Cemetery Fees

Snodland Cemetery Table of  Fees

By the Town Council for the Town of Snodland, acting as the Burial Authority for the Town of Snodland

fixed and settled from 1 April 2019

Exclusive Rights of Burial

Lawn - Exclusive right of burial for 30 years in an earthen grave - £467.50

Lawn - Exclusive right of burial for 60 years in an earthen grave - £575.00

Lawn - Exclusive right of burial for 90 years in an earthen grave - £684.00

Main -  Exclusive right of burial for 30 years in an earthen grave - £525.00

Main -  Exclusive right of burial for 60 years in an earthen grave - £632.50

Main -  Exclusive right of burial for 90 years in an earthen grave - £741.50

Exclusive right of burial for a still born to 1 year (Snodland residents) - FOC

Exclusive right of burial for a still born to 1 year (non-residents of Snodland will be charged as a child aged 1-10)

See Below

 

Exclusive right of burial for 30 years for a child aged 1-10 - £263.50

Exclusive right of burial for 60 years for a child aged 1-10 - £316.50

Exclusive right of burial for 90 years for a child aged 1-10 - £371.00

INTERMENT FEES (including all charges for grave digging for a standard traditional coffin. 

Additional charges apply for wicker or caskets).

 

Graves must be purchased at the time of the burial

 

A £100.00 surcharge will be levied against any funeral director who gives an incorrect size of coffin or grave measurement.

Lawn - Adult - £572.00

Main - Adult - £744.50

Still born – 1 year - FOC

1 – 16 years of age - £115.50

Interment at a depth exceeding 5 ft each additional foot in depth - £46.00

Interment of cremated remains in an existing grave or kerbstone - £144.00

Purchase of a kerbstone (this includes the first burial of ashes in the area) - £599.00

Placing & First inscription on headstone if purchased prior to April 2019 - £58.00

Second inscription on Headstone or Kerbstone - £58.00

Initial purchase of a rose tree for 10 years - £144.00

Renewal of a rose tree for a further 10 years - £114.50

Additional Vase with inscription and not exceeding 12 inches in height - £34.50

Additional Vase without an inscription - £17.50

Use of Chapel for Services (Including music and flowers) - £55.00

Upkeep of Graves (Per Annum) - £58.00

Transfer of Exclusive Rights (admin fee) - £11.50

All fees will be increased by two and half times for non-residents of Snodland.
This difference reflects the contribution that parish residents make to the continuous running costs of the cemetery through the

Parish Council precept.

Preparation and placement fees for the cemetery include many separate services provided by the cemetery.

Typically, the fee includes, but is not limited to:

 

•     administration and permanent record keeping (determining ownership, obtaining permission and the completion of other

      documentation  which may be required, entering the interment particulars in the interment register, maintaining all legal files);

•     preparing the interment location to receive the deceased, placement and closing the grave (locating the grave and delineating

      the boundaries, excavating and filling the interment space, use of equipment);

•     placement and removal of artificial grass dressing and/or matting at the grave site, levelling, tamping, topping up the soil

      on the grave site,  laying of turf or seeding;

•     perpetual maintenance of the site, including levelling and topping up the soil on the grave if the earth settles, grass cutting,

      maintenance and planting of the boarders.

© 2013 Snodland Town Council