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Date updated: 29/09/2022

Anyone may be buried or cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, regardless of City connections or religious belief.

A list of our fees and charges are listed below. Residents of the City of London (within the Square Mile) are entitled to a refund equal to 50% of the cremation fee (or a maximum of £498) for all cremations and burials carried out at the cemetery and crematorium.

For information regarding services not listed here, please contact us using the link below or by calling 020 8530 2151.  

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Cremation fees

Day

Time Type Duration of service Price
Monday - Friday 8am - 9am No service Nil £498
Monday - Friday 8.30am -10am Adult 30 Minutes £536
Monday - Friday 10.15am - 6pm Adult 30 Minutes £995
Monday - Friday 10.15am - 6pm Adult 60 Minutes £1,301
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6pm  Under 16 30 Minutes Free
Monday - Friday 830am - 6pm Under 16 60 Minutes £306
Saturday - Sunday 9am - 1pm All 45 Minutes £1,428
Webcasting Where available     £66

Burial fees

Grave

Grave type Type Duration of church service Price
Burial in a private grave Lawn Adult        Under 16 30 minutes 30 minutes £1,734        £739
Burial in a private grave Traditional up to 7x3 Adult        Under 16 30 minutes 30 minutes £1,938    £943
Burial in a private grave Traditional over 7x3 Adult        Under 16 30 minutes 30 minutes £2,142      £1,147
Burial in a public grave n/a Adult        Under 16  Baby 30 minutes 30 minutes 30 minutes  £1,734      £739      £612
Burial in the garden for babies n/a Baby 30 minutes £370
Additional cost for chapels - Weekdays n/a n/a Additional 15 minutes £186
Additional cost for chapels - Saturday  n/a n/a 30 minutes £370
Additional cost for chapels - Sunday n/a n/a 30 minutes £550
Chapel for memorial services     Per hour £377

Note: the lease extension prices per year are subject to increases in future years.

Burial services are provided every day except public holidays. 

All the above fees are reduced by £995 for people under 16 years old. There must be a minimum of 30 years remaining on the lease of a grave before any further full depth burials can take place.

Private graves fees

Grave

Lease in years Price inc. 1st interment £1,734 Ground only (lease in years) Lease extension per year*
Woodland 30 £3,034 £1,300 (30) £43.35
Heritage (general) 30 £3,906 £2,172 (30) £72.40
Conservation lawn 30 £5,345 £3,610 (30) £120.35
Large lawn 50 N/A N/A £126.50
Heritage (large) 50 £9,434 £7,700 (50) £154
Traditional conservation 50 £6,884 £5,150 (50) £103
Traditional non-constructed 75 £13,584 £11,850 (75) £158
Traditional part-constructed 100 £25,234 £23,500 (100) £235
Vault - Constructed 100 £40,634 £38,900 (100) £389
Catacomb 100 £9,734 £8,000 (100) £80

* These prices are only applicable if an interment has already taken place and where no further burials are to take place.

Note: Burial of ashes does not include a chapel service. 

Ashes options fees

Option

Price
Burial in a lawn grave (maximum depth) £1,204
Burial in a traditional grave (maximum depth) £1,295
Burial in a woodland grave (in eco urn) £342
Strewing of ashes from other crematoria £215
Scattering of ashes on a lawn grave £215
Scattering of ashes in the Gardens of Rest (if cremation carried out a the City of London) Free
Weekend surcharge for burials / strewing of ashes £141
Storage of ashes - first two months Free
Storage of ashes - after two months £39 per month
Storage of ashes - annual fee £233
Burial in a private grave* - no landing £294
Burial in a private grave* - 7'x3' landing £430
Burial in a private grave* - over 7'x3' landing £POA

Ashes graves fees

Options

Lease (years) Price
Classic grave for ashes if available 10 £1,530
Classic Ash Grave lease extension 1 £153
Lawn grave for ashes 20 £3,942
Lease extension 1 £197