The bereavement services office is based at Allerdale House, Workington. From here the council's eight cemeteries are administered and any public enquiries answered.

How to contact us

To visit in person, the Bereavement Services Office is situated in Allerdale House, New Bridge Street, Workington. Please ring before you call as we cannot be certain we will be in the office.

The postal address is:

Bereavement Services Section
Allerdale House
New Bridge St
CA14 3YJ

Telephone - 01900 702620 

Email :

Opening Times:

Monday to Friday - Normal office hours
Evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays - Emergencies and funeral bookings only


Useful links

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management

Tel: 020 8989 4661

Age Concern

Citizens Advice Bureau

Compassionate Friends
(Support & friendship by those similarly bereaved)

Cruse Bereavement Care
(Bereavement Counselling)

Foundation for the study of Infant Deaths 0207 2228001

24 hours Cot Death helpline 0207 2332090

National Association of Widows 024 7663 4848

Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Society (SANDS) 0207 4367940

Child Death Helpline 0800 282986

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Contact us

0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