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2. Fees and charges

These fees and charges are valid from April 2021. *Fees for under 18-year-olds are Government funded

Burials

  Resident (£) Non-resident (£)
New grave for 1 or 2 interments 927.00 1,390.00
New grave for 3 interments 982.00 1,467.00
New grave for 1 or 2 interments including foundation 1,105.00 1,564.00
New grave for 3 interments including foundation  1,154.00 1,639.00
New grave for 1 or 2 interments including foundation and timber lining 1,305.00 1,764.00
Plot for cremated remains - Crompton 835.00 1,240.00
Plot for cremated remains - Hollinwood 399.00 587.00
Appointment to choose a new grave or locate a grave with staff assistance 39.65 39.65
*Interment fee 906.00 1,352.00
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 103.00 103.00
Exhumation fees 1,246.00 1,246.00
Monday to Friday between 2.30 and 4pm 55.60 55.60
Monday to Friday after 4pm 224.50 224.50
Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holidays 597.00 597.00
Ashes Interment in earth or vault (NB ashes buried in earth at 2ft, not suitable where future full burials are required). See internment fee for full depth burial. 242.00 242.00
Strewing of cremated remains  No charge 55.00

Monumental fees

  Resident (£) Non-resident (£)
Permission to erect a memorial not exceeding 3’ in height 189.50 268.00
Permission to install kerbs (maximum 6ft x 3ft) designated areas only 275.00 275.00
Permission to add an additional inscription 50.50 50.50
Permission of memorial under 2’ 72.00 72.00

Miscellaneous fees

  Resident (£) Non-resident (£)
Bricked Grave for 1 or 2 interments, plus new grave and interment fee 814.00 1,205.00
Bricks and Flags – to seal grave 118.50 118.50
Timber lining of single graves 200.00 200.00
Test dig to confirm depth 72.00 72.00
Certified extracts from burial register 26.25 26.25
Transfer of grant of exclusive right of burial 74.00 105.50
Issue replacement of grant of exclusive right of burial 72.00 111.00
Re-open niche 72.00 72.00
Grave search 18.50 18.50
Register search 44.30 44.30
Certified extracts from crematorium register 23.50  

Memorial plaques

  Fee (£)
Bronze memorial plaque, lease for 10 years 300.50
Renewal of memorial position for 10 years 190.50
Renewal of memorial position for 5 years  111.00
Bronze memorial plaque including lettering (including 20% VAT) 146.00
Double Bronze memorial plaque including lettering (including 20% VAT) 189.00    
Granite memorial plaque including standard lettering (including 20% VAT) 267.00    

Cremation

  Fee (£)
*Cremation Fee 18 years and over (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** 700.00
Cremation Fees under 18 years funded by the Government No charge
Unattended Cremation Fee (available at 9am and 9.15am Mon-Fri) 420.00
Cremation environmental levy charge (Mercury Abatement legislation) 63.00
Medical Referee Charge 32.00
*Cremation times after 3.30pm, extended services (extra 30mins) or over running allotted time, additional fee 103.00
Live streaming of service (not charged during limits on funeral attendees) 41.50
**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) 221.00

Book of remembrance

  Fee (£)
Standard 2 line entry 99.00
5 line entry 178.00 
8 line entry 290.00
5 line entry with floral emblem 358.00
5 line entry with badge, crest, shield or illuminated capital 438.00
8 line entry with floral emblem 438.00
8 line entry with badge, crest, shield or illuminated capital 469.00
8 line entry with full coat of arms 488.00
Memorial card - Standard 2 line entry 53.00
Memorial card - 5 line entry 59.00
Memorial card - 8 line entry 80.00
Memorial card - 5 line entry with motif 98.00
Memorial card - 8 line entry with motif 112.00    

*additional charges may be applicable out of hours please contact the office for further advice.    

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

Chip and pin payments are available in the office or via the telephone.