Bespoke ‘Cremation’ Funeral Costs

Typical Cremation Funeral £2,992 (fully inclusive)

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

Transport of the coffin

Formal hearse (silver cars are extra)
Extra Bearers (our prof fee includes 4 x bearers)
£30 each

Funeral Celebrants and Ministers

Independent funeral celebrant
From £200
Or religious minister


£658   (or £457 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

*Collection fee from place of residence, Hospice or Nursing Home, during office hours applies £60
(No collection fee for local Hospital or Public 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