Name: Fees and Charges
Description: New grave prices should be calculated by adding together the Exclusive Right of Burial Fee and the Interment Fee for the depth required
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Fees and Charges

CEMETERIES FEES AND CHARGES 2018/2019 WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2018

New grave prices should be calculated by adding together the Exclusive Right of Burial Fee and the Interment Fee for the depth required. Charges are based on a coffin size 203cm (80ins) in length by 66cms (26ins) in width.

NB:  All burial charges are trebled in price for non-Borough residents

Type of Charge Price (£)
Additional charge for oversize coffin: £100
Charge to Funeral Director for late arrival 30minutes after booked time: £155
Purchased Graves
Deed of Exclusive Right of Burial (Private Grave) £840
Half Size Grave for cremated remains (Stone & Swanscombe only) £560
Interment (Burial) to Depth up to 4ft 6ins (Single Depth)
Stillborn and Children up to 12 months Free
Stillborn and children up to 12 months non borough resident Free
Children over 12 months and up to 16 years £250
Adults (17 years and over) £540
Interment (Burial) to Depth up to 6ft 6ins (Double Depth)
Stillborn and children up to 12 months £330
Children over 12 months and up to 16 years £460
Adults (17 years and over) £685
Interment (Burial) to Depth up to 8ft 6ins (Triple Depth) Re-open only  
Stillborn and children up to 12 months £385
Children over 12 months and up to 16 years £600
Adults (17 years and over) £940
Additional Charge when a Casket (bio-degradable only) is used instead of a coffin
Interments up to 4ft 6ins £175
Interments up to 6ft 6ins £305
Internment up to 8ft 6ins £440
Burial of Cremated Remains
In bio degradable container £210
Right to scatter cremated remains £110
Chapel Fees (including taped music or CD facilities)
Use of Chapel at the cemetery. £175
Use of Chapel at the cemetery (non Borough Residents) £350
Unpurchased Graves
Stillborn and Children up to 12 months Free
Stillborn and children up to 12 months non borough resident £330
Children over 12 months and up to 16 years £385
Adults (17 years and over) £540
Memorial and Inscriptions
Headstone Memorial including first inscription £210
A full memorial ie: headstone and kerbs only including first inscription £285
* Each additional tablet/vase with inscription on existing memorial £135
* Each additional inscription other than the first on existing memorial £110
Each additional tablet, vase, or kerbs, on existing memorial £110
Clean and repair to existing memorial (Permit required) Free
All Memorials other than headstone or full kerb for stillborn and children up to 12 months in age for Borough Residents (permit required) Free
All Memorials for Stillborn and children up to 12 months in age for non borough residents standard fees apply Standard Fees Apply
Applications for the replacement of old/worn memorials on a 'like' for 'like' basis (permit required) Free
Miscellaneous Fees
Disposal of excess floral tributes/wreaths£200
* Grave Identification and selection for immediate or future use £185
Deed of Assignment £50
Transfer of Deed £50
Certified copy of entry in burial register £25

* Top Soiling and seeding of grave  (on request)

£25

* Search Fee Per name (to be paid in advance)

£25
* Hire of excavator excavation of graves other required than those programmed by the Council At hire cost for time plus admin charge
Removal of soil from around an excavated grave At Cost
Exhumation On Application
Watling Street Garden of Remembrance
Sanctum 2000 Columbaria (period 25 years inclusive of first interment & inscription up to 80 letters) £1315
Second interment of cremated remains £210
Additional inscribed plaque for second internment £250
Additional inscribed letters - per letter £2.25
Photo plaque £190
Motif £180
Renewal fee on expiry of lease for further 25 years at Current Fee
Memorial pergola (10 year lease, cast bronze plaque up to 80 letters, scattering of cremated remains, floral tribute vase and holder) £520
Additional cast bronze plaque £210
Scattering of additional cremated remains on dedicated lawn area £110
Renewal fee on expiry of lease for further 10 years £305
Balmoral Memorial Bench (25 year lease, engraved cast bronze plaque up to 80 letters, scattering of cremated remains, floral tribute vase and holder £1120
Additional cast bronze plaque £140
Scattering of additional cremated remains on dedicated lawn area £110
Renewal fee on expiry of lease for further 25 years  at current fee
Children's Section       -       Remembrance Mushrooms  £195

*All fees are inclusive of VAT

Last Updated: 04th December 2018 Print Link

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