Freedom of information response


Publication date: 
Thursday 23 January 2020

For the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, what were the charges the council imposed as the burial authority for each of the following:

-Exclusive right of burial in plot/lair for 100 years (resident and non-resident)

-Interment fee for adult with exclusive burial rights (resident and non-resident)

-Cremation fee for adult (resident and non-resident) (if applicable)

Please provide values for each cemetery within your authority.

If the fees were altered at any point during the calendar year, please instead provide the absolute value for each on December 31 of the relevant year.

For each of the above calendar years for each of the cemeteries within your authority, please also provide

-The number of individual burials which took place

-The number of individual cremations that took place (if applicable)

Please also provide the estimated required burial space for your authority to 2030, and the estimated capacity 

-Total number of plots required

-Total number of plots available

If there are any upcoming provisions to expand burial capacity within your authority, please specify.


Please see attached document Appendix A.  Please note we do not count the number of burials for each cemetery, we count the overall number and this total has been added to the cost spreadsheet, it is the same for capacity we count the overall number which has also been added to the cost spreadsheet.

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Request reference:
FOI 9675