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Thornton Garden of Rest

Situated on the B5207 Lydiate Lane in Thornton near Crosby, the nearest railway station is Waterloo.

A car park is located at the rear of the crematorium and drivers are requested not to park on the main drive.



  • Chapel - seating approx 80 people
  • Hearing loop system
  • Organ and Wesley music system
  • Book of remembrance room
  • Waiting room
  • Public conveniences
  • Car park
  • Disabled parking
  • Green flag award site


Office hours

Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm.

Please note that the offices are closed at the weekends and on bank holidays


Book of Remembrance

Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 10am to 4pm. At weekends and on bank holidays, the Book of Remembrance page may be turned to another date if required by contacting the 0151 922 6107 between the hours of 2pm and 4pm.

Please note there will be a short delay in having the page turned. View the book of remembrance online. 


Grounds open hours

The grounds open every day of the year from dawn and close at the following:

  • 8.30pm (April - August)
  • 7pm (September - March)


Contact us

If you are looking for a grave, please email us with the name of the deceased and the year they passed away. 

For all other enquiries, please email thornton.gardenofrest@sefton.gov.uk  - we aim to reply within 21 days.

Thornton Garden of Rest
Lydiate Lane
L23 1TP
0151 924 5143

This is served by the 54 bus. 

Last Updated on Monday, June 12, 2023

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