The cemetery fees are set annually and agreed by Members of the Council. There are fees applicable for residents and non residents of the Borough. A current Council Tax Bill must be submitted as proof of residency.
You are advised to see the Council's Personal Information Policy.
Payments are accepted by cash, cheque (payable to LBRUT) debit or credit card.
All fees are valid from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.
|Lawn (Headstone only allowed)||£2,363||£4,728|
|Traditional (Full memorial/headstone/planting)||£3,138||£6,276|
|Natural burial area (No memorial/planting)||£1,739||£5,846|
|Star & Garter||£1,569||N/A|
|Children's section - accommodating children up to 5 (Full memorial/headstone/planting)||£115||£1,319|
The Purchase of the Exclusive Right of Burial in the above sections are issued for 50 years, this can be extended up to 100 years, for an additional fee.
If you are purchasing a new grave, the purchase fees will need to be added to the applicable burial fee. If you have an existing family grave, it is only the burial fee which will need to be paid, along with the removal fee for a memorial, if there is one already on the grave.
|Standard depth (prepared at a depth for 2 interments where possible)||£1,569||£3,135|
|Depth for 3 interments||£1,916||£3,6721|
|Interment of a child (aged up to 18)||Nil||£279|
|Un-purchased grave (Teddington & Twickenham||£1,140||£2,50|
|Burial of body parts||£316||£616|
|Use of chapel (45 minutes service)||£144|
|Additional fee for weekend burials (subject to staff availability)||£843|
|Additional fee for casket or straight edged coffin (no metal permitted)||£939|
|Administration fee for two burials at the same time||£783|
|Removal of Headstone on a traditional grave
(this must be replaced by a memorial mason once settlement in the grave is complete)
|To remove and replace a standard memorial
(Replaced by cemeteries staff approx 12 months after burial. Non-standard memorials to be removed by Funeral Director)
Cancellation of a funeral (less than 48 hours before)
Use of chapel for a memorial service (45 minutes service)
Weekend surcharge for use of chapel (additional to the standard chapel fee)
If you have an existing family grave within one of our cemeteries, this can be used to provide a burial area for cremated remains. Alternatively, you can purchase a new grave which can be marked with a memorial, and our cemeteries can provide some cremation options to help you to make your choice.
|Family cremated remains section (Small garden space and memorial)||£1,955|
|Garden of Rest – Granite Wedge (No planting/items permitted)||£1,442|
|Garden of Rest – West Moreland plaque (No other planting/items permitted)||£1,442|
Hampton Columbarium (No other planting/items permitted)
|Mini Orchid Columbarium (No other planting/items permitted)||
|Adult cremated remains interment||£477|
|Childs cremated remains interment (aged up to 18)||Nil|
|Scattering of cremated remains||
The Purchase of the Exclusive Right of Burial are issued for 50 years, which can be extended up to 100 years for an additional fee.
The following fees apply to both resident and non-residents.
Additional fee for weekend burial (subject to staff availability)
|Administration fee for two cremated remains interments at the same time||£212|
|Administration fee for burial of cremated remains with a coffin||£212|
|Granite wedge memorial (includes first inscription up to 60 characters)||£605|
|Orchid Columbarium plaque (includes first inscription up to 60 characters)||£286|
|Additional letters/characters – each||£2.40|
|Renewal of plaque in scattering area (Richmond)||
Funeral related fees are usually paid to us by your Funeral Director. Payments direct to us can be in cash in person at the Cemetery office, by cheque payable to London Borough of Richmond upon Thames or by Credit Card.
|Transfer of ownership||£182|
|Assignment of exclusive burial rights by living owner||£106|
|Extension or re-purchase of grave rights by 5 years||
|Annual fee – Reservation of a grave for 1 or 2 years||
£170 per year
|Annual fee – Reservation of a grave for 3 years or more||£100 per year|
|Adding an additional owner to an existing grave||
|Memorial seats (includes installation but not inscription)||From £1,000|
|Topsoil for graves on traditional sections||
|Turf for graves on traditional sections||£106|
|Full body / Cremated Remains||Fee on application (may be subject to VAT)|
Contact the Cemeteries Team
We are open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm, excluding Public Holidays, Christmas and New Year.
The Cemetery Office
East Sheen Cemetery,
Telephone: 020 8876 4511
Fax: 020 8878 8118
Updated: 04 April 2022