Castle Hill Cemetery Information


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Castle Hill Cemetery is located on Gilbert Road, Castle Hill - a unique haven located within a tranquil 8.2ha bushland setting, yet centrally placed in the vibrant and growing residential suburb. The Cemetery is managed and controlled by The Hills Shire Council and caters for all types of interments including burials, aboveground and ashes.


History, Virtual Tour and Map

Take a  Virtual Tour of Castle Hill Cemetery and/or read about the history of Castle Hill Cemetery, view some of the the headstones and explore some of the stories that lie behind them, courtesy of Hills Voices Online.

 Cemetery Map(2.16MB)


Opening Hours

The cemetery gates are open 7 days from 7.30am to 6.00pm except during daylight saving time when the gates are open from 7.30am to 7.30pm.


Enquiries and Appointments

There is no office located at the cemetery. All enquiries should be directed to Steve Marshall, Special Projects Officer on +61 2 9843 0126, by email or by visiting Council's Administration Centre at 3 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills 2153. The Administration Centre's opening hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday, and an appointment is recommended to ensure that Officers are available to attend to your enquiry.

Alternatively, a Council Officer will arrange to meet individuals and families on site, at a mutually convenient time, to assist in selecting resting places for immediate and/or future needs. Funeral arrangements need to be organised through the family's preferred funeral director. 


Sections Available 

Crypts (contact details will be provided)
Vaults (contact details will be provided)
Columbarium Wall (Ashes)




                  Either 2 coffins or up to 4 sets of ashes can be interred in a single burial plot. Plot must be dug to double depth for 2 coffins to be interred.  Double depth is not guaranteed and cannot be determined until the time of digging.


                  Prices (as of 1 July 2014)

                  Prices are reviewed annually effective from 1 July each year. (All prices include GST)

                  Lawn Burial Plots $6,000
                  Out-Of-Area Fee - All Burial Plots (inc Vault Sites) $1,025 (must provide photo ID)
                  Monumental Burial Plots $2,498
                  Columbarium Wall Niches $3000
                  Vault Sites (Land Only)  $1025
                  6 Interments: $29,765
                  8 Interments: $33,821
                  12 Interments: $36,524
                  Installation of Lawn Plaques $256
                  Refurbishment of Lawn Plaques $154
                  Installation of Wall Plaques $205
                  Removal of Spoil from Burial Site $279
                  Re-opening for 2nd and Subsequent Interment/s $696 (GST N/A)
                  Interment of Ashes in Columbarium Wall $180
                  One-off Perpetual Maintenance Fee $441
                  Transfer of Right of Burial $75 (GST N/A)
                  Permit to Erect Monumental Masonry $494 (GST N/A) per plot
                  Permit to Supply and Install Sloper $103 (GST N/A) per plot
                  Search of Cemetery Records $41 (GST N/A)


                  Note: Funeral Directors are responsible for arranging the grave digging service. There is a separate charge for this service which is payable to the funeral director.



                   Application for Permit for the Erection of a Memorial Stone, Monument or Kerb (20.45kB)


                  For more information - please contact Steve Marshall, Special Projects Officer on +61 2 9843 0126 or email -

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