Bespoke ‘Burial’ Funeral

Typical Burial Funeral – £2360 plus disbursements

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 price list below itemises the typical services that will make up your bespoke funeral, ensuring that you only pay for what you want.   At the end of the price listing is a typical funeral cost example:

Funeral Director Fees

Our professional fee
£1450

Coffin

Our ‘Ardingly’ oak veneered (our most popular)
£450

Transport Of The Coffin

Formal hearse (silver cars are extra)
£260
Or black modified Ford Mondeo ‘Hearsette’ (most popular choice for natural burials)
£100
Extra Bearers
£40 each

Funeral Celebrants & Ministers

Independent celebrant
from £200
Or religious minister
£196

Cemeteries

Brighton & Hove cemeteries
£698 (Plot), £947 (Interment fee)
Clayton Wood Natural Burial Ground
TBA

Other Sundry Costs

Limousine
£260
Collection fee from place of residence during office hours* – see below for explanation
£120
Out of hours callout** – see below for explanation
£200
Order of service sheets
TBA
Newspaper notice
TBA
Flowers
TBA

Typical Burial Price Example

Professional fee
£1450
Coffin
£450
Hearse
£260
Cemetery Plot
£698
Interment fee
£947
Minister
£200
Total
£4,005

Please note:  Our Professional Fee includes Advice, Arrangements and Administration; Care of the deceased; Bearers x 4; Funeral Director on the day of funeral.

*Collection fee from place of residence during office hours applies £120
(No collection fee for local hospital or 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!)

Phil from Sussex Funeral Services was absolutely fantastic in organising my Dad's funeral. He's done quite a few Hindu funerals before so knew exactly what we needed and organised everything on the short time we needed it done. Extremely professional and friendly.
Rajul Savani
Rajul Savani
19:56 06 Mar 20
I cannot recommend Sussex Funeral Services more highly. They handled all of our requests with great sensitivity and professionalism. Everything was explained clearly and in sufficient detail. Different service/cost options were discussed, and at no point did we feel unnecessarily overcharged. Nothing was too much trouble, they are lovely people and gave us really wonderful service.
Ann Gray
Ann Gray
06:37 20 Feb 20
It is never an easy time, saying goodbye to a loved one. Philip was great, helping us every step of the way. We had a dignified and fitting send off for my Father in law George.
dawn patram
dawn patram
13:03 19 Feb 20
I can not recommend highly enough Sussex Funeral Service extremely professional and caring and superb customer service, nothing was too much trouble in guiding us through a difficult time.
Nick Hackman
Nick Hackman
17:21 05 Feb 20
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 than have us to confirm to the service. Service is what we experienced from other funeral directors, therefore we moved to Sussex Funeral Services. I highly recommend Sussex Funeral Services for a personalised service which is people focus and they will help work within your budget.
Kenya Simpson Martin
Kenya Simpson Martin
16:33 28 Dec 19
Philip and Sallie provided a truly wonderful service at a very difficult moment in my life ....... and went the extra mile all the way round. I would thoroughly recommend them. Thank you Philip and Sally.
Really wonderful service from Phil and the team. Made everything seamless and very supportive all the way through. I would highly recommend to anyone.
bianca kokkolas
bianca kokkolas
15:17 13 Dec 19
From the moment that I met the team they were fantastic. Funerals are never an easy thing to be burdened with but the sussex funeral service helped put me and my family at ease with there attention to detail and their overall organisation. We would highly recommend their services.
Joseph B
Joseph B
14:08 13 Dec 19
Philip,I just wanted to thank you formally for all your help in designing and delivering Joyce's funeral. I didn't really know how to go about choosing a funeral director, and I'm so glad I chose you. You gave extremely good advice about the design of the service. Throughout the process you have been very helpful and gave me a lot of reassurance through your obvious good planning, professionalism and expertise. And you provided me with great people to work with - Lisa with the flowers and, in particular, the wonderful Jen.I'm sure you know that this has been the most difficult time of my life. I'm very pleased with the way that the funeral went - as were all the people there. So you have my gratitude for making it a success and for the fact that the process was more pain free than I would have dared to imagine.Warm regards,Ed Hagger
Joyce Brown
Joyce Brown
16:47 30 Aug 19