Cemetery and crematorium fees

Cremation

Cremation service

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

  • Unattended service - £415.00
  • Short service (15-minute) 9.00am to 9.15am - £515.00
  • Early morning service (20-minute) 9.30am - £715.00
  • 30 minutes (allowing for a 20-minute service) 10.00am to 3.45pm - £815.00
  • 45 minutes (allowing for a 30-minute service) 10.30am to 3.45pm - £915.00
  • Double service time (40 mins)* - £330.00

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) - £85.00
  • Double service time (40 mins)* - £330.00

*Double service time can be applied to any service after 10.00am.

  • Service overrun fee (exceeds five minutes over the allocated time) - £80.00

Other cremation fees

  • Cancelling a booking (seven calendar days before the cremation booked) - £90.00
  • Use of crematorium chapel for a memorial service (30 minutes) - £250.00
  • Use of crematorium chapel for a memorial service (40 minutes) - £330.00
  • Live webcast of service - £26.00
  • Live webcast of service, plus further 28 days' viewing - £42.00
  • DVD, Blu-ray or USB recording - £56.00
  • Additional copies of the above - £27.00
  • Single photo tribute - £14.00
  • Simple slideshow (up to 25 photographs) - £42.00
  • Professional photo tribute (up to 25 photographs, professionally edited to music) - £78.00
  • Family-supplied video - £20.00
  • Additional 25 photographs added to tribute - £20.00
  • Copy of tribute on DVD, Blu-ray or USB - £20.00
  • Cremated remains casket (for burial) - £80.00
  • Cremated remains casket (not for burial) inc VAT - £96.00
  • Witnessing burial in Lawn of Remembrance/Scattering in trees area - £28.00
  • Cremated remains from another crematorium (lawn or trees) - £80.00
  • Holding coffin before a service (up to 24 hours) - £28.00
  • Searching cremation records - £32.00
  • Certificate of cremation - £8.00
  • Temporary deposit of cremated remains - £30.00 (per month)
  • Professional photo download link - £11.00

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Memorials

Book of Remembrance

  • Two-line entry - £70.00
  • Five-line entry - £110.00
  • Eight-line entry - £190.00
  • Five-line entry with flower - £245.00
  • Five-line entry with badge/emblem - £265.00
  • Eight-line entry with flower - £340.00
  • Eight-line entry with badge/emblem - £360.00

Wall plaque

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes granite plaque and inscription) - £325.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £150.00
  • Replacement plaque (does not extend lease) - £175.00
  • Photo-plaque - Price on enquiry

Vase block tablet

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes bronze plaque and inscription) - £415.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £220.00
  • Replacement plaque (does not extend lease) - £195.00
  • Large plaque - £475.00
  • Replacement plaque - £215.00

Flower room plaque

  • Cost of a plaque for a period of ten years - £155.00
  • Motif (additional cost) - £20.00

Standard rose bushes

  • Five year lease - £315.00
  • Ten year lease - £475.00

Memorial tree scheme

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes bronze plaque and inscription) - £600.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £360.00
  • Replacement/additional plaque (does not extend lease) - £145.00
  • Replacement black metal plaque - £55.00

Remembrance plaque (located in Trees of Remembrance area)

  • Ten-year initial lease (includes bronze plaque and inscription) - £310.00
  • Motif (additional cost) - £20.00
  • Colour of plaque - green or blue (additional cost) - £20.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £160.00
  • Replacement/additional plaque (does not extend lease) - £130.00

Ashes niche

Cremated remains are placed within a chamber. Cost includes granite plaque, up to 80 characters inscription, urns and flower vases on a permanent lease. Two designs available:

  • Book - £1,900.00
  • Heart - £1,700.00
  • Additional photo-plaques or pictures - Price on enquiry

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 - £450.00
  • Renewal for a further ten years - £160.00
  • Replacement plaque (does not extend lease) - £220.00

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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) - £555.00
  • Selected plot (end plots by path only, limited availability) - £645.00

Lawn grave (single depth plot)

  • No selection (plot allocated by the council) - £1,155.00
  • Selected plot in second row (indicated yellow on plan) - £1,385.00
  • Selected plot in first row (indicated green on plan) - £1,500.00
  • Lawn grave (single depth plot)

Lawn grave (double depth plot)

  • No selection (plot allocated by the council) - £1,355.00
  • Selected plot in second row (indicated yellow on plan) - £1,585.00
  • Selected plot in first row (indicated green on plan) - £1,700.00
  • Lawn grave (single depth plot)

Traditional grave (single depth plot)

  • No selection (plot allocated by the council) - £1,680.00

Traditional grave (double depth plot)

  • No selection (plot allocated by the council) - £1,880.00

Eco grave

  • No Selection, no purchase in reserve, single depth only. No memorials. Inclusive of interment fee - £1,155.00

Baby grave

  • Room for interment of one baby - No fee
  • For a non-resident of Swindon borough - £70.00

Interment - Burial

At Kingsdown, Whitworth Road and Radnor Street cemeteries.

  • Where deceased was 18 years old or over - £750.00 (single depth)
  • Where deceased was 18 years old or over - £850.00 (double depth)
  • Where deceased was stillborn or up to 17 years old - No fee

Interment - Cremated remains

At Kingsdown, Whitworth Road and Radnor Street cemeteries.

  • Where deceased was 18 years old or over - £285.00
  • Where deceased was stillborn or up to 17 years old - No fee

Chapel use for a burial at Kingsdown cemetery

Where the deceased was 18 years old or over:

  • 30-minute slot - £250.00
  • 40-minute slot - £330.00

Where the deceased was stillborn or up to 17 years old:

  • 30-minute slot - £80.00
  • 40-minute slot - £110.00

Graveside Services

  • Graveside service (30 minutes duration) - No fee
  • Graveside service (anytime over 30 minutes up to a further 30 minutes) - £200.00

Attending burial of ashes

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

  • Where deceased was 18 years old or over - £75.00
  • 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) - £235.00
  • Cremation tablet - £110.00
  • Additional inscription (added to existing memorial) - £80.00
  • Vase with inscription (new base) - £110.00
  • Vase with inscription (placed on existing base) - £80.00
  • Baby section memorial/headstone - £110.00

Grave maintenance

  • Re-turf - £86.00
  • Maintenance - £95.00
  • Maintenance and planting - £120.00

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Exhumation

  • Cremated remains exhumation from cemetery - £300.00
  • Cremated remains from cemetery (baby or child) - £34.00
  • Full body exhumation - Price on enquiry

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Miscellaneous fees

  • Certificate of entry in burial register - £13.00
  • Searching register of burials - £32.00
  • Transfer of grave ownership - £70.00
  • Late arrival for a burial fee - £80.00

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