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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
  • Exhumation
  • Personalising a grave space
  • Memorials
  • Commemorative wall plaques
  • Cemetery management

For further information on the service and support Bereavement Services offer, please visit our website.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
01642 527341 or 01642 527342
Stockton-on-Tees Bereavement Service

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