Fees and charges

The fees below are for 2018/2019 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 99-year lease
Traditional grave £1,340 £1,690
Child grave No charge No charge
Cremated remains - flat memorial £495 £610
Cremated remains - upright memorial £720 £835
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £785 £1,015
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 99-year lease 
Traditional grave £2,310 £2,780
Cremated remains - flat memorial £785 £1,015
Cremated remains - upright memorial £1,010 £1,420
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £1,250 £1,825
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 £620
Child burial No charge
Woodland burial including tree £760
Cremated remains  £210
Cremated remains - double interment £420
Scattering of remains in Rose Garden £55
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  £68
Casket fee £215
Coffins/grave space over 7ft by 30 inches £215
Incorrect coffin sizes £37
Use of chapel £86
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial (75 years) - Fee is triple for non-residents £870
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial cremation plot (75 years) - Fee is triple for non-residents £415
Additional fee for out of hours interment (after 2pm Monday to Thursday, after 1pm on Friday) £290
Additional fee for Saturday interment (until midday) £290

Memorial fees
Installation of memorials
(memorials are usually purchased separately from a memorial mason)
Initial fee Additional inscription 
Headstone (new, additional or replacement) £190  £130
Child's headstone No charge   No charge
Tablet, plaque or desktop (new, additional or replacement) £71  £47
Vase (new, additional, or replacement)  £35  £25
Please note: All fees are relevant to the grave owner. Non-resident fees are triple.

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 £936 
Leaf-shaped vault for cremated remains (double vault, including vase and inscription plaque with 50 characters)  10-year lease £1,045
Leaf-shaped vault renewal 5 years £275
Additional leaf vase
£120
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  £1,160  £115
 Stamford bench  £1,270  £115
 Granite Buxton seat  £1,000  £115
 Plaque on Rose Garden Granite Seat (5-year initial lease only)  £280  £165

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  £236 £125
Standard rose with inscribed marker  £292 £148
Tring leather panel memorial £120 £55

  • 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.