North and South Chapels at Woodvale Crematorium


Built originally in 1856 and refurbished most recently in 2013, the North and South Chapels are either side of the main crematorium building (in the photograph the North Chapel is on the left-hand side). Each chapel has:

  • free parking including spaces for disabled badge holders
  • a waiting room with toilets (located opposite the South Chapel) 
  • seating for approximately 80 people
  • an online music system (Obitus - two working days minimum notice required) 
  • a screen to display images via the Obitus system
  • an electric organ
  • equipment to play music from CDs and MP3 players
  • disabled access and hearing aid loops

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North Chapel


Unlike the South Chapel, The North Chapel is consecrated and features a stained-glass window and altar.

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South Chapel


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Terms of use

  • Services should be kept to 30 minutes. For longer services, a double booking will have to be made and an additional fee would be applicable to the basic cremation costs.
  • A use of chapel fee applies if being used for a burial service, memorial service only or if the coffin is then being taken on to a crematorium not operated by Brighton & Hove City Council.