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Cemetery and Cremation price information

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Below are our cemetery and cremations prices.

For information around financial support options please see funeral financial support.

Cemetery and cremation prices

  • Burial fee for an adult over 16 years of age, in a standard coffin, to a depth of 6ft (standard burial time) -  £576
  • Burial fee in a private grave in the Woodland burial section (standard burial time) -  £576
  • Burial fee in a private grave for a still born baby or a child who is under 16 years of age (standard burial time). - No Charge
  • Surcharge for persons not resident of the City of Preston at the time of death unless, they had been a resident within the previous 12 months - £576
  • Burial - Weekend and Public Holiday supplement - £286
  • Purchase of Exclusive Right of Burial in a private grave for a term of 75 years - £1,013
  • Purchase of Exclusive Right of Burial for a term of 75 years in the Babies Area - No Charge
  • Standard Cremation fee (Attended) - Where the age of the deceased exceeds 16 years. Includes environmental levy, certificate of cremation if required, use of organ. The service time is 45 minutes, which includes the time for arrival and departure. - £792
  • Standard Cremation (Attended) - For a still born baby or a child who is under 16 years of age. Includes environmental levy, certificate of cremation if required, use of organ. The service time is 45 minutes, which includes the time for arrival and departure. - No Charge
  • Direct Cremation fee (unattended, using the 9.15am booking slot) - Where the age of the deceased exceeds 16 years. Includes environmental levy, certificate of cremation if required. - £450
  • Cremations - Weekend and Public Holiday Committal supplement - £286
  • Chapel Time Overrun Charge - £281
  • Additional Chapel Time (prior arrangement discounted price) - £189
  • Temporary deposit of cremated remains (per month after first month) - £31
  • Webcast Live (includes 7 days on demand) - £80 (includes VAT)
  • Downloadable MP4 file of recorded Webcast - £30 (includes VAT)
  • DVD or USB stick of a recorded Webcast - £60 (includes VAT)

The Book of Remembrance prices

Book of remembrance entry. The price is charged for the number of entry of lines.

  • 2 -  £47
  • 5 - £88
  • 8 - £126

Entry and emblem

The prices below include additional artwork to your Book of Remembrance entry:

  • Floral Emblem (available with 5 lines) - £172
  • Floral Emblem (available with 8 lines) - £220
  • Badge/Crest/Shield/Bird/ (available with 5 lines) - £184
  • Badge/Crest/Shield/Bird/ (available with 8 lines) - £231
  • Full Coat of Arms (available with an 8 line entry only) - £254

Memorial card entry

The price is charged for the number of entry of lines.

  • 2 lines - £48
  • 5 lines - £59
  • 8 lines - £70

Miniature vellum book entry

The price is charged for the number of entry of lines.

  • 2 lines - £70
  • 5 lines - £94
  • 8 lines - £99

Additional entry in miniature book

The price is charged for the number of entry of lines.

  • 2 lines - £29
  • 5 lines - £66
  • 8 lines - £115

* additional lines over 8 lines in Books or Cards is charged at £6 per line.

Please note: all applications for entry into the Book of Remembrance must be received no later than 5 months after the date of death to ensure that the inscription is included in the book for the first anniversary.

Cremated remains vault prices

The placement of cremated remains can take place both at the cemetery and the crematorium. Sanctum 2000 vaults can accommodate 2 sets of cremated remains.

These wine colour vaults are supplied with a black granite plaque and flower vase. You may also add a photograph or an individual design.

This memorial is sold on a 25-year lease, and includes a black granite tablet.

  • inscribed with up to 80 letters - £1226
  • To accommodate an additional name (per letter) - £3
  • To include a photo plaque (7cm x 5cm) - £1353
  • Vault with a blank tablet - £653
  • Purchase of an inscribed tablet - £596
  • To include a photo plaque (7cm x 5cm) - £707
  • Replacement plaque - £204
  • Heart Shaped photo plaque - £210
  • Wooden casket to fit Sanctum Vault 2000 - £42

Memorial gardens prices

Purchase of a new grey granite vase block complete with a black granite tablet finished in relief lettering including a flower holder.

  • This memorial is available on a 10-year leases - £448
  • To include 4cm x 3cm photo plaque - £93
  • Replacement granite tablet - £137
  • Vase lease renewal fee for a further period of 10 years - £225

Granite mushroom plaque

The price for a granite mushroom plaque is £214. A renewal fee for a further period of 10 years is charged at £107.

