900 Plenty Road
Victoria 3083
Melways Ref: 19 E6
03 9467 8322

Preston Cemetery is located approximately 10 kilometers north of Melbourne. Preston Cemetery opened in December 1864 and was originally known as the Strathallan Cemetery. In 1931 a fire destroyed a small timber church on the site, together with all the cemetery's records. At that time there had been between 500 and 600 burials at the cemetery.

Services and facilities available at Preston Cemetery include mausoleum crypts, cremated remains memorials, funeral venues and function facilities.

Burial options
Currently only those who have pre-purchased graves have access to burial options at Preston Cemetery.

Preston Mausoleum offers impressive architecture, 24 hour access for relatives, state of the art security and diversity in style.

In 1996 the first stage of our Mausoleum was completed, with capacity of 768 crypt spaces. The second stage of our Mausoleum was completed in 1999, adding 3048 crypt spaces and a Chapel for funeral and other services. Currently the third and final stage is nearing completion. this will add a further 4400 crypt spaces, making it the largest Mausoleum building in the Southern Hemisphere.

Memorial options
A limited number of the following memorial options are available at Preston Cemetery:

  • Rose Memorials
  • Niche Walls

Visiting hours:
7:00am - 5:30pm
Daylight savings 7:30pm

Office hours:
9am - 4pm Monday to Friday

Getting there:

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Click here for a printable map of the park.