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£167
Detached vase block and tablets (each)£112
Full memorial on each single grave space£530
Kerb surround on each single grave space£425
Full memorial on a double grave space£950
Chippings and/or coverslab/paving on adult grave£91
Full memorial on a half grave space for an infant£180
Full memorial on a half grave space for cremated remains£282
Each additional inscription after the first£104
Laying down unsafe memorial£111
Memorials for lease 
Metal memorial plaque (10 year lease, renewable) - single£308
Metal memorial plaque (10 year lease, renewable) - double£485
Leather commemorative panels £198
The Herne tablet and Herne Meadow tablet (10 year lease, renewable)£567
Remembrance posies and commemorative vases, per vase, 2 year lease£96
Book entries (not exceeding two lines)£90
Book entries (three to five lines)£140
Memorial cards (not exceeding two lines)£50
Memorial cards (three to five lines)£80
Special crests£75
Baby in hand and baby in shell tablet (small)£161
Baby in hand and baby in shell (medium)£200
Baby in hand and baby in shell (large)£269
Grave maintenance 
Annual upkeep; two plantings per year on full memorial style graves only£643
Annual upkeep; 10 year perennial planting on full memorial style graves only£428
Ground cover roses and bulbs – 10 year maintenance£428
Grave levelling and turfing/grass seeding£161
Grave maintenance contribution for adult interment (coffin)£258
Grave maintenance contribution for adult interment (cremated remains)£94
Exhumations 
Exhumation service fee (includes up to 10 hours of Registrar time and Environmental Health Officer time and ancillary costs)£3,230
Hourly rate for additional Registrar and Environmental Health Officer time£99