Funeral costs

Introduction

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.

Help to pay for a funeral you are arranging is available from the Government in the form of a Funeral Payment.

These prices are effective from 1 April 2019.

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

BURIALS

Charge VAT
Right of burial
Right of burial in lawn grave space £1,120 No VAT
Right of burial in garden of remembrance plot £710 No VAT
Right of burial in traditional/kerb set grave £1,220 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 £1,995 Incl. VAT
Right of burial in columbarium (25 year lease) £815 No VAT
Interments
Still born No charge -
Children up to 18 years No charge -
Single £875 No VAT
Double £1,045 No VAT
Cremated remains £295 No VAT
Cremated remains, double depth £325 No VAT
Cremated remains, treble depth £395 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" £355 No VAT
Re-opening a vault and re-walling £2,360 Incl. VAT
Memorials
Permission to erect a headstone, tablet, etc. £210 No VAT
Permission to erect a small headstone on GOR, etc. £150 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 £1,235 No VAT
Plaques
Provision of bronze plaque (6" x 4", up to 60 letters included) £305 No VAT
Extra letters £2.50 each No VAT
Search of records £45 per hour No VAT
Memorial trees
Prunus Autumnalis (flowers in October and March, pink or white). (Please note: Only available in Castle Green and Wombridge cemeteries.) £175 Incl. VAT