Chelmsford City Council

Fees and charges for the Cemetery and Crematorium

You will have to pay the correct fee when you arrange a funeral, service or memorial. 

You can use the tabs to find the prices for the type of service you want.

Type of memorialDescriptionPriceWhen valid
Book of Remembrance2-line inscription£871 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Book of Remembrance5-line inscription£1151 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Book of Remembrance8-line inscription£1531 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Book of RemembranceBadge, Crest or Floral motif (extra with 5 or 8 line inscription)£801 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Miniature Books of Remembrance2-line inscription£691 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Miniature Books of Remembrance5-line inscription£881 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Miniature Books of Remembrance8-line inscription£981 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Miniature Books of RemembranceBadge, Crest or Floral motif (extra with 5 or 8 line inscription)£641 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Remembrance Card2-line inscription£261 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Remembrance Card5-line inscription£341 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

TypeDescriptionPriceWhen valid
Cremation feesFoetal remains or a child under sixteen (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)No charge1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Cremation feesA person whose aged sixteen or more (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)£7301 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Cremation feesA person whose age exceeded sixteen years – no service (takes place before 9:30am)£6301 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Cremation feesAll cremations outside normal hours (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)£1,1851 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Cremation feesBody part with service (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)£1911 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Cremation feesBody part without service£1421 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Wesley Additional ServicesWebcasting of service (South Chapel only)£881 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Wesley Additional ServicesUSB recording of service£881 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Wesley Additional ServicesAdditional copy of USB£341 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Wesley Additional ServicesAudio USB recording of service£591 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

ItemPriceWhen valid
Columbarium Niche for 25 years (inclusive of first interment): Resident£3971 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Columbarium Niche for 25 years (inclusive of first interment): Non-resident£7941 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
2nd, 3rd and 4th interment (subject to available capacity within niche): Resident£591 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
2nd, 3rd and 4th interment (subject to available capacity within niche): Non-resident£1181 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Columbarium granite front tablet with inscription (maximum characters apply)£1141 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Columbarium Motif£621 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Columbarium Ceramic Photo£861 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Aluminium Urn£371 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
The non-resident prices apply if the person to be interred was not a Chelmsford resident at the time of death.

TypeDescriptionPriceWhen valid
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Resident£1,0821 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Non-resident£2,1641 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years, prior to need (includes the rights to place a memorial): Resident£2,1631 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years, prior to need (includes the rights to place a memorial): Non-resident£4,3261 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Exclusive rights of burialCremated remains plot for 25 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Resident£4331 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Exclusive rights of burialCremated remains plot for 25 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Non-resident£8661 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
IntermentFoetal Remains or a child whose age did not exceed four years: Resident£571 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
IntermentFoetal Remains or a child whose age did not exceed four years: Non-resident£1141 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
IntermentA child whose age exceeded four years but did not exceed sixteen years: Resident£1551 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
IntermentA child whose age exceeded four years but did not exceed sixteen years: Non-resident£3101 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
The non-resident prices apply if the person to be interred was not a Chelmsford resident at the time of death.
All prices include VAT where applicable.

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