Surrey and Sussex Crematorium

The Surrey and Sussex Crematorium is in Pound Hill, Crawley, and is one of dozens of crematoria and cemeteries owned and operated by Dignity plc, based in Sutton Coldfield.

Features

The crematorium:

  • is set in 13 acres of gardens, which are open 365 days a year
  • contains 2 chapels
  • offers a choice of personalised memorials
  • has its own organist, and the facility to play CDs and taped music
  • has a generous service time of 45 minutes
  • offers disabled access, disabled toilets and a hearing loop (for more accessibility information, see https://www.accessable.co.uk/venues/surrey-and-sussex-crematorium)

Location and Directions

Surrey and Sussex Crematorium is on Balcombe Road in Crawley, a couple of miles east of the town centre.

By Train

The most convenient railway station is at Three Bridges. A taxi from Three Bridges railway station to the crematorium should cost about £5.

By Bus

As of March 2021, the no.3 bus stops close to the crematorium. The service operates roughly once per hour in each direction, and links Crawley town centre, Three Bridges railway station, and Gatwick Airport. A single fare is £2.60, and a one-day ‘Metrorider’ ticket costs £5.20. For up-to-date details, see the Metrobus website: https://www.metrobus.co.uk/.

By Car

From the M23:

  1. leave the M23 at junction 10, and follow the signs to Crawley
  2. carry on along the A2011 (Crawley Avenue)
  3. at the large roundabout with a flyover, go right round and come back along the same road
  4. leave the A2011 at the slip road just before the M23 junction
  5. turn left onto Balcombe Road
  6. the crematorium is about 200 yards along on the left

From the A23:

  1. join the A2011 at the roundabout near Sainsbury’s
  2. at the large (and usually very busy) roundabout with a flyover, go straight on
  3. leave the A2011 at the slip road just before the M23 junction
  4. turn left onto Balcombe Road
  5. the crematorium is about 200 yards along on the left