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 memorialDescription2018-19 price2019-20 price
Book of Remembrance2-line inscription£87£90
Book of Remembrance5-line inscription£115£118
Book of Remembrance8-line inscription£153£160
Book of RemembranceBadge, Crest or Floral motif (extra with 5 or 8 line inscription)£80£82
Miniature Books of Remembrance2-line inscription£69£71
Miniature Books of Remembrance5-line inscription£88£91
Miniature Books of Remembrance8-line inscription£98£101
Miniature Books of RemembranceBadge, Crest or Floral motif (extra with 5 or 8 line inscription)£64£66
Remembrance Card2-line inscription£26£27
Remembrance Card5-line inscription£34£35

TypeDescription2018-19 price2019-20 price
Cremation feesFoetal remains or a child under sixteen (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)No chargeNo charge
Cremation feesA person whose aged sixteen or more (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)£730£777
Cremation feesA person whose age exceeded sixteen years (no service, takes place before 9:30am)£630£670
Cremation feesAll cremations outside normal hours (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)£1,185£1,263
Cremation feesBody part with service (includes organ and Wesley Music System but not organist)£191£203
Cremation feesBody part without service£142£151
Wesley Additional ServicesWebcasting of service£88£91
Wesley Additional ServicesUSB recording of service£88£91
Wesley Additional ServicesAdditional copy of USB£34£35
Wesley Additional ServicesAudio USB recording of service£59£61

Item2018-19 price2019-20 price
Columbarium Niche for 25 years (inclusive of first interment): Resident£397£409
Columbarium Niche for 25 years (inclusive of first interment): Non-resident£794£818
2nd, 3rd and 4th interment (subject to available capacity within niche): Resident£59£61
2nd, 3rd and 4th interment (subject to available capacity within niche): Non-resident£118£122
Columbarium granite front tablet with inscription (maximum characters apply)£114£117
Columbarium Motif£62£64
Columbarium Ceramic Photo£86£89
Aluminium Urn£37£38
The non-resident prices apply if the person to be interred was not a Chelmsford resident at the time of death.

TypeDescription2018-19 price2019-20 price
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Resident£1,082£1,152
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Non-resident£2,164£2,304
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years, prior to need (includes the rights to place a memorial): Resident£2,163£2,304
Exclusive rights of burialGrave purchase for 50 years, prior to need (includes the rights to place a memorial): Non-resident£4,326£4,608
Exclusive rights of burialCremated remains plot for 25 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Resident£433£461
Exclusive rights of burialCremated remains plot for 25 years (includes the rights to place a memorial): Non-resident£866£922
IntermentFoetal Remains or a child whose age did not exceed four years: Resident£57£59
IntermentFoetal Remains or a child whose age did not exceed four years: Non-resident£114£118
IntermentA child whose age exceeded four years but did not exceed sixteen years: Resident£155£160
IntermentA child whose age exceeded four years but did not exceed sixteen years: Non-resident£310£320
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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