About our Cemetery

A community focused cemetery, characterised by stately palms and gracious gazebos.

Established in 1933, Cheltenham Memorial Park is a distinctive community cemetery and is one of eight cemeteries within the care of the Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (SMCT).

The tranquil grounds span 20 hectares (50 acres) and are characterised by stately palms, diverse gardens, extensive lawns and ornate gazebos.

Cheltenham Memorial Park provides idyllic places to rest and reflect and offers a wide range of burial, cremation and mausolea memorial options.

Our continuing care of the cemetery

At Cheltenham Memorial Park we are proud of our historic grounds and the very special areas in which to honour and celebrate life. Our skilled maintenance teams, arborists and horticulturist’s work year round to keep our grounds in pristine condition.

Map of Cheltenham Memorial Park

To help you find your way around our grounds, this location map highlights some key areas and points of interest.

Floral and memento guidelines policy

To help us maintain a beautiful, clean, tidy and hazard-free environment, Cheltenham Memorial Park has developed a Floral and Memento Policy. These guidelines clearly outline what kind of tributes can be left at graves, crypts and cremation memorials.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

For your convenience we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions regarding the loss of a loved one, funeral and memorial services, burial and cremation, grave, crypt and cremation memorials, cemeteries, processes and planning ahead. Dealing with loss can be overwhelming but we are here to guide you through the process.

Registered Funeral Directors

In order to work with Cheltenham Memorial Park, funeral directors must be registered. Funeral directors who are registered with us have the appropriate governance requirements in place and have a clear understanding of how to manage a funeral service within our location.

Registered Monumental Masons

A monumental mason is a stonemason who specialises in the creation, installation and repair of headstones or monuments. In order to work at Cheltenham Memorial Park, monumental masons must be registered. Those who are registered with us have the appropriate governance requirements in place.

Careers

We place great emphasis on employee engagement as we recognise that our people are our greatest asset. We aim to recruit and retain highly skilled employees and offer excellent working conditions, flexibility and tailored training programmes. The welfare of our team remains a priority and, as a result, our people are motivated to provide the highest level of service to our client families.