Please note due to building works to widen the entrance and construct new walls, access will be restricted from 28th November 2022 this work is ongoing due to weather conditions.
No access for private vehicles please park and walk using the pedestrian footpath. Funeral companies should contact the contractors in advance to ensure easy access.
Contractor contact information Garrod Construction Limited, 01379873004 email firstname.lastname@example.org mob 07867970850
Eye Cemetery Address
Yaxley Road, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7DP. Map location here.
Cemetery & Chapel
Eye Cemetery provides a peaceful resting place for generations of townspeople, and it is properly managed and well maintained in their memory. The Cemetery provides a calm, peaceful environment close to nature. Mature trees line the boundaries and carefully preserved wildflower conservation areas provide a fine natural habitat for birds and butterflies. Eye Cemetery is also a quiet haven for people, offering regular and occasional visitors the promise of a few moments of tranquillity away from the pressures of a busy modern world.
What is a green burial?
Twin Chapels of Eye Cemetery
The Twin Chapels of Eye history by Simon Knott
Cemetery & Chapel Improvements and development. Get Involved
Improvement and development of the cemetery and chapels. If you would like to be involved in the project group (or know of other people who do) please let me know. Also, if you have any further ideas or suggestions I would be pleased to receive them.
To view the full list of suggestions click on the following link: Eye Cemetery and Chapels notes from public meeting 14th July 2022
Chapel of Remembrance
Within the Cemetery stands the Chapel of Remembrance. The Chapel is open daily from 10.30 a.m. to sunset (4.30 p.m. in Winter), for people of all denominations who want to use this quiet place to rest and reflect, pray or simply sit in peace. .
There are a few rules governing the Cemetery which are there to protect the facility and the people who visit it. We would ask that you please adhere to these and help us to keep it the peaceful and well maintained area that the community rightly expects it to be.
A full list of the rules and regulations is available by clicking here, but the most relevant ones for visitors to the Cemetery are:
- Smoking is not permitted in the Cemetery
- Dogs are not permitted in the Cemetery
- Children should be supervised at all times
All local authorities are required by law to carry out testing of Memorials in cemeteries under their Duty of Care and safety in public places and following the guidelines produced by the Health and Safety Executive. This is not a task that the Town Council undertakes lightly and every possible measure has been taken to minimize the impact of the testing, particularly in relation to those Memorials that are found to fail the testing.
Reserving a Plot
It is very simple to reserve a plot in Eye Cemetery. Contact the clerk for more information.
Please refer to the following Environment Committee charges – 2022-23
Where a non-resident can be shown to have had a lifetime connection with Eye, then the charges will be as for an Eye Resident.
Cemetery Interment Request
An Interment Request Form for the Eye Cemetery can be downloaded here. This should be printed out, completed and returned to the Town Clerk.
Request to erect and inscribe a memorial – Application Form
Request to add further inscription to a memorial – Application Form