Toggle mobile menu visibility

Burial and cremation services and fees

Details of costs for burials and cremations at our cemeteries and crematorium.

If the fees you require are not displayed below please contact Contact burials and cremations

Please note no cremations or burials take place on bank holidays (apart from extra statutory day after Boxing Day).

Cremation services

Additional cremation charges

Memorialisation charges

Charges for coffin burials

Charges for ashes burials

Additional burial charges

Memorial permit fees

 

Charges for cremation services
ServiceFee

Standard service

  • Monday - Friday 10.30am to 3.30pm (up to 3.00pm Friday) for persons aged 18+
  • The Standard attended service is 30 minutes which includes the time to enter and leave the chapel;
  • No cremation services in the chapel between 1.00pm - 2.00pm;
  • Maximum coffin size (including handles) up to 88 inches long x 33 inches wide x 20 inches high

The fee includes:

  • Music via the digital music system (Obitus)
  • Environmental surcharge;
  • Medical Referee fee
  • Ashes Collection by the Funeral Director / Applicant / named representative
  • Biodegradable ash box;
  • Storage of ashes for one month;
  • Cremation certificate
  • Unwitnessed scattering of ashes in the Gardens of Remembrance Monday - Friday.
£765

Direct cremation (attended)

  • Monday - Friday 9.30am for persons aged 18+
  • No service takes place, but immediate family members are permitted to attend to witness the committal

The fee includes:

  • Piece of music for entry
  • Short reading for ocmmital
  • Environmental surcharge;
  • Medical referee fee;
  • Ashes Collection by the Funeral Director / Applicant / named representative;
  • Biodegradable ash box;
  • Storage of ashes for one month;
  • Cremation certificate;
  • Unwitnessed scattering of ashes in the Gardens of Remembrance Monday - Friday.
£555

Direct cremation (unattended)

  • Monday - Friday 9.00am to 9.15am for persons aged 18+
  • No service takes place
  • No mourners are permitted to attend

The fee includes

  • Piece of music for entry
  • Environmental surcharge;
  • Medical referee fee;
  • Ashes Collection by the Funeral Director / Applicant / named representative;
  • Biodegradable ash box;
  • Storage of ashes for one month;
  • Cremation certificate;
  • Unwitnessed scattering of ashes in the Gardens of Remembrance Monday - Friday.
£375

Baby under 24 weeks gestation - Stillborn baby

  • Monday - Friday 10.00am, 10.30am
  • The service is 30 minutes which includes the time to enter and leave the chapel;

The free service includes:

  • Music via the digital music system (Obitus);
  • Environmental surcharge;
  • Medical Referee fee;
  • If ashes obtained, collection by the Funeral Director / Applicant / named representative;
  • Baby urn;
  • Storage of ashes for one month;
  • Cremation certificate;
  • Witnessed or unwitnessed scattering of ashes in the Gardens of Remembrance / Babies Garden of Remembrance Monday - Friday.
No charge

Child up to 17 years

  • Monday - Friday 10.00am to 3.30pm (up to 3.00pm Friday)
  • The service is 30 minutes which includes the time to enter and leave the chapel;

The free service includes:

  • Music via the digital music system (Obitus);
  • Environmental surcharge;
  • Medical Referee fee;
  • Ashes Collection by the Funeral Director / Applicant / named representative;
  • Biodegradable ash box;
  • Storage of ashes for one month;
  • Cremation certificate;
  • Witnessed or unwitnessed scattering of ashes in the Gardens of Remembrance Monday - Friday.
No charge

All cremations will be carried out in accordance with the Federation of Burial and Cremation Authorities (FBCA) Code of Cremation Practice.

