Castle Hill Cemetery
Castle Hill Cemetery is located on Gilbert Road, Castle Hill - a unique haven located within a tranquil 8.2ha bushland setting. The Cemetery is managed and controlled by The Hills Shire Council and caters for all types of interments including burials, above ground and ashes.
History of local Cemeteries
Read about the history of Castle Hill Cemetery and other local cemeteries, view some of the the headstones and explore some of the stories that lie behind them - visit the Library's Hills Voices Online Section.
Castle Hill Cemetery Map(PDF, 2MB)
Gates are normally open from 6am until 6pm - 7 Days a Week, and from 6am - 8pm during Daylight Saving Time.
Enquiries and Appointments
There is no office located at the cemetery. All enquiries should be directed to The Hills Shire Council on +61 2 8848 6724 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.
- Crypts (Contact details will be provided)
- Vaults (Contact details will be provided)
- Columbarium Wall (Ashes)
- Burial Plots (new Independent General Section)
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 2016)
Prices are reviewed annually effective from 1 July each year. (All prices include GST)
|Lawn Burial Plots*
|Out-Of-Area Fee - All Burial Plots (inc Vault Sites)*
||$1,320 (must provide photo ID)
|Monumental Burial Plots*
|Ash Lawn Burial Plots*
|Columbarium Wall Niches*
|Vault Sites (Land Only)*
|2.4m x 4.0m *
|3.5m x 4.0m *
|4.0m x 4.0m *
|Installation of Lawn Plaques
|Installation of Wall Plaques
|Removal of Spoil from Burial Site
|Interment of Burials
||$1,100 (GST N/A)
|Interment of Ashes
|One-off Perpetual Maintenance Fee
|Transfer of Right of Burial
||$94 (GST N/A)
|Permit to Erect Monumental Masonry
||$520 (GST N/A) per plot
|Supply & Installation of Sloper & Plaque Placement
||$440 (GST N/A) per plot
Search of Cemetery Records - Admin Only
Search of Cemetery Records requires site visit - $127
|$50 (GST N/A)
*Perpetual Burial Sites
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.
Forms and Guidelines
Application for the Erection of a Memorial Stone Monument or Kerb(PDF, 116KB)
Requirement Information & Guidelines for the Construction of Monuments(PDF, 107KB)
For further enquiries call The Hills Shire Council on +61 2 8848 6724.