Fees and charges

Fees and charges for funerals, cremations and memorials in Southampton from 1 April 2022 - 31 March 2023.

Cemetery fees

Please note there are no new unpurchased graves in Millbrook Cemetery

Purchase fee

Right of burial or plot type Cost
Exclusive Right of Burial for 30 years (Adult Standard Grave Space) £968.00
Exclusive Right of Burial for 30 years (Adult Premium Grave Space)
(If you wish to purchase a Premium grave, which is larger than a standard grave space, please contact Bereavement Services for details)
£1348.00
Exclusive Right of Burial for 30 years (adult grave space – with a Burial Chamber for uncoffined burials) £1650.00
Exclusive Right of Burial for 30 years (baby/child grave space)
(Child purchase fees are for babies/children up to and including 17 years of age)
No charge
Exclusive Right of Burial for 30 years (baby/child grave space – with a Burial Chamber for uncoffined burials)
(Child purchase fees are for babies/children up to and including 17 years of age).
No charge
Cremated Remains Plot for 30 years £615.00
Exclusive Right of Burial for 30 years (baby/infant grave space – up to 5 years
Including inscribed memorial at Hollybrook Cemetery only
* Please note this fee is applicable to the cost of the memorial only – no other fees apply
£1087.00*

Interment fees - New graves only

Type of interment Cost
Interment to 4'6" (1372 mm) for one (Adult) £710.00
Interment to 6'0" (1830 mm) for two (Adult) £890.00
Interment to 7'6" (2300 mm) for three (Adult) £1020.00
Interment to 8'6" (2600 mm) for four (Adult) £1140.00
Interment to 4’6” (1372 mm) for one (Baby/Child)
(Baby/Child interment is for foetus/stillborn/babies/children up to and including 17 years)
No Charge
Interment of cremated remains £270.00
Non residents who die outside the city may not be interred in an unpurchased grave unless they were ex residents of the city

Interment fees - Re-open graves

Type of interment Cost
Interment to single depth (4'6") £780.00
Interment to double depth (6'0") £970.00
Interment to triple/quadruple depth graves Price on application
New Fees introduced for re-opens to cover additional resources required when re-opening graves in established area.

Miscellaneous

Description of service Cost
Attended scattering on a grave £35.00
For cremated remains where the cremation did not take place at Southampton Crematorium an additional fee applies £75.00
Use of chapel for a one hour service prior to interment £100.00
Exhumation Cost on application
Postponement after receiving notice of burial (if excavation has commenced) - adult £320.00
Postponement after receiving notice of burial (if excavation has commenced) - child No fee
For staff attending for grave selection £60.00
For the transfer of the Exclusive Right of Burial to a new registered owner £99.00
Administration fee for cancellation of an Exclusive Right of Burial £45.00
Genealogy search fee Price on application

Notes

  1. Only one fee will be charged when a mother and newly born child are interred in the same coffin
  2. In the event of two interments/scatterings taking place in/on a grave at the same time, half the stated fee will be charged for the second interment/scattering 
  3. Double Purchase and Interment Fees for non-residents 
  4. For interments on Saturdays double interment fees will be charged and are subject to cemetery staff availability

Cemetery memorials

Type of memorial Cost
Right to erect a memorial on a grave (price per memorial) £178.00
Right to place vase or similar memorial (entirely free standing and not an integral part of other memorial) £58.00
Right to erect and place a memorial on a child’s grave (up to 18th birthday) No charge
Each additional name (of deceased) commemorated £58.00
Right to place a temporary marker on a grave for a 12 month period £58.00

All above memorials include one named inscription only – any additional inscriptions are charged at £58.00 each (deceased) name commemorated.

No memorials are allowed on unpurchased graves unless the right of burial is purchased and the memorial fee is paid.

Crematorium fees

Crematorium service Cost
Adults (1 hour service - available on request) £945.00
Adults (45 minute service) £895.00
Adults (early/late 30 minute service) £575.00
Direct cremations £350.00
Children (under 18 years of age) No Charge
Double time fee £235.00
Use of chapel only £350.00

Sundries

Other crematorium items and services Cost
Ashes - temporary deposit after first month (per month £35.00
Strewing ashes (where the cremation took place in another crematorium) £80.00
Attendance at placing/scattering of ashes in Gardens of Rest £35.00
(Double fees apply on a Saturday)
Certificate of cremation No charge
Cancellation fee if no suitable reason given £90.00
Selecting an area in the garden of rest for non-attended scattering £35.00
Genealogy search fee Price on application
Charging of coffin displayed on monitor in East Chapel following service £5.00
Ornamental urns and keepsakes Cost on application

