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 2017 to 31 March 2018. (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 860.00
Burial double depth 1020.00
Of a Child at time of death more than 1 month but less than 17 years - Non Resident 190.00
Of a child aged at time of death 1 month or less, including a Stillborn - Non resident 65.00
Of Cremated Remains in a casket 325.00
Of Cremated Remains loose 275.00
Of Body Parts 190.00

Dis-Interments

Description Price (£)
Full Burial 860.00
Cremated Remains in a casket 325.00

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 775.00
Adult Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 2000.00
Child’s Grave Deed of Grant - 30 years - Non resident 385.00
Child’s Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years - Non resident 750.00
Cremated Remains Grave Deed of Grant - 30 years 385.00
Cremated Remains Grave Deed of Grant - 99 years 750.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Full Burial 152.00
Renewal of Deed of Grant for 10 years – Cremated Remains 100.00
Non Resident Surcharge – Adult Grave 475.00
Non Resident Surcharge - Cremated Remains Grave 275.00

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

87.00

Grave Maintenance

Description Price (£)
Weed, repair, turf and tidy (From April to October) 180.00
Planting only (Twice yearly) 180.00
Minor works to grave (Per hour by arrangement) 35.00

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 400.00
For the above (not exceeding 650mm in height) on a child’s grave (under 17 years) Non Resident 150.00
Permit for additional inscription on fixed stone memorial on a grave 85.00
Mini Kerb Set on an Adult grave 75.00
Full Length Kerb Set on an Adult Grave 120.00
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 200.00

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 80.00
Of a Child aged  at the time of death more than 1 month to 5 years -  Non Resident 165.00
Of a Child aged at time of death 5 years to 17 years - Non Resident 215.00
Of a Person aged at time of death 17 years and above 775.00
Cremate Only  NO ATTENDANCE - 8.00am - 9.00 am only 435.00
Cremation of Body Parts - NO ATTENDANCE  8.00am - 9.00am only 165.00

General Fees

Description Price (£)
Disposal of Cremated Remains Loose Burial in Garden of Remembrance ( Cremated at  Worcester) 63.00
Disposal of Cremated Remains Loose Burial (Cremated Elsewhere)  195.00
Supply of Coffin Bearers (where staff numbers permit) 30.00
Postage of remains (when cremation took place at Worcester in a biodegradable urn) 100.00
Supply of Wooden Casket 90.00
Supply of engraved nameplate for wooden caskets or coffins 15.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for burial service or extended cremation service
(where cremation bookings permit) per 45 minute service
375.00
Audio Recording of service 60.00
Register Search 40.00
Photocopy of cemetery maps, green death certificate or duplicate certificate 10.00
Temporary deposit of cremated remains
(Free for 1 month charged thereafter)
50.00
Late amendment to music 25.00

For further information please contact the Cemetery office on 01905 22633