To keep the woodland theme, polished granite mushrooms have been placed to the entrance of the woodland scattering area. Small plaques are now available with relief lettering on a 10-year lease.

The woodland area is planted with bulbs and suitable woodland plants. This quiet corner of the grounds is an ideal spot for scattering remains of those loved ones who have chosen to return to nature and for you to visit the area to witness the changes of the seasons naturally.

Bellatrix baby memorial plaque - £203

Dedication plaques designed for children and babies available on a 10-year lease. The Bellatrix is a free standing marble memorial with inset granite plaques.

The memorial features fairies with butterfly shaped plaques or Winnie the Pooh with balloon shaped plaques.

Polywood memorial benches

Available on a 10-year lease including inscribed brass plaque or a plaque on a shared bench.

The high density polyethylene is hand crafted to resemble natural timber. Produced from 90% recycled material and is further recyclable up to seven times having very little environmental impact.

  • Bench and plaque - £927
  • Additional plaque - £209

Memorial Park (cremated remains)

Purchase of a plot to accommodate 2 interments of Cremated Remains.

Available on a 50 year lease.

  • Headstone not included but can be sourced via stonemason. List available.
  • Exclusive Rights for Burial £404
  • Interment (resident) £109
  • Interment (non-resident) £218
  • Headstone Permit (only applicable if headstone is required) £173
  • Lease Renewal (50 years) £202

Memorial granite bench

The granite benches are positioned around the pedestal Bird Bath each with 3 tablets per bench available.

The cost includes fitting, maintenance and the inscription of a granite tablet on a 10-year lease.

A photo or design may be added.

  • 6 line tablet - £385
  • 6 line tablet with photo or design - £468
  • 6 line tablet renewal fee for a further 10 years - £192

Planter tablets

The planter is situated in the centre of the Sanctum Garden.

The cost includes fitting, maintenance and the inscription of a granite tablet on a 10-year lease basis. A posy flower holder is available for each tablet. A photo plaque and design may also be fixed.

  • 3 line tablet for 10 years - £229
  • 3 line tablet with photo or design for 10 years - £319
  • 6 line tablet for 10 years - £248
  • 6 line tablet with photo or design for 10 years - £337
  • 3 line tablet renewal fee for a further 10 years - £114
  • 6 line tablet renewal fee for a further 10 years - £124

Wall tablets

Wall tablets in pink granite are fixed on the wall within the Garden of Remembrance. The placing of fresh floral tributes only is permitted.

  • 5 line tablet for 10 years - £171
  • 5 line tablet with photo or design for 10 years - £260
  • Wall tablet renewal fee for a further period of 10 years - £85

Wooden caskets and vases

  • Wooden casket for earth burials and the storage of cremated remains - £42
  • Plastic flower vases - £6
  • Metal flower vases to fit into headstone bases - £10

Grave search fees

  • 1855 - 1921 - £16.50
  • 1921 - 1995 - £9

Pedestal bird bath in grey granite

Various sized tablets are available for purchase, the bottom 3 tiers also  allows you to add a design of your own choice or a photo plaque of your loved one. The cost includes fitting, maintenance and the inscription of the tablet on lease for 10 years.

  • Tier 1 - 5 line tablet - £248 and £124 for a renewal
  • Tier 2 - 5 line tablet - £261 and £130 for a renewal
  • Tier 3 - 5 line tablet - £132 for a renewal
  • Tier 3 - 5 line tablet with design or photo - £380 and £185 for a renewal
  • Tier 4 - 5 line tablet - £276 and £135 for a renewal
  • Tier 4 - 5 line tablet with design or photo - £381 and £190 for a renewal
  • Tier 5 - 5 line tablet - £285 and £141 for a renewal
  • Tier 5 - 5 line tablet with design or photo - £391 and £196 for a renewal

Flower vase holders are provided at the base to place fresh flowers only please.

Woodland Plaques

Situated in the tranquil surroundings of the Woodland area.

A cast bronze plaque memorial containing your chosen inscription mounted on a hardwood plinth and post on lease for ten years.

  • Woodland plaque on a 10 year lease £462             

Map addresses and contact information for the Cemetery and Crematorium

Preston Cemetery, New Hall Lane, Preston, PR1 4SY.
Preston Crematorium, Crematorium Avenue, off Longridge Road, Preston, PR2 5BY.

Email: cemetery@preston.gov.uk  Telephone: 01772 794585

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