Cemeteries

Sutton Cemetery types of graves and traditional graves

Option for gravestone permit. Approved traditional headstone & kerb type or headstone only type memorials permitted in size up to a maximum of 3' high x 2'6" wide x 6'6" long, (kerb memorials require a solid landing foundation + 3'6" Epsom bearers). Maintenance of grave area may be done by family, or on payment by cemetery staff for a 1 or 5 year contract basis.

Lawn graves

New graves only for Church of England, Roman Catholic and other denominations. Option for gravestone permit. Approved lawn headstone type only, up to a maximum of 3' high x 2'6" wide x 1' long (foundation max 2'6"x1'3"x2"min). Cemetery maintenance only, no family maintenance permitted and no further maintenance charge. Donations for upkeep accepted.

Cremation garden grave (small)

Suitable for from one to at least four cremation burials with or without burial urn or casket in a small garden bed grave. Option for gravestone permit - up to a maximum of 2' high x 2' wide x 1' long including foundation. Maintenance of grave area by family, or by cemetery staff on payment for a 1 or 5 year contract basis.

Cremation garden grave (large)

Suitable for from one to twelve or more cremation burials with or without burial urn or casket. Option for gravestone permit - up to a maximum of 3' high x 2'6" wide x 6' 6"long including foundation. Maintenance of grave area by family or by cemetery staff on payment for a 1 or 5 years contract basis.

Reclaimed or repurchased partly used graves

Sometimes available as traditional or lawn graves for burials or cremation burials. These are graves that have been repurchased or reclaimed to allow the use of remaining unused burial space. These graves are resold with the same rights and conditions as new graves. Previous burials are not disturbed.