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Fees and charges

The list of fees and charges for bereavement services 2021-2022.

 

Item Fee
Cremation of the body of a child under 18 years​ No Fee
Direct Cremation 8am, 8:15am, 8:30am or 8:45am (no attendance) £515.00
Early Chapel time 9am or 9:30am £721.00

Cremation of the body whose age exceeds 18 years (10am to 4pm)*

£845.00
Late Chapel time 4:30pm or 5pm* £905.00
Additional chapel time (1 hour service) £1,045.00
Saturday cremation and chapel service (when available) £1,195.00
Chapel attendant pall-bearing fee (prior arrangement only) £39.00
Early delivery of coffin in advance of a service £52.00
Same day collection of cremated remains (prior arrangement only) £52.00
Overrunning of chapel time 5 minutes + £361.00
Fee for late paperwork (must be received 48 hours before service)  £52.00
Use of chapel for non-funeral function per hour
Outside normal working hours
£381.00

*This fee includes use of chapel for 30 minutes, use of the Obitus Music System, services of Chapel Technician, medical referee fees, national environment levy for mercury abatement, provision of container for cremated remains, certificate for burial of cremated remains, unwitnessed interment of cremated remains in the Garden of Rest.

Item Fee
Purchase of scatter tube £20.00
Collection of cremated remains on a Saturday (when available) £80.00
Holding of cremated remains after 1 month 2 weeks (monthly fee) £41.00

Item Fee
Witnessed interment in Garden of Rest, or scattering in woodland £80.00
Witnessed interment in Garden of Rest, or scattering in woodland, on a Saturday £93.00
Interment in any purchased grave (witnessed or un-witnessed) £167.00
Saturday interment in any purchased grave £237.00
Fee for late paperwork (must be received 3 working days before service) £52.00

 

All fees below include the memorial permit fee but do not include the permit fee for kerb memorials or memorials over 36” high.

Taunton Deane Cemetery

Item Fee
Full grave for 75 years £1,076.00
Full grave for 100 years £1,215.00
Cremated remains grave for 75 years £778.00
Cremated remains grave for 100 years £897.00
Additional fee for pre-purchasing full graves only £155.00

St Mary’s Cemetery

Item Fee
Full grave for 75 years £1,076.00
Full grave for 100 years £1,215.00
Additional fee for pre-purchasing full graves only £155.00

Wellington Cemetery

Item Fee
Full grave for 75 years £1,076.00
Full grave for 100 years £1,215.00
Additional fee for pre-purchasing full graves only £155.00

 

The fees indicated below include the digging of the grave but do not include the walling of a vault or walled grave.

Item Fee
Of a body of a child up to the age of 18 No fee
For the body of a person whose age exceeds 18 years at single depth £721.00
For the body of a person whose age exceeds 18 years at double depth £845.00
For the body of a person whose age exceeds 18 years at treble depth £956.00
Burial in natural burial copse £958.00
Additional charge for Saturday burial (when available) £348.00
Fee for late paperwork (must be received 3 working days before service) £52.00

 

Item Fee
Burial service in Crematorium Chapel £200.00
Transfer of Exclusive Rights of Burial £72.00
Lifting and levelling of tablets and headstones £62.00
Turfing grave (one-off) including levelling and new turfs £41.00
Grave maintenance
Grass cut weekly and memorial washed twice a year (price per year)
£103.00
Exhumation of a full interment (depending on depth) from £3,100.00
Exhumation of Cremated Remains £191.00

Memorials and inscriptions may only be placed on a purchased grave.

In any “Traditional” section

Item Fee
Flat stone or kerbstone £224.00
Headstone up to 36 inches or cross with base, or a tablet £213.00
Inscribed stone vase £78.00

In any “Lawn” section

Item Fee
Headstone up to 36 inches or cross with base £213.00

In any “Monolith” section

Item Fee
Headstone up to 4 feet £213.00

 

Item Fee
Cremated Remains tablet or headstone up to 36 inches £213.00
Each removal of memorial for additional inscriptions £78.00
Re-fixing or making safe a memorial £78.00

 

Item Fee
Certified extract from the register of burials £41.00
Certified extract from the register of cremations £41.00
Register search £29.00
Refurbish pre-purchased wooden bench and plaque £103.00
Maintenance work costs for additional works unspecified within fees table £41.00 per hour

