Hoop Lane Cemetery opened in 1897 when the first burials took place. The Cemetery is managed by the Joint Burial Committee (JBC) on behalf of the Spanish & Portuguese Jews’ Synagogue (Sephardi) and the West London Synagogue (Reform). The Joint Burial Committee comprises of members from both the synagogues and is responsible for the general running and maintenance of the cemetery grounds.
What to do in the event of a Bereavement
Burial and other services are available every day except on Shabbat, Jewish festivals and Yomtovs and Christmas Day.
Burial arrangements are made through members’ respective synagogues and contact should therefore be made direct with:
Spanish & Portuguese Jews’ Burial Society
Office hours: 020 7289 2573
Out of office hours: 07961 241 300
West London Synagogue
Office hours: 020 7723 4404
Out of office hours: 020 7723 4404
Gratuities and Donations
Joint Burial Committee and the staff are committed to offering members a very professional service and there is a strict 'no gratuities' policy. People who would like to donate any monies can do so through the charity boxes found near the cemetery offices and the prayer halls.