Fees
& Charges

Crematorium
Fees & Charges

Cremation and Service Fees

Cremation fees include the cremation, environmental surcharge, medical referee fee & cardboard casket

Standard Cremation Fee 18 years and over for a published 30 minute service slot, available 9am, 9:30am, 4pm & 4:30pm.
(please note the 30 minutes consists of 20 minutes in the Chapel and 10 minutes for entering and exiting the chapel).
£700.00
Standard Cremation Fee 18 years and over for a published 45 minute service slot.
(please note the 45 minutes consists of 30 minutes in the Chapel and 15 minutes for entering and exiting the chapel).
£855.00
Standard Cremation Fee 18 years and over direct to Crematory with no chapel use £495.00
Non-Viable Foetus, Stillborn babies and children under 18 years Free
NVF, Stillborn babies and children under 18 years – these fees will be covered by the Childrens Funeral Fund (where possible) £350.00
Use of Chapel for cremation service of a NVF (charge for chapel only) £200.00
Cancellation Fee – Cancellation within five days of service date. There is no charge for a postponement. £300.00

Extended service time Fees

30 minute service extension available for the 9am & 4pm services £320.00
45 minute service extension available from 10am through to 2.30pm £520.00
Cremation surcharge fee for overrun of allocated service time £330.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for a memorial service £330.00

Miscellaneous Charges

Obitus Service Recording (DVD/Blu-Ray/USB stick) £55.00
Obitus Service Recording Additional Copy (DVD/Blu-Ray/USB stick) £34.00
Obitus Live Webcast £55.00
Obitus Webcast Copy (DVD/Blu-Ray/USB stick) £55.00
Obitus Webcast including 28 Day Access & Download £55.00
Obitus Professional Photo Tribute £80.40
Obitus Professional Photo Tribute Copy (DVD/Blu-Ray/USB stick) £55.00
Obitus Simple Slide Show up to 25 Photos £45.60
Obitus Each Additional 25 Photos £27.60
Obitus Single Photo Tribute £26.40
Obitus Downloadable Copy of Professional Photo Tribute £26.40
Obitus Checking Family Supplied Video £26.40
Obitus Extra Work £32.40
Crematorium Staff to load and update OBITUS products and services £80.00
Duplicate Certificate of cremation hard copy £31.00
Duplicate Certificate of Cremation email copy £10.50
Extract of Cremation hard copy £31.00
Extract of Cremation email copy £10.50
Provision of a person to bear a coffin into Chapel £43.20
Use of Chapel Organ (Cemetery and Crematorium Chapel) £33.00
Witness the charging of the coffin into the cremator £30.90

Cremated Remains Administration Fees

Strewing of Cremated remains from Tunbridge Wells Crematorium within 12 months of cremation Free
Burial of cremated remains from Tunbridge Wells Crematorium unwitnessed (excluding Memorial Path) £134.00
Receiving of cremated remains from elsewhere, in addition to strewing or burial fee £108.00
Strewing of Cremated remains after 12 months for cremations carried out at Tunbridge Wells Crematorium £134.00
Witness strew/burial of cremated remains attendance fee £46.50
Temporary holding of cremated remains per month £62.00
Disposal of Cremated Remains from Funeral Director where Applicant authority exists £108.00
Administration fee £18.60
Genealogy searches per surname, maximum of 3 people search £46.00

Urns and Metal Containers

Metal £36.00
Polytainer £31.00
Interment cardboard Casket £17.50
Small Scatter Tube Teddy Motif/Floral £9.50
Large Adult Scatter Tube £19.50

Memorial Plaques and Inscriptions

Panorama Niche 15 yrs incl. 1st Interment and Basic Inscription £990.00
Panorama Niche, subsequent Interment (Additional Inscription Extra) £121.67
Wall Niche 10yrs incl. 1st Interment and Basic Inscription £539.00
Wall Niche subsequent interment (Additional Inscription Extra) £121.67
Sanctum 15yrs incl. 1st Interment and Basic Inscription £1080.00
Sanctum, subsequent interment (Additional Inscription Extra) £121.67
Buxton Granite Bench 10yrs Basic Inscription £432.00
Memorial Wall Plaque (Large) 10yrs incl. Basic Inscription £412.00
Memorial Wall Plaque (Large) 5 year renewal POA
Memorial Wall Plaque (Small) 5 years incl. Basic Inscription only £246.00
Memorial Wall Plaque (Small) 5 year renewal £246.00
Barbican Granite Plaque initial dedication 10 years £432.00
Barbican Granite Plaque Renewal 5 years £216.00
Granite Kerb Plaque 10 year dedication £421.00
Granite Kerb Plaque replacement within dedication period £119.00
Granite Kerb Plaque dedication Renewal 5 years £213.00
Standard motif on Granite plaque POA
Ceramic photo plaque on Granite plaque POA
Bronze Kerb Plaque 10 year dedication £412.00
Bronze Kerb Plaque renewal 5 years £130.00
Bronze Kerb Plaque replacement within dedication period £130.00
Memorial Path Bronze Kerb Plaque 15yr dedication plus interment of 2 sets of cremated remains £675.00
Memorial Path Bronze Kerb Plaque replacement within dedication period £130.00
Mushroom plaque in Children’s Glade 5 year dedication £195.00
Mushroom replacement within dedication £108.00
Mushroom plaque in Children’s Garden Renewal 5 years £195.00
Children’s Garden Bronze Memorial Plaque 10 year dedication £412.00
Children’s Garden Bronze Memorial Plaque 5 year renewal £130.00
Granite Vase Block initial 10 year lease £ 505.00
Granite Vase Block Renewal 5 years £ 253.00
Willow Tree Memorial 5 years £120.00
Willow Tree Memorial Renewal 5 years £120.00
Purchase of Bronze plaque on Expiry of Dedication £16.00
Willow Tree memorial replacement within dedication period £50.00

Interments fees

Please note that all interment fees are doubled where the deceased person resided outside the
borough of Tunbridge Wells.

