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Further information

2. Fees and charges

These fees and charges are valid from 1 April 2023 (inc of VAT).

Fees for under 18-year-olds are Government funded.

Burials

  Resident (£) Non-resident (£)
New grave for 1 or 2 interments 1,020 1,529
New grave for 3 interments 1,080 1,613.70
New grave for 1 or 2 interments including foundation 1,215.50 1,720.40
New grave for 3 interments including foundation 1,269.50 1,802.90
New grave for 1 or 2 interments including foundation and timber lining 1,435.50 1,940.40
Plot for cremated remains - Crompton 918.50 1,364
Plot for cremated remains - Hollinwood 439 645.70
Appointment to choose a new grave or locate a grave with staff assistance 44 44
Interment fee - full depth burial.* 997 1,488
Interment fee under 18yrs funded by the Government.* No charge No charge
Funerals arriving more than 30 minutes late and each additional 30 mins following 113.50 113.50
Exhumation fees 1,370.60 1,370.60
Monday to Friday between 2.30 and 4pm 61.50 61.50
Monday to Friday after 4pm 247 247
Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays 637 637
Ashes Interment in earth or vault (ashes buried in earth at 2ft, not suitable where future full burials are required). See internment fee for full depth burial. 266.30 266.30
Strewing of cremated remains  No charge 60.50

Monumental fees

  Resident (£) Non-resident (£)
Permission to erect a memorial not exceeding 3’ in height 208.50 295
Permission to install kerbs (maximum 6ft x 3ft) designated areas only 302.50 302.50
Permission to add an additional inscription 55.50 55.50
Permission of memorial under 2’ 79.50 79.50

Miscellaneous fees

  Resident (£) Non-resident (£)
Bricked Grave for 1 or 2 interments, plus new grave and interment fee 895.50 1,325.50
Bricks and Flags – to seal grave 130.50 130.50
Timber lining of single graves 220 220
Test dig to confirm depth 79.50 79.50
Certified extracts from burial register 28.88 28.88
Transfer of grant of exclusive right of burial 81.40 116.05
Issue replacement of grant of exclusive right of burial 79.20 122.10
Re-open niche 79.20  
Grave search 20.35  
Register search 48.73  
Certified extracts from crematorium register 25.85  

Memorial plaques

  Fee (£)
Bronze memorial plaque, lease for 10 years 330.50
Renewal of memorial position for 10 years 209.50
Renewal of memorial position for 5 years  122
Bronze memorial plaque including lettering (including 20% VAT) 160.50
Double Bronze memorial plaque including lettering (including 20% VAT) 208    
Granite memorial plaque including standard lettering (including 20% VAT) 293.70    

Cremation

  Fee (£)
Cremation Fee 18 years old and above (includes 3 pieces of music or use of the organ).*

Chapel is available for 5 minutes to enter, 20 minutes for the service and 5 minutes to exit.

Extended services can be arranged.**
770
NB Cremation Fees for under 18 years funded by the Government No charge
Unattended Cremation Fee (available at 9am and 9.15am Mon-Fri) 462
Cremation environmental levy charge (Mercury Abatement legislation) 69.30
Medical Referee Charge 35.20
*Cremation times after 3.30pm, extended services (extra 30mins) or over running allotted time, additional fee 113.50
Live streaming of service (not charged during limits on funeral attendees) 45.50

**Use of Crematorium Chapel (includes 3 pieces of music or use of the organ).

Chapel is available for 5 minutes to enter, 20 minutes for the service and 5 minutes to exit.

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Book of remembrance

  Fee (£)
Standard 2 line entry 109
5 line entry 195 
8 line entry 319
5 line entry with floral emblem 393.80
5 line entry with badge, crest, shield or illuminated capital 481.80
8 line entry with floral emblem 481.80
8 line entry with badge, crest, shield or illuminated capital 515.89
8 line entry with full coat of arms 536.81
Memorial card - Standard 2 line entry 58.31
Memorial card - 5 line entry 65
Memorial card - 8 line entry 88
Memorial card - 5 line entry with motif 107.81
Memorial card - 8 line entry with motif 123.19    

Cheques should be made payable to: Oldham M.B.C.

Chip and pin payments are available.