Funeral Costs

Simple Funeral

£1795 (From)

  • A funeral with standard features

Traditional Funeral

£2375 (From)

  • Our most popular type of funeral

Direct Funeral

£995 (From)

  • Funeral Without a Service

Your Choice of Funeral

We will explain the various fees and charges involved. Funeral arrangements are a matter of personal wishes and choice therefore the best way to obtain an estimate is by discussion with your Funeral Director. We will not rush you into making decisions.

Traditional Funeral

The Traditional Funeral service is Inclusive of the Funeral Director, Professional fees, local removal of the deceased within a 20 mile radius from either a hospital, care home or private residence during working hours of Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.00pm, to and with use of premises, Care and Preparation of the deceased, Use of a Private Chapel of Rest, and a standard black motor hearse, One Limousine that seats upto 3 people and the  necessary attendants. The funeral starting from a local home address and going onto a local Church, Crematorium or Cemetery Chapel for a standard service and returning to a local address afterwards. This service is based on using the 'Windsor' Oak veneer coffin, which is both presentable and adequate for most funerals. However, should something different be required then these are usually obtainable within 4-5 days, some other examples are shown above.

* Disbursement fees, embalming and if applicable an Out of Hours Removal fee to be added.

*Cost of the Limousine if not required can be removed.

Simple Funeral

In line with the National Association of Funeral Directors Code of Practice, I offer a dignified, limited and economical 'Simple' funeral service that is inclusive of the Professional Fees, Local removal of the deceased within a 20 mile radius from either a hospital or private residence during working hours of Mon- Fri 8.30 - 5.00pm, to and with use of premises including Care and Preparation of the deceased, Use of a Private Chapel of Rest within Office hours, a standard black motor hearse with all necessary attendants directly from my premises to a local crematorium or cemetery for a standard service time and a simple Oak veneer coffin.

* Disbursement fees, if applicable an Out of Hours Removal fee and Embalming to be added.

Direct Cremation or Burial

This option is available to those who may not necessarily want the formality of a traditional funeral service and doesn't allow for any service to take place or family members to be present. This service is inclusive of a Local removal of the deceased within a 20 mile radius from either a hospital, or private residence during working hours of Mon - Fri 8.30 - 5.00pm, to and with use of premises, Care of the deceased, a suitable vehicle and staff to convey the deceased to a local crematorium or cemetery for either cremation or burial in a Basic coffin at a date and time of our choosing.

* Crematorium Fees, Doctors fees and Out of Hours Removal fee to be added if applicable.

*This service requires full payment at time of arrangement.

A Fully Itemised Estimate

We will send a fully itemised estimate before the funeral service with details of two items; “Our Charges” and the “Disbursements”. Disbursements are payments that we make on behalf of the family to necessary third parties, such as crematoria, cemetery, Doctors, Minister, newspapers, florist etc. We will also explain these cost to you during the funeral arrangement meeting. Once you receive our estimate please let us know if you wish to make any changes to the arrangements as soon as possible.

The final invoice will be sent to you shortly after the funeral. If you are passing the account to a solicitor please let us know as soon as possible, if you are dealing with the estate yourself, you may present the invoice to the deceased’s bank or building society for payment directly from their account.

If you are finding it difficult to pay for the funeral you may be able to get assistance from the Benefits Agency. To qualify the next of kin must be in receipt of one of the qualifying benefits. These are Income Support, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, Job Seekers Allowance (income based), Disabled Person’s Tax Credit, Working Family’s Tax Credit. Please contact your local Department of Work and Pensions for more information.

Our partner Funeral Safe are able to arrange finance towards the cost of a funeral.

Golden Leaves Funeral Plans

The Advantages of Taking Out a Funeral Plan

A funeral plan allows you peace of mind to know you are minimising the decisions that your family and friends are found with at an emotional time – and your specific wishes are carried out.

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