Burials and cremations

    Overview

    Cheshire West and Chester Council runs five cemeteries and the crematorium at Chester.

    Price information

    Details of fees charged for burials and cremation can be found in the document below.

    Cemetery rules and regulations

    To help make sure the cemeteries and crematorium are safe, dignified and respectful places we have cemetery and crematorium rules. If you are thinking of purchasing a grave at one of our cemeteries please read the rules. They set out your responsibilities and also explain what will be accepted in the cemetery (including the permitted sizes of graves and memorials).

    During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please maintain social distancing when visiting cemeteries.

    Funeral service changes

    The funeral service has been changed during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Casket burials

    We will accept casket burials in certain circumstances. More information on casket burials is provided in the document below.

    Remembering a loved one

    A memorial provides a way for family and friends to commemorate and to publicly acknowledge a person’s life. We have a range of products available which can be ordered online.

    Order a commemorative item for a loved one

    Further information

    General enquiry

    If you require more information or have a general enquiry please get in touch

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