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Burial and cremation fees

Burial and cremation fees include VAT where applicable and are valid from 1 April 2013 until 31 March 2014.

Contact us for more information.

Burials

Price list for new graves and grants

 Type of grave Belfast
residents
Non-Belfast
residents
Type A grave
(full depth) - available at Roselawn Cemetery only
£556£1,757
Type B grave
(suitable for two burials or cremated remains)
£270£853  
Fee for grant £39£80
Fee for duplicate £76£162
Fee for registration of transfer, probate or succession £76£162
Saturday and public holiday levy for new or existing grave£170£170

Opening of graves and vaults 

Price list for opening graves and vaults

 Type of openingBelfast 
residents 
Non-Belfast
residents
First opening of a grave £394 £1,244
Second opening of a grave or other subsequent openings£316£998
Opening of a grave to check if a burial can take place £162£512
Burial of cremated remains in a grave £76£243
Saturday and public holiday levy £85£85
Exhumation £3,970
Opening of a vault Price available upon request

Memorials  

Price list for memorials

Type of memorial

Belfast
residents

Non-Belfast
residents
Fee to erect a memorial (all cemeteries) £63 £125

Maintenance of graves 

Price list for maintenance of graves

Type Belfast
residents 
Non-Belfast
residents
Clipping grass on a turfed grave (per year)£40£80
Weeding graves which are covered with stone chippings (per year) £40£80
Providing soil£40£80
Sowing with grass seed £32£65
Covering graves with concrete£167£333
Recovering graves with concrete after the burial of cremated remains£80£158

 

Price list for seasonal planting (Roselawn Cemetery and graves bought after 1 February 1978 in
Belfast City Cemetery)

Size of area Belfast
residents   
Non-Belfast
residents
3'x 3' grave without a headstone (planting at the head of a
grave)
£47£95
3' x 1'7" grave with a headstone (planting at the head of a grave)£32£65

Soil is included in the above prices, which are for spring and summer bedding only.


Price list for seasonal planting (Dundonald Cemetery and graves bought before 1 February 1978 in
Belfast City Cemetery)

Size of area - approximately 7' x 4' (full grave below
the headstone)
Belfast
residents
Non-Belfast
residents
Spring or summer season £105  £208
Full year (including spring and summer)  £167  £325

Cremations

Our cremation fees include the disposal of cremated remains packed for collection or scattered or buried in the Garden of Remembrance. They also include a cremation certificate.

If the deceased is a life member of the Cremation Society of Great Britain or the Cremation Assurance Friendly Society, the fee will be recovered from the society. 

Price list for cremations

Type Belfast
residents
Non-Belfast
residents
Stillborn child or child aged one or underNo charge No charge
Child (under 16)£151£295
Adult (aged 16 or above)£350£580
Hospital cremations £98£191
Saturday and public holiday levy for cremations£170£170
Fee of removal and re-burial (including casket) £160£321
Fee of removal (including casket) £151£303
Interment of cremated remains £76£155
Saturday and public holiday levy for burial of cremated remains£5£85
Ecological coffin £227£227
Hire of Crematorium funeral church for memorial services £81£81

 

Price list for memorial options

Type of memorial All
residents
Memorial tree (when available)£453
Woodland copse (with granite memorial) £379
Tree plaque (up to 105 letters) £76
Tree plaque (up to 300 letters) £148
Memorial seat £1,087
Single urn in Columbarium (25 year lease) £351
Double urn in Columbarium (25 year lease)
(When the lease of the first occupancy ends, the first urn will remain until the lease for the second occupancy ends)
£714
Urn (a number of urns, made from different materials, are available to purchase. Call 028 9027 0296 for more information).  On request
Memorial stone book tablet (up to 75 letters)£286 
Stone desktop memorial unit£860 
Basilica memorial £973 

 

Price list for dispersal options

Price list for dispersal options All
residents 
Sent by registered post (UK and Republic of Ireland) No longer available
Burial or scattering of cremated remains (if cremation took place on-site) No
charge
Burial or scattering of cremated remains from other crematoria£84
Scattering of cremated remains in Shankill Graveyard (if cremation took place at City of Belfast   Crematorium)£29
Scattering of cremated remains in Shankill Graveyard (if cremation took place elsewhere)£84

Price list for Book of Remembrance entries

Type of entry All residents
Charge per line (two lines minimum)  £26
Badge £68
Coat of arms£133
Copies of entries50% of original charge

Price list for columbarium inscription costs

Price list for columbarium inscription costs All residents
Up to 60 letters£185
Each additional letter£1.40 per letter
Emblems Price available upon request

Price list for music 

Type of musicAll residents
Use of organ£38
Use of organ and services of an organist £87
Recorded music No charge
  
Contact us
Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office
028 9027 0296
Belfast City Hall
Belfast
BT1 5GS