Burial fees and charges

Information about the fees and charges related to burials in Redcar and Cleveland

Burial Fees for 2023/2024 in place from 1 April 2023

Please note, there is a 50% surcharge for out of town fees.

At least two working days’ notice (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays) of any proposed interment must be given to the Bereavement Services Office in writing on the form prescribed by the Council.

Table showing the cost of burials, cremations, exhumations and sanctums

Grave Spaces

Mon - Fri

S/Charge

Sat

S/Charge

Purchase of grave space

£980.00

£1470.00

n/a

n/a

Interment only

£830.00

£1245.00

n/a

n/a

Interment in a woodland burial grave space

£940.00

£1410.00

n/a

n/a

Cremated Remains

 

 

 

 

Purchase only

£240.00

£360.00

n/a

n/a

Interment only

£226.00

£339.00

£340.00

£510.00

Scatter cremated remains

£100.00

£150.00

£151.00

£227.00

Scatter loose memorial garden (Redcar only)

£100.00

£150.00

£151.00

£227.00

Children

 

 

 

 

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council have waived all fees for child burials up to 16 years old

Expenses for children between 16 and 18 can be claimed back through the Children’s Funeral Fund.

Exhumations

 

Exhumation from grave space

PRICE ON APPLICATION

Exhumation from cremated remains space

PRICE ON APPLICATION

Sanctum Above Ground Vaults (Redcar Only)

 

50 year lease

Room for two sets of ashes in urns/caskets

Up to 80 letters

£300.00

Standard Design (Rose/Daffodil)

 

£60.00

Special Design

From

£120.00

Photograph (one person)

 

£175.00

Photograph (two persons)

 

£260.00

Extra letters – per letter (maximum letters 246)

 

£3.00

Interment of additional urn/casket

 

£0.00

Transfer of deeds

Table showing the costs associated to the transfer of deeds

Where the owner of the exclusive right of burial is still alive and wishes the deed to be transferred to relatives the Assignment of Exclusive Right of Burial form may be used.  This may be found on the Council’s website.  The form should be completed and returned to the Bereavement Services Office with the original deed and card payments accepted over the telephone on 01642 444420/21.

£88.00

Where the owner of the exclusive right of burial has died and the deceased’s relation would like the deeds transferring into their name the particular circumstances must be discussed with the Bereavement Services office.

£88.00

 

Duplicate Deeds

Duplicate deeds where original deed(s) have been lost are charged at £18.00 to replace.

Exclusive Rights of Burial

These are where a lease has expired and the exclusive right needs to be purchased for another 50 years:

  • Burial Plot - £980.00
  • Cremated Remains Plot - £240.00                         

Memorial, vases, additional inscriptions and wooden crosses

Permission must be granted by the Bereavement Services Manager, before any works are undertaken on memorials of any kind.

Application forms are available from Fairway House, Central Depot, Limerick Road, Dormanstown, TS10 5JU or by visiting the Bereavement Services webpage

At least five working days notice by e-mail must be given to the Bereavement Service Manager prior to any work taking place.  After permission is granted work may only be carried out between 9.00 am and 3.30 pm Monday to Friday.

No monumental work is permitted on a Saturday, Sunday or any bank holiday unless prior permission has been granted.

 

Table showing the cost for memorials, vases, additional inscriptions, replacing memorials and re-fixings

Memorials (this includes head stones, vases, tablets and plaques)

 

To fit a full size memorial – over 1 foot square but not taller than 3 feet  square (regardless of how many names)

£325.00

To fit a small size memorial – not over 1 foot square

£68.00

To fit any memorial if a temporary marker has been placed (the price paid for the placement of the marker comes off the price) POA

Additional Inscription(s)

 

To fit a memorial (regardless of size) with an additional inscription(s) (regardless of how many names)

£68.00

Replacing Memorials

 

To fit a full size memorial which replaces an existing full size memorial (regardless of whether there are additional inscriptions or not)

£68.00

To fit a small size memorial which replaces an existing small size memorial (regardless of whether there are additional inscriptions or not)

£68.00

To replace a small size memorial with a full size memorial (regardless of whether there are additional inscriptions or not)

POA

To fit a full size memorial which replaces an existing full size memorial (regardless of whether there are additional inscriptions or not)

£68.00

 

Re-Fixing

 

To re-fix a memorial (regardless of size) after removal for a burial at Bereavement Services request

£0.00

To re-fix a memorial (regardless of size) but with additional inscription(s) after removal for a burial at Bereavement Services request

£68.00

To re-fix a memorial (regardless of size) due to safety inspection by Bereavement Services

£0.00

Temporary Marker (The price of this will be deducted from the price of a memorial if/when erected).

£68.00

 

  • Memorials must not exceed 914 mm in height, (3’) 914mm in width (3’) and must be between 76 mm to 127 mm (3-6”) in thickness.
  • Bases must not exceed 305 mm front to back (14”) (All memorials must carry grave section and numbers on their base).

 

Table outlining the costs for the memorial wall in Redcar

Memorial Wall (Redcar Only)

10 Year Lease

20 Year Lease

Plaque with inscription (Up to 80 Letters)

£290.00

£470.00

Additional Letters

£3.00

Standard Design (Rose/Daffodil)

£70.00

Special Design (Military Badge)                          From

£140.00

Ceramic Plaque with photo of one person

£205.00

Ceramic Plaque with photo of two persons

£300.00