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Funeral expenses

Cemetery expenses (with effect from 1st October 2018)

Burial charges
ServiceCost
The body of a child aged 15 years or under at the time of deathNo charge
The body of a person aged 16 years or over at the time of death£857.00
Non-resident of South Tyneside surcharge£50.00
Cremated remains buried adjacent to the surface of the grave£228.00
Cremated remains buried at a greater depth£429.00
Scattering of ashes on a grave£49.00
Use of cemetery chapel£88.00
Cemetery Memorials
ServiceCost

Memorial stone / tablet / vase etc

up to 12" x 12"

between 13" and 20" in height

between 21" and 5ft in height

in excess of 5ft in height

£34.00

£111.00

£250.00

POA

Wooden cross

£25.00

Additional inscription£34.00

Kerb set (max 3ft 11" x 8ft)

£283.00

Mini kerb set (max 3ft 11" x 3ft)

£169.00

Decorative surround

£25.00

Boulder Memorial - text only (Whitburn Cemetery only)£259.00
Boulder Memorial - text and photo (Whitburn Cemetery only)£370.00
Graves
ServiceCost

Full size grave

Exclusive Right of Burial for 50 years

It is possible to buy the Exclusive Right of Burial for up to 90 years. Contact Bereavement Services to discuss this.

£990.00

Small grave (suitable for the burial of infants or cremated remains)

Exclusive Rights of Burial for 50 years.

It is possible to buy the Exclusive Right of Burial for up to 90 years. Contact Bereavement Services to discuss this.

£540.00

Previously used grave

Exclusive Rights of Burial for 50 years

It is possible to buy the Exclusive Right of Burial for up to 90 years. Contact Bereavement Services to discuss this.

£540.00

Non-resident of South Tyneside surcharge£50.00

Extension to existing Exclusive Rights of Burial                           

It is possible to extend an existing Exclusive Right of Burial up to a maximum of 90years. Contact Bereavement Services to discuss this.

from £108.00
Grave selection appointment£49.00
Transfer of grave ownership£26.00
Grave search / genealogy search

£11.00

Cremation expenses

ServiceCost
The body of a child aged 15 years or under at the time of death, including stillborn babiesN/A

The body of a person aged 16 years or over at the time of death (including Environmental Surcharge and Medical Referee fee)

£816.00

Non-resident of South Tyneside surcharge£50.00
Scattering of cremated remainsno charge
Scattering of cremated remains with family present£49.00
Cremated remains container (cardboard)£12.00
Cremated remains container (wooden casket)£100.00
Use of Crematorium chapel for a service only£160.00
Extended use of crematorium chapel (per 45 minutes)£160.00

Crematorium Memorials

Roll of Remembrance
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Inscription per line£21.00
Illustration£126.00
Memorial Book
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Miniature Book of Remembrance (book only)£39.00
Inscription per line£21.00
Illustration£126.00
Memorial card
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Memorial card (card only)£24.00
Inscription per line£21.00
Illustration£126.00
Arboria Plaque
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Text only£234.00
With illustration or photo£307.00
Baby and Infants Memorial
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Top row£234.00
2nd row£241.00
3rd row£252.00
4th row£257.00
Bottom row£267.00
Illustration (on 4th & bottom rows only)£126.00
Garden of Remembrance Memorials
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Wall plaque£328.00
Vase block tablet£443.00
Illustration / photo on wall plaque or vase block tablet                                            from£126.00
Garden seat£960.00
Rose plaque£205.00
Tree plaque (to add to existing tree only)£133.00
Tree of Life£85.00
Cremated Remains Sanctum
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Lease of sanctum vault including 2 space vault, 1st casket, posy vase, plaque and inscription up to 80 characters.£1,200.00
Additional characters on plaque (per character)£3.00
Illustration on plaque                                                                                        from£135.00
Photo on plaque                                                                                               £180.00
Boulder Memorial (to be placed in Whitburn Cemetery only)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Boulder - text only£259.00
Boulder - text and photo / illustration£370.00

It is likely that the fees will change on 1st October 2019

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