About our cemetery sites

The Town Council currently owns and maintains two cemetery sites within the parish of Leighton-Linslade – Old Linslade and Vandyke Road.  

Cemetery and memorial services are available to all, with subsidised costs available to residents of Leighton-Linslade parish. Non-resident fees apply to anyone not living within the parish boundary (see Fees and Charges document below for further detail on resident definition).

The cemetery grounds are open to the public daily throughout the year and funerals are accepted, by prior arrangement, between the hours of 09:00-14:00 (Monday – Thursday) and 09:00-13:00 on Fridays.

Opening Times:

On weekdays, both cemeteries are open to visitors between:
08:00-17:00 in winter
08:00 – 20:00 in summer

The cemeteries open 09:30 on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Contact us to enquire about:

  • Terms and Conditions
  • Plots
  • Memorials – how to apply, restrictions, safety, inspections
  • Maintenance details
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Purchase of plot
  • Historical records
  • Plot search
  • Exclusive right of burial
  • Mausoleum

Related Documents

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Vandyke Road Cemetery

Vandyke Road Cemetery is located on Vandyke Road in Leighton Buzzard and has a beautiful chapel which seats up to 32 people and has a working organ on site. It was opened in 1884. The site has 6 car parking spaces.

Vandyke Road Cemetery
Vandyke Road
Leighton Buzzard

Vandyke Road Cemetery
Vandyke road cemetery chapel
Vandyke Road Cemetery entrance

Old Linslade Cemetery

Old Linslade Cemetery is located in Old Linslade beside the lovely old St Mary’s Church. It was opened in 1964, the cemetery operates a lawn only policy which restricts the type and size of the memorial allowed. One headstone, vase, tablet or wooden cross is permissible. The site has 8 car parking spaces.

Old Linslade Road

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