Item Fee
Provision of audio recording £49.00
Provision of DVD or USB £68.00
Webcast of live service £73.00
Webcast of live service and 28 day watch again £79.00
Provision of webcast and DVD or USB £97.00

Item Fee
Single photo holding picture £26.00
 Up to 25 photos simple slideshow £53.00
26 - 50 photos simple slideshow £87.00
Up to 25 photos professional slideshow £87.00
26 - 50 photos professional slideshow £106.00
Family supplied video £34.00
Copy of tribute on USB stick/DVD £27.00

Inscription into the Book of Memory, memorial cards, minature books (permanent)

Item Fee
Two line inscription £73.00
Five line inscription £95.00
Five line inscription with flower £163.00
Five line inscription with motif, badge, coat of arms etc. £186.00
Eight line inscription £134.00
Eight line inscription with flower £202.00
Eight line inscription with motif, badge, coat of arms etc. £226.00

Item Fee
Single panel £243.00
Extension of lease for single panel per 5 year period £42.00
Double panel £424.00
Extension of lease for double panel per 5 year period £74.00

Item Fee
Memorial tablet without vase containing 25 letters £476.00
Memorial tablet with vase containing 25 letters £560.00
Provision of flower container in existing tablet £80.00
Cost of renewal for 10 year period £258.00
Cost of renewal for 5 year period £134.00
Cost of renewal for 3 year period £83.00
Cost of renewal for 1 year period £31.00
Cost of each additional letter/number £4.00

Item Fee
Plaque £341.00
Cost of renewal for 5 year period £179.00
Cost of renewal for 3 year period £117.00
Cost of renewal for 1 year period £42.00
Refurbishment of current plaque £31.00

Item Fee
Plaque with text only £297.00
Plaque with text and motif £330.00
Plaque with photo £381.00
Extension of lease per 5 year period £42.00

Item Fee
Plaque with text only £530.00
Plaque with text and motif £561.00
Plaque with photo £599.00
Extension of lease per 5 year period £79.00

Item Fee
Plaque with text only £451.00
Plaque with text and motif £482.00
Plaque with photo £520.00
Extension of lease per 5 year period £79.00

Item Fee
Plaque with text only £404.00
Plaque with text and motif £435.00
Plaque with photo £488.00
Extension of lease per 5 year period £79.00

Item Fee
Natural slate plaque in Memorial Walkway £391.00

Item Fee
Engraved inscription on memorial tread of boardwalk £206.00

Engraved inscription on cast bronze plaque in woodland and copse - £182.00

Item Fee
Sanctum above ground vault for 75 years £1,221.00
Open book interment plot for 75 years (available date TBC) £1,221.00
Double leaf above ground vault for 75 years £1,221.00
Single leaf above ground vault for 75 years £865.00
Vase holder (leaf vault only) £200.00
Inscription on vault (including 80 characters) £148.00
Additional characters on inscription £1.96 each
Standard design in addition to inscription £52.00
Large or bespoke design fee dependant on size, detail etc. Price provided on application

Item Fee
Sanctum Columbarium Niche for 75 years £1,221.00

Choice of 5 classic colours. Items (excluding earrings and charms) can be diamond point engraved with a personal message of up to 25 characters. A specific brochure on these items is available for further information.

Item Fee
Paperweight £465.00

 

Item

Type and fee Type and fee Type and fee
Tribute Ring Silver - £313.00 Gold - £398.00 White Gold - £419.00
Signet Ring Silver - £365.00 Gold - £451.00 White Gold - £525.00
Round Pendant Silver - £259.00 Gold - £397.00 White Gold - £451.00
Long Pendant Silver - £313.00 Gold - £419.00 White Gold - £472.00
Cufflinks Silver - £365.00 Gold - £599.00 White Gold - £631.00
Earrings Silver - £207.00 Gold - £365.00 White Gold - £419.00
Heart Ring Silver - £345.00 Gold - £419.00 White Gold - £451.00
Heart Pendant Silver - £313.00 Gold - £451.00 White Gold - £504.00
Charm Bead Silver - £133.00 Gold - £185.00 White Gold - £207.00

Item Fee
Baby cast bronze memorial plaque £107.00
Granite pedestal plaque * £146.00
Teddy pedestal plaque * £146.00
Ellie elephant columbarium niche * £270.00
* Standard design in addition to inscription £52.00