Words & Music

There are no restrictions on how your time in the chapel is used and you are free to have any prayers, readings, poetry and eulogies that you feel will be most appropriate.


Catafalque with side flowers

Organ Music

Mortlake Crematorium is one of the few which can boast a real pipe organ. Played from the gallery, and therefore out of sight, the instrument was built by John Hayward Compton in 1939.  Although of modest specification it works well in our excellent acoustic chapel. Your Funeral Director or our staff can give you names of organists that can be hired for your service.

Organ Music


The Reception :

Following the cremation service you may wish to hold a reception for family and friends. Whilst many may choose to return to the family home others may wish to arrange for this to be in the locality of the crematorium. Here are just few suggestions. Please do let the venue know that you found the details from the Mortlake Crematorium Website and they will be pleased to discuss your personal requirements.

  • The Tapestry, 1 Lower Richmond Road, London, SW14 7EZ
    Telephone: 020 8878 7177 or phone Jackson Firioni 07801 945573
    Next to Mortlake Green, nearest station Mortlake Rail Station
  • Putney Town Rowing Club at Mortlake, Rowing Club,Kew Meadow Path,Richmond TW9 4EN
    Telephone: 020 8611 2925   Email
    Next to Mortlake Crematorium, nearest station Mortlake Rail Station/Kew Gardens
  • Coach Horses Hotel, 8 Kew Green, Kew, Surrey, TW9 3BH
    Telephone: 020 8940 1208
    On Kew Green, nearest station Kew Gardens
  • Quintin Hogg Memorial Ground, University of Westminster Sports Ground, Hartington Road, Chiswick, London, W4 3UH
    Telephone 020 8995 6863
    Nearest Station Grove Park Rail station
  • Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 5HX
    Telephone 020 8940 8207
    Nearest station Richmond Rail and Underground Stations
  • Petersham Hotel, Nightingale Lane, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 6UZ,
    Telephone 020 8940 7471
    Nearest station Richmond Rail and Underground Stations
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