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Funeral costs

Card payments

Please note: Only card payments can be taken by the Registration Service. We are unable to take cash payments.

The fees below are fixed costs for the services detailed. Additional costs may be payable for other services provided, dependent on the funeral service requested.

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Please note: Where the pre-purchaser for a reserved grave, or the deceased, are non-residents of Telford and Wrekin, the fees below will be doubled.

This table displays the funeral fees that are effective from 1 April 2022.
Burials Charge VAT
Right of burial
Right of burial in lawn grave space £1,200 No VAT
Right of burial in garden of remembrance plot £770 No VAT
Right of burial in traditional/kerb set grave £1,320 No VAT
Right of burial in still born plot No charge -
Right of burial in children's plot No charge -
Right of burial in walled grave £2,075 Includes VAT
Right of burial in columbarium (25 year lease) £855 No VAT
Still born No charge -
Children up to 18 years No charge -
Single £915 No VAT
Double £1,095 No VAT
Cremated remains £315 No VAT
Cremated remains, double depth £345 No VAT
Cremated remains, treble depth £415 No VAT
Additional charge if interment is outside of normal hours £995 No VAT
Additional charge if outside normal hours cremated remains £395 No VAT
Additional charge for burial of a casket over 6'11" x 32" £375 No VAT
Re-opening a vault and re-walling £2,360 Includes VAT
Plastic grave liner £720 Includes VAT
Permission to erect a headstone, tablet, etc. £225 No VAT
Permission to erect a small headstone on GOR, etc. £165 No VAT
Permission to place a vase £65 No VAT
Permission to place a plaque, if purchased elsewhere £65 No VAT
Added inscription £80 No VAT
Memorial bench £1,500 No VAT
Provision of bronze plaque (6" x 4", up to 60 letters included) £320 No VAT
Extra letters £2.50 each No VAT
Search of records £45 per hour No VAT

Last updated: 27/07/2022 10:11