Cremation and Burial Fees

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Crematoria charges 2017/18

Child (under 16)No charge
Adults 16 years and over647.00
Adults 16 years and over - Saturday716.00
Additional Charge - Public Holiday230.00
Dispersal of Ashes25.00
Casket - Purchase55.00
Urn (plus carrier) - Purchase25.00
Book of Remembrance (per line)35.00
Small Book of Remembrance (2 Lines)111.00
Small Book of Remembrance (5 Lines)206.00
Small Book of Remembrance (8 Lines)304.00
Small Book of Remembrance (Gilded Motif)74.00
Coat of Arms and Floral Motif78.00
Retention of Ashes - per month12.00
Chapel of Rest42.00
Plaque - Single with inscription193.00
Plaque - Double with single inscriptions280.00
Plaque - Double with two inscriptions356.00
Additional inscription105.00
Use of Crematorium Chapel for a Burial Service244.00
Memorial Kerbstone - (10 years)240.00
Inscription for Kerbstone9.00

Burial charges 2017/18

*Interment/Re Opening Lair653.00
Interment (Child under 16)No charge
Additional Charge - Interment on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge243.00
Additional Charge - Burial of ashes on Saturday/Sunday or Public Holiday will incur this additional charge69.00
*Burial of Cremated Remains147.00
*Scattering of Ashes114.00
*Purchase of Single Lair, incl maintenance771.00
*Purchase of Double Lair, incl maintenance1,543.00
*Purchase of Treble Lair, incl maintenance2,315.00
*Lair for Casket only158.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Burial Charge653.00
*Woodland and Green Burial Service Standard Lair1,544.00
Transfer of Title Deeds42.00
Extract/Search Register (£13.20 to be paid in Advance for work up to half an hour)24.00
Administration Fee for Return of Lair10% of purchase price (90% returned)
Permission to erect Standard Memorial or one off design127.00
Permission to erect semi recumbent book type memorial63.00
Erection of plaques at Cemeteries (where consent granted)63.00
Erection of inscribed memorial plaque (for previously unmarked graves)213.00
Erection of Headstone (Tiree ONLY)164.00
Exhumations (not including re interment)699.00
Exhumations of Caskets (hourly rate)46.00


* 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.