Funeral Costs

Funeral Prices 2021

All Funerals will vary in price depending on the type of funeral you choose for your loved one. Please ask the Funeral Director regarding third party fees* as this can change the total price when planning a funeral.

Hearse
Only

  • Professional Services Fee*
  • Transfer and care of the deceased within 20 miles (additional charge after hours)
  • Coffin fitted for cremation or burial with nameplate and funeral gown.
  • 1 Jaguar Hearse
  • Under bearers if required
  • Viewing 9.00am 4.00pm (by appointment)
  • Collecting cremated remains on your behalf

£2608 + Third Party Fees**

Hearse and 1 Limousine

  • Professional Services Fee*
  • Transfer and Care of the deceased within 20 miles (additional charge after hours)
  • Coffin fitted for cremation or burial with nameplate and funeral gown.
  • 1 Jaguar Hearse & 1 Jaguar Limousine (Limousines are fitted with Covid safety screens)
  • Under bearers if required
  • Viewing 9.00am 4.00pm (by appointment)
  • Collecting cremated remains on your behalf

£2818 + Third Party Fees**

Hearse and 2 Limousines

  • Professional Services Fee*
  • Transfer and Care of the deceased within 20 miles (additional charge after hours)
  • Coffin fitted for cremation or burial with nameplate and funeral gown.
  • 1 Jaguar Hearse & 2 Jaguar Limousines (Limousines are fitted with Covid safety screens)
  • Under bearers if required
  • Viewing 9.00am 4.00pm (by appointment)
  • Collecting cremated remains on your behalf

£3028 + Third Party Fees**

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Morpeth Coffin - included in above

*Professional Services Fee (Prices as of June 2021)

This fee is charged by the Funeral Director for making all the necessary arrangements for the funeral of the deceased. This includes:

  • Furnishing and conducting the funeral of the deceased
  • Providing all staff as required
  • Bringing the deceased into our care during office hours to our Private Chapels of Rest (additional fee after hours)
  • Providing a 24-hour personal service
  • Paying all disbursements when needed on your behalf.
  • Attending to all essential documentation and caring for the deceased

 

This includes making all necessary arrangements for Cremation or Burial, provision of all necessary staff, obtaining Statutory Forms, making and receiving all necessary telephone calls and, if appropriate arranging for the attendance of the minister / Celebrant at the Funeral Service.

Provision of Chapel of Rest or removal to chosen place within the city, receiving floral tributes, placement of obituary notices within national or local newspapers (where applicable). Providing a 24hr personal service for the assistance and support of clients during and after the funeral arrangement. Preparing and attending to all documentation and paying all disbursements on behalf of the clients when needed and caring for the deceased at all times.

**Third Party Fees - disbursements  (Prices as of June 2021)

Third party fees - disbursements are additional costs associated with a funeral that are paid by the Funeral Director on behalf of the family. These include:

  • Religious minister / Funeral Celebrant / Humanist minister from £190
  • Doctor’s Fees £82
  • Cremation Fee (Fee’s vary at different Crematoria) £850-£900
  • Burial / Internment Fee from £1050
  • Purchase of new grave from £1050
  • Church fees (may vary) £199-£450
  • Embalming / Hygienic treatment £135
  • Horse Drawn carriage £865
  • Taking deceased home before the funeral £185
  • Two members of staff called out of hours £185
  • Saturday Funeral extra charge £250
  • Organist Fee from £40
  • Floral tributes Price on enquiry
  • Orders of Service and memorial cards Price on enquiry
  • Catering Price on enquiry
  • Obituary notice Price on enquiry
  • Coffin & Casket range (prices vary) Price on enquiry

 

Basic Funeral Packages (based on cremation)

Direct Cremation (Unattended)

  • Professional Services Fee*
  • Transfer and care of the deceased within 10 miles (additional charge after hours)
  • Basic Cardboard Coffin
  • Non-ceremonial vehicle
  • Staff as and when required
  • Service time before 9.00am
  • Pall Bearers
  • No viewing
  • Collecting cremated remains on your behalf

£1499 – not including third party costs

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Cardboard Coffin - included in above

Simple Cremation or Burial

  • Professional Services Fee*
  • Transfer and care of the deceased within 10 miles (additional charge after hours)
  • Hastings Coffin
  • Hearse and staff when required
  • Direct to Crematorium or graveside
  • Date and time at Funeral Directors choice
  • Embalming (added for an additional fee)
  • No limousines
  • Pall Bearers
  • Viewing Monday – Friday 10.00am – 3.00pm (by appointment only)
  • Collecting cremated remains on your behalf if cremation

£1855 – not including third party costs

Hastings

Hastings Coffin - included in above