Mortuary services

The mortuary managed by Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust.

The mortuary has an HTA license and provides secure storage for all hospital deaths and a post-mortem service. It deals with consented hospital post-mortems

The mortuary works closely alongside the Bereavement Office, which manages issuing Medical Certificate of Cause Death and facilitates the completion of cremation paperwork. The bereavement staff also work closely with the families, returning property and valuables, and liaising with the mortuary to arrange viewings where requested of the deceased. It is located externally next to the ED Department, via Mayday Road entrance.

During the ED rebuild project the only access to Mortuary is via Crossland Road - located off London Road opposite Boots opticians

Parking for a short period is available.

Main mortuary

Normal opening hours

9am - 11.45am and 1pm - 3.30hrs Monday to Friday (excluding Bank\Public Holidays).

Viewings within these times arepm with appointment only please contact the Mortuary staff on 0208 401 3000 ex 4712 to arrange an appointment time

To avoid disappointment relatives cannot arrive without an appointment for viewings

Out of hours

Unfortunately, outside normal opening hours the Mortuary is closed

Please contact Ward Staff who will instruct you of the out of hour’s procedures

Viewings to avoid disappointment relatives cannot arrive without an appointment please speak to Ward Staff for advice

 

Key contacts

Bereavement Office

Open 8.30am-4pm Monday-Friday

Located by Woodcroft Wing Entrance, Ground Floor Yellow Zone

020 8401 3000 ex 3144 or 3143


Coroner’s Office

2nd Floor Davis House

Croydon

CR01QQ

WEBSITE www.southlondoncoroner.org

Email info@southlondoncoroner.org
 

Croydon Public Mortuary

Thornton Rd, Thornton Heath, Surrey CR7 6BB

020 8684 9135

Monday – Friday 9am–1pm and 2pm–4pm