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Brandwood End Cemetery

Brandwood End Cemetery

Contact us:
0121 303 5583

Woodthorpe Road
Kings Heath
B14 6EQ

How to find Brandwood End Cemetery

Get directions to Brandwood End Cemetery from Google Maps

Travelling by road

From Kings Heath High Street continue on the A435 Alcester Road South out of the City.

Turn right into Woodthorpe Road, and the cemetery gates are signposted on the left-hand side.

Travelling by bus

No. 18 - bus route stops opposite the cemetery gates. The route starts at Yardley Wood Bus Depot, stopping at Woodthorpe Road, Pershore Road, Watford Road, Northfield Baths, Genners Lane and Field Lane, Bartley Green.

Travelling by train

From either Bournville or Yardley Wood Stations take the No. 18 bus route, which stops outside the cemetery gates

Office & Records

Please note, there is not a staffed office at Brandwood End Cemetery.

The office and records are now at Kings Norton Cemetery, 0121 303 5583.

Post should be addressed to: Brandwood End Cemetery, c/o Kings Norton Cemetery, Longdales Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham. B38 9BU.

If you need help there is a direct line to the Kings Norton Cemetery Office in a telephone kiosk opposite the Lodge building. The kiosk is open during office hours, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this causes you.

Opening Hours



Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays

January, December

08.30-16.00 hours

10.00-16.00 hours

February, March, April,
October, November

08.30-16.00 hours

10.00-17.00 hours

May, June, July, August,

08.30-16.30 hours

10.00-17.00 hours

Christmas Day and Boxing Day opening hours are: 9.30 am - 1.30 pm.


There are public toilets in the building opposite The Lodge.

Brandwood End Cemetery

Cemetery section maps can be obtained from a leaflet holder at the bottom of the ramp outside the Lodge.

Notice boards also show you maps of the cemetery to help you locate sections within the cemetery grounds.

Twin Chapels

There is no access currently to the Twin Chapels. Works are underway to improve their safety and remove pigeon droppings and vegetation.

Tree Walk

Brandwood End Cemetery was planted with deciduous and evergreen trees, popular at the time. The tree walk goes through the central and oldest area of the cemetery, starting by the Lodge.

The Friends Of Brandwood End Cemetery have put together this tree walk around the cemetery grounds. More information on The Friends Of Brandwood End together with details of this tree walk can be found at www.fbec.org.uk.

Grave Tending

Various options are available for grave tending with seasonal plants and Christmas Wreaths. Please see our memorials page for further details.

Grave Sections

We can now only offer Ashes plots for the burial of two sets of cremated remains. These are to the right of the chapels, in the Diamond Wood area.

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Diamond Wood - Woodland Area

In celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II a new cremated remains section has been opened at Brandwood End Cemetery, the Woodland is named Diamond Wood and can be found just inside the entrance of the cemetery on the left hand side.

The area has been planted with 23 native trees to develop the woodland setting and more trees may be planted at a later date if necessary.

Ashes plots are available to purchase or reserve and are located in a line within the hedge boundary.

Hiring Brandwood End Lodge

The Brandwood End Cemetery Lodge has been refurbished and will shortly be available for suitable community use.
The ground floor will be available for a cost of £17.00 per hour. The times need to be booked in advance.

The Lodge is available Monday to Friday during the hours below:
1st May - 30th Sept between 9:00am and 4:00pm
1st Oct - 30th Apr between 9:00am and 3:30pm

Any enquiries for hiring the facilities are to be made to Dawn Harding at Kings Norton Cemetery, Longdales Road, Kings Norton. Birmingham B38 9BU, 0121 303 5583

General Information

We often need to write to grave owners and it would be beneficial if grave owners could notify the Brandwood End Office of any change of address details to ensure letters are forwarded to the correct address.

Please be aware that no dogs with the exception of guide dogs are permitted in the cemetery, even if the dog is restrained by a lead.

Image Attribution

The images on this page are generously provided through the Creative Commons licence by these Flickr users:

Sarah Courbet