Filey Town Council are the designated Burial Authority for The Lawns Cemetery and our staff are experienced in dealing with relatives of the bereaved and offer a sympathetic and caring approach at all times.
As a Burial Authority the Town Council is responsible for all burial administration and works closely with Funeral Directors, local Clergy, Memorial Masons and the Registrars Office.
Filey Town Council is responsible for the maintenance and all aspects of the Lawns Cemetery and receives income from Scarborough Borough Council (as the land owner) under a service level agreement to maintain the cemetery. The Town Council appoints contractors for grounds maintenance/grave digging which work to current health and safety legislation.
The Lawns Cemetery is a very peaceful and restful place which is kept to the highest of standards.