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Below are the Fees and Charges for Astwood and St John's Cemeteries and Worcester Crematorium from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021. (All prices inclusive of VAT except burial and crematorium charges which are exempt)

Please visit the Memorial Options page for Memorial item prices.

Interment

No charge in respect of Worcester residents under the age of 17 years

Description Price (£)
Burial Single depth 918.00
Burial double depth 1081.00
Of a Child at time of death more than 1 month but less than 17 years - Non Resident 220.00
Of a child aged at time of death 1 month or less, including a Stillborn - Non resident 66.00
Of Cremated Remains in a casket 347.00
Of Cremated Remains loose 291.00
Of Body Parts 200.00
LATE ARRIVAL AT BURIAL (more than 20 minutes and not advised) 50.00

Dis-Interments

Description Price (£
Full Burial 918.00
Cremated Remains in a casket 347.00

Grant of Exclusive Right of Burial

For the Exclusive Right of Burial in an earthen grave for a period of 30 or 99 years and including the Deed of Grant:

No charge in respect of Worcester residents under the age of 17 years

Description Price (£
Adult Grave Deed of Grant - 30 years 826.00
Adult Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 2121.00
Child’s Grave Deed of Grant - 30 years - Non resident 403.00
Child’s Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years - Non resident 780.00
Cremated Remains Grave Deed of Grant - 30 years 413.00
Cremated Remains Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 795.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Full Burial 165.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Cremated Remains 115.00
Non Resident Surcharge – Adult Grave 505.00
Non Resident Surcharge – Child Cremated Remains Grave 290.00

Transfer of Exclusive Right of Burial 
(Including provision of Replacement Deed of Grant: valid to termination date of original)

94.00

Grave Maintenance

Description Price (£)
Planting only (Twice yearly) 100.00
Minor works to grave (Per hour by arrangement) 20.00

Memorial Permits

Permitted on all purchased graves except in the Natural Burial area.

All children under the age of 17 living in Worcester City are exempt from fees & charges

Description Price (£)
Erection of fixed stone memorial (not exceeding 1m in height) on a grave 370.00
For the above (not exceeding 650mm in height) on a child’s grave (under 17 years) Non Resident 110.00
Permit for additional inscription on fixed stone memorial on a grave 91.00
Mini Kerb Set on an Adult grave 81.00
Full Length Kerb Set on an Adult Grave 127.00
Mini Kerb Set on a Child’s/Baby Grave under 12 years old - Non resident 10.20
Laying down of memorial headstones following Health & Safety inspection 214.00

Cremation

Includes the use of the crematorium chapel for 45 minutes, the medical referee fee, use of the audio music system, supply of a biodegradable urn  and Mercury Abatement surcharge where applicable.

No charge in respect of Worcester residents under the age of 17 years

Description Price (£)
Of Non Statutory Baby remains where there is no requirement under law to register the death No Fee
Of a Child aged at time of death 1 month or less, including Stillborn Child - Non Resident 82.00
Of a Child aged  at the time of death more than 1 month up to 18th birthday -  Non Resident 168.00
Of a Person aged at time of death 18 years and above 822.00
Early Cremation 30 minute service (9:00am or 9:30am only) 550.00
Cremate Only  NO ATTENDANCE - 8.00am - 9.00am only 475.00
Cremation of Body Parts - NO ATTENDANCE  8.00am - 9.00am only 174.00
Late Cancellation Fee - when cancelled from 9am the previous working day 50.00

General Fees

Description Price (£)
Disposal of Cremated Remains Loose Burial in Garden of Remembrance ( Cremated at  Worcester) 60.00
Disposal of Cremated Remains Loose Burial (Cremated Elsewhere)  150.00
Supply of Coffin Bearers (where staff numbers permit) Fee still applies if cancelled on the day 33.00
Supply of Wooden Casket & engraved name plate for cremated burials 99.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for burial service or extended cremation service
(where cremation bookings permit) per 45 minute service
408.00
Register Search 42.00
Photocopy of cemetery maps, green death certificate or duplicate certificate 11.80
Temporary deposit of cremated remains
(Free for 1 month charged thereafter)
57.00
Late Departure from Chapel (every 15 minutes overrun 50.00
Late amendment to music 28.00
Webcast Service Live 31.00
Webcast live and 28 days to watch 46.00
Physical copy of webcast (DVD/CD/Blu-Ray/USB) 51.00
Physical copy of Pro Photo Tribute only (DVD/Blu-ray/USB) 22.00
Visual tribute - single photo 12.00
Simple slide show up to 25 photos 39.00
Professional photo tribute up to 25 photos with music 61.00
Extra 25 photos or additional physical copies 22.00
Family supplied video checking 15.00

For further information please contact the Cemetery office on 01905 22633

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