessed off St John's Road or Cemetery Road and the new extension can be accessed from Cemetery Road.
  • A short walk from the town centre and 25 minutes from the railway station
  • Address for Hitchin Cemetery is: St. John's Road, Hitchin, SG4 9JP


  • Available to any faith
  • Available for full burials and cremated remains interments
  • There is no car parking in the Cemetery, however, limited car parking is available off St John's Road and Cemetery Road
  • Chapel that can be used for services (small fee applies)
  • Chapel holds approximately 50 mourners
  • Order of Service books available
  • Pre-purchase plots are not available

Regulations and opening hours

St John's Road Cemetery Rules & Regulations and opening hours can be found in our leaflet below.

Contact details

If you have any queries or would like further information, please contact the Burials team on 01462 474000 or e-mail



St. John's Road
United Kingdom