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Cremation prices

Cremations
ServiceCost for residentsCost for non-residents

A child aged 17 years or under and stillborn baby
Included: a 45-minute slot at the crematorium, a max 20-minute service in the chapel, the cremation of the deceased, a non-attended scattering of the ashes
Not included: an attended scattering of the ashes, a container for the removal of the ashes from the crematorium

no charge

no charge

A person aged 18 years or over, Monday to Friday 9.45am onwards
(cremation £698 + medical referee £42 + environmental surcharge £76)    

Included: a 45-minute slot at the crematorium, a max 20-minute service in the chapel, the cremation of the deceased, a non-attended scattering of the ashes
Not included: an attended scattering of the ashes, a container for the removal of the ashes from the crematorium

£816

£866

A person aged 18 years or over, Monday to Friday 9am only
(cremation £548 + medical referee £42 + environmental surcharge £76)    

Included: a 45-minute slot at the crematorium, a max 20-minute service in the chapel, the cremation of the deceased, a non-attended scattering of the ashes
Not included: an attended scattering of the ashes, a container for the removal of the ashes from the crematorium

£666

£716

A person aged 18 years or over , Monday to Friday 8.15am only
(cremation £382 + medical referee £42 + environmental surcharge £76)  

Included: the cremation of the deceased, a non-attended scattering of the ashes
Not included:any attendance at the crematorium,a service in the chapel, an attended scattering of the ashes, a container for the removal of the ashes from the crematorium

£500

£500

A person aged 18 years or over , Saturday / out of normal working hours     
(cremation £1047 + medical referee £42 + environmental surcharge £76)    

Included: a 45-minute slot at the crematorium, a max 20-minute service in the chapel, the cremation of the deceased, a non-attended scattering of the ashes
Not included: an attended scattering of the ashes, a container for the removal of the ashes from the crematorium

£1165

£1215

 

Crematorium miscellaneous charges
ServiceCost

Scattering of ashes in the Garden of Remembrance (attended)

£51

Ashes returned to crematorium for scattering (non-attend)

£14

Additional Service time / use of chapel for a service only (per 45 mins)

£165

Service Cancellation (within 24 hours of the service)

£187

Duplicate Cremation Certificate

£24

Cremation bio-container (cardboard)

£12

Cremation casket (wooden)

£103

 

Webcast of cremation service
ServiceCost
Live webcast£35
Live webcast plus 28 day playback£40
Keepsake (DVD, Blu-ray or USB stick) first copy£50
Keepsake - additional copies£20

 

Crematorium Memorials

Cremation expenses Roll of Remembrance
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Inscription per line£22
Illustration£130

 

Miniature Book of Remembrance Memorial Book
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Miniature Book of Remembrance (book only)£40
Inscription per line£22
Illustration£130

 

Memorial card
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Memorial card (card only)£25
Inscription per line£22
Illustration£130

 

Wall plaque (10-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Wall plaque (text only)£338
With illustration or photo£468
Renewal£225

 

Vase block tablet (10-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Vase block tablet (text only)£457
With illustration or photo£587
Renewal£303

 

Arboria Plaques (10-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Text only£242
With illustration or photo£317
Renewal£155

 

Baby and Infants Memorial (10-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Top row£241
2nd row£249
3rd row£257
4th row£265
Bottom row£273
Illustration (on 4th & bottom rows only)£130
Renewal£72

 

Garden Seat (10-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Garden Seat£990
Renewal£778

 

Rose plaque (5-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Rose plaque£211
Renewal£103

 

Tree of life (5-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Tree of life£88

 

Additional plaque
ServiceCost incl. VAT

Additional plaque for existing memorial tree

£137

 

Cremated remains sanctums (10-year lease)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Lease of sanctum vault including 2 space vault, 1st casket, posy vase, plaque and inscription up to 80 characters.£1237
Illustration on plaque                                                                                        from£139
Photo on plaque                                                                                               £186
Placement of second casket (incl. casket)£179
Replacement plaque£171
Additional letters on plaque (per letter)£3
Courier fee£35
Renewal£466

 

Refurbishments
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Refurbishment of any plaque£50

 

Other crematorium memorials
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Ashes into glassPOA

 Burials

Burial charges
ServiceCost for residentsCost for non-residents

A child aged 17 years or under, stillborn baby and non-viable foetus
Including a 45 minute slot at the cemetery and a max 20 minute service at the graveside  

no charge

no charge

A person aged 18 years or over, Monday to Friday
Including a 45 minute slot at the cemetery and a max 20 minute service at the graveside  

£884

£934

A person aged 18 years or over , Saturday / out of normal working hours     
Including a 45 minute slot at the cemetery and a max 20 minute service at the graveside 

£1326

£1376

Burial of a cremation casket (at shallow depth) 

£235

£285

Burial of a cremation casket (at a greater depth)

£442

£492

 

Cemetery miscellaneous charges
ServiceCost

Use of cemetery chapel

£91

Scattering of ashes

£51

Transfer of ownership of Exclusive Right of Burial

£40

Grave research and marking per grave (for the public only)

£15

Grave marking per grave (for the public only)

£10

Service cancellation (within 24 hours)

£187

Exhumation

POA

Exclusive rights of burial

 

Full size grave, new grave
ServiceCost for residentCost for non-resident
50 years£1020£1070
60 years£1224£1274
70 years£1428£1478
80 years£1632£1682
90 years£1836£1886
Extension to existing Exclusive Rights - per 10 years
May not extend beyond 90 years in total       
£204£204

 

 

Short grave (suitable for ashes / infants), new grave
ServiceCost for residentCost for non-resident
50 years£557£607
60 years£668£718
70 years£779£829
80 years£890£940
90 years£1001£1051
Extension to existing Exclusive Rights - per 10 years
May not extend beyond 90 years in total       
£111£111

 

Previously public grave
ServiceCost for residentCost for non-resident
50 years£557£607
60 years£668£718
70 years£779£829
80 years£890£940
90 years£1001£1051
Extension to existing Exclusive Rights - per 10 years
May not extend beyond 90 years in total       
£111£111

Cemetery memorial

Cemetery memorial charges
ServiceCost for new memorialsCost for replacement memorials

Memorial stone / tablet / vase
up to 12" x 12" (height or width)
between 13" and 20" (height or width)
between 21" and 5ft (height or width)
in excess of 5ft in height

£35
£114
£258
POA

£19
£69
£116
POA

Kerb set (max 3ft 11" x 8ft)
Double kerb set - straddling 2 graves (max 7ft 11" wide x 8ft long)  

£292
£438
£174
£263

Lawn kerb (max 3ft 11" x 3ft)
Double lawn kerb set - straddling 2 graves (max 7ft 11" x 3ft)

£174
£262
£114
£157

Decorative surround

£26£12
Additional inscription£35n/a
Wooden cross£26£13

 

Boulder Memorial (to be placed in Whitburn Cemetery only)
ServiceCost incl. VAT
Boulder - text only£267
Boulder - text and photo / illustration£130
Renewal£103

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