Ponteland Town Council owns and manages the Cemetery at Prestwick. This is located off the Prestwick roundabout just before Newcastle Airport. The address for the Cemetery is Prestwick Cemetery, Prestwick Road ends, NE20 9BX.
Day to day administration, reservation of plots, grave management and grounds maintenance are carried out by Northumberland County Council under a Service Level Agreement arrangement. Funeral Directors and those wishing to reserve plots etc should contact Northumberland County Council using the contact details below:
Contact: NCC Administration Office, Coopies Lane Depot
(01670) 621250 or email CastleMorpethCemeteries@northumberland.gov.uk
If you want to speak to the Town Council about anything else relating to the Cemetery please contact Mrs K Mavin, Clerk to the Council on 01661 825092 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The fees for Cemetery services are usually reviewed annually and can be viewed online.
The Cemetery has a formal area for burials or cremated remains and a woodland burial area. Please note trees are no longer allowed on plots in the woodland area. A plaque will be laid at the plot and a memorial plaque can be included on the memorial wall in the woodland area. This is included in the cost of a woodland burial.
There are currently no spaces available for memorial seats.
Space for memorial trees is currently under review.