Cemeteries and crematorium

Putney Vale Cemetery

How to get here

The cemetery is situated on the main A3 London to Portsmouth road, between Putney Heath and Kingston.

By car: Signs show the turn-off to Stag Lane leading to the vehicle entrance, which is just beyond ASDA supermarket. There is plenty of free parking close to the chapel.  Put postcode SW15 3DZ in your car's sat-nav at the start of your journey.

By public transport: Buses from Putney - bus 265 travels from Putney Bridge via Roehampton and the 85 bus travels travels from Putney Bridge via Putney train station. Both stop at the Putney Vale Cemetery bus stop. The journey takes about 20 minutes depending on traffic.

 

Cemetery opening times

  • January, February, November and December
    Monday to Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
  • March and October
    Monday to Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
  • April and September
    Monday to Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 10am-6pm
  • May, June, July and August
    Monday to Saturday 8am-7pm, Sunday 10am-7pm

The cemeteries are open every Bank Holiday as per the Sunday of that month and from 10am to 1pm on Christmas Day.

Chapel opening times

  • January, February, November and December
    Monday to Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 10am-4pm
  • March and October 
    Monday to Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
  • April and September
    Monday to Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm
  • May, June, July and August
    Monday to Saturday 8am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm

About the books of remembrance

The traditional books of remembrance continue to be updated as new inscriptions are received. If you cannot find the inscription you're looking for in the online book, please contact us.

About the cemetery and crematorium

Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium stands on a beautiful site, surrounded by Wimbledon Common, covering 47 acres. Established in 1891 and as a crematorium in 1938 it has two service chapels and an extensive Garden of Remembrance. There is free car parking opposite the chapels and within the cemetery grounds.

View map of Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium.

Download the cemetery and crematorium fees.

There are a number of famous people buried at this cemetery, download the notable graves brochure.

Contact us

Write to:

Putney Vale Cemetery (central cemeteries office)
Stag Lane
London
SW15 3DZ

Please use this address for all cemeteries correspondence.

Details of how to contact us by email or phone.