Bereavement Services: fees and charges

Our fees and charges are aligned with neighbouring cemetery authorities, and we always strive to provide the best possible value for the services on offer (VAT is charged at 20%).

Effective from 1 April 2018.

* denotes other lease arrangements available.

Book of Remembrance entries

Item Cost
Two line entry £90
Five line entry £135
Five line entry with floral emblem/badge/crest £185
Eight line entry £210
Eight line entry with floral emblem/badge/crest £260

Memorial cards

Item Cost
Two line entry £35
Five line entry £45
Five line entry with any emblem of your choice £60
Eight line entry £55
Eight line entry with any emblem of your choice £70

Memorialisation choices

Item Cost
Columbarium for two cremated remains (first placing and inscription) 20 year lease £470
Columbarium placing of second ashes £120
Columbarium additional or second inscription £100
Slate plaque — ten year lease (Agecroft Garden of Remembrance) * £280
Slate plaque lease renewal - ten years * £145
Granite tower plaque and vase - ten year lease * £220
Granite tower plaque lease renewal - ten years * £130
Granite kerb with vase including inscription - ten year lease  £280
Granite kerbside lease renewal - ten years * £145
Granite tower, kerbs and slate replacement plaque £135
Metal plaque in reserved space - ten year lease * £140
Metal plaque in reserved space lease renewal ten year lease * £80
Metal plaque replacement  £65
Flower vase with Perspex plaque (Agecroft patio) - five year lease * £140
Flower vase lease renewal - five years * £80
Flower vase renewal £60
Additional Perspex plaque for flower vase £30
Flower vase purchase for grave space £60
Memorial tree with granite lawn tablet and inscription (up to 50 letters) - ten year lease * £395
Memorial tree lease renewal - ten years * £180
Rose bush and plaque (Peel Green only) - five year lease - unfortunately due to high demand the current waiting period is approximately six months * £165
Rose bush lease renewal - five years * £70
Rose bush plaque £60
Forget-me-not memorial tree – ten year leaf lease £100

Memorial benches

Items Cost
Memorial granite bench including one inscription - ten year lease * £860
Memorial bench lease renewal - ten year lease * £230
Additional/replacement metal plaque for existing wooden bench £85
Additional/replacement inscription plaque for granite bench £100

Cremated remains 

Item Cost
Exclusive rights within designated plot (Salford resident) £460
Exclusive rights in designated plot (non-resident) £660
Cremated remains casket with nameplate £70
Cremated remains box with nameplate £30
Cremated remains urn or keepsake From £40
Cremated remains burial to one metre (Salford resident) £220
Cremated remains burial to one metre (non-resident) £275
Cremated remains burial over one metre (Salford resident) £400
Cremated remains burial over one metre (non-resident) £530
Additional charge for cremated remains burial on weekends or bank holiday £140
Charge for weekend and bank holiday cremated remains strewing on Lawns of Remembrance £50
Strewing cremated remains from other crematoria on Lawns of Remembrance (weekdays only) £50
Strewing of cremated remains under grave turf - Salford resident £80
Strewing of cremated remains under grave turf - non-resident £100
Cremated remains storage per month (after initial 28 day period) £20

Please note, there are no fees payable for burials of person or child under 18 years except for the exclusive rights within a designated plot.

Prices for persons under 18 years apply to Salford residents only.

Cremation fees

Item Cost
Body of person 18 years and over (including chapel) £683.50
Body of child under one (including chapel) N/A
Medical referee fee (over the age of 18) £20.50
Medical referee fee (under the age of 18) N/A
Use of crematorium chapel for 40 minutes £130
Use of chapel for additional 40 minutes (double slot) £130
Additional charge for cremation on weekends or bank holidays £130
Environment fee (over the age of 18) £58
Environment fee (under the age of 18) N/A
Total fees for adult cremation (cremation fee, medical referee fee and environment fee) £762
Total fees for person or child under 18 N/A
Late fee/overrun service £45
Late paperwork (if not received previous day by 10am) £52
Assisted self-organised cremation £75

Burial fees (purchase of grave and exclusive right of burial)

Item Cost
Exclusive rights 75 years (Salford resident) £1,030
Exclusive rights 75 years (non-resident) £1,620
Extension of exclusive right of burial 50 years £690
Extension of exclusive right of burial 25 years £345

Interment fees (burial in a purchased grave)

Item Cost
Body of a person 18 years and over (Salford resident) £970
Body of a person 18 years and over (non-resident) £1,490
Body of person or child under 18 N/A
Use of chapel for burial service £130
Use of chapel for additional 40 minutes (double slot) £130
Use of chapel for burial service (for a person or child under 18) N/A
Construction of vault (below ground) From £380
Additional charge for interments on weekend or bank holiday - Salford resident (five working days notice) £350
Additional charge for interments on weekends or bank holiday - non-resident (five working days notice) £460
Additional charge for interments from 3pm Monday to Thursday (daylight permitting) £260
Additional charge for interments from 2.15pm Friday only (daylight permitting) £260

Interments (burial in a public grave)

Item Cost
Body of a person 18 years and over £320
Body of person under 18 N/A
Use of chapel for burial service £130
Use of chapel for burial service for person or child under 18 N/A

Memorials (headstones)

Item Cost
Right to erect headstone (up to 1.05 metres) £160
Right to erect headstone not exceeding 600 millimetres £125
Right to erect headstone on cremated remains grave  £125
Right to erect kerbside in front of grave (to authorised size of three feet wide by two feet deep) N.B. such kerbs are not permitted on cremated remains grave spaces £125
Inscription permit f(including removal and replacement of headstone) £65
Wooden cross including plaque - 12 month lease (whilst awaiting headstone fitting) £58
Headstone repair From £170

Administrative charges

Item Cost
Statutory declaration £60
Transfer of exclusive right of burial £30
Duplicate deeds issue (to grave owner) £20
Grave search over two year period £35
Grave search accurate date £16

**Prices for persons under 16 apply to Salford residents only.

This page was last updated on 1 April 2018

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