Cemetery Fees & Charges

FROM 1ST APRIL 2021 TO 31st MARCH 2022

Interment & Exclusive Rights of Burial (ERoB) Fees (Grave is purchased at the time of need)

A 'non-resident' fee of 10% is added to the ERoB fee if the deceased did not live in South Staffordshire.

Description Interment Fee ERoB Fee Total

Burial of NVF, stillborn or child up to one month old

£0 £0 £0

Burial of child aged between two months and 17 years old

£0 £0 £0

Lawn Grave (Adult - 18 years old and above) - Single coffin depth

£557 £1094 £1651

Lawn Grave (Adult - 18 years old and above) - Double coffin depth

£718 £1094 £1812

Lawn Grave (Adult - 18 years old and above) - Triple coffin depth

£796 £1094 £1890

Re-open existing lawn grave to single coffin depth

£587 n/a £587

Re-open existing lawn grave to double coffin depth

£668 n/a £668

Natural Meadow Area Grave - Single coffin depth

£526 £1094 £1620

Unpurchased Grave - Triple coffin depth where possible

£796 n/a £796

Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 1

£258 £511 £769

Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 2

£258 £571 £829

Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 3

£258 £631 £889

Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 4

£258 £693 £951

Re-open Cremated Remains Grave

£258 n/a £258

Scattering of Cremated Remains under turf in woodland area or existing grave plot

£76 n/a £76

Renewal of ERoB for a lawn grave for 25 years

n/a £547 £547

Renewal of ERoB for a cremated remains grave for 25 years

n/a £255 £255

Transfer of ownership of ERoB to new owner(s)

n/a £73 £73

Pre-Purchased Graves - Exclusive Rights of Burial (ERoB) Fees (Grave is purchased in advance)

Interment fees for pre-purchased graves are payable at the time that each interment takes place.

A 'non-resident' fee of 10% is added to the pre-purchase fee if the purchaser does not live in South Staffordshire.

Description ERoB Fee
Lawn Grave (Adult - 18 years old and above) - Single coffin depth £1521
Lawn Grave (Adult - 18 years old and above) - Double coffin depth £1521
Lawn Grave (Adult - 18 years old and above) - Triple coffin depth £1521
Natural Meadow Area Grave - Single coffin depth £1521
Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 1 £612
Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 2 £685
Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 3 £754
Cremated Remains Grave - Plot for 4 £831

Memorial Fees

Description Fee
Grant of Right to Erect a Memorial £48
Right to add an inscription to an existing memorial £73
Lease of Granite Bird Bath Plaque (Sytch Lane Cemetery only) - 3 years £268 + VAT
Lease of Granite Bird Bath Plaque (Sytch Lane Cemetery only) - 5 years £428 + VAT
Lease of Granite Bird Bath Plaque (Sytch Lane Cemetery only) - 10 years £804 + VAT
Lease of Memorial Bench Plaque - 3 years £268 + VAT
Lease of Memorial Bench Plaque -5 years £428 + VAT
Lease of Memorial Bench Plaque - 10 years £804 + VAT
Adopt-a-Tree Scheme including granite plaque at base of tree - 3 years £203 + VAT
Adopt-a-Tree Scheme including granite plaque at base of tree - 5 years £321 + VAT
Adopt-a-Tree Scheme including granite plaque at base of tree - 10 years £599 + VAT

Miscellaneous Fees

Description Fee
Replacement copy of Grant of Exclusive Right of Burial or deed of right to erect a memorial £36
Fee for search of burial registers £36
Charge for late notice of coffin sizes £121
Additional charge for incorrect information supplied (e.g. coffin sizes) £121
Late arrival fee - This fee will be charged for a funeral that is over 15 minutes late £53
Exhumation of coffin or cremated remains from a grave Actual cost

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