Fees and charges

The fees below are for 2020-2021 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 £1,402
Child grave No charge
Cremated remains - flat memorial £522
Cremated remains - upright memorial £757
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £818
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 £2,425
Cremated remains - flat memorial £818
Cremated remains - upright memorial £1,054
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £1,309
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 £650
Child burial No charge
Woodland burial including tree £798
Cremated remains  £220
Cremated remains - double interment £440
Scattering of remains in Rose Garden £61
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  £72
Use of chapel £92
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial (75 years) - fee is triple for non-residents £910
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial cremation plot (75 years) - fee is triple for non-residents £31
Additional fee for out of hours interment (after 2pm Monday to Thursday, after 1pm on Friday) £307
Additional fee for Saturday interment (until midday) £307

Memorial fees
Installation of memorials (memorials are usually purchased separately from a memorial mason) Initial fee Additional inscription 
Headstone (new, additional or replacement) £205  £138
Child's headstone No charge   No charge
Tablet, plaque or desktop (new, additional or replacement) £77  £51
Vase (new, additional, or replacement)  £41  £31
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 £980 
Leaf-shaped vault for cremated remains (double vault, including vase and inscription plaque with 50 characters)  10-year lease £1,094
Leaf-shaped vault renewal 5 years £287
Additional leaf vase
£126

Seats and benches fees
Seats and benches (including plaque and installation) 10-year lease  5-year renewal
Stamford bench  £1,330  £123
Granite Buxton seat  £1,049  £123
Plaque on Rose Garden Granite Seat (five-year initial lease only)  £297  £174

Living memorials fees
Other memorials  10-year lease 5-year renewal
Shrub rose with inscribed marker  £246 £133
Standard rose with inscribed marker  £307 £153
Tring leather panel memorial £128 £57

  • 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.

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