Kensal Green Cemetery
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 canal. The cemetery is home to 33 species of bird and other wildlife. This distinctive cemetery has a host of different 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 of London for over 170 years for its inhabitants to remember their loved ones in a tranquil and dignified environment.
Tel: 020 8969 0152