Welcome to the Kensal Green website.
“Located in the heart of London traversing the borders of Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham is one of London’s oldest and most distinguished public burial grounds.
Inspired by the cemetery of Pere-Lachaises in Paris and founded in 1833 by the Barrister George Frederick Carden Kensal Green Cemetery comprises of 72 acres of beautiful grounds including two conservation areas and an adjoining a canal. The cemetery is home to 33 species of bird and other wildlife. This distinctive cemetery has a host of different of memorials ranging from large mausoleums housing the rich and famous to many distinctive smaller graves and even includes special areas dedicated to the very young. With three chapels catering for people of all faiths and social standing the General Cemetery Company is proud to have provided a haven in the heart London for over 170 years for its inhabitants remember their loved one in a tranquil and dignified environment.
Kensal Green Cemetery is also the home of the West London Crematorium and its extensive gardens. Here a great variety of memorials are available, ranging from Private Gardens exclusively dedicated for individual families to Columbarium Wall Niches able to securely house the ashes of your loved one in marble or wooden caskets undisturbed for decades. And then there are the Rose gardens: row after row of Rose Trees each one in its own plot, all individually accessible and tended all year round by our gardeners. Even our Rose Bushes are arranged carefully into beds laid out in rows so they too are all individually accessible, something not found in other Memorial Gardens.
We pride ourselves in providing a unique and personal setting for everyone to remember their loved ones in.”
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