Ashton (Hurst Cemetery) Audenshaw Cemetery Denton Cemetery
Kings Road
(opened 1891)
Cemetery Road
M34 5AH
(opening 1905)
Cemetery Road
M34 6ER
(opened 1895)
Droylsden Cemetery Dukinfield Cemetery Hyde Cemetery
Manor Road
M43 6QA
(opened 1894)
Hall Green Road
SK16 4EP
(opened 1866)
Stockport Road
SK14 5QN
(opened 1894)
Mossley Cemetery Mottram Cemetery  
Cemetery Road
(opened 1877)
War Hill
SK14 6JL
(opened 1861)
Registration Scheme

Tameside MBC operates its own Registration Scheme for Masons, we are registered with the scheme permitting us to work in Tameside Cemeteries.

Tameside MBC is not Registered with BRAMM.

Cemetery Charges

As of September 2021, fees for the purchase of a new plot and interment for a Tameside resident start at £1925.

Further charges apply for the right to erect a headstone and there are a range of options when it comes to the interment of cremated remains and leasing of granite sanctums or columbariums.

Click here for full list of charges.


Permitted Sizes

Maximum Height = 34″ (850mm) Note – The Height Restriction excludes the plinth

Maximum Width = 36″ (915mm)

Maximum Depth = 12″ (300mm)


Raft Foundations exist at all Tameside cemeteries since 1974 – where there is a raft there is no charge for a foundation when erecting a memorial.

Where a foundation is not already in place and one is required it will always be provided by Tameside MBC and not by the Mason (The cost of foundation is listed in cemetery fees shown above, however there will not ‘always’ be a charge levied by the council – check with Dukinfield cemetery office on an individual basis !


Memorials are erected on a plinth (fixed on raft foundation)

Height of plinth = 3″ (75mm)

Plinth are permitted in Buff Coloured Precast Concrete (i.e our standard plinths),

York Stone or Granite.

Kerb Sets

No new kerb sets are permitted in Tameside cemeteries.

Re-fixing of older kerb sets on old plots is permitted.

Additional Notes

Tameside apply high service standards in all of their cemeteries. The local authority promises to handle customers in a dignified manner, inspect all memorials annually and respond to all queries within three working days.

Application Procedure

Registrar’s Office
Dukinfield Cemetery and Crematorium

Hall Green Road
SK16 4EP

TEL : 330 1901

FAX : 330 9506

E Mail :

Website : Tameside Bereavement Services

Cemetery Regulations

A comprehensive set of cemetery regulations is available here.

This covers amongst other things conduct, use of vehicles, memorial size and ornamentation.