Fees and charges

Cremation fees include: Medical referee fees, environmental fees, biodegradable ashes container, music and scattering of the cremated remains in our garden of remembrance.
All service times include the time taken for mourners to enter, the service and fully vacate the chapel.

Please note – there is no charge to the families of children aged 17 years and under, these charges are claimed for from the ministry of justice Children’s Funeral Fund for England

All fees and charges are payable in advance to the Council, except in the case of Funeral Directors who are dealing continuously with the Council, when payments may be permitted to be rendered weekly (this must be discussed, in advance, with the Bereavement Services Manager or appointed person).

Fees and charges
Services and facilities2023/24 fees
Valid from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024 (including VAT where applicable)
2024/25 fees
Valid from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025 (including VAT where applicable)
Cremation – Attended 45 minute service£867.00£910.00
Early start cremation service (09:00 & 09:45) – Attended 35 minute service£700.00£800.00
Farewell Service – A 10 minute service, for 6 mourners and no officiant, with one piece of music played on repeat£539.00£555.00
Direct Cremation service – no attendance£465.00£485.00
Saturday service (with discussion with Manager for availability) – Attended 45 minute service£1,261.00£1,324.00
Late cancellation fee (Service cancelled within 72 hours of service)£123.00£130.00
Chapel fee (extension 20 minutes)£196.00£208.00
Chapel fee (extension 40 minutes)£252.00£267.00
Strewing/scattering of cremated remains from elsewhere£55.00£55.00
Webcast recording (live and on-demand)£50.00£60.00
DVD or USB recording (1st copy)£65.00£65.00
DVD or USB recording (each subsequent copy)£32.00£32.00
Music Tribute (formally pro-tribute) – A beautifully simple photo tribute of up to 25 photos, timed to a chosen piece of music with fade transitions£85.00£87.00
Halo (Visual tribute – 1 photograph) – First photo is free, second is chargeable£19.00£20.00
Basic Slide show – Photo slide show of up to 25 photos with simple transitions that can be either played in loop throughout the service or at a specific point in the service, not timed to music£50.00£52.00
Visual tribute – additional 25 photos (for either the basic slide show or themed tribute)£33.00£33.00
Video tribute (up to 5 minutes)£44.00£44.00