Cremation and Burial Fees

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Crematorium charges 2014 / 15 net VAT 2014 / 15 gross
Child (under 16) No charge
Adults 16 years and over 507.95 0.00 507.95
Adults 16 years and over - Saturday 562.50 0.00 562.50
Additional Charge - Public Holiday 180.05 0.00 180.05
Clergy 62.45 0.00 62.45
Dispersal of Ashes 19.60 0.00 19.60
Casket - Purchase 43.15 0.00 43.15
Urn (plus carrier) - Purchase 19.60 0.00 19.60
Book of Remembrance (per line) 22.79 4.56 27.35
Small Book of Remembrance (2 Lines) 72.75 14.55 87.30
Small Book of Remembrance (5 Lines) 134.92 26.98 161.90
Small Book of Remembrance (8 Lines) 199.00 39.80 238.80
Small Book of Remembrance (Gilded Motif/Capital Letter) 48.54 9.71 58.25
Badges 36.88 7.38 44.25
Coat of Arms and Floral Motif 51.46 10.29 61.75
Retention of Ashes - per month 10.10 0.00 10.10
Chapel of Rest 33.00 0.00 33.00
Plaque - Single with inscription 126.17 25.23 151.40
Plaque - Double with single inscriptions 183.46 36.69 220.15
Plaque - Double with two inscriptions 232.96 46.59 279.55
Additional inscription 68.96 13.79 82.75
Use of Crematorium Chapel for a Burial Service 192.05 0.00 192.05
Memorial Kerbstone - (10 years) 157.29 31.46 188.75
Inscription for Kerbstone 5.83 1.17 7.00
Burial grounds charges 2014 / 15 net VAT 2014 / 15 gross
*Interment/Re Opening Lair 488.65 0.00 488.65
Interment (Child under 16) No charge
Additional Charge - Interment on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge 181.85 0.00 181.85
Additional Charge - Burial of ashes on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge 51.50 0.00 51.50
*Burial of Cremated Remains 110.20 0.00 110.20
*Scattering of Ashes 85.20 0.00 85.20
*Purchase of Single Lair, incl maintenance 577.35 0.00 577.35
*Purchase of Double Lair, incl maintenance 1,154.60 0.00 1,154.60
*Purchase of Treble Lair, incl maintenance 1,731.90 0.00 1,731.90
*Lair for Casket only 118.20 0.00 118.20
Transfer of Title Deeds 31.30 0.00 31.30
Extract/Search Register (£13.20 to be paid in Advance for work up to half an hour) 17.60 0.00 17.60
Administration Fee for Return of Lair

10% of purchase price

Permission to erect Standard Memorial or one off design 94.85 0.00 94.85
Permission to erect semi recumbant book type memorial 47.25 0.00 47.25
Erection of plaques at Cemeteries (where consent granted) 47.25 0.00 47.25
Erection of inscribed memorial plaque (for previously unmarked graves) 159.15 0.00 159.15
Erection of Headstone (Tiree ONLY) 122.70 0.00 122.70
Exhumations (not including re interment) 522.85 0.00 522.85
Exhumations of Caskets (hourly rate) 34.70 0.00 34.70

Notes:
* 100% to be added to interment/lair charges (except for the transfer of title deed) for non residents of Argyll & Bute with the following exemptions:   
1: - Clear proof that deceased lived permanently in Argyll & Bute within 10 years of death;         
2: - If the deceased person has been in long term residential care outwith the boundaries of Argyll & Bute Council, but was previously a resident of Argyll & Bute and was moved to such residential care at the behest of this, or a previous Local Authority;
3: - Any resident or former resident of Argyll & Bute who has died in the service of their country