Bereavement Services - Cremation

Crematorium

Photograph of Crematorium Building

COVID-19 Update

The Isle of Wight Crematorium offices and remembrance room currently remain closed to the general public  The crematorium grounds will be opening to the general public on the 19 June 2020. 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.

The below services are now cancelled / closed until further notice:

  • Witness scatterings / interments.
  • Memorial applications.
  • Grave purchase applications (except for new burials).
  • Book of Remembrance closed.
  • Genealogy searches.  
  • Crematorium office closed (inquiries via telephone / email only).
  • All service books have been removed  from crematorium chapel to help prevent potential cross contamination (service sheets via arrangement with your funeral director) .

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 Chapel, Book of Remembrance Room and 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.