Following guidelines from the Government all Reading Borough Council Offices are closed to the public until further notice. The Crematorium office is closed but can be contacted by telephone 0118 937 2200 or by email cem.crem@reading.gov.uk. Funeral services are still taking place with a request that families try to limit attendees. We will update as soon as we have any further information.

Burial fees

Exclusive rights of burial for 75 years (deed of grant)

Mayfield lawn£1045
Mayfield traditional£1445
Park cremated remains plot for 2£553

Fees for graves in older sections of the cemetery: price on application - availability needs to be checked.    

Charges for exclusive right of burial in any grave or vault will be trebled for people who did not live in the Borough of Reading at the time of their death.   

Internment fees 

Internment of over 18s£815
Internment of a child 5 to 17£260
Internment of under 5s (including stillborn)£120
Internment of cremated remains (adult)£140
Internment of cremated remains from away£189
For any burial below 6'6" feet in depth an additional charge will be made (Lawn or traditional cemetery only, for 18 years or older)£288

Use of chapel

For over 18s£420
Additional 30 minute service time£410
For under 18s (including stillborn and foetus)£65

It is important to find out if the deceased person had a funeral plan. This would generally cover the costs of the funeral.

If the person paying for the funeral is receiving any means tested benefits they may be able to claim financial help from the Government.

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