Cremation and Burial Fees

Due to Coronavirus, there are changes to some of our services, including the conducting of marriages, ceremonies and burials / cremations and the registration services for births and deaths. All of our offices are currently closed to the public without an appointment. You can arrange a registration appointment here.

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Crematoria charges 2020/21

Child (under 18)No charge
Adults 18 years and over788.00
Adults 18 years and over - Saturday873.00
Additional Charge - Public Holiday281.00
Dispersal of Ashes31.00
Casket - Purchase68.00
Urn (plus carrier) - Purchase31.00
Book of Remembrance (per line)43.00
Small Book of Remembrance (2 Lines)135.00
Small Book of Remembrance (5 Lines)251.00
Small Book of Remembrance (8 Lines)370.00
Small Book of Remembrance (Gilded Motif)90.00
Coat of Arms and Floral Motif94.00
Retention of Ashes - per month14.00
Chapel of Rest51.00
Plaque - Single with inscription (25 years)236.00
Plaque - Single continuation of lease (25 years)143.00
Plaque - Double with single inscriptions (25 years)342.00
Plaque - Double with two inscriptions (25 years)435.00
Plaque - Double continuation of lease (25 years)284.00
Additional inscription128.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for a Burial Service298.00
Memorial Kerbstone - (10 years)292.00
Inscription for Kerbstone11.00

Burial charges 2020/21

*Interment/Re Opening Lair832.00
Interment (Child under 16)No charge
Additional Charge - Interment on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge310.00
Additional Charge - Burial of ashes on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge88.00
*Burial of Cremated Remains187.00
*Scattering of Ashes145.00
*Purchase of Single Lair, incl maintenance982.00
*Purchase of Double Lair, incl maintenance1,964.00
*Purchase of Treble Lair, incl maintenance2,947.00
*Lair for Casket only202.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Burial Charge832.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Standard Lair1,966.00
Transfer of Title Deeds53.00
Extract/Search Register (£13.20 to be paid in Advance for work up to half an hour)31.00
Administration Fee for Return of Lair10% of purchase price (90% returned)
Permission to erect Standard Memorial or one off design162.00
Permission to erect semi recumbent book type memorial80.00
Erection of plaques at Cemeteries (where consent granted)80.00
Erection of inscribed memorial plaque (for previously unmarked graves)271.00
Erection of Headstone (Tiree ONLY)209.00
Exhumations (not including re interment)890.00
Exhumations of Caskets (hourly rate)58.00


* 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.