Professional Charges – For the arranging and administration of the funeral; liaison with third parties; confirming details to you and the third parties verbally and in writing as appropriate; advice on registration and assistance with the completion of statutory documentation; advice and assistance with newspaper announcements; the receipt of funeral flowers and the recording and subsequent despatch of charitable donations. Funeral Director to supervise the funeral on the day.
Removal and care – The provision of an appropriate vehicle and staff for the removal of the deceased from within the local area during normal working hours to our mortuary. The use of our facilities including mortuary and viewing chapel. The preparation and dressing of the deceased.
Hearse – The provision of a motor hearse and staff on the day of the funeral. (*£395 if there is to be a service at a place of worship prior to the committal)
TOTAL FUNERAL DIRECTORS FEES
Coffin Choice – We have a wide range of coffins to choose from e.g. Chiltern Oak veneer View our Coffin Selection area
TOTAL INCLUDING EXAMPLE COFFIN
Additional costs and charges
In addition to the above, there may be additional costs which the funeral director is required to charge you on their behalf, relating to:
- Crematorium Fees vary at different Crematoriums but at Mortlake Crematorium, Richmond, Surrey they range from £365 upwards.
- Cemetery Fees also vary and are often dependant upon the residence of both the deceased and the grave owner; whether the grave is new or being reopened; whether there is a memorial on the grave. Cemetery fees are usually higher than Crematorium Fees
- Doctors’ Fees – 2 fees are payable @ £82 each for a cremation unless HM Coroner certifies the death in which case there is no charge.
- The minister, church or other officiant – if you decide to use one. Typically, these fees are in the region of £200