A Simple, No Fuss Funeral
The Direct Cremation
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Our Direct Cremation Service.
Nationwide service by a family owned, independent funeral director.
Our national direct cremation option is a non-attended cremation service that aims to reduce the price of a funeral but allows you to remember your loved one in your own way.
It means you and your family can have time to focus on either a personal service elsewhere, a family meal, a party or to simply just sit and remember them.
There are many direct cremation providers that have opened in the last 12 months. Although we welcome such a wide range of options to allow personal choice, it may not always be good for you.
You may have noticed we call them direct cremation providers and not funeral directors offering a direct cremation service. The difference between the two options is quite considerable. On one hand you may pay a lot less to a direct cremation provider as they are unlikely to have the correct mortuary facilities and care setting. The person looking after the arrangements is likely to be part of a call centre, meaning they have little experience and work from a checklist.
With a funeral director you will receive support from an experienced funeral director who is trained in all aspects of the profession. This means, should there be an issue with paperwork or need specific expertise in difficult cases, they are there to be leant on.
We are immensely proud of the high standards we maintain in both our care and service. You will speak with the same funeral director throughout the arrangements and we can make almost any request possible.
Funeral Directors Fees £695
This is our professional direct cremation service which includes personal attention from our funeral team to assist you in completing necessary cremation forms, advice to register the death, arranging necessary doctor's crematrion certificates and our care of your loved one until the time of cremation.
If the death has occured in a hospital £100
Most hospitals have onsite mortuary facilities, as such we can arrange the cremation certificates whilst your loved one is still in the care of the hospital service.
If the death has occured away from a hospital £250
Due to the nature of needing the last attending doctor to complete the cremation certificate we will need to keep your loved one close to the doctor's surgery. As such we will need to employ the services of a local funeral director to complete the initial care.
The coffin £100
For a direct cremation we source a fairly simple coffin that is cost effective for a cremation. We can upgrade this coffin to a wood veneer if preferred for an additional £250
Doctor's Cremation Certificate £82
It is a requirement for a cremation that a doctor completes a cremation certificate. Prior to the coronavirus outbreak it was a requirement for two doctors to complete the forms. We are unaware if this will revert back after the epidemic finishes.
The Ashes See options
There are various options for the ashes. We can deliver them to you via a courier service (£18), by hand delivery (£100) or scatter them for you. Prior to the delivery or scattering of ashes we do have a variety of different memorial options from placing them into glass jewellery to sending them into space. For all memorial options please see our services menu.
Potential additional cost
For persons larger than 6’4″ or heavier than 18 stone there would be an additional £300 due to custom building of a coffin and additional staffing needs.
Family, friends and members of the public are not able to attend this service. We will ensure you are kept informed of the day of the service however should anyone attend, the crematorium may add a surcharge.
Due to the simplistic nature of the direct cremation service, any additional services requested may also be subject to an administrative surcharge.
Pre-paying for a Direct Cremation
By paying for the funeral now, you can remove the fincancial burden and stress your family would normally be left with. It will also tell your family and friends of you wishes. The cost is fully guaranteed so your family will not be asked for another penny.
The cost of a pre-paid funeral plan is higher that our at need service as it includes cover of all eventualities such as the possible need of doctor’s cremation certificates and also provision of costs if a death occurs away from a hospital.
A pre-payment plan can be arranged by post, telephone or online by clicking the button below. You can either pay by installments or in a single, one-off payment.