Hove Cemetery, Old Shoreham Road, Hove

Opened in 1882 and covering 50 acres. Traditional, lawn, children's and cremated remains plots available.

This is a large burial ground spanning both sides of the A270.

"A path leading through Hove cemetery with headstones and large trees both sides"

Hove South Cemetery

The cemetery on the south side of the A270 has the Victorian Chapel and some ashes lawn grave memorials but no new full size graves.

Victorian chapel

The chapel in Hove Cemetery was built in the Victorian period and can be found in the middle of the south side of the cemetery.

One side is now used for storage, but the south side of the building is fully furnished for services prior to a burial.

Facilities include:

  • seating for approximately 70 people
  • free parking on the driveways
  • equipment for playing music from CDs
  • an electric organ
  • disabled accessible toilets near the eastern gate to the cemetery

There are public toilets in Hove Cemetery (South), near to the East Gate. 

Hove North Cemetery

The cemetery on the north side of the A270 has new graves available.

Sections have been set aside to accommodate all faiths including Muslim, Baha'i, non orthodox Jewish (with its own Prayer Hall) and Coptic Christians.

There are also toilet facilities on the north side.


Upright headstones are allowed. They must be no bigger than 2ft 6inches in height, 2ft 6inches in width and 1ft 6inches in depth.

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How to get here 

For visitors using sat nav, the postcode for the cemetery is BN3 7EF.


  • Hove Cemetery, Old Shoreham Road, Hove, BN3 7EF