Bespoke ‘Cremation’ Funeral Costs

Typical Cremation Funeral £3,153 (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
Please note: Our Professional Fee includes Advice, Arrangements and Administration; Collection of the deceased (within 20 mile radius of our office);  Checking all papers are correctly completed and submitted; Funeral Director on the day of funeral; and 4 x bearers

Transport Of The Coffin

Formal hearse (silver cars are extra)
Extra Bearers (there may be times when we need to charge extra to increase the compliment of 4 bearers to 6)**
£35 each

Funeral Celebrants And Ministers

Independent funeral celebrant
From £200
Or religious minister


Oak Veneered Coffin (our most popular traditional choice)
Other coffins are available on request such as willow, bamboo, cardboard, solid pine


Woodvale (our recommended venue)
£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




Other Expenses To Consider

Out of hours callout**** – see below for explanation
Order of services
Newspaper notices
Hygienic Preparation (Washing & Dressing)
Viewing in our chapel of rest

****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.