Bespoke ‘Cremation’ Funeral Costs

Typical Cremation Funeral £3,103 (fully inclusive)

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 Costs Below Provide You With A List Of The Main Costs Associated With A Cremation. You Simply Choose What Services You Need Or Want And Pay For Only Those Services.

Funeral Director Fees

Our professional fee

Transport Of The Coffin

Formal hearse (silver cars are extra)
Extra Bearers (unless you have enough family bearers)
£35 each

Funeral Celebrants And Ministers

Independent funeral celebrant
From £200
Or religious minister


£691 (or £480 for the early 9.30am or 10am slot)
The Downs


Doctors fee (unless subject to post mortem)
£82 (per doctor) During this current Covid-19 crisis, only one doctor is required

A Typical Example Of A Cremation Funeral Service

Our professional fee
Coffin: Our standard oak veneered ‘Ardingly’
Crematorium fee
Doctors fee



Please note: Our Professional Fee includes Advice, Arrangements and Administration; Collection of the deceased from Hospital or Mortuary; Care of the deceased; Preparation & Viewings; Supporting Family Members wishing to view; Checking all papers are correctly completed and submitted; Funeral Director on the day of funeral.

Other Expenses To Consider

Home / Nursing Home Collection fee during office hours
Out of hours callout** – see below for explanation
Order of services
Newspaper notices

**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!)

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.