Ringwood Town Council

Cemetery

Ringwood Cemetery is set in a beautiful, peaceful site, enhanced by mature trees, shrubs and hedges, in Hightown Road. Ringwood Town Council is the Burial Authority, with responsibility for maintenance and administration.


The Old Part of the Cemetery opened in 1864; records show the first interment was in this year. It is approximately 7 acres in size, with 6,000 grave spaces and a Garden of Rest. The Chapel and Bell Tower were demolished in 1960.

The Cemetery was extended in the early part of the 20th Century, and enrolled in the Registry Books by Deed of Conveyance on 4 May 1921. Part of the New Burial Ground was consecrated on 5 November 1936 and there was a further consecration ceremony in 1979.

The newer part of the Cemetery is approximately four fifths of an acre, with around 720 ashes plots in the New Garden of Rest and 400 graves spaces.

War Graves - there are 30 on the war graves list.

Ringwood Cemetery Address:
Hightown Road,
Ringwood,
Hampshire
BH24 1NH

Call Ringwood Town Council On 01425 473883

or visit our offices at Ringwood Gateway

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Ringwood Town Council News

Queen's Jubilee Beacon Choir

06

May

Queen's Jubilee Beacon Choir

To coincide with the Jubilee Beacon that is being lit at St Peter & St Paul in Ringwood on the evening of Thursday June 2nd, there will be a performance of a special song written for the event – ‘A Life Lived With Grace’ (you can listen to it here https://youtu.be/vAN5hBizADs with words on the screen).

Ringwood Events to reduce single-use plastic

04

May

Ringwood Events to reduce single-use plastic

Ringwood Town Council is delighted to announce that, thanks to generous sponsorship from local company Comax UK, reusable glasses will be used at the ‘Party in the Park’ event to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Sunday 5th June 2022. These will then be available for use at other events in the future, such as the Pedal Car Grand Prix, Carnival, Fireworks and Winter Wanderland.

Planning Application 21/11723 - development of land at Moortown Lane

07

Apr

Planning Application 21/11723 - development of land at Moortown Lane

There will be a virtual Extraordinary Meeting of the Planning, Town & Environment Committee at 7.00pm on Wednesday 13th April to consider a draft response to Planning Application 21/11723 for development of land at Moortown Lane.