Wait, what? Ed Sheeran wants to build a 'burial zone' at his Suffolk home

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Jan 15, 2022, 06:28 PM(IST)

Ed Sheeran is a self-proclaimed coffee lover Photograph:( Twitter )

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Ed Sheeran gained approval to build a chapel in 2019 on his Suffolk estate, which is worth an estimated £3.7 million.

Ed Sheeran is planning to build a burial chamber in his home in Suffolk, eastern England.

The 30-year-old pop star wants to build a burial zone beneath the floor of the new boat-shaped church. 

An application that has been submitted on December 24 requests a small crypt in the building. It was submitted to the local planning authority by Sheeran's architects and shows the drawings of a “burial zone,” which would lie beneath a chapel on the grounds of his home in Suffolk.

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The 'Perfect' singer gained approval to build a chapel in 2019 on his Suffolk estate, which is worth an estimated £3.7 million, and he's spending around £3million on extensive renovations - including a pub, treehouse, underground music room. 

A spokesman for East Suffolk Council said: "The application is currently being considered and a decision will be made in due course."

The original application stated it would be a private place of retreat for contemplation and prayer, for the celebration of key life and family milestones, family and social gatherings, marriages, christenings and amung others. 

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In the past, Sheeran has also sparked controversy with his Suffolk estate, which is nicknamed 'Sheeranville' over his disputes with neighbours. 

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