FOI Request - Cost of Planning a Funeral

Request 101000202668

We are currently researching the costs involved in planning a funeral.

I would be grateful if you could provide me with your local authority’s fees for the following services five years ago, three years ago and at the present time:

• Purchase of a lair
• Interment
• Cremation
• Any other administration costs involved

Response 23-12-2013

                                                          NOW              3 YEARS AGO                   5 YEARS AGO

LAIR PURCHASE                            £438.00           £303.00                                £235.00

INTERMENT                                    £540.00           £373.00                                £319.00

INTERMENT (ASHES)                     £127.00           £88.00                                  £76.00

HEADSTONE

EXCAVATION                                 £62.00             £53.00                                  £41.00

LAIR TRANSFER                              £26.00            £17.85                                 £17.00

SCATTERING ASHES                      £22.00            £15.00                                 £14.00

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