Please note: Announcement from the Friends of Gore Hill Cemetery
Forthcoming events at Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery
Clean Up Australia Day:
The annual Clean Up Australia Day will be held on Sunday 3 March 2024 at Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery 10:00 – 11.30
This is an opportunity to contribute to enhancing the cemetery’s environment.
Meet at the lychgate near the Westbourne St entrance
Gore Hill Memorial Cemetery is one of the oldest and largest remaining cemeteries in metropolitan Sydney. Located in St Leonards the cemetery occupies an area of 5.81 hectares and was originally laid out as a formal Victorian/Edwardian garden.
People visiting from a NSW hotspot:
Northern Cemeteries requests that all people visiting a Northern Cemeteries site to attend a funeral or for other purposes adhere to the current health directives of the NSW Government and not attend if they live, or have visited a NSW hotspot in the last 14 days.
Gate Opening Times: 6.00am – 6.00pm non daylight saving; 6.00am – 7.00pm daylight saving
Contact Us: 1300 389 888
We offer a quality range of cremation services for you to choose from. Talk to one of our team of knowledgeable and caring Family Consultants if you have any questions or would like further information or assistance.
Purchasing an Ash site
Ash sites at Gore Hill Cemetery and Crematorium are available in either, single, double or family estates. More details on our range can be located at the bottom of this page and we have many cremation options available to choose from.
A standard ash site purchase includes:
- The right of interment for the site
- One interment
- Perpetual maintenance of the grounds
Additional options available:
- Bronze Plaque
- Ceramic Photo
Summer House Columbarium
Rebuilt after a damaging fire in January 2017, the Summer House Columbarium at Gore Hill Cemetery provides an attractive memorial setting for the interment of ashes.
Saint Mary MacKillop Ash Wall
This secluded area offers a peaceful location for quiet prayer and reflection. It features a memorial wall of cast aluminium plates depicting the life and work of Saint Mary MacKillop.The memorial wall provides a unique, dignified and respectful place for the interment of ashes.
The cemetery provides a memorial garden wall along the carriageway where a plaque can be placed to memorialise your loved one. This is a lovely option for those who have scattered ashes elsewhere, but can be remembered in a beautiful heritage location.