Cemeteries and crematoria
Memorial after a cremation - terms and conditions
- Before completing any application, customers must read our privacy notice which explains how we process and store your personal data.
- With the exception of a colonnade niche, the position of a memorial does not constitute a marker designating the actual location of particular cremated remains.
- All memorials are offered on a five-year display period other than the colonnade niche, where either a five year or ten-year display period can be purchased, and entries into the book of remembrance which is permanent with no renewal fee.
- No form of memorial or commemoration, other than those supplied and installed by the authority, may be placed within the crematoria buildings or grounds. Unauthorised items such as containers or artefacts, will be removed and dispose of. Likewise, no fencing or other form of barrier should be placed around memorialisation to define an individual plot. Such items will be removed and disposed.
- Only one spiked flower vase is permitted per memorial rose and plaque. Any additional vases will be removed and disposed.
- At the end of the display period, the council will endeavour to contact the applicant to offer a renewal of the memorial agreement with the amount payable being the full fee applicable at that time. If the agreement is not renewed, the memorial item will be removed from display.
- At the colonnade niche, if after a period of three months from the expiry of the display period, no contact has been made by the applicant, the cremated remains will be removed from the colonnade niche and respectfully strewn within the gardens of remembrance. The niche will then be made available to other families.