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Bank holiday bin collections

All bin collections following a bank holiday will take place 1 day late from 27 May to 1 June. See our Bank holiday bin collection page for further details.

Memorials on graves

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1. Can I place a memorial on a grave?

Many people wish to mark a grave by placing a memorial with a personalised tribute.

If you want to place a memorial you must own the Exclusive Right of Burial for the grave, or have the permission of the owner of the right.

On payment of the fee a memorial right will be granted for a period of ten years. The right will be extended at the end of this time, subject to the memorial being kept in a safe condition.

We have a few simple rules to make sure that memorials are safe, well maintained, and fit in with the character of the cemeteries.