Cremation and Burial Fees

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Crematoria charges 2018/19

Child (under 16)No charge
Adults 16 years and over665.00
Adults 16 years and over - Saturday737.00
Additional Charge - Public Holiday237.00
Dispersal of Ashes26.00
Casket - Purchase57.00
Urn (plus carrier) - Purchase26.00
Book of Remembrance (per line)36.00
Small Book of Remembrance (2 Lines)114.00
Small Book of Remembrance (5 Lines)212.00
Small Book of Remembrance (8 Lines)313.00
Small Book of Remembrance (Gilded Motif)76.00
Coat of Arms and Floral Motif80.00
Retention of Ashes - per month12.00
Chapel of Rest43.00
Plaque - Single with inscription199.00
Plaque - Double with single inscriptions288.00
Plaque - Double with two inscriptions367.00
Additional inscription108.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for a Burial Service251.00
Memorial Kerbstone - (10 years)247.00
Inscription for Kerbstone9.00

Burial charges 2018/19

*Interment/Re Opening Lair673.00
Interment (Child under 16)No charge
Additional Charge - Interment on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge250.00
Additional Charge - Burial of ashes on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge71.00
*Burial of Cremated Remains151.00
*Scattering of Ashes117.00
*Purchase of Single Lair, incl maintenance794.00
*Purchase of Double Lair, incl maintenance1,589.00
*Purchase of Treble Lair, incl maintenance2,384.00
*Lair for Casket only163.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Burial Charge673.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Standard Lair1,590.00
Transfer of Title Deeds43.00
Extract/Search Register (£13.20 to be paid in Advance for work up to half an hour)25.00
Administration Fee for Return of Lair10% of purchase price (90% returned)
Permission to erect Standard Memorial or one off design131.00
Permission to erect semi recumbent book type memorial65.00
Erection of plaques at Cemeteries (where consent granted)65.00
Erection of inscribed memorial plaque (for previously unmarked graves)219.00
Erection of Headstone (Tiree ONLY)169.00
Exhumations (not including re interment)720.00
Exhumations of Caskets (hourly rate)47.00


* 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.