WATERINGBURY PARISH COUNCIL

CEMETERY CHARGES APPLICABLE FROM 1ST JANUARY 2020

Fees fixed by Wateringbury Parish Council pursuant to the powers contained in the Local Government Act 1972 and the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977.

Charges shown apply where the person to be interred, or in respect of whom the right is granted is, or immediately before his or her death was, or was previously an inhabitant or parishioner of the Parish of Wateringbury.

PURCHASE OF EXCLUSIVE RIGHT OF BURIAL

For inhabitants of the Parish.

For a period of 100 years and including a Deed of Grant:
An earthen grave 6ft 6in x 2ft 6in or 4ft x 1ft 6ins for cremated remains

Single depth Grave £400
Double depth Grave £550
Single depth Cremated Remains grave £250
Double depth Cremated Remains grave £300

Interment charges in addition to above

Per interment 6ft 6ins x 2ft 6ins £350
Per interment Cremated Remains 4ft x 1ft 6ins £200

Purchase of Exclusive Right of Burial

Former Inhabitants of the Parish

Single depth grave £800
Double depth grave £1100
Single depth Cremated Remains grave £500
Double depth Cremated Remains grave £600
Interment charges in addition to above

Per interment 6ft 6ins x 2ft 6ins £650
Per interment Cremated remains 4ft x 1ft 6ins £300

Children’s Section

Stillborn – 12months No charge
12months – 12 years £60 for residents

Headstone – maximum height 3ft 6in maximum width 2ft 6in

Cremation tablet – maximum height 18in maximum width 12in

Charge to erect headstone £350 Cremation Tablet £100 There is no charge for any additional inscription

Style and size of proposed headstone/cremation tablet must first be agreed by the Parish Council

Grave diggers should be instructed to use spoil to ‘top up’ older graves in the cemetery which may have subsided.

ON NO ACCOUNT MUST SPOIL BE LEFT IN A HEAP OR AGAINST A WALL

Contact the Clerk Mrs Susan Cockburn on 01622 817068 or email clerk@wateringburypc.org.uk

Please see below for definitions

Definitions

Inhabitants of the Parish – the deceased lived within the parish of Wateringbury with an address that comes within the Borough of Tonbridge & Malling.
Former inhabitants – the deceased had moved out of the village, with the exception of those who went into long term health care.

Consideration will be given to a deceased, who does not or has never lived in the parish if they have immediate family only already buried in the cemetery. This covers Husband/Wife, grandparents, parents, daughter/son, sister/brother. All charges will be double those of former inhabitants.

NOTE: Exclusive Right of Burial can only be purchased at the time of burial.
Plots can be reserved for 25 years for a non returnable fee – Specific Plot – £200 Unspecific plot £100