Cremation Funeral Costs

Cremation Funeral Costs

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 – £1500

Please note: Our Professional Fee includes Advice, Arrangements and Administration; Collection of the deceased (within 20 mile radius of our office)*; Checking all papers are correctly completed and submitted; Washing & Dressing; Viewings; Funeral Director on the day of funeral; and 4 x bearers

*Note: Includes Office Hours collection (Out of hours collections charged at £200)

Transport of The Coffin – £0 (Included)

Formal hearse – Is Included
(silver cars are extra)

Funeral Celebrants or Minister – From £200

Independent funeral celebrant – £220
Or religious minister – approx £200

The Coffin – From £200

Our ‘Ardingly’ Oak Veneered Coffin – £450
(our most popular coffin, but other types available on request)

Crematoria Fee – From £480

After 10am – £691
Earlier Slots – £480
The Downs
After 10am – £658
Early Slot at 9am – £499

Doctor Fee – £82 (if applicable)

Doctors fees – £82.00
(unless subject to post mortem)

A typical example of a bespoke cremation funeral service

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



Other Expenses To Consider

Limousine – £260
Printed order of Services – TBA
Newspaper Notices – TBA

**Larger Clients: In the case of bariatric (obese) clients, that cause additional or unusual requirements, or clients who exceed 6’2″ x 22″ in size, we reserve the right to either decline or withdraw our services at any time, and/or make additional charges where these become necessary, but you will be informed of any such charges before we apply them.

* Full payment (cleared funds) must be received before the funeral takes place.

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