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Burial fees

Please find below a list of funeral expenses (From 1 April 2015).

We provide cemeteries at Church Gresley, Newhall, Findern, Etwall, Marston on Dove and Aston on Trent.

NOTE - all fees for Grant of Right and Burials are TREBLE for non-residents of the district. All the prices below are inclusive of VAT where applicable.

All payments that are not being covered by your funeral director can be made in cash or by credit/debit card at the Council offices (address below).  Payments by card may also be made by telephoning: 01283 595782.

Scale of Charges
Cemeteries - Grant of Right(Document giving the exclusive Right of Burial in a specified plot for a period of 50 years)
Infants grave (0 to 12 months)Free
Child's grave (12 months plus to 16 years)Free
Adult grave 9 x 4 (for a coffin)470.00
Adult grave 10x 5 (for a casket)575.00
Ashes plot 2' x 2'226.50
Cemeteries -Burials Infants grave (0 to 12 months)Free
Child's grave (12 months plus to 16 years)Free
Adult single depth grave409.00
Adult double depth grave377.50
Adult surcharge for casket111.50
Adult common grave379.50
For any burial after the first366.00
Cremated remains in ashes plot (infant 0 12 months)Free
Cremated remains in ashes plot (12 months plus to 16 years)Free
Cremated remains in ashes plot (adult)110.00
Strewing of ashes (by SDDC staff - Etwall Cemetery only)64.00
Strewing of ashes (non-council staff - Etwall Cemetery only)55.00
Cemeteries - Monuments(Confers the right to erect a monument inclusive of the first inscription)
Flat stone (not exceeding 6 6 x 3- not permitted in lawned cemeteries)94.50 
Headstone or footstone (less than 2 in height)174.50
Headstone or footstone (exceeding 2 in height)192.00
Kerb or border stones (for a space 6 6 x 3) NB. Not permitted in lawned cemeteries192.00
A vase not exceeding 18 in height66.00
Replacement of memorial stone96.50
For any inscription after the first on any form of monument96.50
Etwall Cemetery; supply of 7x 5 wall plaque inclusive of inscription up to 70 letters286.00
Cemeteries - MiscellaneousPreparation for the Exhumation of a body (admin costs)927.00
Search of records including copy of entry20.00 
Transfer of ownership of Grant of Right27.50
Slabbing or sealing a grave99.00
Alterations to coffin size once shoring is in place59.50


Please contact Bretby Crematorium on 01283 221505 

Further Information

Any additional information can be obtained on application to the Cemetery Office at the address below during normal office hours:

Contact details

South Derbyshire District Council
Civic Offices
Civic Way
DE11 0AH

Opening hours:-
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8.45am to 5pm
Wednesday 9.30am to 5pm
Friday 8.45am to 4.30pm

Page ref: SDDC 331

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