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Lincoln's cemeteries

We are responsible for the management and grounds maintenance of five cemeteries within the city.


Canwick Road cemetery  

Both the new and old cemeteries

Postcode: LN4 1EF

Vehicle access from Washingborough Road

Gates close at 4pm in winter (October to March) and 5pm in Summer (March to October).


Eastgate cemetery

Postcode: LN2 4AA


St Swithin’s cemetery

Postcode: LN4 1EF

Vehicle access from Washingborough Road

Gates close at 4pm in winter (October to March) and 5pm in Summer (March to October).


Newport cemetery

Postcode: LN1 3DP

Vehicle access from access by St John’s Road. Near St Nicholas church.

Gates close at 4pm in the winter (October to March) and at 7pm in the summer (March to October).


Long Leys cemetery

Postcode: LN1 1EQ

Vehicle access from Long Leys Road

Gates close at 4pm in the winter (October to March) and at 7pm in the summer (March to October).


You can download a map of their locations here.

Cremated remains

There are special plots available for cremated remains at Newport, St. Swithins and Long Leys Road cemeteries. Cremated remains can also be placed in purchased graves.

Please note that the scattering of cremated remains is not permitted in the City Cemeteries.

Burials

Burials can take place on any weekday, except on Bank/Public Holidays. Please talk to your funeral director to discuss any specific needs or contact us using our online form.

Alternatively, you can contact Bereavement Services by calling our team on 01522 873646 or by emailing  bereavementservices@lincoln.gov.uk.

Bereavement Services

Tel: 01522 873646

Email: bereavementservices@lincoln.gov.uk

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