Bereavement Services - Cremation

Crematorium

Photograph of Crematorium Building

COVID-19 Update

The Isle of Wight Crematorium will be reducing some of it's services from the 5 November 2020 in response to the autumn lockdown.

  • The Book of Remembrance Room will be closed.

The following services will be available, but by appointment only:

  • Witness scatterings.
  • Crematorium and burial memorial enquiries and applications. All applications and enquires will be dealt with over the phone.
  • Collection of loved one's ashes.

Please call 01983 88228 to make an appointment for any of the above services.

For anything else please email bereavement.services@iow.gov.uk.

Crematorium offices will remain closed. The crematorium grounds are open to the general public, please make sure you keep to social distancing guidance and take as few people as possible with you.

Further details about funeral services can be found in the guidance Accessing the Crematorium during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Isle of Wight Crematorium web streaming service

The Isle of Wight Council has installed new cameras and software in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, so that we can provide live web streaming facilities at the Isle of Wight Crematorium. This service allows grieving families and friends to say their final goodbyes to their loved ones online, as COVID-19 social distancing is maintained within the crematorium. This digital service protects the online security of individuals private service and helps people to celebrate the life of their loved ones. If you wish to use this service please read the web streaming service guidance document.

Support services for the bereaved

Cruse Bereavement Care
Tel: 01983 523 030
Email: isleofwight@cruse.org.uk
National Helpline: 0808 808 1677

Mountbatten Hospice Bereavement Support For All
Bereavement Support Line: 01983 217346

The Good Grief Trust
Web: www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/find-support/

St Mary’s Hospital Bereavement Service (for loved ones who have passed away at the hospital only)
Tel: 01983 534615 (between 9am-3.30pm)

Isle of Wight Youth Trust (counselling service for under 25’s)
Email: info@iowyouthtrust.co.uk 
Tel: 01983 529569

Welcome to the Isle of Wight Crematorium

It is hoped that the rural woodland setting of the Crematorium will provide visitors with a haven for quiet contemplation and remembrance.

Location

The Isle of Wight Crematorium is situated on the A3054 just off the East Cowes, Newport and Ryde roundabout.

The full address is Station Lane, Whippingham, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6NJ

Availability

Opening hours are:

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 2pm

Bank Holidays - 10am to 12pm

Any queries, please call 01983 882288

The grounds are open throughout the year and the Crematorium Manager and staff are available Monday to Fridays from 9am to 4.30pm.

Weekend staff are available for limited periods during the weekends and public holidays. 

The grounds are open:

Saturdays & Sundays 10am to 2pm 

Bank Holidays 10am to 2pm

Directions

View our information guide which provides directions from the Ferry Ports. (PDF, 1 page, 45Kb).

Enquiries

The Crematorium is administered by the Isle of Wight Council Bereavement Services at the Isle of Wight Crematorium all enquires should be made to this office.  Please contact us using the online send a message to service form or use the contact details listed in the 'Contact Information' tab above.

Useful Information about our Service 

Cremation Fees and Charges 2020/21

Cremation Code of Practice 

Cremation and Burial Regulations

Please view our information on our burial services.

For information on our friends of cemeteries groups.