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Cemeteries and Crematorium Fees and Charges

 

Bereavement Services

(From 045 April 2022)

The Council provides cemeteries at Ashton, Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Dukinfield, Hyde, Mossley and Mottram and has a crematorium in Dukinfield.

Scale of Charges

Fees

Cemeteries

Exclusive Right of Burial (Resident)

£1005

Exclusive Right of Burial (Non-Resident)

£1770

Interment Fee – (Payable by The Children’s Funeral Fund and not by the family)
 (Aged 17 years and under) excluding stillbirths

£955

Interment fee - stillbirths (Payable by The Children’s Funeral Fund and not by the family) £220

Interment Fee (Resident - Aged 18 years and over)

£955

Interment Fee (Non-Resident)
Aged 18 years & over

£1780

Widening of Grave

£150

Use of Chapel

£130

Interment of Cremated Remains (Resident)

£220

Interment of Cremated Remains (Non-Resident)

£410

Burial/Cremation of Body parts or Blocks & Slides

£75

Muslim Burial Chamber £750

Providing a Double Chamber Vault

£3605

Bricking of Semi Vaults

£620

Timbering of Graves

£495

Temporary Grave Marker for New Graves

£95

Right to Erect a Headstone

£180

Right to retrofit Kerbs to Headstone

£55

Inscription Fee on Headstone or Kerb

£55

Foundations to Monuments

£180

Removal of Kerbs for Purpose of Burial

£85

Removal of unauthorised railings/edgings etc, for purpose of Burial

£85

Right to Place a Vase

£20

Searching Register (per grave)

£25

A Wooden Casket for Cremated Remains

£75

Use of Droylsden Chapel Organ

£28

Transfer of Ownership including 1 Deed

£85

Duplicate Grave Deed (to grave owner only)

£25

Selection of Grave / Bench

£55

Extract of Burial/Cremation Register

£25

Weekend/Bank Holiday on cost (Muslim Interments)

£525

Renewal of plaques for 10 years

£105

Transfer of plaque to new position

£40

New Grave using Chapel (Deceased and Purchaser both Residents)

£2365

New Grave using Chapel (Deceased and Purchaser both Non-Resident)

£3955

New Grave using Chapel (Deceased - Resident, Purchaser - Non-Resident)

£3130

New Grave using Chapel (Deceased - Non-Resident, Purchaser - Resident)

£3190

New Grave Direct (Deceased and Purchaser both Resident)

£2235

New Grave Direct (Deceased and Purchaser both Non-Resident)

£3825

New Grave Direct (Deceased - Resident, Purchaser - Non-Resident)

£3000

New Grave Direct (Deceased - Non-Resident, Purchaser - Resident)

£3060

Purchase Without Interment (Purchaser - Resident)

£1185

Purchase Without Interment (Purchaser - Non-Resident)

£1950

New Grave for Cremated Remains (Deceased and Purchaser both Resident)

£1500

New Grave for Cremated Remains (Deceased and Purchaser both Non-Resident)

£2455

New Grave for Cremated Remains (Deceased - Resident, Purchaser - Non-Resident)

£2265

New Grave for Cremated Remains (Deceased - Non-Resident, Purchaser - Resident)

£1690

Cremation

Cremation Fee (Payable by The Children’s Funeral Fund and not by the family)
(Aged 17 years and under) excluding stillbirths

£780

Cremation Fee stillbirths

£220

Cremation Fee (aged 18 years and over)
Made up by: £708 Cremation, £19 Med Ref, £53 Environment fee

£780

Cremation Fee (Non-Resident) (aged 18 years and over)
Made up by: £708 Cremation, £19 Med Ref, £53 Environment fee, £45 Non Resident fee

£825

Cremation fee (Municipal Funeral)
Made up by: £673 Cremation, £19 Med Ref, £53 Environment fee

£745

Special time 12.00 noon, 12.30pm, 1:00pm & 4.00pm

Additional fee £40

Direct Cremation fee (Resident 18 yrs & over)
No mourners in attendance by choice
Made up by: £478 Cremation, £19 Med Ref, £53 Environment Fee
Non Resident – Additional Fee

£550


£45

Webcast of Service

£60

Recording of Service

£45

Scatter of Cremated Remains at Dukinfield Crematorium if Witnessed by family

£30

Scatter Cremated Remains if Cremation Carried out Elsewhere (any cemetery)

£65

Storage fee for ‘retained’ cremated remains at Crematorium (per week) £20

Visual Tributes (Dukinfield Crematorium only)

