Approaching Sunderland from A19, take A183 towards Sunderland (Chester Road). Continue on A183 for approx 1 mile until you see the Wavendon Public House on the right. Continue on the A183 for approx 200 yards, the Crematorium entrance is on the left at the top of the incline.

Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday, 9am until 5pm

Friday, 9am until 4.30pm

Saturday 9am until 3pm

Sunday 12pm until 3pm

The address is:

Sunderland Crematorium
Chester Road

Parking bays are on the left of the driveway as you enter the grounds and also to the rear of the Crematorium.

The grounds operate a one-way system with a rear gate entering Bishopwearmouth Cemetery.

Also located within the Crematorium is a waiting room area with CCTV footage from within the Chapel.

Toilets are located within the waiting room area.

Crematorium Chapel

Chapel Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window

The chapel can seat about 70 visitors and can accommodate a further 70 people standing to the rear of the seating area.

In the case of numerously attended funerals the service can be relayed onto television monitors in the waiting room adjoining the chapel.

On exiting the chapel after the service, you will pass the Hall of Remembrance where you will see floral displays and the Book of Remembrance area leading you out to the Garden of Remembrance.