Direct Cremation from £1176

The ‘No Fuss’ Cremation – From £799 plus disbursements

Also known as ‘Direct to Cremation’ service

Important Note:  When comparing with other companies offering cheap direct cremation services please bear in mind that your loved one remains here with us in Brighton and is cremated using local crematoriums.  It is always worth asking other companies where your loved one will be cremated.  This means that your fees are supporting a local business and the Local Authority.

The Funeral Director Industry associations require their members to offer a basic cremation only funeral or Direct Funeral, with a given specification as part of their code of practice.

However it has been officially reported in a recent Which? survey, that in spite of this requirement, many choose not to offer this option, unless the client specifically asks for it.

We are one of the few Brighton Funeral Directors who, for the sake of transparency and integrity, want you to be aware of all our funeral service options. These are especially suitable to those in need of a ‘simple’ and low cost funeral option.

Our ‘No Fuss’ funeral is an affordable alternative to the traditional funeral, which separates the ceremony from the cremation and leaves families free to arrange a memorial or celebration of life service away from the crematorium and in their own time.

We have two prices for our ‘No Fuss’ funeral option, depending on the where your loved one is collected from.

Arrangements can be made without you needing to visit us

FromPrice
hospital or coroners£799 plus disbursements
home or nursing home etc£999 plus disbursements

The price difference reflects the fact that those collected from a private home or nursing home resting in our premises for a period of time (sometimes up to a week or more ) until they are taken to the crematorium, whereas those from hospitals and coroners are usually only with us for a few days.  Costs include daytime collections – out of hours incur a further charge (see below)

Includes:

  • Collection* (* see below for ‘Out of hours’ collections)
  • Conveying to crematorium
  • Coffin suitable for cremation

Notes:

  • This is a ‘Direct to cremation’ only service – there is no use of the chapel for mourners.
  • Full payment (cleared funds) must be received 3 days before the funeral takes place.
  • 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.
  • Out of hours collection – a further fee of £200 is payable (after 5pm and before 9am weekdays & all weekend / bank holidays)
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