Fees and charges

The fees below are for 2017/2018 and should be calculated on the grave owner's address.

Exclusive right of burial fees and charges
Exclusive right of burial 75-year lease 99-year lease
Traditional grave £1,280 £1,611
Child grave No charge No charge
Cremated remains - flat memorial £472 £582
Cremated remains - upright memorial £687 £797
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £749 £969
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are double.

Pre-purchased exclusive right of burial
Pre-purchased exclusive right of burial 75-year lease 99-year lease 
Traditional grave £2,203 £2,649
Cremated remains - flat memorial £749 £969
Cremated remains - upright memorial £963 £1,356
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £1,190 £1,741
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are double.

Interment fees
Interment fees (these should be calculated on the deceased's address) Dacorum resident 
Traditional burial £593
Child burial No charge
Woodland burial including tree £724
Cremated remains  £199
Cremated remains - double interment £399
Scattering of remains £52
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are double (except for scattering of remains).

Additional fees
Additional fees  Fee
Exclusive right of burial (deed) transfer  £65
Casket fee £215
Coffins/grave space over 7ft by 30 inches £215
Incorrect coffin sizes £37
Use of chapel £82
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial (75 years) - Fee is double for non-residents £829
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial cremation plot (75 years) - Fee is double for non-residents £415
Additional fee for out of hours interment (after 2pm Monday to Thursday, after 1pm on Friday) £278
Additional fee for Saturday interment (until midday) £278

Memorial fees
Memorial fees Initial fee Additional inscription 
Headstone (new, additional or replacement) £181   £125
Child's headstone No charge   No charge
Tablet, plaque or desktop (new, additional or replacement) £68  £45
Vase (new, additional, or replacement)  £34  £24
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are double.

Memorialisation fees
Memorialisation Terms of purchase  Fee 
Leaf-shaped vault for cremated remains (single vault, including vase and inscription plaque with 50 characters) 10-year lease £892 
Leaf-shaped vault for cremated remains (double vault, including vase and inscription plaque with 50 characters)  10-year lease £997
Leaf-shaped vault renewal 5 years £262
Additional leaf vase
£115
Second set of cremated remains placed in existing vault   £190

Seats and benches fees
Seats and benches (including plaque and installation) 10-year lease  5-year renewal
 Jubilee bench  £1,107  £115
 Stamford bench  £1,212  £115
 Granite Buxton seat  £787  £115
 Plaque on Rose Garden bench (5-year initial lease only)  £267  £157

Living memorials fees
Other memorials  10-year lease  5-year renewal
New tree (including granite plaque with 50 characters)  £729 £309
Existing tree (including granite plaque with 50 characters)  £939 £309
Shrub rose with inscribed marker  £225  £120
Standard rose with inscribed marker  £278  £141
Tring leather panel memorial £115 £52 

Markers and casket fees
Markers and caskets Fee 
Cremated remains scatter tubes  £37 
3ft wooden cross with name plate (burial)  £78 
18-inch wooden cross with name plate (cremation) £68
Wooden marker with name plate £55 

Other fees
Other fees  Fee
Register search (per person, per year, per cemetery) £27
Exhumation - full interment (does not include re-interment, diocesan faculty or Ministry of Justice licence) £3,011
Exhumation - cremated remains (does not include re-interment, diocesan faculty or Ministry of Justice licence) £1,505

  • All exclusive rights are sold subject to the terms and conditions stated in the rules and regulations.
  • All memorials and vaults are leased subject to the terms and conditions.
  • Errors and omissions excepted.

Contact us

For more information, please email cemeteries@dacorum.gov.uk or call 01442 228066.