Fees and charges

Cemetery fees and charges.

Apply for a memorial plaque in a cemetery or Garden of Rest

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Paperclip There is a fee of £57 to be paid by debit or credit card. This is in addition to the price of your memorial.

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After you've applied

One of our staff will call for payment.

The plaque will be supplied and fixed by Kirklees Council up to 28 days after your application is received, unless it is a public baby grave in which more than one baby is buried. In this case plaques are not placed on the grave until the grave is full.

Apply for a permit to erect a memorial with inscription

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Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes.

Paperclip There is a fee of £57 to be paid by debit or credit card. This is in addition to the price of your memorial.

You must contact an accredited monumental mason to do the work:

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After you've applied

The details supplied on the application will be checked and grounds checks will be requested.

Once this work is completed the monumental mason will be issued with a permit to carry out the requested work.

Having your memorial erected in a cemetery

  • Only accredited masons can undertake memorial work in accordance with the National Association of Memorial Masons Code of Working Practice.
  • Memorials must be prepared ready for fixing before being taken into the cemetery.
  • The foundation of memorials must not be visible above the ground.
  • Memorials must be fixed in line with adjoining memorials.
  • On a lawn type grave any vase must be incorporated in the base of the memorial.
  • The mason is responsible for paying for any damage caused by their work.