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Bereavement Services - burial and cremation

Cremation charges

Bereavement Services provides a range of cremation and memorial options. Below is a list of charges as of 1 April 2020:

There will be no miscellaneous cremation charges for children aged 17 years and under
Cremation (60 minute slot) £653.71
Cremation (30 minute slot) £568.41
Direct Cremation  £402.86
There will be no charges for children aged 17 years and under
Miscellaneous cremation charges
Double service time £250.84
Disposal of Ashes from other crematoria £73.06
Temporary storage of Ashes - first and second month only No charge
Temporary storage of Ashes (per month) £27.26
Purchase an urn £20.54
Purchase decorative urns (variety of styles - refer to Crematorium Office) By arrangement
Purchase standard wooden casket £39.81
Certified extract of Register of Cremation £19.90
Postage of cremated remains By arrangement
Use of Service Room only (per service time slot) £250.84


Cremation Service times are during the following hours:

Monday – Friday from 8am to 4pm (inclusive)
Saturday from 8.30am to 12 noon (inclusive)
60 minute service slots: 9am to 3pm (inclusive)
30 minute service slots: 8.30am and 4pm
Direct cremation times: 8am and 8.15am

These times are inclusive of public holidays with the exception of Christmas and New Year holidays.

Bereavement Services

Phone: 0303 123 1016
Email: Bereavement Services