Hither Green Cemetery

Hither Green Cemetery, Verdant Lane, London, SE6 1TP

About Hither Green Cemetery

Hither Green Cemetery, opened as Lee Cemetery in 1873, is a large cemetery located on Verdant Lane, London, England. The cemetery is situated between Catford, Hither Green, Grove Park and Lee. When the cemetery opened in 1873, it was named Lee Cemetery, although Lee’s church and centre are about 1.5 miles (2.5 km) to the north. Only the grave owner needs to be resident if deceased is a close relative (e.g. mother/son) but not a resident themselves.

Burial Chapel

Hither Green Cemetery has a burial chapel available to seat 80 attendees. The cemetery charges an additional £137 for use of the chapel, which includes a 30 minute service

Residency Rules

This cemetery requires the person who will purchasing the grave plot to be a resident of the borough, in order to recieve resident prices

Burial Options

Hither Green Cemetery has space available for both new coffin or casket grave purchases

Grave Lease

The cemetery provides grave leases from 50 years and for internments

Burial Fees


Burial Chapel

Yes - Available

Residents Of



Yes - Permitted

Hither Green Cemetery Fees Summary

ResidentNon Resident

Coffin Interment

£2132 £6339

Casket Interment

£2370 £7159

Coffin Grave Purchase

£2310 £5937

Casket Grave Purchase

£2310 £5937

Burial Chapel

£137 £137
Please note that cemetery burial fees are complex and for a full breakdown of the prices and grave lease options at Hither Green Cemetery please call our team directly for specific advice

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