Find cemetery and crematorium fees

Cremation

Cremation service

Fees for a cremation service where the deceased was 18 years old or over.

  • Unattended service - £495.00
  • 30 minutes (allowing for a 20-minute service) - £845.00
  • 40 minutes (allowing for a 30-minute service) - £895.00
  • Double service time* - £215.00

Fees for a cremation service where the deceased was stillborn or up to 17 years old.

  • 30 minutes (allowing for a 20-minute service) - No fee
  • 40 minutes (allowing for a 30-minute service) - £70.00
  • Double service time* - £215.00

*Double service time adds 30 minutes to a service at 9.00am, 9.30am and 3.00pm and is an additional fee. A 3.00pm service is not available on a Friday.

  • Service overrun fee (exceeds five minutes over the allocated time) - £65.00

Other cremation fees

  • Cancelling a booking (seven calendar days before the cremation booked) - £75.00
  • Use of crematorium chapel for a memorial service (30 minutes) - £215.00
  • Use of crematorium chapel for a memorial service (40 minutes) - £275.00
  • Live webcast of service - £30.00
  • Live webcast of service, plus further 28 days' viewing - £45.00
  • DVD, Blu-ray or USB recording - £50.00
  • Additional copies of the above - £25.00
  • Single photo tribute - £12.00
  • Simple slideshow (up to 25 photographs) - £38.00
  • Professional photo tribute (up to 25 photographs, professionally edited to music) - £70.00
  • Family-supplied video - £18.00
  • Additional 25 photographs added to tribute - £18.00
  • Copy of tribute on DVD, Blu-ray or USB - £18.00
  • Cremated remains casket (for burial) - £90.00
  • Cremated remains casket (not for burial) in VAT - £108.00
  • Witnessing burial in Lawn of Remembrance/Scattering in trees area - £25.00
  • Cremated remains from another crematorium (lawn or trees) - £65.00
  • Holding coffin before a service (up to 24 hours) - £25.00
  • Searching cremation records - £29.00
  • Certificate of cremation - £5.00
  • Temporary deposit of cremated remains - £24.00 (per month)
  • Exhumation of cremated remains from Lawn of Remembrance - £315.00
  • Exhumation of cremated remains as above (baby/child) - £38.00

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Memorials

Book of Remembrance

  • Two-line entry - £60.00
  • Five-line entry £95.00
  • Eight-line entry £165.00
  • Five-line entry with additional emblem £215.00
  • Eight-line entry with additional emblem £295.00

Wall plaque

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes granite plaque and inscription) - £310.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £145.00
  • Replacement plaque (does not extend lease) - £165.00
  • Photo-plaque - Price on enquiry

Vase block tablet

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes bronze plaque and inscription) - £395.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £210.00
  • Replacement plaque (does not extend lease) - £185.00

Memorial tree scheme

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes bronze plaque and inscription) - £525.00
  • Motif (additional cost) - £15.00
  • Colour of plaque - green or blue (additional cost) - £15.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £315.00
  • Replacement/additional plaque (does not extend lease) - £125.00

Remembrance plaque

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes bronze plaque and inscription) - £265.00
  • Motif (additional cost) - £15.00
  • Colour of plaque - green or blue (additional cost) - £15.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £140.00
  • Replacement/additional plaque (does not extend lease) - £125.00

Memorial wall

  • Cremated remains placed within a chamber. Costs include granite plaque, up to 80 characters inscription and posy vase. Permanent lease - £1,395.00
  • Additional photo-plaques or pictures - Price on enquiry

Tree of Remembrance

  • Replacement metal plaque on leg - £45.00

Memorial bench - Crematorium and cemetery grounds

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes exclusive lease of bench; bronze plaque and inscription) - £1,130.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £715.00
  • Replacement plaque (does not extend lease) - £190.00

Bench plaque - Crematorium and cemetery grounds

A maximum of five plaques per bench are allowed. Only available on benches where the lease has not been exclusively purchased.

  • 10-year initial lease - £330.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £140.00
  • Replacement plaque (does not extend lease) - £190.00

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Cemetery

Fee pays for Right of Burial at Kingsdown cemetery for 75 years (all purchase fees are doubled when the purchaser/deceased is not a resident of the borough of Swindon).

Cremated remains plot

A cremated remains plot in the Garden of Remembrance at Kingsdown cemetery.

  • No selection (plot allocated by the council) - £385.00
  • Selected plot (end plots by path only, limited availability) - £460.00

Lawn grave

  • No selection (plot allocated by the council) - £795.00
  • Selected plot in second row (indicated yellow on plan) - £995.00
  • Selected plot in first row (indicated green on plan) - £1,095.00

Traditional grave 

  • No selection (plot allocated by the council) - £1,155.00
  • Selected plot in second row (indicated yellow on plan) - £1,395.00
  • Selected plot in first row (indicated green on plan) - £1,515.00

Eco grave

  • Single depth, includes interment fee - £995.00

Baby grave

  • Room for interment of one baby - No fee
  • For a non-resident of Swindon borough - £60.00

Interment - Burial

  • Where deceased was 18 years old or over - £650.00
  • Where deceased was stillborn or up to 17 years old - No fee

Interment - Cremated remains

  • Where deceased was 18 years old or over - £250.00
  • Where deceased was stillborn or up to 17 years old - No fee

Chapel use for a burial at Kingsdown cemetery

  • 30-minute slot - £215.00
  • 40-minute slot - £275.00

Attending burial of ashes

Fee applies when no funeral director or minister attends the burial.

  • Where deceased was 18 years old or over - £65.00
  • Where deceased was stillborn or up to 17 years old - No fee

Memorial permit

Fee pays for the right to erect or place a memorial on a grave.

  • Flat stone/kerb stone - £345.00
  • Headstone (up to three feet) - £225.00
  • Cremation tablet - £95.00
  • Additional inscription (added to existing memorial) - £70.00
  • Vase with inscription (new base) - £95.00
  • Vase with inscription (placed on existing base) - £70.00
  • Baby section memorial/headstone - £95.00

Grave maintenance

  • Re-turf - £75.00
  • Maintenance - £80.00
  • Maintenance and planting - £105.00

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Exhumation

  • Cremated remains exhumation from cemetery - £260.00
  • Cremated remains from cemetery (baby or child) - £32.00
  • Full body exhumation - Price on enquiry

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Miscellaneous fees

  • Certificate of entry in burial register - £10.00
  • Searching register of burials - £29.00
  • Transfer of grave ownership - £60.00

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