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Direct Cremation service

Direct cremation

We understand that some people would prefer a very simple funeral with no service, ceremony or mourners. This where our Direct Cremation Services come in, which offers this simple cremation with the same level of care, consideration and respect as we provide with our other funerals.

We offer two packages - standard and enhanced. With our enhanced package only, there is the option to add additional services for a fee.

  Standard Enhanced
Price £1,450* From £1,750*
Bringing person who has died into our care (15 mile radius during office hours)*
Storage and care until cremation service (up to 21 days)
Completing all documentation  
Simple, suitable coffin - standard size with name plate  
Transfer to crematorium

By suitable funeral vehicle

By hearse
Bearing

2 bearers and trolley

4 bearers and a conductor
Cremation Day and time chosen by us Day and time chosen by us
Ashes 

Simple named container

Scattered in crematorium Garden of Remembrance or collected from one of our branches 

Simple named container

Scattered in crematorium Garden of Remembrance or collected from one of our branches 

Invitation to our bereavement care programme  
Viewing at our Reading chapel of rest (office hours)

Additional £150
Upgrade to oak veneer coffin

Additional £300
Witness coffin entering crematorium and 10 minutes reflection time in chapel

Additional £120

*Out of hours transfer is an additional £295.  Doctor's cremation certification fees may apply.

Full payment is required at the time of booking.

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