Cemeteries

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3. Memorials

Memorials can only be placed on purchased graves or cremation plots. You should contact an approved Monumental Mason on our select list who can guide you through the types of headstone available and the permitted sizes. They will also submit an application to the cemetery office on your behalf together with the appropriate fee payable to the Council. 

There is a height restriction of 3ft for memorials. The safety and maintenance of memorials and any repairs that might become necessary are the responsibility of the grave owners and not the Council. Monumental Masons can arrange memorial maintenance agreements and can also provide insurance for the protection of memorials against vandalism etc.