Burial charges

From April 1 2021

Coffin interments charge
17 years and under no charge
over 17 years £711
over 17 years (non Angus resident)  £1420
Non-viable foetus / stillborn children
no charge
Cremation caskets interments charge
17 years and under no charge
Interment at four feet £227
Double interment  four feet £454
Interment in coffin lair over four feet £460.30
Double interment in coffin lair over four foot £920.60
Interment at four feet (non Angus resident) £453.20
Double interment  at four feet (non Angus resident) £908
Interment in coffin lair over four feet (non Angus resident) £920.60
Double interment in coffin lair over four feet (non Angus resident) £1841.20
Scattering of ashes £57.90

A perpetuity fee may apply – this is a one-off charge to cover maintenance and upkeep of a lair. The fee will be applied as follows:

  • sale of lairs - at time of purchase.
  • pre-purchased lairs - at time of opening ground for first interment after this date.

There are no interments on Saturdays, Sundays or public holidays except in exceptional circumstances.

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays or when preparation is undertaken on such days ‒ 50% additional charge.

All graves are lined with artificial grass mats at no additional cost.

Non-Angus resident charges will NOT apply where:

  • the deceased lived in Angus for the majority of their life or
  • the deceased was resident in Angus and moved out of the area for care or medical reasons within their final five years.

For further information please contact our burial grounds administration team using our general enquiry form.

From 1 April 2021:

Exhumation fees charge
Exhumation fee for coffin POA
Exhumation fee for cremation casket   £347.30

For further information please contact our burial grounds administration team using our enquiries form.

From 1 April 2021

Lair charges charge
Coffin lair - per lair £661.50
Coffin lair (non-Angus resident) - per lair £1322.90
Cremated remains lair - per lair £376.30
Cremated remains lair (non-Angus resident) - per lair £752.50
Cremated remains lair for non-viable foetus / stillborn child no charge
Lair certificate - per lair £56.20
Replacement lair certificate - per lair £56.20
Transfer of burial rights - per lair £56.20

A perpetuity fee will apply – this is a one-off charge to cover maintenance and upkeep of a lair. The fee will be applied as follows:

  • sale of lairs - at time of purchase.
  • pre-purchased lairs - at time of opening ground for first interment after this date.

Non-Angus resident charges will NOT apply where:

  • the deceased lived in Angus for the majority of their life or
  • the deceased was resident in Angus and moved out of the area for care or medical reasons within their final five years.

You can purchase up to three lairs in one of our burial grounds at any time.

For further information please contact our burial grounds administration team using our  enquiry form.

From 1 April 2021:

Perpetuity Charge
Coffin lair (new sales) £328.80
Coffin lair (re-opening) £328.80
Casket lair (new sales) £164.40
Casket lair (re-opening) £164.40

A perpetuity fee is a one-off charge to cover maintenance and upkeep of lair. The fee will be applied as follows:

  • sale of lairs - at time of purchase.
  • pre-purchased lairs - at time of opening ground for first interment after this date.

For further information please contact our burial grounds administration team using our enquiry form.

From 1 April 2021:

Memorials Charge
Monumental registration fee (VAT exempt) £168.70
Erection of memorial/ marker / plaque / vase / etc £66.70
Replacement memorials (no additional foundation required) £66.70
Foundation excavated and memorial inspection fee £219.20

You must obtain our permission before erecting a headstone.

For further information please contact our burial grounds administration team using our enquiry form.

Search fee (per hour or part thereof) - £34

Email burialgrounds@angus.gov.uk with any requests.