Fees with effect from 1 April 2024

Part 1: interment

The fees indicated for the various heads in part 1 and 2 include:

  • Digging of grave
  • All grave furnishings
  • Turfing after burial
  • Excludes use of Cemetery Chapel

The fees exclude the use of Cemetery Chapel.

Resident priceNon Resident price
1) Persons up to 18 yearsNo chargeNo charge
2) Adult grave prepared for 1 interment £758£1516
Adult grave prepared for 2 interments£896£1792
Adult grave prepared for 3 interments£1019£2038
Adult grave prepared for 4 interments£1142£2284

Part 2: cremated remains

Resident priceNon-resident price
1) In a grave not exceeding 3' in depth£242£484
2) In a grave at full burial depth£518£1036

Part 3: grave purchase

Resident priceNon-resident price
Exclusive right of burial for 25 years (if applicable) £479£958
Exclusive right of burial for 50 years£959£1918
Exclusive right of burial for 99 years£1456£2912

Part 4: use of chapels 

Resident priceNon-resident price
For the use of the Cemetery Chapel£84£168

Note: The fees will normally be doubled where the person to be interred was not a resident of the city of Portsmouth at the time.

For cremated remains full burial depth is charged when a coffin burial space is available in the grave.

Virgin graves can only be purchased for a minimum depth of two with 99 years purchase.

Caskets not permitted in any of the Cemeteries.

Part 5: monuments and monumental inscriptions 

For the right to erect or place on a grave:

1) A lawnstone/Additional inscription to existing £141
2) Inscribed vase not exceeding 12" x 12" x 12"£31
3) Kerb stone or border stone (allowed on Jewish graves only in a special area within Kingston Cemetery)£163

Part 6: miscellaneous 

1) For the preparation of the grave and for the strewing of cremated remains £57
2) For the exhumation of human remains At cost
3) Searching register of burial (5 year period)£36

Part 7: services

Registration of devolved or assigned ownership of the Right of Burial£57
Adminisration fee£57
Temporary marker plaque £36