Fees and charges

All costs are for 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Grave Costs

Type of plot

Residents

Non-residents

Adult grave - exclusive right and erection of memorial

£2,243

£8,972

Grave purchased in advance of use

£2,597

£10,388

Extension of right to use the grave for ten years

£389

£1,556

Front row grave - prime location

£2,441

£9,764

Cremated remains plot

£675

£2,700

Cremated remains plot purchased in advance of use

£1,126

£4,504

Transfer of grave ownership

£88

£88

Deed copies

£31

£31

Appointment to select a grave

£57

£57

Burial costs

Type of plot

Residents

Non-residents

Single depth - Coffin

£895

£3,580

Single depth - Casket

£1,219

£4,876

Double depth - Coffin

£1,139

£4,556

Double depth - Casket

£1,437

£5,748

Triple depth - Coffin

£1,465

£5,860

Triple depth - Casket

£1,681

£6,724

Burial of cremated remains - one set

£202

£808

Burial of cremated remains - two sets

£404

£1,616

Burial of cremated remains - three sets

£604

£2,416

Unpurchased grave for person one year or older

£726

£2,904

New purchased grave for babies up to one year

No charge

£333

New purchased grave for child from one to five years

No charge

£458

New purchased grave for child from six to 17 years

No charge

£791

Babies and children up to 17 years burial fee

No charge

£216

Use of chapel   (for 30 minutes)

£91

£91

Grave top up

£62

£62

Alteration to coffin size after initial booking

£83

£83

Alteration or cancellation to funeral booking

£83

£83

Please note that Saturday burials are charged at double the fee listed for both residents and non-residents.

Memorial costs - Removal and replacement

Description

Cost

Headstone

£164

Memorial 182 x 61cm (6' x 2')

£208

Memorial 244 x 92cm (8' x 3')

£255

Memorial costs - Garden of Remembrance        

Description

Cost

Scattering of cremated remains and plaque dedicated for five years

£345

Plaque and boulder dedicated for five years

£572

Renewal of dedication for a further five years

£208

Memorial costs - Other memorials         

Description

Cost

Memorial bench with plaque dedicated for 10 years

£1,374

Renewal of dedication for a further 10 years

£213

New plaque on existing bench for 10 years

£250

Memorial permit fees

Description

Cost

Headstone only

£166

Full kerb memorial

£276

New kerb surround to existing headstone

£163

Tablet or vase

£70

Additional inscription

£70

Re-moulding

£70

Memorial cleaning

£70

Photo plaques

£70

Fixing or levelling

£70

Chip beds

£70

Chippings

£70

Cover slabs

£70

Cremation plot headstone and kerb

£166

Cremation plot headstone only

£70

Cremation plot tablet or vase

£70

Grave maintenance costs

Maintenance type

One year

Five years

10 years

Turfing (levelling) - one-off cost

£86

Not applicable

Not applicable

Attention (weeding, cutting)

£70

£357

£597

Planting

£154

£648

£1,129

Genealogical search or cemetery search

Description

Cost

Full details of deceased supplied by enquirer

£62

Location of grave at cemetery / site appointment

£62

Resident fees for burials

You qualify for resident prices for burials if the deceased:

  • was a resident of Royal Greenwich at the time of death
  • was the owner of a grave and was a resident when the burial was bought
  • was a near relative (next of kin) of the owner of the grave, and the owner is a resident
  • passed away outside the borough (such as in a nursing home or in the care of a relative) but was a resident of Royal Greenwich for some time.

Proof of residency

You must provide proof of residency (for example electoral roll papers or Council Tax bills) when you book the burial.

You can also contact the following for proof of residency:

Greenwich Heritage Centre - for ten years old or more

the Electoral Office at elect@royalgreenwich.gov.uk - for less than ten years