Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council - Bereavement Service
We are committed to providing information and guidance to support the needs and wishes of those families who are bereaved, preparing for bereavement, or making arrangements for their own funeral.
To make arrangements to register a death (which legally must be within 5 days), please go to Register a death.
We offer information and advice on the following:
- My funeral wishes
- Buying a grave
- 'Rights' to a grave (transfer, assignment, addition of names and relinquishing or renouncing)
- Independent funerals
- Natural burials
- Help with funeral expenses
- Personalising a grave space
- Commemorative wall plaques
- Cemetery management