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 2019.

* denotes other lease arrangements available.

Book of Remembrance entries

Item Cost
Two line entry £95
Five line entry £145
Five line entry with floral emblem/badge/crest £195
Eight line entry £220
Eight line entry with floral emblem/badge/crest £275

Memorial cards

Item Cost
Two line entry £40
Five line entry £50
Five line entry with any emblem of your choice £65
Eight line entry £60
Eight line entry with any emblem of your choice £75

Memorialisation choices

Item Cost
Columbarium for two cremated remains (first placing and inscription) 20 year lease £495
Columbarium placing of second ashes £120
Columbarium additional or second inscription £120
Slate plaque — ten year lease (Agecroft Garden of Remembrance) * £295
Slate plaque lease renewal - ten years * £155
Granite tower plaque and vase - ten year lease * £235
Granite tower plaque lease renewal - ten years * £140
Granite kerb with vase including inscription - ten year lease  £295
Granite kerbside lease renewal - ten years * £145
Granite tower, kerbs and slate replacement plaque £140
Metal plaque in reserved space - ten year lease (Peel Green only) * £150
Metal plaque in reserved space lease renewal ten year lease * £85
Metal plaque replacement  £65
Flower vase lease renewal - five years * £95
Flower vase renewal £65
Flower vase purchase for grave space £60
Memorial tree with granite lawn tablet and inscription (up to 50 letters) - ten year lease * £420
Memorial tree lease renewal - ten years * £200
Rose bush and plaque (Peel Green only) - five year lease - unfortunately due to high demand the current waiting period is approximately six months * £170
Rose bush lease renewal - five years * £75
Rose bush plaque £65
Forget-me-not memorial tree – ten year leaf lease £110

Memorial benches

Items Cost
Memorial granite bench including one inscription - ten year lease * £900
Memorial granite bench including two inscribed plaques - ten year lease * £1000
Memorial bench lease renewal - ten year lease * £250
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) £500
Exclusive rights in designated plot (non-resident) £700
Cremated remains casket with nameplate £75
Cremated remains urn or keepsake and jewellery From £55
Cremated remains burial to one metre (Salford resident) £240
Cremated remains burial to one metre (non-resident) £300
Cremated remains burial over one metre (Salford resident) £420
Cremated remains burial over one metre (non-resident) £550
Additional charge for cremated remains burial on weekends or bank holiday £150
Charge for weekend and bank holiday cremated remains strewing on Lawns of Remembrance £60
Strewing cremated remains from other crematoria on Lawns of Remembrance (weekdays only) £60
Strewing of cremated remains under grave turf - Salford resident £100
Strewing of cremated remains under grave turf - non-resident £120
Cremated remains storage per month (after initial 28 day period) £30

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 £698
Body of person under 18, including chapel N/A
Body of person under one year of age, including chapel (non-resident) £55
Body of person aged one to under 18, including chapel (non-resident) £250
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 £140
Use of chapel for additional 40 minutes (double slot) £140
Additional charge for cremation on weekends or bank holidays £140
Environment fee (over the age of 18) £59.50
Environment fee (under the age of 18) N/A
Total fees for adult cremation (cremation fee, medical referee fee and environment fee) £778
Total fees for person or child under 18 (Salford resident) N/A
Late fee/overrun service £45
Late paperwork (if not received 10am, 48 hours before cremation) £55
Assisted self-organised cremation £95
Direct cremation (no service) £545
Early morning cremation 9.40am £622

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

Item Cost
Exclusive rights 75 years (Salford resident) £1,050
Exclusive rights 75 years (non-resident) £1,700
Extension of exclusive right of burial 50 years £700
Extension of exclusive right of burial 25 years £350

Interment fees (burial in a purchased grave)

Item Cost
Body of a person 18 years and over (Salford resident) £990
Body of a person 18 years and over (non-resident) £1,500
Body of person or child under 18 (Salford resident) N/A
Body of person aged one to under 18 (non-resident) £250
Body of person under one years of age (non-resident) £130
Use of chapel for burial service £140
Use of chapel for additional 40 minutes (double slot) £140
Use of chapel for burial service for a person or child under 18 (Salford resident) N/A
Use of chapel for burial service for a person or child under 18 (non-resident) £140
Construction of vault (below ground) From £400
Additional charge for interments on weekend or bank holiday - Salford resident (five working days notice) £400
Additional charge for interments on weekends or bank holiday - non-resident (five working days notice) £460
Additional charge for interments from 2.30pm Monday to Friday (daylight permitting) £265

Interments (burial in a public grave)

Item Cost
Body of a person 18 years and over £325
Body of person under 18 N/A
Use of chapel for burial service £140
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) £180
Right to erect headstone not exceeding 600 millimetres £140
Right to erect headstone on cremated remains grave  £140
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 £150
Inscription permit f(including removal and replacement of headstone) £75
Wooden cross including plaque - 12 month lease (whilst awaiting headstone fitting) £70

Administrative charges

Item Cost
Statutory declaration £75
Transfer of exclusive right of burial £35
Duplicate deeds issue (to grave owner) £30
Grave search over two year period £40
Grave search accurate date £20
Meeting onsite to select specific grave plot £35
Late paperwork (not completed correctly, if not received three working days prior to burial) £55
Late or overrun funeral  £45

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

This page was last updated on 1 April 2019

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