Fees information for grave plots, green burials, headstones and memorials, and other charges
Please note that for non-residents of the district, all fees are double those quoted below.
When a burial plot is purchased, a Deed of Grant is issued. The registered grave owner is recorded and has exclusive burial and memorial rights for 100 years.
The £40 cost of the Deed of Grant is included in the fees below.
|Adult reserved plot||£679|
|Child (under 12 years)||£242|
|Stillborn babies or NVF||£242|
|Ashes plot for four sets of ashes (inclusive of first use and memorial fee)||Lydd||£610|
|Single ashes plot (inclusive of memorial fee and ashes interment)||New Romney||£382|
|Double ashes plot (inclusive of first use and memorial fee)||New Romney||£610|
|Child (under 12 years)||£202|
All first use burials include a rose bush with 5 years' maintenance.
|Single depth||First use||£673|
|First use reserved plot||£753|
|Double depth||First use||£952|
|First use reserved plot||£1,032|
|Triple depth||First use||£1,242|
|First use reserved plot||£1,322|
If you have purchased a double or triple depth grave, the fees below detail the cost of reopening the grave for subsequent burials.
|Reopen to single depth||£663|
|Reopen to double depth||£942|
In order to scatter ashes on a grave, you either need to be the owner of the grave or have the owner's permission.
|Ashes interment (casket or urn)||£144 (additional £50 for a second set of ashes in same interment)|
|Ashes scattered under topsoil||£144 (additional £50 for a second set of ashes in same scattering)|
|Scattering on top of grave||£49|
|Ashes interment with a burial||£50|
Part of the fee for a green burial goes towards planting new trees.
More information can be found here.
|Permit for the right to erect a headstone (valid for 1 year)||£246|
|Vase or tablet||£94|
|Kerbs per grave||£437|
|Additional inscription for the interred deceased||£74|
|Laying down of unsafe memorial||£124|
|Stillborn (purchased plots only)||£0|
|Up to 3 names||£30|
|More than 3 names||£60|
|Exhumation||£1,219 or at cost if greater|
|Late interment (Monday to Thursday after 2.30pm, Friday after 12.00pm)||£137|
|Transfer of Deed of Grant||£103|
|Use of Hawkinge chapel||£142|
|Outside normal hours (by arrangement only)||150% of usual fee|