Cemeteries and crematoria

The Council manages one cemetery in the district at St Mary's Church, Church Hill, Caterham.

Visitors with mobility problems who require vehicle access can contact us and we can arrange this with 24 hours' notice.

Fees for Caterham cemetery from 1 April 2022

Table of fees for graves at Caterham cemetery.

All prices are subject to VAT.

 

Fee for a parishioner

Fee for those who have previously been an inhabitant or parishioner for a period of seven years

Fee for a non parishioner

Interments in a previously purchased grave for one 183cm (6').

£606.50

£1,214

£1,808

Interments in a previously purchased grave for two 244cm (8').

£691

£1,381

£2,074

Interment of cremated remains in a previously purchased grave (see note 1).

£1670

£340

£511

New burial plot for two 244cm (8’).

£2,074

 

 


Table of fees for cremated remains at Caterham cemetery.

 

Fee for a parishioner

Fee for those who have previously been an inhabitant or parishioner for a period of seven years

Fee for a non parishioner

Purchase of plot for cremated remains (for 1, 2, or 3 sets). Including the right to place a 30cm square memorial set flush to the ground and first inscription (see note 2).

£340.50

£680.50

£1,026

Interment of cremated remains.

£170

£340

£511

Additional inscription on cremation plots.

£42.75

£85

£127.50


Table of fees for memorials at Caterham cemetery.

 

Fee for a parishioner

Fee for those who have previously been an inhabitant or parishioner for a period of seven years

Fee for a non parishioner

The right to erect or place a Memorial on a purchased grave not exceeding 198 x 76 x 46cm (6'6L x 2'6W x18"H) with inscription.

£250

£500

£745

Extra for memorials exceeding 46cm (18") in height per 30cms (12") or part.

£170

£340

£511

Each addition to the original memorial.

£42.75

£85

£127.50

The right to place or erect a headstone at the expense of The War Graves Commission.

No charge

No charge

No charge

Other charges

Scattering of ashes in the Garden of Remembrance is £69.25.

Notes

  1. The fees include the digging of the grave plot.
  2. Cremated remains are buried in plots in the Garden of Remembrance unless a grave has been purchased previously elsewhere in the cemetery.
  3. The Council has agreed that there would be no charge for the burial of children under the age of 12 in the Caterham cemetery. The normal purchase prices of the grave space would remain the same, but the interment fee would be waived.

Baby and children memorial sizes

  • Headstones should not be more than 60 cm (24") high.
  • A full memorial should not be more than 1.2m (4') long and 60cm (24") high.
     

For more information, please contact us.