Fees and charges

The fees below are for 2019-2020 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 £1,370
Child grave No charge
Cremated remains - flat memorial £510
Cremated remains - upright memorial £740
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £800
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 £2,370
Cremated remains - flat memorial £800
Cremated remains - upright memorial £1,030
Cremated remains - family garden (Heath Lane only) £1,280
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 £635
Child burial No charge
Woodland burial including tree £780
Cremated remains  £215
Cremated remains - double interment £430
Scattering of remains in Rose Garden £60
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  £70
Use of chapel £90
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial (75 years) - fee is triple for non-residents £890
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial cremation plot (75 years) - fee is triple for non-residents £30
Additional fee for out of hours interment (after 2pm Monday to Thursday, after 1pm on Friday) £300
Additional fee for Saturday interment (until midday) £300

Memorial fees
Installation of memorials (memorials are usually purchased separately from a memorial mason) Initial fee Additional inscription 
Headstone (new, additional or replacement) £200  £135
Child's headstone No charge   No charge
Tablet, plaque or desktop (new, additional or replacement) £75  £50
Vase (new, additional, or replacement)  £40  £30
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 £958 
Leaf-shaped vault for cremated remains (double vault, including vase and inscription plaque with 50 characters)  10-year lease £1,069
Leaf-shaped vault renewal 5 years £281
Additional leaf vase
£123

Seats and benches fees
Seats and benches (including plaque and installation) 10-year lease  5-year renewal
Stamford bench  £1,300  £120
Granite Buxton seat  £1,025  £120
Plaque on Rose Garden Granite Seat (five-year initial lease only)  £290  £170

Living memorials fees
Other memorials  10-year lease 5-year renewal
Shrub rose with inscribed marker  £240 £130
Standard rose with inscribed marker  £300 £150
Tring leather panel memorial £125 £56

  • 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.