View of the Undercliffe Cemetery Promenade

About Undercliffe Cemetery

Undercliffe Cemetery Charity is both a registered charity (Charity Number 519751) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (Company Number 1973400). The Charity is managed by a Management Committee (whose members are also Trustees) comprising two representatives from Bradford Metropolitan District Council and ten elected from the membership. The Committee meets approximately every two months and holds an Annual General Meeting in May each year.

Current members of the Management Committee are listed below.

Aims and Objectives

“For the public benefit to operate, maintain and preserve Undercliffe Cemetery for all or any of the following purposes

  1. An Open space
  2. The advancement of the education of the public concerning the local and national, social and industrial history and architecture of the19th century and the natural history including ornithology and botany, of the cemetery and it environs;
  3. The burial of the dead
  4. The preservation, protection and development of features of historic or educational interest, including the fauna and flora of the cemetery and, in particular, the maintenance and repair of existing monuments, tombs and graves therein which are of educational interest”

from the Company’s Memorandum of Association, 1987

Current Management Committee Members



Company Secretary:


Alan Hillary

Jacqui Ambler

Peter Barker

John Ackroyd (BMDC)

Christopher Bird

Margaret Bromley

Anthony Cairns

Anthony Kendall

Derek Lawrence

John Schofield (BMDC)

Ron Sugden

Staff Members:

Neil McLellan

Andrew Barker


The ongoing work to conserve and maintain Undercliffe Cemetery is only possible through the commitment of our volunteers. See Volunteering and Support Us for ways you can support the project.