Decision details

Grave Digging service for GBC Cemeteries

Decision Maker: Joint Executive Head: Environmental Services

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To enter into a contract with a company for their professional services in providing grave digging services to GBC Cemeteries.

Reasons for the decision:

The council requires professional services to perform its grave digging within cemeteries as part of its bereavement and memorial business continuity.

Alternative options considered:

GBC has investigated sharing resources but non have the specialist skills or capacity. Without this resource GBC would not be able to provide a local burial service for families which accounts for approx 50 per annum.

Publication date: 15/03/2023

Date of decision: 15/03/2023