Events at Kensal Green Cemetery

Visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Price for single delegate: £35.00 Brent Elliott and Edward Diestelkamp will lead a visit to the glasshouses and landscape elements of the Royal Botanic Gardens many of which were created in the Victorian era including The Palm House and WA Nesfield’s landscape. The visit will afford an opportunity to see the newly restored Temperate House, and…

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Lecture : The works of Decimus Burton (1800-1881)

We are delighted to announce that Dr Philip Whitbourn OBE, well known architect and distinguished historian, will be lecturing on the works of Decimus Burton (1800-1881), buried in KG Cemetery (no. 4791/155/3). Burton notably designed the Athenaeum in Pall Mall , the Arch and Screen at Hyde Park Corner, the Hothouse (Palm) in Kew Gardens…

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Past Events

See what events have been held at Kensal Green in the past

Access & Opening Times

Opening Hours

Summer (1 April to 30 September)
Monday to Saturday: 9.00 to 18.00 (Top Gate*)
Sunday: 10.00 to 18.00 (Top Gate*)
Bank Holidays (UK National Holidays): 10.00 to 13.00 (Top Gate*)

Winter (1 October to 31 March)
Monday to Saturday: 9.00 to 17.00 (Top Gate*)
Sunday: 10.00 to 17.00 (Top Gate*)
Bank Holidays (UK National Holidays): 10.00 to 13.00 (Top Gate*)

* Please note that the Main Gate and Ladbroke Grove entrance generally close at least half-an-hour before the Top Gate; closing time is clearly posted at both gates.


Exhibitions, lectures and special events are held in the Dissenters' Chapel , London W10 5AA, at the east end of the cemetery, which has a discrete entrance on Ladbroke Grove, just north of the Grand Union Canal.

The Ladbroke Grove entrance is a brisk fifteen-minute walk from Kensal Green (Bakerloo Line) or Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith and City Line) tube stations, and is served by buses 18, 23, 52, 70, 295 and 316. Please use the links above to Transport for London Journey Planner or to plan your journey to Kensal Green.

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about Kensal Green Cemetery, we can be contact at the following address:

The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
c/o The General Cemetery Company
Harrow Road
London, W10 4RA

Messages & enquiries: 07530 676151 (mobile)


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