Costs and Charges

Funeral Costs and Charges

In all aspects of the funeral arrangements we will make you aware of procedures and legal requirements.

Whilst arranging the funeral, we will advise on costs and charges to be incurred, culminating in a full written estimate so that you feel confident with the funeral commitment you have arranged.

The funeral account itself is divided into two separate parts, our costs and the disbursements. These contain our professional fees and overhead costs, which include the provision of a 24 hour a day on call rota, our professional services in making the funeral arrangements, arranging documentation and necessary personal attendances, the conveyance of your loved one to our private rooms of rest and their care until the day of the funeral.

‘Choose the service that is right for you and your individual needs’

Full service and ceremony from £2725.00 (plus disbursements)

To include

  • Bringing your loved one into our care from where they have passed away.
  • Giving your loved one our individual attention, dressing them in their own clothes in readiness for you to visit them in our chapel of rest or room of reflection should you wish to.
  • Assistance and advice in choosing a coffin.
  • Guidance and support in completing the necessary paperwork
  • Helping to choose a time, date and location and if you decide to have a limousine, how many you might require.
  • A ceremony to meet your requirements, organising and helping put the details in place, including an officiant, music and any special tribute you may require.

The above price includes our Upton Elm coffin, however other options are available.

Simple Cremation from £1484.00 – a cremation with no ceremony, but with thoughtful care and attention (plus disbursements)

To include

  • Bringing your loved one into our care from where they have passed away.
  • Giving your loved one our individual attention, dressing them in their own clothes in readiness for you to visit them in our chapel of rest or room of reflection should you wish to.
  • Guidance and support in completing the necessary paperwork
  • Simple cremations take place early in the morning. We choose an appropriate time and date which is suitable for you.
  • No ceremony, officiant, family or mourners in attendance.
  • Provision of a simple Evesham Foil coffin and the Hearsette to take your loved one on their final journey.

Disbursements

These are the costs that we pay on your behalf as per your individual wishes.  These are  fees which everyone needs to pay.

 

Cremation – at a crematorium of your choice

For example:

Full Service

Redditch Crematorium – 10.15 a.m. onwards (resident): £746.00

Redditch Crematorium – 10.15 a.m. onwards (non-resident): £846.00

Medical paperwork

Doctors Fees : £82.00 per doctor (currently only one doctors signature needed)

Officiant: £ 200.00 – £250.00

 

Simple Cremation

Redditch Crematorium – before 9.00 am: £434.00

Doctors Fees: £82.00

(currently only one doctors signature needed)

Other crematorium fees vary.

 

Burial – at a cemetery of your choice

Council owned cemeteries have their own set prices which vary in each county and area.

The fee for a burial in a churchyard is usually included within the fee for the service in church and vary from parish to parish.

For example:

 

Abbey Cemetery, Redditch (council owned)

Exclusive burial rights for seventy five years: £1634.00

Interment Fee: £649.00

 

Local Parish Church

Service and exclusive burial rights: £ 430.00 –  £700.00

Interment Fee: £390.00

 

Local Natural Burial Ground: £1450.00

Interment Fee: £550.00

Optional or Additional charges

Jaguar Limousine (seats six people): £325.00

Horse-drawn Hearse (choice of black or white horse or carriage): £1110.00

We can also provide motorcycle hearses, scooter funerals or other vehicles which are unique to your needs.

 

Embalming (optional): £180.00

Order of Service which are designed in-house and personalised as a special tribute to your loved one prices from  £80.00 for fifteen copies

 

Coffins and Caskets – from £750.00

We have a wide range of coffins and caskets to choose from, including eco friendly options, suitable for cremation and burial.  We also have ashes caskets from £140.00

A repatriation service is available if you would like your loved one to be taken overseas.

Redditch Office
494 Evesham Road,
Redditch,
Worcestershire
B97 5JF
01527 547777

Bromsgrove Office
66 Birmingham Road,
Bromsgrove,
Worcestershire
B61 0DD
01527 831700

Wythall Office
100 Alcester Road,
Wythall,
Birmingham
B47 5HA
01564 822001

Alvechurch Office
12A Red Lion Street,
Alvechurch,
Worcestershire
B48 7LF
0121 4453422