Cremation fees

Fees and charges for cremation, 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Our bereavement services team can help guide you through our fees and charges for cremation, as well as your options for a memorial.

If you would like to speak to a member of the team, please contact us using the contact details on this page.

For details about the memorials we offer, please see our Crematorium memorials page.

Cremation fees

Cremation of a person aged over 18 years£834
Cremation of a child aged under 18 yearsNo charge

If the cremation service is likely to be longer than the normal service time, we may charge an extra fee (see Chapel fee item a.)

The above fees include:

  • Interment of cremated remains in the Garden of Remembrance or provision of a Polytainer if you take them away
  • Organ and organist, plus music
  • Medical referee's fees - the Joint Negotiating Committee for Doctors Assisting Local Authorities has set a national rate of £19 for a set of cremation papers
  • Use of the chapel and waiting rooms
  • All attendance after the coffin has been placed on the catafalque
  • Deposit of cremated remains for one month
  • CAMEO - mercury abatement charge of £53, as set by the Federation of British Cremation Authorities

Miscellaneous cremation fees

Minister's fee - when supplied by the crematorium£182
Interment or scattering of cremated remains£85 (only payable if cremation took place at another crematorium)
Temporary deposit of cremated remains (per
month - first month free)
£29
Urns
Polytainer£21 (included as part of cremation fee)
Wooden casket£47
Forwarding cremated remains by postby arrangement
Certified extract from Register of Cremation£26
Exhumation (on receipt of a Home Office licence)
Transfer for memorial vaultNo charge
Exhumation (on receipt of a Home Office licence)£240

Chapel fees

a.Use of chapel for additional service time£116
b.Use of chapel for memorial service, but no
cremation
£268 (inc. VAT at 20%)
c.Use of chapel of rest (per day or part of a day)£23
 
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