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Cremation fees

Effective from 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025

Item Fee
Adult cremation fee (45 minute chapel use, providing a 30 minute service, Monday to Friday) £890
Saturday adult cremation fee (60 minute chapel use, providing a 45 minute service) £1,100
Children and baby cremation and service fee (those under 18 years old or early gestational pregnancy) No charge
Adult early chapel time (9:15am and 9:30am service, 45 minute chapel use, providing a 30 minute service, Monday to Friday) £770
Direct cremation* £320
Direct cremation of adult body parts** £65

The above cremation fees include the:

  • administration, medical and environment permit fees – in line with statutory requirements covered by the crematoria
  • use of our chapel and attendance of our chapel staff on the day of the service
  • use of our media system via our media provider includes 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)
  • 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 three 

Additional chapel fees

Item Fee
Chapel use only (45 minutes with 30 minute Memorial Service, no cremation, Monday to Friday) £570
Additional time in chapel (to extend standard service time by a further 30 minutes, Monday to Friday) £570
Additional time in chapel, Saturday fee (to extend standard service time by a further 45 minutes) £780

*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

Double cremation services (two coffins during one service time) are charged as one service plus a direct cremation charge

 

Other fees

Item Fee
Use of coffin waiting (coffin delivered on the night before or the morning of the service and placed in chapel before service) £37.50
Use of wheeled bier £11
Storage of ashes (per month after first three months after cremation) £20
Scattering of ashes in the Garden of Remembrance (when cremation has taken place elsewhere) £60
Exceeding chapel time fee (for services that overrun their allotted service times) £570
Additional box* (for split ashes, per additional box) £11
Token keepsake of ashes* (placed in a 9cm scatter tube - cost per tube) £6.50

Media streaming services

Item Description Fee
Live and on-demand webcast A professionally live-streamed service so that people can still watch and pay their respects virtually. With live and on demand, families can share the secure link with others to watch as it’s happening or view online for a further 28 days. (2 working day delay between service and re-viewing) A downloadable file is also included at no extra cost. £65

Visual media

Item Fee
Visual
tribute
Basic slideshow Photo slideshow of up to 25 photos with simple transitions that can be set to loop. This option does not include music. £69
Music slideshow A beautifully simple photo tribute of up to 25 photos, timed to their chosen piece of music with fade transitions. £95
Themed tribute Choose from a range of curated themes and have up to 25 photos professionally edited and timed to a chosen piece of music £120
Family-supplied Family-supplied video/photo tribute used as received with basic quality checks performed by the Obitus team. £35
Extras Extra single photo A surcharge for any additional holding images beyond the Halo photo. £18
Extra work charge A fee that is applied to any of the standard products for additional work outside the norm. £35
Extra photo charge For each extra 25 photos on a visual tribute. £35

Services for young 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. 

Keepsakes

Item Description Fee
DVD/USB/Blu-ray/audio CD A keepsake copy of the service, tribute, or both. £70
Video book A keepsake copy of the service, tribute, or both. £110
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..
£140
Second copies Extra copies of keepsake DVD, USB or Blu-ray. £40
Download Visual tribute download. £18

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

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