Fees and charges

The fees below are for 2016/2017 and should be calculated on the grave owner's address.

Exclusive right of burial fees and charges
Exclusive right of burial Terms of purchase  Dacorum resident  Resident out of Dacorum 
Lawn grave 9ft x 4ft  75 years £1,024.00 £2,048.00
Lawn grave 9ft x 4ft 99 years £1,536.00 £3,072.00
Child and babies' section (child from 0 to 12 years) 75 years £350.00 £700.00
Child and babies' section (child from 0 to 12 years) 99 years £450.00 £900.00
Muslim wood-lined grave 75 years £1,674.00 £3,348.00

Pre-purchased exclusive right of burial
Pre-purchased exclusive right of burial Terms of purchase  Dacorum resident  Resident out of Dacorum 
Lawn grave 75 years £2,100.00  £4,200.00
Lawn grave 99 years £2,525.00 £5,050.00
Muslim wood-lined grave 75 years £2,770.00 £5,540.00

Cremated remains exclusive right of burial fees
Cremated remains exclusive right of burial Terms of purchase  Dacorum resident  Resident out of Dacorum 
Cremated remains flat tablet memorial  75 years  £450.00 £500.00
Cremated remains flat tablet memorial 99 years £555.00 £1,110.00 
Cremated remains desk memorial 75 years  £450.00  £900.00 
Cremated remains desk memorial 99 years £555.00 £1,110.00
Cremated remains 2ft 6in upright memorial 75 years  £655.00 £1,310.00
Cremated remains 2ft 6in upright memorial 99 years £760.00 £1,520.00
Cremated remains family garden  75 years £714.00 £1,428.00
Cremated remains family garden 99 years £924.00 £1,848.00

Pre-purchased cremated remains exclusive right of burial fees
Pre-purchased cremated remains exclusive right of burial  Terms of purchase  Dacorum resident  Resident out of Dacorum 
Cremated remains flat tablet memorial  75 years £714.00 £1,428.00
Cremated remains flat tablet memorial 99 years £924.00 £1,848.00
Cremated remains desk memorial 75 years £714.00 £1,428.00
Cremated remains desk memorial 99 years £924.00 £1,848.00
Cremated remains 2ft 6in upright memorial 75 years £918.00 £1,836.00
Cremated remains 2ft 6in upright memorial 99 years £1,293.00 £2,586.00
Cremated remains family garden 75 years £1,134.00 £2,268.00
Cremated remains family garden 99 years £1,660.00 £3,320.00

Interment fees
Interment fees (the fees below should be calculated on the deceased's address Dacorum resident  Resident out of Dacorum 
Lawn grave (burial) £565.00 £1,130.00 
Lawn grave (burial - child) No charge  No charge 
Brick-lined grave £685.00 £1,370.00 
Muslim wooden-lined grave £565.00 £1,130.00 
Woodland burial including tree £690.00 £1,380.00 
Child grave (child and baby section) No charge  No charge
Cremated remains  £190.00  £380.00 
Cremated remains - double interment £380.00 £760.00
Scattering of remains £50.00 £50.00

Additional fees
Additional fees  Dacorum resident  Resident out of Dacorum 
Exclusive right of burial (deed) transfer  £62.00  £62.00 
Casket fee £215.00  £215.00 
Coffins/grave space over 7ft by 30ft £215.00  £215.00 
Incorrect coffin sizes £37.00  £37.00 
Use of chapel £82.00  £82.00 
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial (75 years)  £790.00  £1,580.00 
Repurchase expired lease on right of burial cremation plot (75 years)   £315.00 £630.00 
Register search (per person, per year, per cemetery) £27.00  £27.00 
Exhumation (fee doesn't include re-interment, cost of diocesan faculty or ministry of justice licence) - full interment  £2,870.00  £2,870.00 
Exhumation (fee doesn't include re-interment. cost of diocesan faculty or ministry of justice licence) - cremated remains £1,435.00  £1,435.00 
Additional fee for out of hours interment (after 2pm Monday to Thursday, after 1pm on Friday) £265.00  £265.00 
Additional fee for Saturday interment (until midday) £265.00  £265.00 

Memorial fees
Memorial fees Dacorum resident  Resident of Dacorum 
Headstone (new, additional or replacement) £173.00  £346.00
Child's headstone No charge  No charge
Tablet or plaque (new, additional or replacement) £65.00  £130.00 
Desktop (new, additional or replacement) £65.00 £130.00 
Vase (new, additional, or replacement)  £33.00  £66.00 
Headstone (each inscription after the first, including memorial test fees) £119.00  £238.00 
Desktops, tablets and plaques (each inscription after the first)  £43.00  £86.00 
Vase (each inscription after the first)  £23.00  £46.00 

Memorialisation fees
Memorialisation Terms of purchase  Fee 
Jubilee bench and installation 10-year lease  £1,055.00 
Stamford bench and installation  10-year lease  £1,155.00 
Elmwood bench and installation  10-year lease  £855.00 
Clean, inspect and stain seat (October to March)    £155.00 
Granite Buxton seat  10-year lease  £750.00 
Memorial seat extend lease  5 years  £110.00
Barbican granite seat plaque  5-year lease £255.00 
Barbican granite seat plaque renewal 5 years  £150.00 

Benches fees
Benches  Terms of purchase  Fee 
Jubilee bench and installation  10-year lease  £1,055.00 
Stamford bench and installation  10-year lease  £1,155.00 
Elmwood bench and installation  10-year lease  £855.00 
Clean, inspect and stain seat (October to March)    £155.00 
Granite Buxton deat  10-year lease  £750.00 
Memorial seat extend lease  5 years  £110.00 
Barbican granite seat plaque  5-year lease  £255.00 
Barbican granite seat plaque renewal  5 years  £150.00 

Living memorials fees
Living memorials  Terms of purchase  Fee 
New tree (including granite plaque with 50 characters)  10-year lease  £695.00 
Existing tree (including granite plaque with 50 characters)  10-year lease  £895.00 
Tree renewal  5 years  £295.00 
Shrub with inscribed marker  10 years  £215.00 
Shrub renewal  5 years  £115.00 
Standard rose with inscribed marker  10 years  £265.00 
Standard rose renewal  5 years  £135.00 
Rose with inscribed marker  10 years  £215.00 
Rose renewal  5 years  £115.00 
Flower bed with inscribed marker Per year  £525.00 
Replacement marker only (rose, shrub or flower bed)    £53.00 

Other memorials fees
Other memorials  Terms of purchase  Fee 
Tring leather panel memorial  10 years  £110.00 
Tring leather panel memorial renewal  5 years  £50.00 

  • 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.

You can also download our fees and charges:  Cemetery fees and charges 2016-2017 (PDF 397KB)

Contact us

For more information, please email cemeteries@dacorum.gov.uk or call 01442 228066.