Danygraig cemetery covers around 20 acres in the east of Swansea and was opened for burials in 1856.
- New graves are available for coffin burial as well as reopening of existing family graves (subject to depth);
- There is a dedicated burial section for the Muslim community which has been in operation since 1973;
- Cremated remains can be buried in New bricked / earthen plots and also in existing family graves;
- Cremated remains can be scattered on existing family graves or in designated garden areas;
- Services are available Monday to Saturday at 30 minute intervals.
Memorials can only be erected by a memorial mason affiliated with the British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM) scheme. Lawn and kerb set memorials can be erected on any grave (subject to regulations).
There are no restrictions for pedestrian access; however, vehicles are allowed during the following hours:-
- Monday to Thursday 9.00am - 4.30pm
- Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
- Weekends and Bank Holidays 10.00am - 4.00pm
Drivers must drive slowly and show due care to any pedestrians in the cemetery.
Dogs are allowed into the cemetery but must be kept on a lead and under control at all times; owners must show respect and consideration for other visitors by keeping to the paths and not walking on graves and remembrance gardens with their dogs; any mess must be picked up immediately and deposited in the bins provided. The cemetery supervisor may refuse access to the cemetery grounds if these conditions are not complied with.
Travelling to Danygraig Cemetery
Postcode - SA1 8NB
Travelling by car - From the east and west leave the M4 at Junction 42 and take the A483 (Fabian Way) towards Swansea. After approximately 8 miles take the right hand junction at the traffic lights (signposted to Port Tennant). Follow Port Tennant Road to the right and continue to travel along it. Towards the end of the row of shops turn left onto Danygraig Road where there are speed bumps going up the hill. Continue over the mini roundabout. You will be able to see the cemetery wall on your left. Continue until the turning at the end of the wall. Turn left here and through the gates into the cemetery.
Travelling by bus - The cemetery is close to a bus route and the service runs regularly from Swansea Quadrant Bus Station to Port Tennant; there is a stop just past the entrance to the cemetery.
Traveling by train - The nearest station is Swansea Station on High Street. Buses and taxis can be found in front of the station. It takes about 15 minutes to drive to Danygraig cemetery.