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.

Reported by BBC News. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.