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 2019 to 31 March 2020. (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 900.00
Burial double depth 1060.00
Of a Child at time of death more than 1 month but less than 17 years - Non Resident 200.00
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 340.00
Of Cremated Remains loose 285.00
Of Body Parts 195.00

Dis-Interments

Description Price (£)
Full Burial 900.00
Cremated Remains in a casket 340.00

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 810.00
Adult Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 2080.00
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 405.00
Cremated Remains Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 780.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Full Burial 160.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Cremated Remains 110.00
Non Resident Surcharge – Adult Grave 495.00
Non Resident Surcharge – Child Cremated Remains Grave 285.00

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

92.00

Grave Maintenance

Description Price (£)
Weed, repair, turf and tidy (From April to October) 188.00
Planting only (Twice yearly) 188.00
Minor works to grave (Per hour by arrangement) 37.00

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 363.00
For the above (not exceeding 650mm in height) on a child’s grave (under 17 years) Non Resident 108.00
Permit for additional inscription on fixed stone memorial on a grave 89.00
Mini Kerb Set on an Adult grave 79.00
Full Length Kerb Set on an Adult Grave 124.00
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 209.00

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 806.00
Cremate Only  NO ATTENDANCE - 8.00am - 9.00 am only 460.00
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) 66.00
Disposal of Cremated Remains Loose Burial (Cremated Elsewhere)  204.00
Supply of Coffin Bearers (where staff numbers permit) 32.00
Supply of Wooden Casket 97.00
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
400.00
Register Search 41.00
Photocopy of cemetery maps, green death certificate or duplicate certificate 11.50
Temporary deposit of cremated remains
(Free for 1 month charged thereafter)
56.00
Late amendment to music 27.00
Webcast Service Live 30.00
Webcast live and 28 days to watch 45.00
Physical copy of webcast (DVD/CD/Blu-Ray/USB) 50.00
Physical copy of Pro Photo Tribute only (DVD/Blu-ray/USB) 21.00
Visual tribute - single photo 12.00
Simple slide show up to 25 photos 38.00
Professional photo tribute up to 25 photos with music 60.00
Extra 25 photos or additional physical copies 21.00
Family supplied video checking 15.00

For further information please contact the Cemetery office on 01905 22633