Media services

Type of media item or service Cost
Live and on demand webcast (up to 28 days)
Usual fee £80 during COVID
(Please contact Bereavement Services Office for current fee applicable)
£55.00 (£80)
Keepsake copy of the Webcast in a presentation case (available in DVD/Blu-Ray/USB or audio CD) £60
Additional copies £20.00

Visual tribute services

Type of media item or service Cost
Halo Photo (a complimentary photo shown throughout the service) No charge
An additional photo (displayed at your time of choosing) £20.00
Visual tribute - slideshow of up to 25 photos £65.00
Professional tribute - synched to music of up to 25 photos £80.00
Family supplied tribute £20.00
For each additional 25 photos (shown on a visual/professional tribute) £25.00
Keepsake copy of the Visual Tribute in a presentation case (available on DVD/Blu-Ray or USB) £25.00
Downloadable copy of the Visual Tribute (available to download from our supplier’s website) £12.00
Additional support and personalisation
This covers any revisions, or major departures from a standard product including:
  • Changes to the tribute on the last working day before the service
  • Adding video or multiple music tracks to a Professional Tribute
  • Timing photos to a specific part of the music in a Professional Tribute
  • Adding music, converting or editing files for a Family-made tribute
£25.00

Please Note – we are unable to accept tributes provided to us directly without being processed through our media supplier.

Southampton Crematorium and South Stoneham Garden of Rest memorial fees and charges

Type of memorial Cost – includes VAT and 5 year lease Cost – includes VAT and 10 year lease Cost – includes VAT and 20 year lease
The Daisy Garden Sleeper plaques (children only) £127.06 £200.06 £346.06
The Daisy Garden Memorial Tree Leaf (children only) £114.81 £187.81 £333.81
The Daisy Garden Memorial Tree Apple (children only) £121.33

£194.33

£340.33
Hollybrook Baby Garden Ellie Columbaria (children only) £253.00 £353.00 £553.00
Hollybrook Baby Garden Dora and Harvey Mouse Bench Plaques £98.62 £171.62 £317.62
Candle Plaque £454.95 £580.95

£832.95

Sanctum Vault 12 (available at the crematorium only) From £680.80 From £963.80 From £1,529.80
Sanctum Vault 2000 From £1,119.42 From £1,402.42 From £1,968.42
Granite Kerb Memorial Plaque From £384.57 From £510.57 From £762.57
Memorial Mushroom Plaque £393.75 £519.75 £771.75
Deer Glade Plaque £361.62 £487.62 £739.62
Squirrels Corner Plaque (New for 2019) £401.40 £527.40 £779.40
Bench Plaque (Garden of Rest) £159.66 £285.66 £537.66
Hall of Remembrance Plaque (Large) Book of Remembrance room £220.70 £372.70 £676.70
Hall of Remembrance Plaque (Small) Book of Remembrance room £173.51 £299.51 £551.51
Posy Vase Memorial (South Stoneham Cemetery Garden of Rest only) £94.43 £167.43 £313.43
Memorial Tree Plaque (Book of Remembrance Room) £167.81 £293.81 £545.81
Valley Pond Plaques £416.13 £542.13 £794.13
Granite Wall Plaques (single up to 3 lines) £411.06 £543.06 £807.06
Granite Wall Plaques (double up to 6 lines) £717.11 £876.11 £1,194.11
Granite Wall Plaques (treble up to 10 lines) £1,024.17 £1,211.17 £1,585.17
Floris Wall Plaque £362.40 £488.40 £740.40
Keepsakes and Jewellery Cost on application

Southampton Crematorium and South Stoneham Book of Remembrance/Memorial Cards and Memorial Books

Memorial Two Line Entry Five Line Entry Eight Line Entry With Illustration (not available with two line entries)
Book of Remembrance £76.00 £135.00 £187.00 Additional £84.00
Memorial Cards £45.00 £66.00 £88.00 NA
Miniature Books £111.00 £123.00 £142.00 Additional £84.00
Additional entries to existing miniature books £42.00 £47.00 £59.00 Additional £84.00

Southampton Crematorium renewal fees (April 2022 to March 2023)

Memorial Cost of Renewal for a period of 5 years
Granite Wall Plaques (single up to 3 lines) £132
Granite Wall Plaques (double up to 6 lines) £159
Granite Wall Plaques (treble up to 10 lines) £187