Sandgate Cemetery was opened in 1881 and has serviced the burial and cremation needs of Newcastle to this day. As a not-for-profit community organisation, we strive to provide consistency in everything we do whilst ensuring you and your loved ones have access to dignified services and memorialisation.

Opening Hours

Gate Opening Times: 6.00am – 6.00pm non daylight saving; 6.00am – 7.00pm daylight saving

Office Hours: 9.00am – 3.00pm Monday – Friday

Contact Us: 02 4968 3602

Please Note:

Due to the wet conditions the Lawn is closed to public vehicle access.

Please park your vehicle in front of the site office building located at the first access gate.

Follow the path in front of the office building to access the Lawn area.

Public Tender

Sandgate Cemetery Chapel Refurbishment

Northern Cemeteries is seeking quotes from suitably experienced and qualified contractors for the upcoming refurbishment of Sandgate Chapel. The works will include a Heritage Refurbishment of the Chapel. This will include external landscaping works, painting, refurbishment of the existing amenities, installation of solar power energy systems, electrical fit out works and joinery works. For more information on the Chapel restoration, click here.

To obtain the Tender documentation, or for further information, please contact no later than 23/11/21.

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Burial Options

We offer simple and dignified lawn burial options through to monumental sites.

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Cremation Options

We offer a quality range of attractive cremation services for you to choose from.

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Our Chapel

The former Catholic Mortuary Chapel opened in 1936. With original features, this intimate chapel is now available for services. Make an enquiry.

Take a virtual tour of Sandgate Chapel

Location map

Sandgate Cemetery, 116 Maitland Road, Sandgate NSW 2304