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This page details the fees and charges for burials that are effective from April 2023. Any other costs are at the registrar's discretion.

If you have any queries or need advice, please contact the Bury Cemetery Office.

Purchased graves, sale of burial rights fees

Grave space type:

  • All cemeteries, all rows: Plot for burial (up to 4 burials) - Exclusive right of burial now includes the headstone permit fee, valid for 99 years: £1,182
  • Plot for a single burial or green burial - Exclusive right of burial now includes the headstone permit fee, valid for 99 years: £1,408
  • Purchase of grave without burial (interment) - Exclusive right of burial now includes the headstone permit fee, valid for 99 years: £1,314
  • Bury Cemetery baby plot, up to and including 3 years - Exclusive right of burial now includes the headstone permit fee, valid for 99 years: £313.50
  • Timber or brick vaults: at cost
  • Pre-cast vaults: £1,193
  • All cemeteries: Plot for burial of ashes - Exclusive right of burial now includes the headstone permit fee, valid for 99 years: £467.50
  • All cemeteries: Plot for burial of ashes (non-resident) additional charge: £429
  • Non-resident adult additional charge - Exclusive right of burial now includes the headstone permit fee, valid for 99 years: £880

Burial fees (interment fee)

Burial type:

  • Single private graves (maximum 9 foot): £866.80
  • Single private graves (green burial): £866.80
  • Adult public graves: £371.80
  • Child private graves (up to and including 16 years): £291.50
  • Child public graves (up to and including 1 month): £101.20
  • Child public graves (over 1 month and up to 16 years): £170.50
  • Burial of ashes: £366
  • Scattering of ashes: £152
  • Coffin or grave over the standard measurements (additional charge): £192
  • Late arriving funerals: £123.50
  • Non-resident adult additional charge: £732.60
  • Non-resident child additional charge: £291.50
  • Non-resident burial of ashes additional charge: £231

Memorial charges

  • Memorial type:
  • Marker headstone: £112
  • Placing of side stones (1 foot to 2 foot): £125
  • Placing of side stones (1 foot to 2 foot) - A charge will be made for side stones without a permit before replacement: £310
  • Placing of side stones (over 3 foot): £600
  • Replacement of side stones without a permit - A charge will be made for side stones without a permit before replacement: £301.50
  • Placing of headstone and cross single (maximum 3 foot) - Charges include the checking of one inscription: £192.50
  • Placing of headstone and cross double (maximum 6 foot wide) - Charges include the checking of one inscription: £377.50
  • Placing of stone vase: £140
  • Additional memorial inscriptions: £85
  • Replacement memorials: £50
  • Headstone removal: at cost
  • Memorial plaque for a bench or tree: at cost
  • Tree planting (green burials only) - Trees to be at cost and no charge for planting: at cost
  • Timber vaults: at cost
  • Brick vaults: at cost
  • Pre-cast vaults: at cost
  • Grant of right of burial: £117.70
  • Indemnity for lost grant of right of burial: £117.70
  • Use of chapel: £181.50
  • Search fee - charged where the time for staff to action will exceed 30 minutes: £55
  • Concrete foundation: £69
  • Transfer of exclusive right of burial - Transfer of exclusive right of burial will be issued upon receipt of a signed affidavit from a legal representative and a completed form at the Cemetery Office: £128.50
  • Concrete plinth: £123.50
  • Duplicate of exclusive right of burial - Duplicate of exclusive right of burial will be issued upon receipt of a signed affidavit from a legal representative and a completed form at the Cemetery Office: £128.50
  • Selecting a grave: £73.50
  • Burials outside normal cemetery hours or at weekends: at cost