Information about the fees for cemetery and funeral services.

Cemetery Fee (from 1st April 2021)
Burial FeesResidentsNon Residents
Private Grave: Coffin <=30"wide and/or 78"long£765£2,295
Private Grave: Large Coffin/Casket >30"wide and/or 78"long£1,125£3,375
Public Grave - Burial fee in a grave where the Grant of Exclusive Right has not been purchased£560N/A
Children's Grave - Burial fee for a child under 18 years of age at the time if death£0N/A
Shallow Grave - Additional fee for a grave to be prepared at a depth of 3ft using an ultima liner£1,020£3,060
Mausoleum Chamber - Immurement of coffin into a Mausoleum Chamber£410£1,230
Grant of Exclusive Right Fees  
Lawn Grave : Coffin <=30"wide and/or 78"long - 75 year grant£1,020£3,060
Lawn Grave: Large Coffin/Casket >30"wide and/or 78"long - 75 year grant£1,530£4,590
Premium Graves - chosen by family - additional fee£255£765
Extension of Grant of Exclusive Right - 10 year grant£560£1,680
Mausoleum Crypt - top and bottom vault - Lawn Cemetery£7,140£7140
Premium Mausoleum Crypt - middle vault - Lawn Cemetery£7,650£7650
Transfer Ownership of Grant of Exclusive Right£51£153
Official Copy of Grant of Exclusive Right/Search Fee£51£153
Cremated Remains Burial Fees  
Interment of Cremated Remains£255£765
Eco Interment of Cremated Remains£153£459
Strewing of Cremated Remains£153£459
Immurement of cremated remains - above ground vault£102£306
Second Set of Cremated Remains - same time£102£306
Cremated Remains within Coffin£102£306
Cremated Remains Licence Fees  
Cremated Remains Memorial Plot - 75 years - max 4 ashes (includes edging and chippings)£510£1,530
Commemorative Garden Tablet - Lawn Cemetery 75 years - max 2 ashes(inc tablet and initial inscription)£408£1,224
Half Size Lawn Grave - Lawn Cemetery - 75 years - max 4 ashes£510£1,530
Commemorative Rose Bushes - 10 years - max 2 ashes (Inc plaque and initial inscription)£459£1,377
Memorial Garden Kerb - Hyde Cemetery - 10 years - max 2 ashes (inc tablet and initial inscription)£306£918
Bespoke artwork or photographs will incur an additional charge  
Additional 10 year Licence Period£204£612
Memorial Permit Fees  
Headstones - includes both new and replacement Memorials£204£612
Engrave an additional inscription£102£306
Kerb Setting (Hatfield Hyde)£255£765
Fine for any contravention to memorial regulation£500£500
Repair or cleaning of a memorial£0£0
Miscellaneous Fees  
Memorial Plaque - Includes plaque with initial inscription£357£357
Bespoke artwork or photographs will incur an additional charge  
Inclusion of small photo/bespoke artwork£92£92
Inclusion of a large photo/bespoke artwork£122£122
New plaque for Memorial Garden Kerb - Hyde only£204£204
New Tablet for Commemorative Garden Plot - Lawn only£357£357
Plaque on Wooden Memorial Bench - 10 yr licence Inc 1 steel plaque with initial inscription & 1 refurbishment£1,020£1,020
Second Plaque on Existing Wooden Bench (10 yrs)£306£306
Plaque on Granite Memorial Bench - 10yr licence Inc single plaque with initial inscription£867£867
Second Plaque on Existing Granite Bench (10 yrs)£306£306
Bespoke artwork or photographs will incur an additional charge  
Permission to vault a grave space£510£1,530
The Lodge Chapel - Exclusive use for maximum 30mins, includes CD and organ£102£306
Hourly rate for exhumations£204£204
Late fee - per half hour£153£153
Turf Grave£61£61
Non Residents Fee - most of the fees are trebled for a person who at the time of death resides outside the borough of Welwyn Hatfield.
Any relevant fees relating to the grave afterwards will also be trebled. The only exceptions to the trebling of fees are as follows -
- If a grave is purchased at the standard rate for the first internment for a resident of the borough, any future fees will remain as standard
- If a resident is required to move out of the area for medical care or to any nursing home within the last 2 years