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Graves

Grave options in our Manchester cemeteries

Our cemeteries all have options for new graves, existing graves and public graves. You can also pre-purchase a grave.

We present the options as costed packages: these are priced according to whether the grave-owner and/or the deceased is/was a Manchester resident. You can choose whether or not to include a service in the Chapel. See our additional information about buying a grave.

New graves

Birch - new grave and burial:

Both grave owner and deceased are Manchester residents £1879 
One or other is a Manchester resident £2488
Neither the grave owner or the deceased is a Manchester resident £3182

Beech - new grave, with service in Chapel and burial:

Both grave owner and deceased are Manchester residents £2057
One or other is a Manchester resident £2716
Neither the grave owner or the deceased is a Manchester resident £3454

Oak - with grave selection, service in Chapel and burial:

Both grave owner and deceased are Manchester residents £2297
One or other is a Manchester resident £3030
Neither the grave owner or the deceased is a Manchester resident £3851

Private Baby grave (age 4 and under):

Both grave owner and deceased are Manchester residents £458 
One or other is a Manchester resident £994
Neither the grave owner or the deceased is a Manchester resident £1477

Please ask us about booking the Chapel for a service by email to ops.cemeteries@manchester.gov.uk, and include a number that we can call you back on.

Burial in existing grave

  • Chestnut: re-open grave and burial, Manchester resident £863 (non-resident £1467)
  • Whitebeam: re-open grave, use of Chapel for service and burial, Manchester resident £980 (non-resident £1649)

Pre-purchase of a grave, for future use. Includes grave selection:

  • Ash: Manchester resident £1557 (non-Resident £2698)
  • Ash Double: Manchester resident £3086 (non-resident £5144)

Book an appointment to discuss by email to ops.cemeteries@manchester.gov.uk. Please include a contact number.

Public Graves

Each public grave accommodates four burials (adults) for Manchester residents only:

  • Burial in shared public grave: £194
  • Burial in shared public grave with Chapel: £300
  • Unborn child (under 24 weeks) in shared public baby grave: Manchester resident £78 (non-resident £146)

If you want an exclusive grave for your family you need to buy a standard grave.

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