Cemetery Fees & Charges

Fees and Charges for Sytch Lane Cemetery and Strawberry Lane Cemetery

1. Interment Fees

(a) Burial of Non-Viable Foetus (NVF), stillborn or child up to 1 month old Free of charge

(b) Burial of a child aged between 2 months and 17 years old Single coffin depth £390.00

(c) Lawn grave for a person whose age at death is 18 years and above

Single coffin depth £549.00

Double coffin depth £708.00

Triple coffin depth £785.00

(d) Re-open lawn grave

Single coffin depth £579.00

Double coffin depth £658.00

(e) Natural Meadow Area grave - Single coffin depth only £518.00

(f) Unpurchased grave - Triple depth wherever possible £785.00

(g) Interment of cremated remains (1, 2, 3 or 4 sets of cremated remains) £254.00

(h) Re-open of cremated remains grave £254.00

(i) Scattering of cremated remains under turf within woodland area or within an existing lawn grave £74.00

(j) Organs and other body parts removed in the course of a post-mortem examination of a body - Free of charge

2 (a). Exclusive Rights of Burial Fees (Grave is Purchased at time of need)

Premium Fees for Non-Residents of South Staffordshire - Anyone can be buried at our cemeteries but if you have never lived within South Staffordshire we charge 10% extra on top of the Exclusive Right of Burial fees shown below.

(a) Burial of Non-Viable Foetus (NVF), stillborn or child up to 1 month old - Free of charge

(b) Child whose age at death exceeds 1 month but does not exceed 17 years £539.00

(c) Lawn grave for a person whose age at death is 18 years and above (1, 2 or 3 coffin depth) £1078.00

(d) Natural Meadow Area grave £1078.00

(e) Cremated remains grave

Plot for 1 £503.00

Plot for 2 £563.00

Plot for 3 £623.00

Plot for 4 £683.00

(f) Renewal of Exclusive Right of Burial on a lawn grave for a further 25 years £539.00

(g) Renewal of Exclusive Right of Burial on a cremated remains grave for a further 25 years £251.00

(h) Transfer of ownership of Exclusive Right of Burial £72.00

2 (b). Exclusive Rights of Burial Fees (Grave is Pre-Purchased – not for imminent use)

An additional fee is payable where a grave is pre-purchased and an interment is not imminent.

Anyone can be buried at our cemeteries but if you have never lived within South Staffordshire we charge 10% extra on top of the Exclusive Right of Burial fees shown below.

(a) Lawn grave for a person whose age at death is 18 years and above (1, 2 or 3 coffin depth) £1500.00

(b) Natural Meadow Area grave £1500.00

(c) Cremated remains grave

Plot for 1 £604.00

Plot for 2 £676.00

Plot for 3 £748.00

Plot for 4 £820.00

3. Memorial Fees

(a) Grant of Right to Erect a Memorial (10 year period) £48.00

(b) Right to inscribe an additional inscription £72.00

(c) Lease of Bird Bath Plaque

3 years £264.00 + VAT

5 years £422.00 + VAT

10 years £792.00 + VAT

(d) Lease of Memorial Bench Plaque

3 years £264.00 + VAT

5 years £422.00 + VAT

10 years £792.00 + VAT

(e) Adopt a Tree Scheme

3 years £201.00 + VAT

5 years £317.00 + VAT

10 years £591.00 + VAT

(f) Motif on any of the above plaques £14.00 + VAT

4. Miscellaneous Fees

(a) Replacement copy of Grant of Exclusive Right of Burial or Deed of Grant of Right to Erect a Memorial £119.00

(b) Fee for search of burial registers £36.00

(c) Excess charge for a late notice of coffin size £119.00

(d) Additional charge for incorrect information supplied by funeral director, e.g. coffin size £119.00

(e) Late Arrival Fee – If the funeral is late arriving by over 15 minutes a fee will be charged. £53.00

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