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Burial fees


This page contains information on the costs associated with funeral services.

VAT is not included in the following costs, unless otherwise stated as burials and associated expenses are exempt. For further information, please contact us and we can provide you with information and advice on funeral expenses.

Burial fees

Price 2017/18

Exclusive right of burial (inc headstone fees) - resident

£1140.00

Exclusive right of burial ½ plot (inc headstone fees) - resident

£680.00

Exclusive right of burial (inc headstone fees) - non resident

£2260.00

Exclusive right of burial ½ plot (inc headstone fees) - non resident

£1330.00

Interment of child up to 16 years old

Free

Interment of person whose age exceeded 16 years - resident

£800.00

Interment of person whose age exceeded 16 years - non resident

£1590.00

Interment of person whose age exceeded 16 years - Saturday

£1200.00

Interment of cremated remains - resident

£215.00

Interment of cremated remains - non resident

£430.00

Interment of cremated remains - Saturday

£320.00

Memorial fees

Price 2017/18

Erection of headstone fee

£250.00

Tablets, Plaques, Flat Stones on memorial walls

£125.00

Vases (permanent)

£80.00

Additional inscriptions

£70.00

Replacement headstones

£70.00

Kerbs (in certain cemeteries)

£355.00

Kerbs ½ grave plot (in certain cemeteries)

£178.00

Erection of headstone where no exclusive right purchased (50+ years old)

£250.00

Erection of headstone where no exclusive of right purchased (25-50 years old)

£800.00

Miscellaneous fees

Price 2017/18

Cemetery searches

£25.00

Grave selection fee

£50.00

Transfer of ownership (change deed holders)

£70.00

Copy of deed

£25.00

Chapel of Rest per day (Chester-le-Street only)

£150.00

Cremation burial fees

Price 2017/18

Columbarium Unit for maximum of 2 interments (20y lease)

£1120.00

Plaque inclusive of 80 letters inclusive of VAT

£120.00

Additional letter at £1.30 each plus VAT

£1.56

Re-opening for second interment (re:Columbarium)

£50.00

Plus second inscription at £1.30 per letter plus VAT

£1.56

Removal and replacement of tablet inclusive of VAT (re: Columbarium)

£30.00

Please note: Erection of headstone, plaque and vase fees apply in Derwentside area if grave rights were purchased before 1 April 2007 and in all other districts if purchased before 1 April 2009.

Independent funeral options

Find our more about independent funeral options and pricing for your area at Your Funeral Choice.

 

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Bereavement Services
03000 265 609
Our address is:
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
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