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 that 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 2021.
Burials Charge VAT
Right of burial
Right of burial in lawn grave space £1,150 No VAT
Right of burial in garden of remembrance plot £730 No VAT
Right of burial in traditional/kerb set grave £1,270 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 £2,055 Incl. VAT
Right of burial in columbarium (25 year lease) £835 No VAT
Interments
Still born No charge -
Children up to 18 years No charge -
Single £895 No VAT
Double £1,075 No VAT
Cremated remains £305 No VAT
Cremated remains, double depth £335 No VAT
Cremated remains, treble depth £405 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" £365 No VAT
Re-opening a vault and re-walling £2,360 Incl. VAT
Memorials
Permission to erect a headstone, tablet, etc. £220 No VAT
Permission to erect a small headstone on GOR, etc. £160 No VAT
Permission to place a vase £65 No VAT
Permission to place a plaque, if purchased elsewhere £60 No VAT
Added inscription £75 No VAT
Memorial bench £1,255 No VAT
Plaques
Provision of bronze plaque (6" x 4", up to 60 letters included) £315 No VAT
Extra letters £2.50 each No VAT
Search of records £45 per hour No VAT

Last updated: 12/03/2021 13:46