Burial and Cremation Fees and Charges

Below are the Fees and Charges for Astwood and St John's Cemeteries and Worcester Crematorium from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019. (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 880.00
Burial double depth 1040.00
Of a Child at time of death more than 1 month but less than 17 years - Non Resident 195.00
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 335.00
Of Cremated Remains loose 280.00
Of Body Parts 195.00

Dis-Interments

Description Price (£)
Full Burial 880.00
Cremated Remains in a casket 332.00

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 795.00
Adult Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 2040.00
Child’s Grave Deed of Grant - 30 years - Non resident 395.00
Child’s Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years - Non resident 765.00
Cremated Remains Grave Deed of Grant - 30 years 395.00
Cremated Remains Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 765.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Full Burial 155.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Cremated Remains 105.00
Non Resident Surcharge – Adult Grave 485.00
Non Resident Surcharge - Cremated Remains Grave 280.00

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

90.00

Grave Maintenance

Description Price (£)
Weed, repair, turf and tidy (From April to October) 184.00
Planting only (Twice yearly) 184.00
Minor works to grave (Per hour by arrangement) 36.00

Memorial Permits

Permitted on all purchased graves except in the Natural Burial area. All permits include supply of National Association of Memorial Mason's fixing kits and foundation slab.

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 405.00
For the above (not exceeding 650mm in height) on a child’s grave (under 17 years) Non Resident 155.00
Permit for additional inscription on fixed stone memorial on a grave 87.00
Mini Kerb Set on an Adult grave 77.00
Full Length Kerb Set on an Adult Grave 122.00
Mini Kerb Set on a Child’s/Baby Grave under 12 years old - Non resident 10.00
Laying down of memorial headstones following Health & Safety inspection 205.00

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 to 5 years -  Non Resident 168.00
Of a Child aged at time of death 5 years to 17 years - Non Resident 220.00
Of a Person aged at time of death 17 years and above 790.00
Cremate Only  NO ATTENDANCE - 8.00am - 9.00 am only 450.00
Cremation of Body Parts - NO ATTENDANCE  8.00am - 9.00am only 170.00

General Fees

Description Price (£)
Disposal of Cremated Remains Loose Burial in Garden of Remembrance ( Cremated at  Worcester) 65.00
Disposal of Cremated Remains Loose Burial (Cremated Elsewhere)  200.00
Supply of Coffin Bearers (where staff numbers permit) 31.00
Postage of remains (when cremation took place at Worcester in a biodegradable urn) 102.00
Supply of Wooden Casket 95.00
Supply of engraved nameplate for wooden caskets or coffins 16.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for burial service or extended cremation service
(where cremation bookings permit) per 45 minute service
390.00
Audio Recording of service 62.00
Register Search 41.00
Photocopy of cemetery maps, green death certificate or duplicate certificate 11.00
Temporary deposit of cremated remains
(Free for 1 month charged thereafter)
55.00
Late amendment to music 26.00

For further information please contact the Cemetery office on 01905 22633