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Cremation fees

Effective from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024

Item Fee
Adult cremation fee (45 minutes - includes the arrival of mourners, service and departure from the chapel) £790
Children (under 18) No fee
Adult early chapel time (9.30am Hampden Chapel) £670
Double adult cremation with a single chapel time £1,110
Double adult cremation with an additional chapel time £1,580
Double adult cremation early chapel time (9.30am Hampden Chapel) £990
Direct cremation* £320
Direct cremation of adult body parts* £60

The above cremation fees include:

  • medical referee fees, crematoria administration fees and environment permit fees – in line with statutory requirements.
  • the use of our chapel and attendance of our chapel staff on the day of the service.
  • the use of our media system via our media provider, including free music throughout the service time slot and the display of a ‘Halo’ single photo of your choice (additional media options can be requested at a charge)
  • the scattering of ashes within our Garden of Remembrance witnessed or unwitnessed
  • the preparation of the ashes for their removal, including a biodegradable box, along with a cremation certificate or the temporary storage of ashes for one month

Additional chapel fees

Item Fee
Chapel use only (45 minutes memorial service including entry and exit of the chapel) £470
Additional time in chapel (additional 45 minutes) £218

*Unattended direct cremation is a service with no mourners present, the coffin will enter through our chapel and spend a respectful moment there before cremation.

**Cremation of body parts is an unattended cremation

Other fees

Item Fee
Use of coffin waiting (coffin delivered on the night before or the morning of the service) £34.90
Use of wheeled bier £10.10
Temporary deposit of ashes (per month after the first month) £17.40
Scattering of ashes in the Garden of Remembrance (when cremation has taken place elsewhere) £43.60
Additional box* (for split ashes, per additional box) £5
Token keepsake of ashes* (placed in a 9cm scatter tube - cost per tube) £5

Additional media services

Item Description Fee
Live and on-demand webcast Stream a service live and watch on-demand for a further 28 days, with the option to download. Two working day delay between live service and on-demand viewing. £49

Visual tribute services

Item Description Fee
Halo photo A complimentary photo shown throughout the service. No charge
Item Fee
Administration fee £23.50
Basic Photo slideshow of up to 25 photos with simple transitions that can be set to loop. This option does not include music. £45
Music A beautifully simple photo tribute of up to 25 photos, timed to their chosen piece of music with fade transitions. Formerly known as the Pro Tribute. £70
Themed tribute A photo montage with a difference; users can choose from a range of themes and have up to 25 photos professionally edited and timed to their chosen piece of music. £95
Single Photo Extra single photo A surcharge for any additional holding images beyond the Halo photo. £12
Family-supplied Family-supplied video/photo tribute used as received with basic quality checks performed by the Obitus team. £25
Extras Extra work charge A fee that is applied to any of the standard products for additional work outside the norm. £21
Extra photo charge For each extra 25 photos on a visual tribute. £25

Services for people under 18

Item Description Fee
Live and on-demand webcast For young people under the age of 18, we offer a free live and on-demand webcast, Halo photo and basic slideshow of up to 25 photos. No charge

Visual tributes should be requested and finalised 48 hours ahead of the service to ensure they can be processed in time. Please note that we are only able to accept tributes via our media supplier. Visual tributes can be requested after the normal 48-hour cut-off point but cannot be guaranteed. 

Where VAT is inclusive, VAT is charged at 20%.


Item Description Fee
DVD/USB/Blu-ray/audio CD A keepsake copy of the service, tribute, or both. £55
Video book A keepsake copy of the service, tribute, or both. £95
Memory box A premium quality memory box with 25 printed photos,
a keepsake USB or a keepsake DVD displaying the live
stream/tribute, or both if both products were chosen..
Second copies Extra copies of keepsake DVD, USB or Blu-ray. £28
Download Visual tribute download. £10


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