Memorial benches

How to order a memorial bench, where the available locations are and how much it will cost.

Where can memorial benches be placed?

Cemeteries, parks and open spaces

There are no designated bench locations. We allow members of the public to suggest a location then check to see if it is available. If the exact location is not available, an alternative one is agreed if possible.

Please note: there are currently no designated spaces available for memorial benches on the foreshores at Bridlington, Hornsea, Withernsea and Hessle. Due to long waiting lists for these areas applications are closed for the foreseeable future.

Due to the limited number of spaces available please submit your memorial bench request and we will contact you to discuss your requirements.

On roads

Please send us a general enquiry for memorial benches on a road describing what you would like and where you'd like it placing. We will get in touch to discuss your requirements.

How much does a bench cost?

The cost of a memorial bench depends on the size of the bench, the type of installation and the type and size of inscription preferred:

All prices are inclusive of VAT

Please note: these prices apply to benches installed within parks and amenity open spaces. Read about memorial benches on roads.

Bench costs

Size Cost
6ft (1.83m) £642
8ft (2.43m) £882

Installation cost

Surface type Cost
6ft existing hard surface £150
8ft existing hard surface £168
6ft new surface £474
8ft new surface £522

Inscription costs

Inscription type Cost
Inscription of back rails (per letter) £3.10
Brass plaque purchase £42
Brass plaque per letter £1.10
Stainless steel plaque purchase £63
Stainless steel plaque per letter £1.26
Bronze Enamel Plaque (includes inscription up to 45 letters on 3 lines) £115


Type Cost
Bouquet Holder £54

How can I request a memorial bench?

Get a quote for the cost of the bench and submit your request

Please note: the quote you receive within the form is based on the options you select and is for guidance only. It may change if your requirements change or if on inspection we find that the bench needs a different surface.

We will contact you to confirm the final cost.

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