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Funeral fees


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

Burial fees

Burial type

Price

Exclusive right of burial (inc headstone fees) - resident

£1,410

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

£840

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

£2,790

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

£1,605

Interment of Stillborn child, or a child up to (but not including) 18 years (at time of death)

Free

Interment of a person aged 18 years or over at time of death - resident

£985

Interment of person aged 18 years or over at time of death - non resident

£1,940

Interment of person aged 18 years or over at time of death - Saturday resident

£1,485

Interment of cremated remains - resident

£280

Interment of cremated remains - non resident

£560

Interment of cremated remains - Saturday

£395

Interment of cremated remains - Saturday - non-resident

£675

Memorial fees

Memorial type

Price

Erection of headstone fee

£320

Tablets, Plaques, Flat Stones on memorial walls

£145

Vases (permanent)

£95

Additional inscriptions

£80

Replacement headstones

£90

Kerbs (in certain cemeteries)

£450

Kerbs ½ grave plot (in certain cemeteries)

£215

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

£290

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

£890

Miscellaneous fees

Miscellaneous items

Price

Cemetery searches

£30

Grave selection fee

£67

Transfer of ownership (change deed holders)

£90

Copy of deed

£30

Service cancellation (less than 48 hours notice)

£280

Overrun exceeding 10 minutes

£60

Late attendance at graveside (more than 20 minutes)

£60

Full grave - 20 year extension

£350

Full grave - 30 year extension

£490

Full grave - 40 year extension

£630

Cremated remains section - 20 year extension

£200

Cremated remains section - 30 year extension

£290

Cremated remains section - 40 year extension

£375

Children's section grave - 20 year extension

£190

Children's section grave - 30 year extension

£270

Children's section grave - 40 year extension

£355

Use of chapel of rest - Ropery Lane Cemetery only

£160

Cremation burial fees

Cremation burial types

Price

Columbarium Unit for maximum of two interments (20 year lease)

£1,140

Plaque inclusive of 80 letters inclusive of VAT

£130

Additional letter at £1.38 each plus VAT

£1.70

Re-opening for second interment (re: Columbarium)

£60

Plus second inscription at £1.38 per letter plus VAT

£1.70

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

£35

Contact us
Bereavement Services
03000 265 609
Our address is:
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UQ