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Cemetery and Crematorium directions

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Ribbleton Avenue gate closure

Please note due to pre-planned grounds work the Ribbleton Avenue gate will be closed until further notice.

This decision has been taken to provide access to workers, protect members of the public and to minimise any disruption to funeral services while work is ongoing.

Pedestrian entrances at New Hall Lane/Blackpool Road, Occupation Lane, and Miller Road remain open as normal.

Directions to the cemetery

Travelling by car

From the M6 motorway 

Leave the M6 at Junction 31 heading for Preston Town Centre, at the first roundabout-junction of New Hall Lane and Blackpool road the Cemetery is on your right, in the right hand lane go around this roundabout as if you are going back on yourself to the motorway and the entrance to the cemetery is via the gates on your left.

If these gates are locked take the 2nd exit off this roundabout onto Blackpool Road and turn right at the next set of lights onto Miller Road, after 500 yards the cemetery will be on both sides of the road, the right hand side is the old cemetery the office is situated here and on the left the new cemetery.

Visitors may drive into the cemetery for the purpose of visiting graves or attending a burial.

Directions to the Crematorium

Travelling by car

From the M6 Motorway

Leave the M6 motorway at Junction 31A (Northbound Exit) signposted Longridge and Industrial Estates. Turn left off the slip road and follow the signs for Longridge; you will go underneath the motorway and at the next roundabout turn right, still following signs for Longridge.

At the next roundabout turn left onto Longridge Road, (Booths warehouse will be on your left) take the 2nd right off Longridge Road (the first right is Model Board) into the crematorium avenue. The car park is at the top of the tree lined avenue to the left.

If you are using a GPS device (such as a Sat-Nav) please use the post code PR2 5BY.

Travelling by bus

From Preston Bus Station

  • Bus operator: Stagecoach
  • Service number: 1

Map addresses and contact information for the Cemetery and Crematorium

Preston Cemetery, New Hall Lane, Preston, PR1 4SY.
Preston Crematorium, Crematorium Avenue, off Longridge Road, Preston, PR2 5BY.

Email: cemetery@preston.gov.uk    Telephone: 01772 794585

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