Schedule of Cemetery Charges

Schedule of Charges from 1 April 2020

Rayleigh and Hall Road, Rochford Cemeteries

Cemeteries

Charges exempt from VAT with the exception of exhumations
Interment fees are inclusive of excavation charges and registration.
 
Interments in Grave
Interment Fee (new grave or re-open)
    Still Born – under 1 month
No Charge
    Under 12 years
No Charge
    Over 12 years
£712.33
 
Exclusive Right of Burial
(50% reduction for child under 12 buried in children’s area)
£796.37
 
For the interment of a cremation casket in a purchased grave
£267.86
 
Interments in Cremation Plots
Interment Fee (new grave or re-open)
£267.86
 
Exclusive Right of Burial
£406.00
 
Columbarium
Niche licence for 30 years including first casket of ashes. Supply and engrave memorial plaque. This fee also applies when placing two caskets in the niche at the same time
£977.04
 
Second casket of ashes in a niche including an additional engraving. This will include a reissue of the licence for 30 years
£381.03
 
Scattering of ashes including an engraved plaque on the memorial wall. Licence for 15 years
£434.01
 
Engraved plaque on memorial wall without scattering ashes. Licence for 15 years.
£381.03
 
Coloured, enamelled picture added to plaque. Additional fee required.
£129.82
 
15 year renewal fee for Columbarium or memorial wall plaque
£109.01
 
Reservation Fees for Columbarium
Reservation of niche for 15 years
£977.04
 
Placement of first casket in a reserved niche. Supply and engrave memorial plaque. This will include a reissue of the licence for 30 years
£381.03
 

Rayleigh Cemetery Monuments, Headstones and Inscriptions

 
Earthen Graves
A headstone set on a base with or without kerbstone surround is permitted.
 
Headstone maximum height 91cm from ground level, a maximum of 10cm thick and 76cm wide at its maximum width. A base of the same material maximum size 91 cm long 38 cm wide.
£186.86
 
Kerbstone (Height not exceeding 30.5 cm)
£186.86
 
Cremation Plots
£186.86
The memorial is not to exceed 31cm height measured from ground level and a maximum of 76cm square. Flower vases can be incorporated providing they are securely fixed to the memorial and do not exceed 15cm square or 18cm in height. This to be incorporated into the maximum height.
 
Kerbstone around a cremation plot 76 cm x 76 cm.
£186.86
 
Side panel for additional inscription. Size not to exceed 23 cm x 23 cm to match existing memorial
£186.86
 
Any additional inscription on a memorial
£81.00
 

Hall Road Monuments, Headstones and Inscriptions

(Kerb stones are not applicable to Hall Road Cemetery)
 
Cremation Plots
£186.86
The memorial is not to exceed 31cm height measured from ground level and a maximum of 76cm square. Flower vases can be incorporated providing they are securely fixed to the memorial and do not exceed 15cm square or 18cm in height. This to be incorporated into the maximum height.
 
Side panel for additional inscription. Size not to exceed 23 cm x 23 cm to match existing memorial
£186.86
 
Earthen Graves
Since this is a Lawn Cemetery the only memorial permitted will be in the form of a headstone set on a base
 
Maximum Height 91cm from ground level, a maximum of 10cm thick and 76.2 cm wide at its maximum width. A base of the same material maximum size 91 cm long 38cm wide
£186.86
 
Any additional inscription on a memorial
£81.00
 
Note: If the deceased had not been a resident within the Rochford District within a period of three years prior to his or her death, then all the foregoing fees, payments and sums will be doubled.
 
Exhumation Charge
Each exhumation will be recharged on an actual cost basis
 
Additional fees fixed by the Council
Registering Transfer of Grant
£85.16