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Cremation fees

Fees and charges for 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

Cremations have a 30 minutes time slot
(20 minutes service + 5 minutes for entry and 5 minutes for exit) 

Price £
NVF = Non Viable Foetus (a baby under 24 weeks gestation) to 17 years old            No charge
Adult (organist not included*)649.00

Miscellaneous fees  

Additional service time / Memorial (organist not included)188.00
Surcharge: over-run / late fee   10 minutes65.00
 20 minutes130.00
 30 minutes195.00
Surcharge: flat base for coffin42.00
Surcharge: late cremation paperwork45.00
Scattering of remains:if less than 1 year since serviceNo charge
 if more than 1 year since service51.00
 if from another Crematorium51.00
Overseas certificate22.00
Cancellation if less than 48 hours notice131.00
Retention of Cremated Remains - after 3 monthsper month: 13.00 

* The Funeral Director will be able to put you in touch with the organist.


Maximum coffin dimensions (includes fittings):

  • East Chapel:  7ft 6 in (length) x 39in (width) x 24in (high)
  • West Chapel: 7ft 6 in (length) x 37in (width) x 24in (high)

Maximum weight of a coffin:  39 stone

Please advise us if it is a large or heavy coffin (150kg/23 stone) as the cremation may have to take place the following morning due to additional monitoring.

Removal of funeral tributes

Tributes are removed before the Crematorium is opened to the public.

Service held onFuneral tributes removed on
Monday7am on Thursday
Tuesday7am on Friday
Wednesday/Thursday/Friday7am on Monday

Breakspear Crematorium cannot be held responsible for any floral tributes placed within the grounds.



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