Standardised Price List
As of 16th September 2021, all funeral directors are legally required to publish their Price List for a standardised set of products and services. This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors (because prices can vary).
ATTENDED FUNERAL (Funeral Director’s Charges Only)
This is a funeral where family and friends have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation.
Breakdown Of Charges
Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements.
Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care, during normal working hours.
Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities. The deceased person will be kept at the Funeral Directors premises.
Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from, Light Oak Veneer.
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director (where viewing is requested by the client).
At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle.
This is a funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person, but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself.
The Unattended Funeral will take place at a time and date as chosen by the Funeral Director and excludes any out of hours transfers, additional mileage and visits to the Chapel of Rest. The deceased will be transported to the Cemetery or Crematorium in a suitable vehicle. All expenses are to be paid prior to the funeral taking place.
Burial (funeral director’s charges only)
FEES YOU MUST PAY
For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee.
In this local area, the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is:
For a new grave, you will also need to pay for the plot; for an existing grave with a memorial in place, you may need to pay a removal/replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of other fees.
For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee In this local area is (excluding Doctors Fee’s See note 2)
Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director.
This funeral director may be able to supply a range of optional, additional products and services, or to arrange (on your behalf) for a third party to supply them. Examples include:
Provision of a Limousine.
Horse Drawn Hearse.
Additional mileage (price per mile/per vehicle).
Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body (e.g. to their home, to a place of worship etc.) (price per transfer) during normal working hours.
Collection & Delivery of Ashes.
Transportation of the deceased into our care, outside normal working hours.
Oak Ashes Casket (with engraving).
Oak Grave Marker (with engraving).
Funeral officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc.)
£180.00 – £220.00
Services supplied outside of normal office hours.
Prices On Request
The funeral director can give you a full list of what they can supply. They are likely to charge for these additional products and services, so you may choose to take care of some arrangements without their involvement, or you can use a different supplier.
 This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing a new grave, or for reopening and closing an existing grave.
 In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay doctors’ fees as well. This is the charge for two doctors to sign the Medical Certificates for Cremation, this is currently charged at £82.00 per doctor.
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