Funeral costs and payments

A recent survey reported that the average funeral in the UK now costs more than £3,000. Most funerals are cremations (77%) at an average cost of £2,500; burials (23%) are a more expensive option costing over £3,000.

We have four funeral options available, which are listed below. These options usually cover the typical wants and requirements of most families, but if you want something completely unique we can discuss this with you along with the costs – we’re happy to help.

 

The Simple Funeral

This option includes the following:

  • Includes removal during office hours within 30 miles (a separate payment will be payable should the removal take place outside office hours).
  • Care of the deceased.
  • The supply of a basic wood effect coffin with self coloured handles.
  • Facilities for viewing in the Chapel of Rest during office hours only.
  • Making all the arrangements for the funeral.
  • Supply of hearse to meet at Grantham Crematorium.

 


 

The Standard Funeral

This option includes the following:

  • • Removal of the deceased in office hours within 30 miles.
  • • Care of the deceased in accordance with the wishes of the family.
  • • Facilities for viewing in the Chapel of Rest during office hours and out of hours (by appointment).
  • • The supply of an oak veneered coffin with standard handles, lining and gown set.
  • • Making all the arrangements for the funeral.
  • • Supply of hearse and one limousine.

 


 

The Traditional Funeral

This option includes the following:

  • •Removal of the deceased in office hours within 30 miles.
  • •Care of the deceased in accordance with the wishes of the family.
    •Facilities for viewing in the Chapel of Rest during office hours and out of hours (by appointment).
  • •The supply of an oak or mahogany veneered coffin with panelled sides, quality lining and gown set.
  • •Making all the arrangements for the funeral.
  • •Supply of hearse and one limousine.

 


 

The Premium Funeral

This option includes the following:

    • Removal of the deceased in office hours within 30 miles.
    • Care of the deceased in accordance with the wishes of the family.
    • Facilities for viewing in the Chapel of Rest during office hours and out of hours (by appointment).
    • The supply of a solid oak or mahogany coffin, complete with a double raised lid, panelled sides, solid brass furniture and a superior gown and lining set.
    • •Making all the arrangements for the funeral.
    • •Supply of hearse and one limousine.

 

  • Please note that Disbursement costs will be added with any of the funerals listed above. Disbursements are additional payments made on your behalf to allow the funeral to take place. For example church, crematorium/cemetery fees and doctors fees if the funeral is a cremation.

 


 

The Bespoke Funeral

  • Please contact us to discuss a bespoke funeral service.

 


 

If you’d like to talk through any of the above funeral options, or you would like any further information on costs, then feel free to call us on 01476 594422.