Crematorium fees

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

From Monday 11 May we'll be offering 30 minute service slots at Medway Crematorium East Chapel. This will allow us to offer more services throughout the day.

The new pricing for this temporary change is:

  • £352.50 for an early morning (9.15am and 9.45am) cremation service
  • £482.50 for an adult cremation service

Read the latest advice on attending the crematorium and cemeteries, including advice on social distancing.

Read more about coronavirus (COVID-19)

Fees and charges for 2020 to 2021

The cremation fee includes contributions towards the environment protection fund, the environmental surcharge, all medical referee fees, Obitus music, strewing of cremated remains in the gardens (including witness and family led strews), and where required, a Certificate of Disposal and a simple cardboard cremated remains box.

Funeral services are at 1 hourly intervals and all funerals must be finished within the allotted service time.

Crematorium services

Cremation no service (8.15am) This provides a cremation only. There is no service nor attendance

£255

Adult cremation early service (9am and 9.30am)

£510

Adult cremation standard service times

£710

Adult cremation late service after 3.30pm (by special arrangement only)

£760

Adult cremation Saturday service at 10am – subject to availability. Includes facilities to witness the charging of the coffin

£845

Adult cremation joint service – 2 adults

£955

NVF, stillborn and any person up to 18 years

£0

NVF, stillborn and any person up to 18 years cremation Saturday service at 10am – subject to availability. Includes facilities to witness the charging of the coffin

£237

Obitus tribute and webcasting 

Single photo shown throughout the service

£12

Simple slideshow of up to 25 photos

£38

Professional photo tribute of up to 25 photos set to music of your choice

£70

DVD, Blu-Ray or USB of professional photo tribute

£30

Family supplied video

£18

A recording of the professional photo tribute available to download from Obitus website

£10

Additional batch of up to 25 photos for simple slideshow or professional tribute

£15

High quality live webcast of service

£30

The live webcast plus access to the recording for a further 28 days

£45

DVD, Blu-Ray or USB of recording of the webcast

£50

Each additional copy of DVD, Blu-Ray or USB

£30

Crematorium miscellaneous 

Witness the charging of the coffin (standard service times only)

£25

Extra cost for service overrun from:

£39

Additional chapel time or memorial service (1 hour)

£250

Cancellation within 48 hours of booked service (no charge for postponement)

£118

Administration charge to cover requests for information such as alterations to records 

£16

Additional or replacement certified extract, label or other proof of cremation

£31

Temporary storage of cremated remains – per month (minimum period of storage is 3 months, payable in advanced)

£41

Receiving cremated remains from elsewhere

£50

Witnessing strewing (pm), up to 2 deceased (add £5 per person thereafter)

£35

Family led strewing (am), up to 2 deceased (add £5 per person thereafter)

£25

All charges include VAT where applicable.

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