warning sign Our offices at Woodwells Cemetery will close on 13 February 2023. We are moving to new premises at Poppy Fields Cemetery, Bedmond Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 8LL. Woodwells Cemetery will remain fully operational for full body burials, re-open grave spaces and cremated remains interments.  ×

Fees and charges

The fees below are for 2022-2023 and should be calculated on the grave owner's address. A burial will require the purchase of an exclusive right of burial and an internment fee. Many customers also choose to mark the plot with a headstone or plaque.

Exclusive right of burial fees and charges
Exclusive right of burial 75-year lease
Traditional grave £1,460
Child grave No charge
Cremated remains - flat memorial £545
Cremated remains - upright memorial £785
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are triple.

Pre-purchased exclusive right of burial
Pre-purchased exclusive right of burial 75-year lease
Traditional grave £2,525
Cremated remains - flat memorial £850
Cremated remains - upright memorial £1,095
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are triple.

Interment fees
Interment fees (these should be calculated on the deceased's address) Dacorum resident 
Traditional burial £675
Child burial No charge
Woodland burial including tree £830
Cremated remains  £230
Cremated remains - double interment £460
Scattering of remains in Rose Garden £65
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are triple (except for scattering of remains).

Additional fees
Additional fees  Fee
Exclusive right of burial (deed) transfer  £75
Use of chapel £95
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial (75 years) - fee is triple for non-residents £945
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial cremation plot (75 years) - fee is triple for non-residents £35
Additional fee for out of hours interment (after 2pm Monday to Thursday, after 1pm on Friday) £320
Additional fee for Saturday interment (until midday) £320

Memorial fees
Installation of memorials (memorials are usually purchased separately from a memorial mason) Initial fee Additional inscription 
Headstone (new, additional or replacement) £215  £145
Child's headstone No charge   No charge
Tablet, plaque or desktop (new, additional or replacement) £85  £55
Vase (new, additional, or replacement)  £50  £35
Renovation of memorial headstone
£65  -
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are triple.

Seats and benches fees
Seats and benches (including plaque and installation) 10-year lease  5-year renewal
Stamford bench  £1,330  £125
Granite Buxton seat  £1,049  £125
Plaque on Rose Garden Granite Seat (five-year initial lease only)  £297  £177

Living memorials fees
Other memorials  10-year lease 5-year renewal
Shrub rose with inscribed marker  £265 £140

  • 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.