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) - £860
Cremated remains - £265
Extra depth per foot or part - £240
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 - £1,444
Other Cemeteries - £1,258
Cremated remains - £568
Child under 18 years - no charge
In woodland grave (residents of Harrogate Borough Council only) - £1,048
Deed of Transfer of Exclusive Right - £56
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 - £931
Child under 18 years - no charge
Body part (original cremation in the Harrogate district) - £49
Body part (original cremation outside the Harrogate district) - £108
Communal funeral per batch - £59
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) - £200
Right to lay a tablet in infants section - £83
Right to place a Vase/Tablet up to 250mm - £134
Purchase a concrete shoe - £46
Additional inscription - £89
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) - £229
Memorial seat renewal (with new seat/plaque for 12 year period) - price on application
Bronze plaque on kerb (for 12 year period) - £452
Renewal plaque on kerb (for further 12 year period) - £229
Replacement plaque on kerb (for remainder of existing period) - £219
Memorial tree renewal (retaining existing plaque for 12 year period) - £342
Memorial tree renewal (including new block/plaque for 12 year period) - £696
Additional tree plaque (for 12 year period) - £349
Wooden memorial board plaque for 12 year period - £108
Memorial tree with label (75mm x 100mm) (for 12 year period) - £226
Bronze baby plaque for 12 year period - £170

Columbarium niche for two (25 year period includes fascia tablet with 80 letters) - £528
Columbarium extra letters - £5 each
Separate deposit of cremated remains in Niche - £29
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) - £439
Renewal of niche for two (25 year period including new fascia tablet with up to 80 letters) - £515
Columbarium vase block (includes plaque and flower holder for 12 year period) - £453
Renewal of vase block for 12 years with new plaque - £445
Renewal of columbarium vase block (12 year period retaining existing plaque) - £247
Columbarium vase block replacement plaque (for the remainder of the existing period) - £222
Birdbath plaque for 12 year period (various sizes) prices from - £199 to £431
Photo/Emblem design on birdbath plaque - price on application
Wall unit tablet (8" x 4") for 12 year period - £276
Photo/Emblem design on wall unit tablet - price on application

Book of Remembrance
Book of Remembrance two line entry (inclusive of swipe card) - £104
Book of Remembrance five line entry (inclusive of swipe card) - £160
Book of Remembrance eight line entry (inclusive of swipe card) - £204
Book of Remembrance Motif (five or eight line entry only) - £75
Book of Remembrance two line temporary entry - £32
Book of Remembrance five line temporary entry - £37
Book of Remembrance eight line temporary entry - £39
Miniature book with two lines - £97
Miniature book with five lines - £128
Miniature book with eight lines - £136
Additional entry in miniature book with two lines - £42
Additional entry in miniature book with five lines - £50
Additional entry in miniature book with eight lines - £55
Memorial card/baby card two line entry - £23
Memorial card/baby card five line entry - £29
Memorial card/baby card eight line entry - £34
Motif for card (two-eight line entry) - £53
Electronic Book of Remembrance - first swipe card existing entries - £28
Electronic Book of Remembrance - additional swipe card - £19
Electronic Book of Remembrance - extra screen - £74

Bereavement miscellaneous
Grave deed amendments - £33
Preparation and registration of a 'Deed of Transfer of Exclusive Right of Burial' - £56
Search fee over half hour and subsequent part thereof - £17
Exhumation of cremated remains - price on application
Exhumation of a full body - price on application
Use of organ - £32
Use of Stonefall Chapel for memorial services/burial services - £187
Use of Chapel of Rest (Ripon) - £28 (per 24 hours or part)
Use of Ripon Chapel for service - £67
Temporary deposit of cremated remains - £26 (per month after 1st month)
Metal urns - £47
Wooden casket - £74
Strewing of cremated remains from elsewhere - £74
Forwarding of remains (including special postal casket) - £74 (additional charges for courier)
Flower container - £12