Single depth (6’) interment fee 18 years and over (includes removal of spoilage fee) £759.00
Single depth (6’) interment fee 18 years and over (includes removal of spoilage fee)
Non TWBC Resident
£1,518.00
Non-viable foetuses, still born children, and children under 18 years of age Some
fees may be covered by the Government Children’s Funeral Fund.
£187.00
Non-viable foetuses, still born children, and children under 18 years of age Some
fees may be covered by the Government Children’s Funeral Fund
Non TWBC Resident
£374.00
For each additional single depth (includes removal of spoilage fee) £253.00
Interment in walled grave/vault £POA
Interment of cremated remains £209.00
Interment in an unpurchased grave £1,210.00
Muslim grave single depth (6’) interment fee 18yrs and older (includes removal of spoilage fee) £1,034.00

Purchase of Exclusive Burial Rights 35 Years

Please note that all purchase of Exclusive Burial Rights Fees are doubled where the purchaser resides OUTSIDE the Borough of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Private grave space for Non-viable foetus, still born child or child under 18 years of age (Single depth interment only) Some fees may be covered by the Government Children’s Funeral Fund. £330.00
Private grave space for Non-viable foetus, still born child or child under 18 years of age (Single depth interment only) Some fees may be covered by the Government Children’s Funeral Fund.
Non TWBC Resident
£660.00
Lawn interior full grave plot £1,139.00
Lawn interior full grave plot
Non TWBC Resident
£2,278.00
Lawn exterior full grave plot £1,194.00
Lawn exterior full grave plot
Non TWBC Resident
£2,388.00
Traditional interior full grave plot £1,265.00
Traditional interior full grave plot
Non TWBC Resident
£2,530.00
Traditional exterior full grave plot £1,320.00
Traditional exterior full grave plot
Non TWBC Resident
£2,640.00
Cremation plot £605.00
Cremation plot
Non TWBC Resident
£1,210.00
Primrose garden Cremated Remains plot and memorial Type 1 Excl Interment fee £2,057.00
Primrose garden Cremated Remains plot and memorial Type 1 Excl Interment fee
Non TWBC Resident
£2,662.00
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 2, Excl Interment fee
Currently unavailable
£2,189.00
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 2, Excl Interment fee
Non TWBC Resident. Currently unavailable
£POA
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 3, Excl Interment fee
Currently unavailable
£2,321.00
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 3, Excl Interment fee
Non TWBC Resident. Currently unavailable
£POA

Miscellaneous Fees

Exhumation of single coffin £2,835.00
Exhumation of each additional coffin £575.00
Exhumation of cremated remains. One set. £300.00
Exhumation of cremated remains. Two sets. £450.00
Transfer of Exclusive rights of burial £300.00
Use of Cemetery Chapel for memorial service £330.00
45 minute service extension available at 10am through to 3pm £520.00
Genealogy Searche per surname , maximum of 3 people per search £46.00

Memorial Permit Fees

Approval of added inscription where memorial is not removed £90.00
Approval of added inscription where memorial is removed (lawn) £147.00
Approval of added inscription where memorial is removed (traditional) £205.00
Approval and placement of headstone, vase, book or tablet £152.00
Approval and placement of full kerbing and headstone £210.00
Permit to re-install fee 5 year permit £79.00
Permit to re-install fee 10 year permit £152.00
Memorial removal and disposal fee £50.00
K&S staff attendance in cemetery £25.80
Graveside service by K&S staff £45.20

Primrose garden cremated remains plot (cemetery)

Primrose garden cremated remains plot Type 1, Excl Interment fee £2,057.00
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 1, Excl Interment fee
Non TWBC Resident
£2,662.00
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 2, Excl Interment fee
Currently unavailable
£2,189.00
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 2, Excl Interment fee
Non TWBC Resident. Currently unavailable
£POA
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 3, Excl Interment fee
Currently unavailable
£2,321.00
Primrose garden cremated remains plot and memorial Type 3, Excl Interment fee
Non TWBC Resident. Currently unavailable
£POA

Book of Remembrance Entries

Two line entry £93.00
Five line entry £159.60
Five line entry with picture £226.20
Eight line entry £190.80
Eight line entry with a picture £258.00

Memorial Cards

Two line entry £54.60
Five line entry £69.00
Five line entry with a picture £147.30
Eight line entry £85.50
Eight line entry with a picture £169.80

Miniature Memorial Books

Two line entry £75.00
Five line entry £97.80
Five line entry with a picture £172.80
Eight line entry £123.60
Eight line entry with a picture £190.20

Additional Entries Books & Cards

Two line entry £30.90
Five line entry £51.60
Five line entry with a picture £113.40
Eight line entry £64.80
Eight line entry with a picture £135.00

All Fees inclusive of VAT at 20% where applicable. Please Note: All Interment and Exclusive Rights of Burial fees will be increased by 100% where the deceased person resided outside the borough of Tunbridge Wells.