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Crematorium fees

The cremation fee includes:

  • all medical referee fees
  • the use of the chapel for a 45 minute service (including time for entry and exit)
  • recorded music
  • all attendances after the coffin has been placed on the catafalque
  • the strewing of ashes in the gardens (where the family are not in attendance)
  • a Certificate of Disposal and a cardboard cremated remains box (where required)

The fee also includes a contribution to the environmental protection fund, which is being used to pay for the provision of equipment to remove mercury and other materials from the cremation process.

 

Service Fee (£)
No service cremation at 8.15am. This is a cremation together with the strewing of cremated remains in the gardens where the family are not in attendance. 400
Adult cremation at 9am and 9.30am 575
Adult cremation at standard service times 650
Adult late cremation after 3.30pm (by special arrangement only)  690
Adult Saturday cremation - subject to availability. Includes facilities to witness the
charging of the coffin.
770
Under-16 Saturday cremation - subject to availability. Includes facilities to witness
the charging of the coffin
215
Joint service and cremation for 45 minutes - two adults (includes Medway container) 897
Witness coffin being committed into cremator (services after 9.30am) 25
Extra costs for service if it over-runs from: 36
Child - Non-viable foetus (NVF), stillborn or up to 16 years old No charge

Other charges

Service Fee (£)
Temporary storage of remains - per month. The minimum period of storage is three months, payable in advance) 31
Cancellation within 48 hours (postponement - no charge) 113
Receiving ashes from elsewhere 55
Witnessing strewing (up to two deceased, add £5 per person thereafter) 31
Family led strewing, previously referred to as silent strewing (up to two deceased, add £5 per person thereafter) 21
Additional Medway container (Medway black scatter tube add £8) 12
Metal urn (with cremation) 27
Additional metal urn 38
Additional chapel time or memorial service 136
Administration charge to cover requests for information or alterations to records 16
Additional or replacement certified extract, label or other proof of cremation 27
Use of organist (payment direct to organist - name available day before service) 35
Use of organist for double service time 45
Wesley recording of service - includes 1 CD 37
Additional CD of Wesley recording of service 17