Bespoke ‘Cremation’ Funeral Costs

This is our comprehensive ‘Bespoke’ option, priced according to what you choose to have, and therefore you don’t end up paying for what you don’t want, as in some other ‘Fixed Price’ packages which some firms like to offer.

So what’s included?

Our ‘Bespoke’ option is for those who need to ensure that they have as much choice as possible without any ‘restricted minimalistic services’.

Our tailored service will be priced accordingly – our professional service fee will include the following:

  • Advice
  • Arrangements
  • All relevant paperwork and administration
  • Funeral Director on day of funeral
  • Managing donations
  • Handling of floral tributes

Costs are itemized as follows:

Professional Fees

Our Professional fee
Includes Collection within 20 miles, advice, arrangements and administration; supporting family members wishing to view; checking all papers are correctly completed and submitted; Funeral Director and 4 x Bearers on the day of funeral.


Our ‘Ardingly’ oak veneered
“Our most popular choice”
Other coffins are available upon request.

Transport & Bearers

Formal hearse (silver cars are extra)

Funeral Officiant

Independent funeral celebrant
From £200
Or religious minister


(or £480 for the early 9.30am or 10am slot)
From £691
The Downs

Doctors Fees

Doctors fee (unless subject to post mortem)
£82 per doctor
During this current Covid-19 crisis, only one doctor is required.

Other Expenses to Consider

Out of hours callout – surcharge
Hygienic care of the deceased
Viewings (per family per day)
Order of services
Newspaper notices

Typical Example of Cremation Funeral Costs

Our professional fee
Coffin: Our standard oak veneered ‘Ardingly’
Crematorium fee
Doctor’s fee (not applicable if coroner’s involved)


  • Full payment (cleared funds) must be received before the funeral, but please let us know if fees are to be settled by solicitors, banks or funeral plans
  • 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