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Cemetery fees 2019

For the interment of the body of a stillborn child or of a child whose age at the time of death did not exceed three years - either in an unmarked or marked half grave space - no charge

For the interment of the body of a stillborn child or of a child whose age at the time of death did not exceed sixteen years - either in an unmarked or marked half grave space - no charge

For the interment of a body of a person whose age at the time of death exceeded three years:

  • first interment - grave depth 8ft (2.438m) £763.60
  • first interment in a Woodland/Orchard grave £832
  • each additional foot (0.3048m) or part thereof in earthen grave £152.40
  • interment in standard Mausoleum (incl. of fascia tablet, five line inscription and Exclusive Right of Burial) £8016.90
  • interment in Side-Loading Mausoleum (incl. of fascia tablet and Exclusive Rights of Burial £10,124.70
  • first interment in a Double Burial Chamber (below ground) (incl. Exclusive Right of Burial) £4,982.50
  • interment in a Single Burial Chamber (below ground)  (incl. Exclusive Right of Burial) £3,389.70
  • interment in a Child Burial Chamber (below ground) incl. Exclusive Right of Burial (Single Chamber) £628.50
  • interment in a Infant Burial Chamber (below ground) incl. Exclusive Right of Burial (Single Chamber) £179.60
  • interment in a re-opened earthen grave to 6ft £500.10
  • subsequent interment in a walled grave to 6ft £603.10
  • subsequent interment in a Woodland grave £621.90
  • subsequent interment in a Double Burial Chamber £751.10

For the interment of cremated remains in any grave £153.60

Exclusive rights of burial

VAT exempt.


For the exclusive right of burial for a period of 75 years (including the issue of Deed of Grant)

  • in earthen grave 4ft 6in (1.3716m) by 4ft (1.2192m) £153.60
  • in earthen grave 9ft (2.7432m) by 4ft (1.2192m) £691.60

Garden Burial plot inclusive of interment and exclusive rights (Norse Road Cemetery) £1053.20

Reserved grave spaces (Norse Road)

  • initial fee £146.10
  • annual maintenance fee £29.50

(spaces reserved for a maximum of 5 years)

Exclusive Right of Burial Renewal Fee (for 5 year period) £84.60

Gravestones and monumental inscriptions

VAT exempt.

For the right to erect or place on a grave:

  • a headstone - not exceeding 900mm in height or 100mm in thickness and 600 mm in width £261.50
  • a headstone - not exceeding 900mm in height or 100mm in thickness and 600mm in width for stillborn child or under 3 £119.40
  • a monument  in the form of a vase not exceeding 150mm in height
    • without an inscription £70.40
    • with an inscription £102.90

Adult Exclusive Rights and Right to Erect a Headstone in total £953.10

Child Exclusive Rights and Right to Erect a Headstone in total £273

The fees indicated for the various heads of this section include the first inscription except where otherwise stated. For each inscription after the first. £83.40

Garden of remembrance

VAT included.

Barbican Wall Plaque (single) £381.70

Additional inscription on double wall plaque £88

Gilded rose on wall plaque £126.50

Photo plaque on wall plaque and or barbican £154.80

Kerb plaque

  • Single with posy holder £590.10
  • Reserved space £393.10
  • Replacement inscribed plaque £377.80

Hexagonal vault cover £991.10

2 urn capacity, Foster Hill Road only

Sanctum 2000 Burial Vault (inclusive of 80 gilded letters - FHR AND NR) £1,799.30

Sanctum 2000 – ornamentation £230.30

Sanctum 2000 – photo plaque £301.10

Sanctum 2000/Columbaria - additional lettering £6.40

Omega Niche (Additional Inscription - replacement plaques costs) £76.80

Tree dedication for 15 years £991.10

Rose dedication for 15 years £309.30

Barbican tablet (20 year lease) £372.40

Granite bench   £1798.20

Memorial bench (inclusive of plaque and maintenance for 25yrs) £2,613.40

Polywood memorial bench  £1191.80

Memorial bench (inclusive of plaque and Maintenance for 15 years)  £1606.40

Additional bench plaque £483.90

Bulb donation scheme £67.50

Single vase block and tablet £745.90

Vase and block tablet - Replacement inscribed tablet £377.80

Vase block and tablet - Reserved £606.60

Vase block and tablet - Replacement reserved tablet £379

Hand painted designs to sanctums, kerb plaques, wall plaques, barbicans, vase blocks and bench plaques to be charged at cost price plus 31.5% administration charge.

Baby memorial plaques (Shape of Train, Heart or Teddy Bear available) £114.60

Bat and bird boxes £92.30

Woodland/meadow memorials

VAT included.

York stone boulder (incl. inscription) £430.80

Wooden plaque (incl. inscription) (for dedication of plant/tree after dispersal of cremated remains) £181.80

Oak Memorial plaque £255.10

Grave maintenance 

VAT included.

Grass cutting £54.50

Planted grave £156

Supplementary charges

VAT included.

Fees for Searches: (Covers actual cost of genealogical research not related to an impending funeral) 

  • every search covering a period of more than one year £27.20
  • for a certified copy of an entry in the Registrar of Burials £27.20

Registration Fee: re-assignment of Exclusive Right of Burial £27.20

Obituary notices £52.60

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