Funeral Costs

Simple Funeral

£1780 (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 Service is from £2375.00 and is Inclusive of Funeral Directors Professional fees, local removal of the deceased within a 25 mile radius from either a hospital, care home or private residence Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.00pm, to and use of premises, Care and Preparation of deceased, Use of Private Chapel of Rest, Motor hearse and One Limousine (seats upto 6 people) and a Hertford coffin.

*The cost of the Limousine may be removed if it is not required. In addition Disbursement fees and if required embalming to be added.

Simple Funeral

The Simple Funeral is £1780:00 and is inclusive of Funeral Directors Professional Fees, Local removal of the deceased within a 25 mile radius from either a hospital, care home or private residence Mon- Fri 8.30 - 5.00pm, to and use of premises, Care and Preparation of deceased, Use of a Private Chapel of Rest, Motor hearse and all necessary attendants directly to a local crematorium or cemetery and a Simulated Elm Wood Effect coffin.

*In addition Disbursement fees and if required embalming to be added.

Direct Cremation

The Direct Cremation is £995:00 and is inclusive of Local removal of the deceased within a 25 mile radius from either a hospital, care home or private residence Mon - Fri 8.30 - 5.00pm, to and use of premises, Care of the deceased, suitable vehicle and staff to convey the deceased to a local crematorium for cremation in a suitably furnished Simple coffin.

*In addition Disbursement fees to be added.

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.