Efford Cemetery & Crematorium

Efford Cemetery & Crematorium

Efford Cemetery and Crematorium, situated on Efford Road in Plymouth PL3 6NG, provides a tranquil space for remembrance and serves the local Plymouth community. The cemetery grounds are open 365 days a year to the public, offering a place of solace and reflection. 

The non-denominational chapel at Efford Cemetery and Crematorium accommodates 70 people with additional standing room. It features a live organist, free music from a media system, and various services such as webcasting, visual tributes, and audio and video recordings (subject to fees). The chapel is equipped with amenities for accessibility, including a hearing loop, wheelchair access, and a disabled toilet. Braille and larger print service/hymn books are available upon request.

The memorial options at Efford Crematorium include a range of installations in the gardens of remembrance, such as plaques, granite tablets, and living memorials. Additionally, there is a columbarium and niche room within the crematorium, along with a book of remembrance. The office operates from 9 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9 am to 4 pm on Fridays, remaining closed on weekends and public holidays. The gardens of remembrance are accessible every day throughout the year, from 9 am to 4:30 pm.

Please remember: you need to book an appointment at the Efford Cemetery Crematorium in order to discuss your plans. We’d be happy to help you do this, so feel free to get in touch with one of our personal advisers. 

Facts & figures

  • Chapel seats 70
  • Live organist or media system
  • Webcasting and recording are available
  • Braille hymn books
  • Columbarium and niche room

Public viewing times (for visiting the crematorium)

Monday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Tuesday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Thursday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

Address & phone number

Efford Road Plymouth Devon
*Don’t forget, you need to book before you visit the Efford Cemetery Crematorium. We’ll be happy to arrange this for you, if you’d like: get in touch with one of our personal advisers.


From Kingsbridge:

Begin by following the A379 for 20 minutes until you reach Ivybridge. Continue for an additional 2.8 miles. Proceed onto the Devon Expy/A38, and follow it for approximately 11 minutes until you arrive in Plymouth. Once in Plymouth, continue on Efford Road until you reach your destination, Efford Cemetery and Crematorium.

From Callington:

Start by heading southeast on New Road toward Biscombes Lane. Take Mannamead Road/B3250 in Plymouth from A388 and A38. Continue on Mannamead Road/B3250 until you reach your destination.

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