Cremation and Burial Fees

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Crematoria charges 2019/20

Child (under 18)No charge
Adults 18 years and over685.00
Adults 18 years and over - Saturday759.00
Additional Charge - Public Holiday244.00
Dispersal of Ashes27.00
Casket - Purchase59.00
Urn (plus carrier) - Purchase27.00
Book of Remembrance (per line)37.00
Small Book of Remembrance (2 Lines)117.00
Small Book of Remembrance (5 Lines)218.00
Small Book of Remembrance (8 Lines)322.00
Small Book of Remembrance (Gilded Motif)78.00
Coat of Arms and Floral Motif82.00
Retention of Ashes - per month12.50
Chapel of Rest44.00
Plaque - Single with inscription (25 years)205.00
Plaque - Single continuation of lease (25 years)124.00
Plaque - Double with single inscriptions (25 years)297.00
Plaque - Double with two inscriptions (25 years)378.00
Plaque - Double continuation of lease (25 years)247.00
Additional inscription111.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for a Burial Service259.00
Memorial Kerbstone - (10 years)254.00
Inscription for Kerbstone9.50

Burial charges 2019/20

*Interment/Re Opening Lair693.00
Interment (Child under 16)No charge
Additional Charge - Interment on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge258.00
Additional Charge - Burial of ashes on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge73.00
*Burial of Cremated Remains156.00
*Scattering of Ashes121.00
*Purchase of Single Lair, incl maintenance818.00
*Purchase of Double Lair, incl maintenance1,637.00
*Purchase of Treble Lair, incl maintenance2,456.00
*Lair for Casket only168.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Burial Charge693.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Standard Lair1,638.00
Transfer of Title Deeds44.00
Extract/Search Register (£13.20 to be paid in Advance for work up to half an hour)26.00
Administration Fee for Return of Lair10% of purchase price (90% returned)
Permission to erect Standard Memorial or one off design135.00
Permission to erect semi recumbent book type memorial67.00
Erection of plaques at Cemeteries (where consent granted)67.00
Erection of inscribed memorial plaque (for previously unmarked graves)226.00
Erection of Headstone (Tiree ONLY)174.00
Exhumations (not including re interment)742.00
Exhumations of Caskets (hourly rate)48.00


* 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.

4.  Introduction of green burial service which facilitates woodland burials, sites at: Barbour Cemetery, Strachur, Carrick Cemetery at Tarbert and Pennyfuir Cemetery.