Additional cremation charges
ServiceFee

Double service

  • Additional 30 minutes Monday - Thursday 10.00am to 3.00pm (up to 2.30pm Friday and 11.30am Saturday)

£370

(excluding standard cremation fee)

Saturday standard service (child or adult)

  • Saturday 9.30am-12.00pm

£355

(excluding standard cremation fee)

Unwitnessed scattering

  • Following cremation at Swansea Crematorium
No charge

Witnessed scattering

  • Following cremation at Swansea Crematorium
£46

Witnessed/ Unwitnessed scattering

  • Following cremation at other crematoria
£95

Organ music

  • Selection of Welsh and English hymns played by our resident organist (not available for direct cremation)
£28

Live webcast

£55

Live webcast plus downloadable link

£65

Keepsake copy of service

  • DVD/ Blu-ray/ Memory Stick/ Audio CD in presentation case
£55

 

Memorialisation charges
ServiceFee

Main book of remembrance and Babies book of remembrance

  • Located at Swansea Crematorium

2 line entry in perpetuity

5 line entry in perpetuity

8 line entry in perpetuity

  • Personal copies of entries are available for purchase ie memorial cards, folded cards, miniature books.

£73 (2 lines)

£91 (5 lines)

£107 (8 lines)

Memorial plaques

  • Polished Granite 12 inches x 3 inches
  • Fixed on memorial planter at crematorium gardens 3 and 4;
  • Each plaque accommodates 5 line inscription;
  • Five year lease - upon expiry either renew or collect plaque.

£235

5 year lease

Memorial heart

  • Polished Granite fixed onto memorial tree (Mulberry) situated on main drive to crematorium;
  • Each heart accommodates two names / dates / emblem;
  • Five year lease - upon expiry either renew or collect heart.

£165

5 year lease

Memorial leaf

  • Polished Granite fixed onto memorial tree (Willow) situated on main drive to crematorium;
  • Each leaf accommodates one name and date;
  • Five year lease - upon expiry either renew or collect leaf.

£115

5 year lease

Memorial butterfly

  • Polished Granite 6 inches x 4.7 inches choice of 8 colours fixed on memorial in Babies garden at Morriston cemetery;
  • Each tablet accommodates a small inscription and butterfly emblem (choice of 3 colours);
  • Five year lease - upon expiry either renew or collect tablet.

£125

5 year lease

 

Charges for coffin burials up to 17 years
ServiceFee

Burial of baby/ child up to 17 years in any grave (subject to availability)

  • Includes Exclusive Right of Burial (EROB)
No charge

 

Charges for coffin burials 18+ years
ServiceFee

New earthen grave - depth for one

  • Monday to Friday
£1915

New earthen grave - depth for two

  • Monday to Friday
£2130

New earthen grave - depth for three

  • Monday to Friday
£2380

New earthen woodland burial (Oystermouth) or meadow burial (Kingsbridge)

  • Monday to Friday
£1290

Reopen earthen grave - depth for one

  • Tuesday to Friday
£915

Reopen earthen grave - depth for two

  • Tuesday to Friday
£1130

Reopen earthen grave - depth for three

  • Tuesday to Friday
£1380

 

Cremated remains burials
ServiceFee

New cremated remains bricked plot (sloping memorial tablet only)

  • Monday to Friday
£805

New cremated remains earthen plot (sloping memorial tablet only)

  • Coed Gwilym and Cwmgelli only
  • Monday to Friday
£585

New cremated remains in full sized earthen grave (full headstone allowed)

  • Monday to Friday
£1270

Reopen cremated remains bricked/ earthen plot

  • Monday to Friday
£270

Multiple cremated remains burials (per extra container)

£135

 

Additional burial charges
ServiceFee

Saturday burial

  • Excluding interment fees
£355

If using straight-sided coffin/ casket (not applicable in woodland/ meadow sections

  • Excluding interment fees
£285

Crematorium chapel hire

  • For service prior to burial
  • Monday to Friday
£210

 

Memorial permit fees
ServiceFee

New memorial installation

£210

Additional inscription installation

£160

Wooden grave marker

  • Woodland burial (Oystermouth) and meadow burial (Kingsbridge)
£110
Memorial permit application for a baby/ child up to 17 years

No charge

 

Paying your fees

Fees can be paid by telephone, by post or in person (subject to Covid restrictions) at the Burials and Cremations Office, Room G4.6, Civic Centre, Swansea SA1 3SN.

We accept payment by Credit / Debit Card; Cheque (payable to Swansea Council); Cash.

Close Choose Language