Our Funeral Prices

The total price of a funeral depends on two different charges; the Funeral Director's costs for any services provided and secondly the Disbursement costs, which are payments made to third parties such as crematoriums, churches and florists.

 

The information below gives details about the different types of funeral services we provide, including The Traditional Bespoke Funeral, The Simple Funeral and The Direct Cremation Funeral.

The Traditional Bespoke Funeral

Funeral Director's Charges

Our Professional Services                                                                                                                                                                       £1495.00 This includes Arranging and Conducting the funeral.

  • Help and guidance at any time regarding funeral arrangements
  • Guidance registering the death
  • Liaising with the Coroner if required
  • Completion and delivery of all necessary forms to relevant authorities
  • Liaising with third parties e.g. celebrant, crematorium to arrange funeral details. 
  • Use of funeral home facilities and the availability of a 24hr service.                 
  • Care and preparation of deceased.
  • Writing and arranging funeral notices to be placed in local or national newspapers and online
  • Use of viewing chapel both in and out of office hours by appointment
  • Provision of a funeral director to guide mourners at the funeral ceremony
  • Handling and forwarding donation monies received
  • Supply of an online tribute page

 

Conveyance of deceased from local address to funeral home.                                                                                                           £ 295.00 This includes the provision of two of our staff at any time, day or night to move the deceased person from a local address to our premises. We use suitably discreet vehicles and provide all necessary equipment and protective clothing for staff. Excessive mileage on the collection of the deceased person will be charged at £2.50 per mile travelled.

Provision of a Mercedes Hearse for funeral with necessary attendants.                                                                                         £  645.00  Our hearse will lead the cortege from a local residence of your choosing to the funeral venue. 

Coffins                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We have an extensive choice of coffins to choose from. Take a look at our Coffin page for more examples, or request to see the full brochure of traditional oak veneered, eco and woodland, colourful or completely bespoke coffins available. 

Traditional Oak Veneered coffins, lined and fitted, gown/padded interior with nameplate.                                                          From  £ 625.00

Handcrafted solid timber/American style caskets, lined and fitted, gown/padded interior with nameplate.                                From £1200.00

Eco Coffins

Cardboard coffins                                                                                                                                                                             From  £ 250.00

Willow or Woollen coffin range, lined with biodegradable calico and fitted with a woven nameplate.                                          From £ 940.00

Ashes Casket fitted with nameplate                                                                                                                                                           £125.00

 

Optional Additional Services                                                     

Provision of a Mercedes six-seater Limousine with driver                                                                                                                        £ 250.00

Provision of a luxury SUV with driver (seats 4 passengers)                                                                                                                       £ 125.00

Horse Drawn Hearse                                                                                                                                                                                  £1200.00

Order of Service (Formatting and production of printed funeral service booklets)                                                                        From £1.30 ea

Reception into Church  (Taking the deceased to funeral venue the evening before day of funeral)                                                        £ 295.00

Additional Mileage                                                                                                                                                                                   £ 2.50p/m

Catering                                                                                                                                                                                           From £ 8.00p/h

Disbursement Charges (Third Party Costs)

Crematorium fees (Prices vary)                                                                        E.g. Teesside £810.00*, Kirkleatham £890*, Darlington £930* *(Prices correct as of September 2021. Prices increase annually. Crematorium webcast streaming, visual tributes, recordings etc are all optional services with additional charges.)       

Doctor's fees for completion of cremation certificate                                                                                                                           £82.00  All cremations legally require the completion of a cremation form by a doctor, to determine the cause of death, unless it has been referred to the relevant Coroner.

Officiant fee                                                                                                                                                                                     From £190.00  For example, a Celebrant, Minister or Humanist who would lead the funeral service.

Floral tributes                                                                                                                                                                                               P.O.A  Take a look at our Floral Tribute page for prices of the different arrangements that we can provide through our florist.

Newspaper notices                                                                                                                                                                                       P.O.A  Although the wording and placement of notices can be arranged by us, the price of notices are an additional disbursement charge

 

Disbursement costs for services held in churches, burials in churchyards or cemeteries all vary depending on the relevant authorities. We will be able to guide you with any specific pricing information whilst making arrangements for the funeral.

 


The Simple Funeral

The Simple Funeral                                                                                                                                     £2250.00 plus disbursements costs

We do also provide a low cost funeral option which still provides dignity for your loved one, but not all of the services included in a traditional bespoke funeral. 

Our services include:

  • Attending to all necessary arrangements
  • Completion and delivery of all documentation to relevant authorities
  • Provision of a simple oak veneered coffin, lined and fitted with a nameplate.
  • Removal of deceased from a local address to funeral home during office hours (9am-5pm)
  • Care of deceased
  • Viewing of deceased during office hours (9am-5pm Mon-Fri)
  • Provision of Mercedes hearse from funeral premises direct to crematorium
  • Providing a funeral director to guide mourners at funeral service

 

Disbursements Costs i.e. Crematorium fees, Doctor's fees and celebrant fees are additional. Please see above for pricing regarding these costs.


The Direct Cremation Funeral

The Direct Funeral  (Non-attended)                                                                                £1795.00 inc of disbursements costs shown below

This type of funeral is a direct cremation, which means there is no funeral service or mourners attending at the crematorium. 

Our services include:

  • Attending to all necessary arrangements
  • Completion and delivery of all documentation to relevant authorities
  • Provision of a basic coffin
  • Removal of deceased from hospital direct to crematorium at a time of our choosing
  • Provision of specialist saloon vehicle and necessary staff

Disbursement costs included:

  • Direct crematorium fee (Cremation date, time and location allocated by Funeral Director)
  • Doctor's fee for completing cremation certificate