Agecroft Cemetery was opened in 1903, and to date more than 58,000 interments have been carried out within the 45 acres of grounds.
Agecroft is the newest of the city's cemeteries.
The crematorium building was formerly the old Non-Conformist burial chapel. It was converted into the crematorium in January 1957 and has carried out over 73,000 cremations. The chapel seats up to 90 mourners loop system has been installed at the crematorium to assist people with hearing difficulties to follow the funeral service, the chapel is also accessible for wheelchair users.
There are outside speakers in place to allow mourners who gather outside at large funerals when the chapel is full to participate in the service. On request Salford City Council bereavement services can offer live webcasting and recording of ceremonies at Agecroft Crematorium at an additional fee.
Public toilets are positioned to the left of the main entrance into the cemetery and a number of water taps are located within the grounds for use by visitors.
There is a one way system for vehicles in operation which must be adhered to for insurance reasons. The authority cannot be held responsible for accidents which occur if entering or exiting at the wrong point.
Book of remembrance
For information on viewing the book of remembrance, both in person and online, go to our ordering memorialisation page.
If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.
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This page was last updated on 6 February 2023