Cemeteries

Newport City Council is responsible for three public cemeteries situated at:

  • Caerleon – Cold Bath Road, Caerleon NP18 1NF
  • Christchurch – Christchurch Road, Newport NP18 1JJ
  • St Woolos – 48 Bassaleg Road, Newport, NP20 3PY

For enquiries contact the cemetery superintendent on (01633) 263864 or contact Newport City Council. 

Burial charges

These charges are valid from 1 April 2017

  • Exclusive right of burial: £990.00
  • Exclusive right for stillborn or child under one month: £295.00
  • Interment of stillborn or child up to sixteen years: no charge
  • Person exceeding sixteen years: £1076.00
  • Cremated remains in full grave space: £238.00
  • Cremated remains in garden of rest: £238.00
  • Scattering of ashes: £130.00

Download the full list of Newport cemetery charges 2017/2018 (pdf)

Locating a burial plot

To locate a burial plot in the cemeteries above please write to:

St Woolos Cemetery, 48 Bassaleg Road, Newport NP20 3PY

Or email info@newport.gov.uk, giving name of the person and approximate date of burial. 

There is a charge of £11.00 for 30 minutes research.

Opening times

Cemetery gates are open from 6am - 5pm for vehicle access all year, pedestrian access is always available. 

Contact Newport City Council for further information.