What is a direct cremation?

Direct Cremation Package

£ 595
  • Advice and administration from a dedicated funeral director
  • Arrangements via telephone, email or online video chat
  • Transport and care of your loved one from a mortuary setting
  • An eco-friendly coffin
  • Dignified conveyance to the crematorium
  • 2 professional bearers at the crematorium
  • Ashes scattered in the garden of rest
  • Free bereavement and wellbeing support from our dedicated welfare officer
  • Fully carbon offset service
  • A memorial tree planted in partnership with eTrees Carbon offsetting
  • Online memorial page with ability to collect donations
  • Arrangement of memorial keepsakes and jewellery

Third Party costs

Our partnered crematoruim

£ 400
  • Our choice of crematorium
  • Non-attended cremation
  • Our selected date and time

Choose your crematorium

£ POA
  • Your choice of crematorium
  • Your choice of date and time
  • Witness may be possible

Doctor's Certificate

£ 82
  • We will arrange
  • Not required following post-mortem
  • Not required if an inquest is taking place

Additional Costs and options

Non-mortuary settings

£ 250
  • Private home
  • Care home
  • Hospice

Additional safety

£ 250
  • Taller than 6'4" or heavier than 20 stone
  • Coffin re-inforcement
  • 2 additional bearers for safe handling

Ashes delivery

£ 25
  • £25 for courier delivery
  • £100 for hand delivery within 28 days
  • £200 for hand delivery on a specific date

Additional tree planting

£ 11
95
  • Upgrade from world planning to UK
  • £7.95 for an additional world tree planted
  • £11.95 for an additional UK tree planted

Coffin upgrade

£ 245
  • £245 for a wood effect coffin
  • £295 for a wood veneer coffin
  • £450 for a willow or bamboo coffin

Veteran/Blue Light

£ 50 discount on proof
  • Use of a union flag drape
  • Regimental drapes if supplied
  • Medal cushion use if required