Arranging a burial

Burial ground charges

Interment fees
Type Resident Non-resident
Stillborn child No charge £125.00
Child under 5 years No charge No charge
Child age 5 up to 18 years No charge No charge
Person over 18 years £827.00 £1225.00
Person over 18 years (for internment booked on a
Tue, Wed & Thurs before 10.30am)
£699.00 £1035.00
Casket of ashes £284.00 £422.00
Casket of ashes (depth of 4 feet or deeper) £827.00 £1225.00
Body organ (for burial) No charge No charge
Exhumation (per individual) £3000.00 £3000.00

There is a 50% surcharge on all interments taking place on:

  • a Saturday
  • or a Midlothian Council public holiday
  • or after 12:00 noon on a Friday.

This includes non-Midlothian residents fees.

Purchase of lairs
Type Resident Non-resident
Baby area (Loanhead & Cockpen) No charge No charge
Cremation lair (Loanhead & Cockpen) £445.00 £667.00
Lair £866.00 £1305.00
Woodland lair (Cockpen & Rosewell) £1934.00 £2907.00
Issue of duplicate lair certificate £103.00 £154.00
Transfer of lair certificate £103.00 £154.00
Foundations for the erection of a monument
Monument Price
Up to and including 3’ (900mm) £125.00
Over 3’ (900mm) £240.00
Kerb markers - slab required £125.00

The maximum width for headstones on Cremation Lairs is 550mm.

There is a 50% surcharge on all interments taking place on:

  • a Saturday
  • or a Midlothian Council public holiday
  • or after 12:00 noon on a Friday.
Loanhead (New) Cemetery plaques and kerbmarkers
Monument Price
Plaque - baby garden £182.00 + £3.15 per letter + £30.00 fixing fee
Plaque - cremation garden £217.00 + £3.00 per letter + £29.00 fixing fee
Kerb markers £709.00 inclusive
Cockpen (New) Cemetery
Monument Price
Plaque - memorial wall £217.00 + £3.00 per letter + £29.00 fixing fee
Plaque - baby garden £182.00 + £3.15 per letter + £30.00 fixing fee

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