Bereavements cost information

This page features a list of cemetery and crematorium costs. It doesn't include funeral directors' fees or registration charges.

These are the current prices, including VAT where it applies.

Interments *
Standard interment (person 18 and over) - £839
Cremated remains - £258
Extra depth per foot or part - £234
Child under 18 years - no charge

Additional requested works above standard grave excavation operations - price on application

Right of Burial in Earthen Grave (50 years) *
Harlow Hill and Grove Road Cemeteries - £1,409
Other Cemeteries - £1,227
Cremated remains - £554
Child under 18 years - no charge
In woodland grave (residents of Harrogate Borough Council only) - £1,023
Deed of Transfer of Exclusive Right - £55
Bricked grave - price on application

* (these charges apply to recent past residents wishing to be interred. In the case of non-residents, the above fees are increased by 50% in accordance with the policy agreed with Director of Community and the Cabinet Member)

Bereavement cremations
Standard cremation fee - £908
Child under 18 years - no charge
Body part (original cremation in the Harrogate district) - £48
Body part (original cremation outside the Harrogate district) - £105
Communal funeral per batch - £58
The cremation fee includes use of chapel, waiting room, etc. and all attendances after the coffin is placed on the catafalque; music; disposal of ashes and Medical Referee's fee - (excluding cremation of body parts).

Bereavement memorials and inscriptions
Right to erect a headstone (some size restrictions apply) - £195
Right to lay a tablet in infants section - £81
Right to place a Vase/Tablet up to 250mm - £131
Purchase a concrete shoe - £45
Additional inscription - £87
Memorial seat (inclusive of bronze plaque for 12 year period) - price on application
Memorial seat renewal (retaining existing seat/plaque/base for 12 year period) - £292
Memorial seat renewal (with new seat/plaque for 12 year period) - price on application
Bronze plaque on kerb (for 12 year period) - £441
Renewal plaque on kerb (for further 12 year period) - £223
Replacement plaque on kerb (for remainder of existing period) - £214
Memorial tree renewal (retaining existing plaque for 12 year period) - £334
Memorial tree renewal (including new block/plaque for 12 year period) - £679
Additional tree plaque (for 12 year period) - £340
Wooden memorial board plaque for 12 year period - £105
Memorial tree with label (75mm x 100mm) (for 12 year period) - £220
Bronze baby plaque for 12 year period - £166

Columbarium niche for two (25 year period includes fascia tablet with 80 letters) - £515
Columbarium extra letters - £5 each
Separate deposit of cremated remains in Niche - £28
Enamel plaque on niche tablet - price on application
Emblem design on niche tablet - price on application
Renewal of niche for two (25 year period retaining existing fascia tablet) - £428
Renewal of niche for two (25 year period including new fascia tablet with up to 80 letters) - £502
Columbarium vase block (includes plaque and flower holder for 12 year period) - £442
Renewal of vase block for 12 years with new plaque - £434
Renewal of columbarium vase block (12 year period retaining existing plaque) - £241
Columbarium vase block replacement plaque (for the remainder of the existing period) - £217
Birdbath plaque for 12 year period (various sizes) prices from - £194 to £420
Photo/Emblem design on birdbath plaque - price on application
Wall unit tablet (8" x 4") for 12 year period - £269
Photo/Emblem design on wall unit tablet - price on application

Book of Remembrance
Book of Remembrance two line entry (inclusive of swipe card) - £101
Book of Remembrance five line entry (inclusive of swipe card) - £156
Book of Remembrance eight line entry (inclusive of swipe card) - £199
Book of Remembrance Motif (five or eight line entry only) - £73
Book of Remembrance two line temporary entry - £31
Book of Remembrance five line temporary entry - £36
Book of Remembrance eight line temporary entry - £38
Miniature book with two lines - £95
Miniature book with five lines - £125
Miniature book with eight lines - £133
Additional entry in miniature book with two lines - £41
Additional entry in miniature book with five lines - £49
Additional entry in miniature book with eight lines - £53
Memorial card/baby card two line entry - £22
Memorial card/baby card five line entry - £28
Memorial card/baby card eight line entry - £33
Motif for card (two-eight line entry) - £52
Electronic Book of Remembrance - first swipe card existing entries - £27
Electronic Book of Remembrance - additional swipe card - £18
Electronic Book of Remembrance - extra screen - £72

Bereavement miscellaneous
Grave deed amendments - £32
Preparation and registration of a 'Deed of Transfer of Exclusive Right of Burial' - £55
Search fee over half hour and subsequent part thereof - £16
Exhumation of cremated remains - price on application
Exhumation of a full body - price on application
Use of organ - £31
Use of Stonefall Chapel for memorial services/burial services - £182
Use of Chapel of Rest (Ripon) - £27 (per 24 hours or part)
Use of Ripon Chapel for service - £65
Temporary deposit of cremated remains - £25 (per month after 1st month)
Metal urns - £46
Wooden casket - £72
Strewing of cremated remains from elsewhere - £72
Forwarding of remains (including special postal casket) - £72 (additional charges for courier)
Flower container - £11