Grave maintenance

Grave tidy

Grave tidy is a one-off service and can be carried out at any time of the year, and includes:

  • tidying the grave space
  • removal of weeds
  • installation of bark to a level surface

Grave tidy form (PDF)

Private grave maintenance service

The Council offers a twice-yearly private grave maintenance service of planting bedding plants and weeding, plus watering throughout the year.

Grave maintenance form (PDF)

Temporary wooden surrounds

Define a grave space until a permanent memorial is fitted. Wooden surrounds are permitted on full memorial graves.

Temporary wooden surround Hillview Cemetery form (PDF)

Private grave maintenance scheme charges

Private grave maintenance scheme charges from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022
Description Charges for Residents and Non-residents
Full memorial grave plot (twice yearly planting) £190
Headstone only grave plot (twice yearly planting) £78
Supply and fit Wooden Surround (Hillview only) £109
“One off “grave tidy £34
Memorial vault light clean £34
Memorial vault / sarcophagus intense clean / large area £68