We appreciate that cost can be a factor when organising a funeral and we aim to be transparent, offering you different options depending on your budget or requirements. Please always feel you can approach us to talk about our costs.
When it comes to paying for a funeral, there are services we provide - such as the hire of a hearse and collection of the deceased - and third party disbursements, which include costs related to the crematorium, doctors’ fees and ministers’ fees etc.
Our fees (correct at April, 2023)
Conveyance of the deceased to our premises from a local nursing home, hospital or private house: £250
Our professional service charge, which includes attending to all arrangements, preparation of documentation, liaison with appropriate authorities and care of the deceased prior to the funeral: £1,560
(For service at Wealden Crematorium: £1,650)
Funeral directors’ attendance on the day of the funeral: £150
Hire of our hearse: £295
Four personnel: £380
The cost of the coffin is in addition and we have a huge variety to choose between. However, a simple simulated oak veneer Leeds coffin is £390 and a Somerset willow coffin is typically £990.
Third party costs and disbursements
These will vary depending on the type of funeral service you require but here are some typical costs:
45-minute service at the crematorium (Tunbridge Wells) £905
1-Hr Service at Wealden Crematorium £935
Cost of celebrant or minister, approximately £235
Doctors’ fees for cremation certificates £82
Visit the Direct Cremation for more information
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