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Crematorium fees

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

From Thursday 1 April 2021 both East and West Chapels will be returning to 60 minute service slots. 

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

Read more about coronavirus.

Fees and charges for 2021 to 2022

The cremation fee includes contributions towards the environmental 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.

From 1 April 2021, there will be a price increase for our services. 

Crematorium services

Item Price

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

£265

Adult cremation early service (9am and 9.30am)

£525

Adult cremation standard service times

£720

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

£860

Adult cremation joint service – 2 adults

£975

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

£235

Obitus tribute and webcasting 

Item Price

Single photo shown throughout the service

£13

Simple slideshow of up to 25 photos

£39

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

£72

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

£16

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 

Item Price

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

£30

Extra cost for service overrun from:

£40

Additional chapel time or memorial service (1 hour)

£255

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

£120

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

£16

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

£32

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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