Visual tribute. Photos only up to max 20 photos

£50
Visual tribute. Video up to 3 mins only inc 1 still photo
or order of services displayed throughout
£60

Visual tribute 1 photo or order of service displayed throughout

£25

Dukinfield Crematorium - Memorials Book of Remembrance (All inclusive of VAT)

2 Line entry

£170

5 Line entry

£205

8 Line entry

£250

5 Line entry with Emblem/Crest £305
8 Line entry with Emblem/Crest £335

Sanctums (Dukinfield & Denton only) 

(Holds 4 cremated remains)

For 20 year lease (including 1st inscription and placing of 1st cremated remains)

£895

Additional placing of remains and new inscription

£460

Renewal fee for 20 years

£205

Columbarium - Dukinfield Crematorium Only
(Holds 2 cremated remains)

For 20 year lease (including 1st inscription and placing of 1st cremated remains)

£650

Motif Black Outline
Motif Coloured Outline

+£55
+£65

With Photo

+£105

Additional placing of remains and new inscription

£360

Renewal fee for 20 years

£205

Dukinfield Crematorium - Perspex Plaques along Main Drive

Single plaque up to 80 characters (for 10 years)

£400

Motif Black Outline
Motif Coloured Outline

+£55
+£65

Photograph

+£105

Dukinfield Crematorium - Lodge Memorial Garden
and Chapel Memorial Garden Boutonniere Plaques

Single plaque up to 80 characters (for 10 years)

£495

Motif Black Outline
Motif Coloured Outline

+£55
+£65

Photograph

+£105

Dukinfield Crematorium - Granite Vase & Plaque

Single plaque up to 60 characters (for 10 years)

£545

Motif Black Outline
Motif Coloured Outline

+£55
+£65

Photograph

+£105

Dukinfield Crematorium - Stone Look Commemorative Plaques (Brown)
(Located inside the Lodge for 5 years, then 5 years outside)

Single plaque up to 80 characters (for 10 years)

£420

Motif Black Outline
Motif Coloured Outline

+£55
+£65

Photograph

+£105

Stone Look Commemorative Plaque (Grey)
(Located Behind the Lodge at Dukinfield Crematorium & at Droylsden Cemetery

Single plaque up to 80 characters (for 10 years)

£420

Motif Black Outline
Motif Coloured Outline

+£55
+£65

Photograph

+£105

Memorials for Baby Section

Natural Stone & up to 70 characters

£260

Black Granite & up to 70 characters

£390

Motif (choice available)

additional £100

Additional characters

£2 (per character)

Cemetery Memorials
(Boutonniere plaques at Ashton, Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden & Hyde)

Single plaque up to 80 characters (for 10 years)

£495

Motif Black Outline
Motif Coloured Outline

+£55
+£65

Photograph

+£105

Brass Plaques in Gardens of Remembrance
Audenshaw, Denton, Hyde, & Mossley Cemeteries

Supply & Fix brass memorial plaque (fixed for 10 years) 
(Standard wording with Name, Date of Death, Age and Choice of Epitaph)
1. Dearly Loved
2. Rest in Peace
3. Treasured Memories

£215

Scattering of cremated remains on Remembrance Gardens

£65

Renewal of Plaque (for 10yrs)

£105

Garden of Rest - Denton Cemetery Only

Interment of cremated remains & Stone Tablet (Deceased - Resident)
(£220 for Interment of Cremated remains & £310 for Stone Tablet)

£530

Interment of cremated remains & Stone Tablet (Deceased - Non-Resident)
(£410 for Interment of Cremated remains & £310 for Stone Tablet)

£720

If a Granite Garden of Rest Tablet is required (rather than a stone one)

Additional £50

Memorial Benches (including 1 plaque & fixing of bench)

All Cemeteries & Crematorium

£670

Additional plaques on benches
(N.B Position of Bench to be agreed with Bereavement Services Manager)

£330

Selection of Bench Location on Site (Essential) £55


Further information regarding fees and charges in connection with inscriptions in the Book of Remembrance or provisions of Plaques at Dukinfield Crematorium and Tameside Cemeteries can be obtained from the Registrar's Office at the Crematorium.

Any additional information can be obtained on application to the Registrar's Office at the address given below during normal office hours: 8.30am to 12noon and 1.00pm to 4.00pm (including Ashton (Hurst), Audenshaw, Denton, Droylsden, Hyde, Mossley and Mottram Cemeteries).

Contact Information
Contact by Post

Registrar's Office
Dukinfield Cemetery and Crematorium
Hall Green Road
Dukinfield
SK16 4EP
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 4461