Bespoke ‘Cremation’ Funeral Costs

Typical Cremation Funeral from £2,000 Plus Disbursements


In the interests of transparency we believe that you should not have to make a phone call or make personal visits to determine what a funeral might cost.

The costs below provide you with a list of the main costs associated with a cremation. You simply choose what services you need or want and pay for only those services.

Funeral Director Fees

Our professional fee
Hygienic Preparation (Optional)
From £75
Viewings (Optional)
£50 (Per day)

Transport of the coffin

Formal hearse (silver cars are extra)
Extra Bearers (our prof fee includes 4 x bearers)
£40 each

Funeral Celebrants and Ministers

Independent funeral celebrant
From £200
Or religious minister


£633    (or £439 for the early 9.30am or 10am slot)
The Downs


Doctors fee (unless subject to post mortem)

A typical example of a cremation funeral service

Our professional fee
Coffin: Our standard oak veneered ‘Ardingly’
Crematorium fee
Doctors fee



Please note: Our Professional Fee includes Advice, Arrangements and Administration; Care of the deceased; 4 x Bearers; Funeral Director on the day of funeral.

Other expenses to consider

Collection fee from place of residence during office hours* – see below for explanation
Out of hours callout** – see below for explanation
Order of services
Newspaper notices
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*Collection fee from place of residence during office hours applies £120
(No collection fee for local hospital or mortuary collections)

**Where an out of hours callout applies there will be a charge of £200
(This is not in addition to the collection fee above but in place of – it’s either or!)

***Bariatric clients will incur further costs which can only be priced on an individual basis dependent on the logistical requirements