Cemeteries in Solihull

We have three cemeteries in Solihull.

Attendance at funerals for burials

Attendance at a graveside is unlimited.

Attendance at funerals for cremations

Attendance in our chapels is unlimited.

Scatterings and cremated remains interments can be booked through your funeral director.

The Book of Remembrance Room and waiting rooms are now open.

Memorial headstone permits are being processed and stonemasons should email these to robinhoodcemetery@solihull.gov.uk We are sorry but we are unable to accept postal applications at this time.

Cemetery and Crematorium bookings

Bookings should be made through your funeral director.

Dedicated memorials

We have memorials commissioned by Solihull SANDS at all of our cemeteries dedicated to babies who have died around the time of their birth.

At Woodlands Cemetery we have memorials dedicated to children and to members of the armed forces commissioned by The Friends of Woodlands Cemetery.

Streetsbrook Road
Shirley
Solihull
B90 3NL

You can view an accessibility guide for the cemetery at AccessAble

Visiting the cemetery:

  • November to March: open from 9.00am - 4.30pm
  • April to October: open from 9.00am - 6.00pm
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays: open from 10.00am - 2.00pm.
  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day: open from 10.00am - 2.00pm

About the cemetery

Opened in 1917, the cemetery covers an area of 45 acres, a Cemetery Chapel was constructed in 1931, the extensive grounds consist of ancient woodland, with traditional graves, lawn graves, cremated remains graves, remembrance gardens set aside for the scattering of cremated remains and specialised memorial areas where a wide range of memorials are available.

The Crematorium was opened in 1958 and the chapel was modified and extended in 2017. The chapel can accommodate up to 80 people seated and 120 people standing.

Music is supplied by Wesley Media. There is an organ available for use, but there is not an onsite organist. Standard chapel services are for 30 minutes, extra time in the chapel can be arranged.

Roadworks

From Wednesday 2 March the eastbound lane of Birmingham Road will be closed and temporary traffic lights will be installed. The lay-by off the westbound lane of Birmingham Road will also be closed.

This traffic management will be clearly signed and in place until the end of September 2022.

Birmingham Road
Coleshill
North Warwickshire
B46 1DP

You can view an accessibility guide for the cemetery at AccessAble

Visiting the cemetery:

  • November to March: open from 9.00am - 4.30pm
  • April to October: open from 9.00am - 6.00pm
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays: open from 10.00am - 2.00pm.
  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day: open from 10.00am - 2.00pm

About the cemetery

Opened in 1984 the grounds consist of lawn graves, children’s graves, cremated remains graves and remembrance gardens set aside for the scattering of cremated remains. The cemetery has an extensive woodland area containing an ancient decoy pool.

In 2000 the existing cemetery chapel was modified and extended to make provision for the Crematorium. The style and architecture was carefully planned to match the existing building and is sympathetic to its rural location. The chapel can accommodate up to 60 people seated and 60 people standing.

Music is supplied by Wesley Media. There is an organ available for use, but there is not an onsite organist. Standard chapel services are for 30 minutes, extra time in the chapel can be arranged.

Widney Manor Road
Bentley Heath
B93 9AA

You can view an accessibility guide for the cemetery at AccessAble.

Visiting the cemetery:

  • November to March: open from 9.00am - 4.30pm
  • April to October: open from 9.00am - 6.00pm
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays: open from 10.00am - 2.00pm.
  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day: open from 10.00am - 2.00pm

About the cemetery

Opened in 1992 and situated in a rural setting. The cemetery consists of traditional graves, lawn graves, Muslim graves for Solihull residents, Greek Orthodox graves, Coptic Christian graves, children’s graves, cremated remains graves and a remembrance garden set aside for the scattering of cremated remains.

View our full list of fees and charges.

All bookings should be made through your funeral director

All enquiries about the maintenance of the cemetery grounds can be be made to Solihull Connect

All other enquiries can be made to the Cemeteries and Crematoria Office.

Cemeteries and Crematoria Office Central Depot Moat Lane Solihull B91 2LW

Office hours are:

  • Monday - 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • Tuesday - 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • Wednesday - 10.30am to 4.00pm
  • Thursday - 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • Friday - 9.00am to 4.00pm