Buying a grave for future use is known as 'purchase in reserve'. We only offer this service at Gap Road Cemetery.
Only one space can be bought per household but each grave can hold three coffin burials and 12 cremation remains.
To view the next available grave space please contact the Cemetery Office
Some key regulations covering Gap Road Cemetery
Traditional graves: see
Types of grave available
Graves are only available in the G section of the Gap Road Cemetery. Graves are given out by us and will be the next one in sequence.
The section is multi-faith. There are no separate sections for different religions.
Lease of the grave space, Exclusive right of Burial and transfer of ownership
Grave ownership and transfer of grave ownership space
Residents and non-residents of Merton
The service is available to residents and non-residents of Merton Borough. Please note there is a difference in price for non-residents.
Fees and charges
There is a surcharge to purchase a grave in reserve. See
fees and charges .
Payment will be required in full by credit or debit card by the end of the next working day following the viewing of the grave.
Tel: 020 3876 8806