WATERINGBURY PARISH COUNCIL
CEMETERY CHARGES APPLICABLE FROM 1ST JANUARY 2016
Fees fixed by Wateringbury Parish Council pursuant to the powers contained in the Local Government Act 1972 and the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1974.
Charges shown apply where the person to be interred, or in respect of whom the right is granted is, or immediately before his or her death was, or was previously an inhabitant or parishioner of the Parish of Wateringbury.
PURCHASE OF EXCLUSIVE RIGHT OF BURIAL
For inhabitants of the Parish.
 
For a period of 100 years and including a Deed of Grant:
An earthen grave 6ft 6in x 2ft 6in or 4ft x 1ft 6ins for cremated remains
 
Single depth Grave                                                        £350
Double depth Grave                                                      £500 
Single depth Cremated Remains grave                     £200
Double depth Cremated Remains grave                   £250
 
Interment charges in addition to above
 
Per interment 6ft 6ins x 2ft 6ins                                   £300
Per interment Cremated Remains 4ft x 1ft 6ins        £200
 
Purchase of Exclusive Right of Burial
Former Inhabitants of the Parish
 
Single depth grave                                                      £600
Double depth grave                                                    £1000
Single depth Cremated Remains grave                  £400
Double depth Cremated Remains grave                £500
 
Interment charges in addition to above
 
Per interment 6ft 6ins x 2ft 6ins                                £600
Per interment Cremated remains 4ft x 1ft 6ins       £250
 
Children's Section
Stillborn – 12months                                                        No charge
12months – 12 years                                                       £60 for residents
Please see definitions for others
 
Headstone – maximum height 3ft 6in maximum width 2ft 6in
Cremation tablet – maximum height 18in maximum width 12in
Charge to erect headstone £300  Cremation Tablet £100 There is no charge  for any additional inscription 
Style and size of proposed headstone/cremation tablet must first be agreed by the Parish Council
 
Grave diggers should be instructed to use spoil to ‘top up’ older graves in the cemetery which may have subsided. ON NO ACCOUNT MUST SPOIL BE LEFT IN A HEAP OR AGAINST A WALL Contact the Clerk Mrs Susan Cockburn on 01622 817068 or email susan_jc@btinternet.com
Please see below for definitions 
                                                       
 
Definitions
 
Inhabitants of the Parish – the deceased lived within the parish of Wateringbury with an address that comes within the Borough of Tonbridge & Malling.
 
Former inhabitants – the deceased had moved out of the village, with the exception of those who went into long term health care.
 
Consideration will be given to a deceased, who does not or has never lived in the parish if they have immediate family only already buried in the cemetery. This covers Husband/Wife,Grandparents, parents, daughter/son, sister/brother. All charges will be double those of former inhabitants.
 
NOTE:  Exclusive Right of Burial can only be purchased at the time of burial.
Plots can be reserved for 25 years for a non returnable fee –  Specific Plot – £200  Unspecific plot £100