Bereavement services fees and charges
Fees are for 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2018
- the use of the chapel
- chapel attendant
- the playing of recorded music using CDS, MP3 players and Music Engine where available
- use of organ (organist must be provided)
- medical referee fee
- provision of one container for the cremated remains and the scattering of cremated remains on a weekday by appointment.
The fees apply at both Lambeth and West Norwood Crematoria.
|Adult Cremation (16 years or over)||£640|
|Double adult cremation (one service)||£960|
|Early morning cremation service - 30 minutes only (8.30am and 9am)||£315|
|Cremation of a child (5 and 15 years old)||£285|
|Cremation of a child (under 5 years old)||£0|
|Cremation on Saturday morning (by arrangement only)||£1,010|
|Cremation on a Sunday morning (by arrangement only)||£1,912|
Chapel and service fees
|Additional crematorium chapel time or memorial service (45 minutes)||£127|
|Late to crematorium or missing allocated time slot*||£142|
|Late Cancellation fee (for notice less than 48 hours before service)||£142|
*This fee is levied to the funeral director who is responsible for the timing of the cortege.
Cremated remains fees
|Scattering cremated remains from another crematorium||£107|
|Weekend surcharge for appointments||£329|
|Retention of cremated remains after the first month||£100|
|Overseas certificate (must be ordered from the office)||£34|
|Certified extract from the cremated remains register||£34|
|Witness charge (by arrangement only at Lambeth)||£40|
|Transfer of exclusive rights of burial||£82|
|Search fee (per name)||£8|
|Additional cremated remains container||£40|
|Cremation bond – prepaid cremation fee||£640|
Lambeth and Wandsworth residents
Proof of residence in Lambeth or Wandsworth is required.
|Person||Exclusive Rights of Burial||Fee|
|Adult grave (16 years old and over)||25 years||£2,704|
|Adult grave (16 years old and over)||50 years||£4,713|
|Adult grave (16 years old and over)||75 years||£6,654|
|Child grave (0 to 4 years old)||25 years||£612|
|Child grave (5 to 15 years old)||25 years||£1,196|
|Person||Exclusive Rights of Burial||Fee|
|Adult grave (16 years old and over)||25 years||£4,434|
|Adult grave (16 years old and over)||50 years||£8,111|
|Adult grave (16 years old and over)||75 years||£11,832|
|Child grave (0 to 4 years old)||25 years||£1,378|
|Child grave (5 to 15 years old)||25 years||£2,739|
Proof of residence in Lambeth or Wandsworth is required to pay the resident price.
|Cremated remains grave||£1,620||£5,465|
|Cremation circle grave||£2,066||£4,131|
Prices for interment in private vaults will be given when applications are made.
There is a fee of £62 for testing grave depth. Tests must be requested.
Chambers and mausoleums
The same fees apply for resident and non-residents of Lambeth and Wandsworth.
|Purchase of exclusive rights for 50 years for burial chamber*||£9,260|
|Purchase of exclusive rights for 50 years for side-charging mausoleum||£9,260|
|Side-charging mausoleum front piece inscription||Price on application|
|Second inscription to existing tablet||Price on application|
|Photo plaque to be added to chamber tablet||£168|
*This includes the first 80 letters on in situ memorial and first interment. Please note this is a new design and can accommodate two American style caskets.
|Adult interment fee||£1,344|
|Child interment fee (over five years)||£792|
|Cremated remains interment||£191|
|Interment in adult public grave (Lambeth Cemetery only)||£2,560|
|Second Interment in a burial chamber||£674|
|Oversize coffin fee (over 6’6 by 26)||£674|
We must be notified and agree to coffin sizes over 6’6 by 26’ 48 hours before the interment.
Burial chapel fees
|Use of burial chapel (30 minutes)||£79|
|Additional service time in burial chapel (30 minutes)||£79|
|Late to burial graveside or chapel or missing allocated time slot||£142|
|Late cancellation fee (notice being received less than 48 hours before service)||£142|
|Saturday morning burial surcharge (by arrangement only)||£856|
|Sunday morning burial surcharge (by arrangement only)||£1,178|
|Weekend surcharge for interment of cremated remains||£329|
Burial memorial fees
Please check the regulations of the relevant cemetery before submitting a permit. You'll need to ensure that if is consecrated ground that you also complete a faculty application.
|Rights to place a memorial on a private grave for 25 years||£224|
|Rights to add kerbs (Lambeth only where available)||£112|
|Rights to place a full memorial (Lambeth only)||£306|
|Replacement memorial or additional inscription on existing memorials||£112|
|Permit to add a new photo plaque to existing memorial (Lambeth only)||£112|
|Cleaning or renovation (permit required)||No fee|
|Grave care maintenance (appointment only where available)||Price on application|
|Renew top soil (where available)||£105|
Type | Fee Exhumation of a coffin from a private grave | £3,912 Exhumation of cremated remains from a private grave | £1,800 Exhumation of cremated remains from a cremated remains grave | £680