Funeral Costs

These are made up of two parts and a written estimate will be provided when the funeral has been arranged or shortly afterwards.


The two parts are 1) the funeral directors’ costs and 2) disbursements.

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Funeral Directors’ Costs

Direct cremation / Burial

The Direct Cremation option to include:

Collection from your loved one’s residence during normal office hours

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Personal care of your loved one throughout all proceedings

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Liaising with Doctors/coroner associates to arrange medical forms.

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Provision of a fully furnished oak veneer coffin

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Collection of the cremated remains from the crematorium with cremation certificate

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There is no ability for attendance of family or friends

 

£1500.00
(plus disbursements) 

Simple Funeral Service

The simple funeral option to include:

The collection of your loved one, from their residence during normal office hours.

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The care and preparation of your loved one including dressing, provision of a gown if required.

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The formal arrangements of the funeral at a date and time convenient for you.

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Provision of a fully furnished oak veneer coffin with all fittings and linings.

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Hearse only to the crematorium and the provision of all staff.

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Collection of the cremated remains from the crematorium with cremation certificate.

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The organisation of all optional disbursements including cremation, burial, order of service sheets, obituary notices, acknowledgement notices and floral arrangements. 

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Introduction to all parties involved such as celebrant, vicar, caterers and florist.

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Liaising with Doctors/coroner associates to arrange medical forms

£1750.00
(plus disbursements) 
 

Classic Funeral Service

Full classic funeral service to include:

The collection of your loved one from their residence and taken into care at our Chapel of Rest.

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The care and preparation of your loved one including dressing, provision of a gown if required.

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Provision of a fully furnished oak veneer coffin with all fittings and linings.

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Visiting of your loved one in our chapel of rest, with no restrictions of how many visits.

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The formal arrangements of the funeral and thanksgiving service at a date and time convenient for you.

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The organisation of all optional disbursements including cremation, burial, order of service sheets, obituary notices, acknowledgement notices and floral arrangements.

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Introduction to all parties involved such as celebrant, vicar, caterers and florist.

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Liaising with Doctors/coroner associates to arrange medical forms.

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Hearse only with the cortege leaving from the family home to the place of worship or crematorium and the provision of all staff. (Family limousine available on request with a disbursement fee).

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Collection of the cremated remains from the crematorium with cremation certificate.

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Provision of a scatter tube at no charge for collection of your loved ones cremated remains.

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Arrangement of the interment of the cremated remains upon request, including liaising with Church associates to arrange an appropriate date and time.

£2000.00

(plus disbursements

Disbursements

 

Disbursements are fees that we pay out for third party goods or services, on behalf of the Client.  Goods and services may include doctors fees, local authority (cemetery or crematoria) fees, minister of religion or celebrant fees, newspaper announcements, printing, floral tributes and catering.

Please note the following costings:

Cremation

All cremations require Doctors’ fees of £164 unless the death was referred to the coroner.

 

Beetham Hall Crematorium – cremation charge £975

 

Lancaster & Morecambe Crematorium – cremation charge £1055

 

Church service fees vary and start from £199

 

Cemeteries – South Lakeland District Council 

 

Grave purchase £665

 

Grave preparation £665

 

Burial in Churchyard

 

Church of England £320 

 

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We offer additional services to ensure the day is as the family wish. These include:

Celebrants, ministers, and similar leaders

 

Additional limousines

 

Music and Live Streaming so that family who are unable to attend in person can view the service online

 

Orders of service sheets, town notices, newspaper announcements, newspaper acknowledgements and attendance cards

 

Floral arrangements

 

Funeral teas and refreshments

 

Memorials made from stone – headstones, ashes tablets, plaques

 

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Please feel free to contact us on 015396 20130 or 015242 72431 to discuss your requirements and we will itemise the additional costings from the above.