How We Can Help

We understand that not all customers will require the same service so we have developed a range of services from simply laying flowers, to regular maintenance; all the way up to very deep cleans and renovations

Please contact us if you have any special requests.

Sensitively caring for interments and graves through headstone cleaning in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Abingdon Bicester

Service Options

Please note:  interment graves containing just ashes receive a 20% discount.  Prices listed below are based on a standard-sized grave with a headstone.  Tended Memories do reserve the right to vary pricing if a client's grave is substantially larger.

Option 1 - Maintenance

Once your loved one's memorial is once again pristine and well presented, that standard can be maintained through periodic regular maintenance visits.   

Our service includes:

  • Cut grass including edge trimming
  • Wash and polish headstone with specialist stone cleanser
  • Removal of dead leaves and weeds
  • Weed and rake of gravel/chippings
  • Optional:  Laying of flowers
  • Before and after photograph
  • Location condition report


Prices from:

  • £40.00 - without flowers
  • £50.00 - with flowers


Please note: 
1.  This option is available when customers book a minimum of two visits per year.  
2.  Customers who book three or more visits per year receive an additional discount of £5 per visit.

Option 2 - Thorough Clean    OUR RECOMMENDED

Nature never stops.  This option is designed to sensitively wash and polish headstones and trim grass and is designed for interments that may have received little care for a period of time and may require more detailed work initially to bring them up to standard. 

This is our recommendation for new customers because it is designed as an initial clean and will bring the grave up to a high standard that will be instantly noticeable and gives us the chance to complete re-seeding and re-profiling of grassed areas.  For subsequent cleans, we recommend 'Option 1 - Maintenance' to preserve and maintain the high standard achieved.

Our service includes:

  • A thorough wash and polish of the headstone with specialist cleaner
  • Cut grass including edge trimming
  • Removal of dead leaves and weeds
  • Grass/weed treatments, if required
  • Weeding, sieve and raking of gravel/chippings
  • Reseeding of grass where necessary
  • Laying of flowers
  • Before and after photograph
  • Location condition report


Prices from:

  • £60.00 - without flowers
  • £70.00 - with flowers

Option 3 - Renovation & Deep Clean

Often it is not possible for family and friends to visit or maintain a burial location and with passing years they can become heavily overgrown.  This option enables us to tackle such situations and restore the landscaping and stonework to a state for simple ongoing maintenance.  

This service is designed only for heavily overgrown locations where substantial vegetation has encroached upon the grave and may require cutting back beyond the interment site itself.

Our service includes:

  • Removal of all vegetation 
  • A thorough wash and polish of the headstone with specialist cleaner
  • Removal of dead leaves and weeds
  • Weed, sieve and rake gravel/chippings
  • Optional:  Laying of flowers (£15 additional charge)
  • Before and after photograph
  • Location condition report


Prices:  Available upon request

Option 4 - Flower/Bouquet Laying

The marking of significant days like birthdays and anniversaries is important for many of us.  Whatever the day, we will lay fresh, seasonal flowers of your choice.  Our service includes:

  • Simple tidying of the grave area
  • The laying of flower bouquet/arrangement to your specification
  • Before and after photograph
  • Location condition report


Price:  On request as the cost is dependent on the size and selection of flowers the customer chooses.

Option 5 - Gravel Replacement

If gravel decoration has eroded or degraded with age, you may wish for this to be replaced.  We offer this service and are able to provide a range of colours and materials to best compliment your loved one's interment.  Our service includes:

  • Removal and safe disposal of the current material
  • Laying of anti-weed membrane
  • Replacement of gravel/chippings/pebbles to your colour and material specification
  • Before and after photograph
  • Location condition report


Price from £60.00*

*The cost is largely dependent on the material you select and the depth required.  For guidance, a standard grave would require 40-50kg (~100lb) of chippings to achieve a 2cm (3/4") depth.  Specialist materials like coloured glass chippings are available from suppliers.  Material selections may be restricted by local cemetery rules.  Please contact us if you would like to discuss this option.

More Information?  Other requests?

We have listed our service options here but we understand that no two graves are identical and your wishes to remember your loved ones are also unique.  We are therefore extremely happy to create a bespoke service plan to meet your needs.  Please contact us below so that we can build a programme with you.