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Memorial fees

Fees must be paid in advance and VAT is included where applicable.

Grave memorial permitsFee
Headstone within permitted dimensions not exceeding 4' in height£172
Detached vase block and tablets (each)£115
Full memorial on each single grave space£545
Kerb surround on each single grave space£437
Full memorial on a double grave space£978
Chippings and/or coverslab/paving on adult grave£93
Full memorial on a half grave space for an infant£185
Full memorial on a half grave space for cremated remains£290
Each additional inscription after the first£107
Laying down unsafe memorial£114
Memorials for lease 
Metal memorial plaque (10 year lease, renewable) - single£317
Metal memorial plaque (10 year lease, renewable) - double£499
Leather commemorative panels £203
The Herne tablet and Herne Meadow tablet (10 year lease, renewable)£584
Remembrance posies and commemorative vases, per vase, 2 year lease£98
Book entries (not exceeding two lines)£92
Book entries (three to five lines)£144
Memorial cards (not exceeding two lines)£51
Memorial cards (three to five lines)£82
Special crests£77
Baby in hand and baby in shell tablet (small)£165
Baby in hand and baby in shell (medium)£206
Baby in hand and baby in shell (large)£277
Grave maintenance 
Annual upkeep; two plantings per year on full memorial style graves only£662
Annual upkeep; 10 year perennial planting on full memorial style graves only£440
Ground cover roses and bulbs – 10 year maintenance£440
Grave levelling and turfing/grass seeding£165
Grave maintenance contribution for adult interment (coffin)£265
Grave maintenance contribution for adult interment (cremated remains)£96
Exhumations 
Exhumation service fee (includes up to 10 hours of Registrar time and Environmental Health Officer time and ancillary costs)£3,326
Hourly rate for additional Registrar and Environmental Health Officer time£101