‘Unattended’ Burial – Direct to Grave

This is what we like to call our completely ‘No Fuss’ burial option

Our ‘No Fuss’ direct burial is an affordable alternative to the traditional funeral, which separates the ceremony from the burial, and leaves families free to arrange a memorial, or celebration of life service, away from the graveside, and in their own time.

Arrangements can be made without you needing to visit us

Our cost – £950 (+ Burial Fees)

So what’s included?

  • Our Hearsette (adapted Ford Mondeo Estate) for conveying to graveside
  • Coffin suitable for burial (choice of our Ardingly oak veneered or simple cardboard)
  • Collection within 20 Mile radius*

Excludes the following:

Excludes the following:

  • Hygienic Preparations & Viewings:
    • Preparation of your loved one £75
    • Viewings £75 (per family per day)
  • Any sundry services such as flower handling, managing donations or newspaper notices etc


  • The burial is fixed at a time and day that suits us and is normally arranged to occur within a week of taking your instructions
  • This is a restricted attendance ‘no fuss’ service – in other words – only immediate family / friends to attend
  • Full payment (cleared funds) must be received before we collect from the hospital
  • 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
  • *Out of hours collection: A surcharge fee of £200 applies for ‘within area’ out of hours collections (after 5pm and before 9am weekdays & all weekend / bank holidays)
  • No deviations from the ‘all-inclusive services’ listed above, except where approved and at the discretion of the Funeral Director
I sadly lost my mother recently. The home where she had been living recommended Sussex Funeral Services to me saying they would look after everything. This was a blessing as I live in France. Phil, Sallie and Bob were wonderf...
Truly an amazing funeral directors. Helped us bury my dad when it was so difficult for us. Coming from a culturally diverse background, it was nice to have people who worked around us to ensure my dad had the best, rather tha...
Philip was very easy to work with and made me feel at ease through the whole process. Thankyou
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