Castle Hill & Sackville Cemeteries

Castle Hill Cemetery

Location

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.

Castle Hill Cemetery Map(PDF, 4MB)

 

Sackville Cemetery is located on approximately 2Ha of bushland on Sackville Ferry Road, Sackville North.

 


 

Opening Hours

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. 

 


 

Castle Hill Cemetery

 

Sections Available

  • Crypts (Contact details will be provided)
  • Vaults (Contact details will be provided)
  • Columbarium Wall (Ashes)
  • Burial Plots (new Independent General Section)

 

Interments

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.

 

Castle Hill Cemetery Prices (as of 1 July 2017)

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

Lawn Burial Plots*

$4,800

Monumental Sites*

$7,700

Ash Lawn Burial Sites*

$3,100

Ash Garden Sites

$3,500

Columbarium Wall Niche Sites*

$4,000

Memorial Wall Sites

$4,000

Rock Sites (6 ash burials)

$15,000

Crypt Sites

$20,000

Above Ground Burial Sites

$8,000

Above Ground Tomb - Single

$30,000

Above Ground Tomb - Double

$60,000

Chapel - Level 1

$20,000

Chapel - Level 2

$25,000

Chapel - Level 3

$30,000

Vault Sites (Land Only) - 4.0m x 4.0m

$55,000

Out of Area Fee - All Burial Sites (inc Vault Sites)

$1,500

Installation of Lawn Plaques

$240

Internment Fee (weekdays) GST N/A

$1,220

Internment Fee (weekends/public holidays) GST N/A

$2,350

Interment of Ashes

$360

One-off Perpetual Maintenance Fee

$800

Transfer of Right of Interment

$105 (GST N/A)

Permit to Erect a Monument

$550 (GST N/A)

Supply & Install Concrete Sloper

$240

Removal of Spoil from Burial Site

$360

Inscription Fee (lettering on monumental grave, vault or crypt)

$200

Search of Cemetery Records - Admin Only

Search of Cemetery Records - requires site visit - $150

$55 (GST N/A)

Exhumation - Above Ground

$1,300

Exhumation - Below Ground

$1,300

*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 grave diggers directly from Family or Funeral Directors.

For further enquiries call The Hills Shire Council on +61 2 8848 6724.


 

Sackville Cemetery Prices (as of 1 July 2017)

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

Grave Site*

$3,500

Out-Of-Area Fee*

$1,500 (must provide photo ID)

Interment Fee (weekdays)

$1,220 (GST N/A)

Interment Fee (weekends/public holidays)

$2,350 (GST N/A)

Interment of Ashes

$360

One-off Perpetual Maintenance Fee

$800

Transfer of Right of Interment

$105 (GST N/A)

Permit to Erect a Monument

$550 (GST N/A)

Supply & Installation of Concrete Sloper & Plaque Placement

$1,100 (GST N/A)

Exhumation - Above Ground

$1,300

Exhumation - Above Ground

$1,300

*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 grave diggers directly from Family or Funeral Directors.

For further enquiries call The Hills Shire Council on +61 2 8848 6724.

 


 

Forms and Guidelines

Application for the Erection of a Memorial Stone Monument or Kerb(PDF, 126KB)

Requirement Information & Guidelines for the Construction of Monuments(PDF, 107KB)

 


 

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.