We aim to offer a fair and competitive funeral pricing structure.
Funeral costs consist of the funeral director fees and disbursement fees paid on your behalf such as doctors’ fees, crematorium, minster / officiant, church, flowers, cemetery etc. The disbursement fees are common to all funeral directors but we note some typical costs below as a guide.
Example of charges for a standard cremation service:
|Professional services charge, including making arrangements, obtaining and attending to all necessary documentation, care of deceased and provision of staff to carry out the funeral.||£1420.00|
|Removal of deceased from place of death or mortuary to our chapel of rest.||£150.00|
|Supply of a traditional style oak veneered coffin with bearer handles, engraved nameplate and linings.||£395.00|
|Provision of the hearse||£220.00|
|Total of our professional charges||£2185.00|
|Minister or officiant fee||£180.00|
|Crematorium from (varies depending on crematorium used)||£807.00|
|Total overall cost||£3336.00|
Additional costs per limousine – £190
Other additional costs such as extra mileage, taking the coffin home or into church and additional time on funerals sometimes apply.
Examples of additional disbursement fees include flowers, printed service sheets, container for cremated remains, fees at church or cemetery for cremated remains burial etc.
We offer bespoke funerals which are priced accordingly and we always provide a fully itemised estimate of all charges, without obligation.
Direct Cremation Service
We are committed to ensuring that funerals are offered with real choice and have created our direct cremation service for those that would like a very simplified funeral with no attendance. This level of service is for those who do not wish for a funeral service to be held, have no preference as to when and where the cremation takes place and do not wish to view the deceased.
This package includes:
- Transfer of deceased within 15 miles and within normal working hours*
- Completion of all documentation
- Doctors’ fees and cremation fees where they apply
- No viewing
- Basic coffin
- Cremation at a day, time and location we choose
- Transport to crematorium in a suitable vehicle (not a hearse)
- No funeral service and no minister / officiant
- Option to collect cremated remains or strew at the crematorium
Total cost: £1950.00
*Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Additional cost for out of hours transfer £100.00.
Payment can be made via BACS, cheque or debit card. There is no VAT on funeral costs.