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York Crematorium fees and charges

Details of fees relating to:

All charges inclusive of VAT at 20%, where applicable.

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Cremation fees

Find out more about funeral services at York Crematorium and civil funeral ceremonies; costs involved are as follows:

Description of service Cost of service
Adult cremation, including medical referee fee £920.00
Adult cremation (without funeral service) £550.00
Cremation for 16 years and under no charge
Interment of cremated remains £50.00
Civil celebrant fee £175.00
Provision of bearer £26.00
Additional service time £120.00
Cremated remains received from other crematoria £85.00
Exhumation fee from gardens of remembrance £200.00
Retention of cremated remains per month £11.00
Audio recording of service (see: Funeral music and media) £48.00
DVD, Blu-Ray or USB recording of service (see: Funeral music and media) £50.00
Live webcast (see: Funeral music and media) £30.00
Live webcast with 28 day download availability £45.00
Photographic visual tribute, single photo (see: Funeral music and media) no charge
Photographic visual tribute, 25 photo slideshow £38.00
Photographic pro tribute, 25 photo slideshow with music £70.00
Additional 25 photos (for each extra 25 photos on a slideshow or pro tribute) £21.00
Extra work (adding video, any revisions, or any major departure from a standard product) £21.00
Checking and preparation of a family-made video £18.00
DVD, Blu-Ray or USB keepsake copy of visual tribute, set in a presentation case £50.00
Downloadable copy of visual tribute £10.00
Additional copies of keepsake visual tributes £25.00
Visual tribute additional work (for adding video, any revisions, or any major departure from a standard product) £21.00
Cardboard box for Cremated remains £15.50
Polytainer for Cremated remains £19.00
Baby urn for Cremated remains £37.00
Spun metal urn for Cremated remains £50.00
Casket for Cremated remains £71.00
Duplicate cremation certificate £20.00
Exhumation Negotiated at cost

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Burial fees

Fees related to Dringhouses Cemetery are:

Description of service Cost of service
Exclusive right of burial of cremated remains, for 50 years £453.00
Interment of cremated remains £250.00
Exhumation of cremated remains £200.00
Removal of grave memorial by grave digger £100.00
Exhumation  of non-cremated remains (see: Exhuming a deceased body) negotiated at cost
Marking out grave £23.00
Adult (re-open) £846.00
Child up to 12 years (re-open) no charge
Headstones £166.00
Additional headstone inscription £90.00

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Memorial fees

FInd out about our range of memorials at York Crematorium.

Memorials take between 6 to 8 weeks to be manufactured and delivered. All memorials except the Book of Remembrance are leased, are and remain the property of the council during and after the lifetime of the lease.

Types of memorial include:

Book of Remembrance

Entries in the Book of Remembrance will appear in the Chapel of Remembrance on the first anniversary; viewing of the book is via the exterior kiosk, located behind the flower vestibule. Entries will also be available via the online Book of Remembrance after the first anniversary.

Description of service Cost of service
2 line entry in book of remembrance £88.00
5 line entry in book of remembrance £136.00
8 line entry in book of remembrance £168.00
5 line entry in book of remembrance with floral emblem £189.00
5 line entry in book of remembrance with badge, bird, crest and shield £218.00
8 line entry in book of remembrance with floral emblem £228.00
8 line entry in book of remembrance with badge, bird, crest and shield £259.00
8 line entry in book of remembrance with coat of arms £300.00

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Folded remembrance cards

Description of service Cost of service
Folded remembrance card 2 line entry £60.00
Folded remembrance card 5 line entry £78.00
Folded remembrance card 8 line entry £93.00
Folded remembrance card 5 line entry with floral emblem £146.00
Folded remembrance card 5 line entry with badge, bird, crest and shield £185.00
Folded remembrance card 8 line entry with floral emblem £202.00
Folded remembrance card 8 line entry with badge, bird, crest and shield £222.00
Folded remembrance card 8 line entry with coat of arms £268.00

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Black memorial plaques

Find out about black memorial plaques.

Description of service Cost of service
Black Memorial plaque on stand with 60 letter inscription for 10 years £399.00
Black Memorial plaque on stand with 60 letter inscription for 20 years £553.00
Black Memorial plaque on stand displayed for a further 5 years £122.00

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Bronze memorial plaques

Find out about bronze memorial rose-bed plaques.

Description of service Cost of service
Bronze memorial rose plaque for 10 years £458.00
Bronze memorial rose plaque for 20 years £600.00
Bronze memorial rose plaque on stake for 10 years £558.00
Bronze memorial rose plaque on stake for 20 years £706.00
Display for a further 5 years £122.00

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Seat and bench plaques

Description of service Cost of service
Memorial seat with plaque for 10 years £1290.00
Granite seat with plaque for 10 years £1379.00
Display plaque for a further 5 years £217.00
Circular bench memorial plaque for 10 years £475.00
Circular bench memorial plaque for 20 years £658.00
Display circular bench memorial plaque for a further 5 years £122.00

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Granite posy vase blocks

Description of service Cost of service
Granite posy vase blocks 10 year lease £661.00
Granite posy vase blocks 20 year lease £1074.00
Granite posy vase blocks replacement plaque £179.00
Granite posy vase blocks displayed for further 10 years £288.00

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Sanctum II

Description of service Cost of service
Niche 10 year lease £820.00
Niche 20 year lease £1380.00
Niche replacement plaque £358.00
Display plaque for further ten years £408.00

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Sanctum 2000

Find out about Sanctum 2000 memorials.

Description of service Cost of service
Sanctum 2000, 10 year lease £1110.00
Sanctum 2000, 20 year lease £1535.00
Sanctum 2000, 10 year lease with small motif £1306.00
Sanctum 2000, 20 year lease with small motif £1740.00
Sanctum 2000, display for further 10 years £351.00
Sanctum 2000, additional inscription £4.50 (per letter over 80)
Sanctum 2000, replacement plaque £400.00

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Memorial discs

Find out about memorial discs.

Description of service Cost of service
Memorial disc for 5 years £458.00
Memorial disc displayed for a further 5 years £122.00

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Granite shaped planter plaques

Find out about granite planter memorials.

Description of service Cost of service
Granite shaped planter plaque for 10 years £540.00
Granite shaped planter plaque for 20 years £900.00
Granite shaped planter plaque displayed for a further 5 years £122.00

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Summer house memorial plaques

Find out about summer house memorials.

Description of service Cost of service
Summer house memorial plaque for 10 years £430.00
Summer house memorial plaque for 20 years £560.00
Summer house memorial plaque display for a further 5 years £122.00

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Babies Garden memorial plaques

Description of service Cost of service
Babies Garden memorial plaque for 10 years £365.00

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Arboria Plaque memorial

Find out about arboria plaques.

Description of service Cost of service
Arboria Plaque memorial for 10 years, text only £195.00
Arboria Plaque memorial for 10 years with engraved motif £258.00
Arboria Plaque memorial for 10 years with engraved and hand painted motif in colour £290.00
Arboria Plaque memorial for 10 years with ceramic portrait £370.00

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Also see

York Crematorium

Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 2QD

Telephone: 01904 552071

Licensing Services

Eco Depot, Hazel Court, York, YO10 3DS

Telephone: 01904 552422