The average cost of a cremation at a public crematorium has risen since 2010, according to a BBC Freedom of Information request.

Here is a list of all the local authorities that run crematoriums in the UK – showing their prices for a daytime adult cremation from 2010-11, 2015-16 and the percentage change.

Different councils provide different services for the basic fee listed below.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.