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Burial and cremation fees

Burial and cremation fees include VAT where applicable and are valid from 1 April 2016 until 31 March 2017.

You can check our fees below or download burial and cremation fees 2016-2017 (PDF - 124KB)

Contact us for more information.

Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office

Our Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office is now located on the Ground Floor, Cecil Ward Building, 4-10 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BP.

Our telephone number is 028 9027 0296.

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
£576 £1,813
Type B grave
(suitable for two burials or cremated remains)
£278 £879 
Type C grave - when available (suitable for cremated remains only)
£167 £525
Fee for grant £40 £81
Fee for duplicate £77 £164
Fee for registration of transfer, probate or succession £77 £164
Saturday and public holiday levy for new or existing grave £172 £172

Opening of graves and vaults 

Price list for opening graves and vaults

 Type of grave opening
Belfast residents
Non-resident double rate
Non-resident treble rate
Non-Belfast residents (graves purchased after 1 April 2012)
First opening of a grave
£414 £828 £1,242 £1,303
Second opening of a grave or other subsequent openings
£323 £646 £969 £1,010
Burial of cremated remains in a grave
£79 £158 £237 £247
Saturday and public holiday levy for burial of cremated remains in a new or existing grave
£172 £172 £172 £172
Exhumation  £4,040
Opening of a vault
Price on request
Opening of a grave to check if a burial can take place
£167 £525

 

Some graves and vaults were originally sold by us at agreed double or treble rates. You can find out if this applies to your grave by calling our central office on 028 9027 0296.

Memorials  

Price list for memorials

Type of memorial

Belfast
residents

Non-Belfast
residents
Fee to erect a memorial (all cemeteries)
This is the erection fee your have to pay. You also need to pay a foundation fee for the headstone or memorial type you want to put in place and these fees are listed below.
£66 £131
For consolidated ground, where there is an existing headstone
£97 £194
Surround only: for unconsolidated ground, where there is an existing headstone
£293 £586
Type no 1: for consolidated ground
Foundations 4'6" x 18" x 9" (1350 x 450 x 225mm)
 £146 £293
Type no 1A: for unconsolidated ground
Foundations 4'6" x 18" x 9" (1350 x 450 x 225mm) (2 piers - 9") (225mm)
£258 £515
Type no 2: for consolidated ground
Foundations 4'6" x 18" x 9" (1350 x 450 x 225mm)
Plinth 18' x 9" x 6" (5500 x 225 x 150mm)
£237 £475
Type no 2A: for unconsolidated ground
Foundations 4'6" x 18" x 9" (1350 x 450 x 225mm)
£556 £1,111
Type no 3: for any type of ground
Foundations 4'6" x 2' x 9" (1350 x 450 x 225mm)
Plinth 17' x 9" x 6" (5200 x 225 x 150mm) (6 piers - 9") (225mm)
£651 £1,303
Type no 4: for consolidated ground
Foundations 9' x 15" x 9" (2700 x 375 x 225mm)
Plinth 22'6" x 12" x 6" (6850 x 300 x 150mm)
£389 £778
Type no 4A: for unconsolidated ground
Foundations 9' x 12" x 9" (2700 x 300 x 225mm)
Plinth 22'6" x 12" x 6" (6850 x 300 x 150mm) (4 piers - 12") (300mm)
£601 £1,202
Type V: 4'0" x 1'0" x 9" (1200 x 300 x 225mm)
£187 £374
Type VI: 8'0" x 1'0" x 1'3" (2400 x 300 x 375mm)
£374 £747

Maintenance of graves 

Price list for maintenance of graves

Type Belfast
residents 
Non-Belfast
residents
Clipping grass on a turfed grave (per year) £40

Weeding graves which are covered with stone chippings (per year) £41

Providing soil £42

Sowing with grass seed £43

Covering graves with concrete £170

Recovering graves with concrete after the burial of cremated remains £90

 

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)
£50

3' x 1'7" grave with a headstone (planting at the head of a grave) £35

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  £120
Full year (including spring and summer)  £170

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 under No charge No charge
Child (under 16) £157 £303
Adult (aged 16 or above) £364 £601
Hospital cremations £101 £197
Saturday and public holiday levy for cremations £172 £172
Fee for removal and re-burial (including casket) £167 £333
Fee for removal (including casket) £157 £313
Interment of cremated remains £79 £158
Saturday and public holiday levy for burial of cremated remains £86 £86
Ecological coffin £232 £232
Hire of Crematorium funeral church for memorial services(per 30 minute services, maximum service length one hour)
£83 £83

Duplicate cremation certificates can be provided at a cost of £15.

Price list for memorial options

Type of memorial All
residents
Memorial tree (when available) £465
Woodland copse (with granite memorial) £389
Tree plaque (up to 105 letters) £81
Tree plaque (up to 300 letters) £152
Memorial seat £1,131
Memorial seat plaque only
£152
Single urn in Columbarium (25 year lease) £364
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)
£727
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) £293
Basilica memorial  £990 

 

Price list for dispersal options

Price list for dispersal options All
residents 
Burial or scattering of cremated remains (if cremation took place at City of Belfast Crematorium) No
charge
Burial or scattering of cremated remains if cremation took place elsewhere
£86
Scattering of cremated remains in Shankill Graveyard (if cremation took place at City of Belfast   Crematorium) £30
Scattering of cremated remains in Shankill Graveyard (if cremation took place elsewhere) £86

We can send cremated remains by registered courier on request. Please contact us for fees. This service is only available in Northern Ireland.

Price list for Book of Remembrance entries

Type of entry All residents
Charge per line (two lines minimum)  £28
Badge  £71
Coat of arms £141
Copies of entries 50% of original charge

Price list for columbarium inscription costs

Price list for columbarium inscription costs All residents
Up to 60 letters £192
Each additional letter £1.40 per letter
Emblems Price available upon request

Price list for music 

Type of music All residents
Use of organ No charge
Recorded music No charge

Contact us
Cemeteries and Crematorium Central Office
028 9027 0296
Ground Floor
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BP