Our Traditional Funeral provides a bespoke funeral giving you the option to tailor make the arrangements as you want them, with no restrictions (as you have in the Simple Funeral option). Giving you the high level of professionalism, and service we provide to you and your loved ones.
The cost of our Traditional Funeral starts from just £1840 + third party fees/disbursements (including if your loved one is brought into our care out of hours).
Third party fees/disbursements are costs we manage on your behalf for essential services delivered to enable the chosen funeral preferences to proceed.
If full payment of the total funeral account is received before the funeral date, we will give a £100 prompt payment discount. Otherwise a deposit will be required and the balance paying in full within 4 weeks. Full Terms & Conditions are available on request.
What’s included in Our Traditional Funeral
⸰ Our professional services and appropriate advice and guidance, completion of all necessary documentation and liaison with all third parties to make the funeral arrangements.
⸰ Bringing the deceased into our care from a local home, hospital, hospice etc (out of hours at no extra cost), within a 25 mile radius (beyond this an additional charge will apply).
⸰ prepare and care for your loved one in our mortuary or chapel rest room
⸰ our Morpeth oak timber veneered Coffin, with a simple gown and interior
⸰ The provision of a hearse and all necessary personnel to conduct the funeral, leaving your local home/address, leaving in cortege to the crematorium or cemetery.
⸰ No restrictions days and times of the funeral (except weekends and Bank Holidays)
⸰ We will be there throughout funeral to guide and support you.
Third Party Fees (at an additional cost)
The main third party fees and disbursements include fees for the; doctors, ministers/officiate, church/establishment, crematorium and cemetery/churchyard.
An average costing for third party fees for cremation start from about £1064, depending on chosen options (figure based on a service and cremation at Durham crematorium with a minister/officiate & doctors fees)
What additional services can be chosen (at an additional cost)
Examples of this may be;
⸰ arranging for the funeral service, celebration or ceremony to be held at a chosen location prior to going
to the crematorium or cemetery.
⸰ to organise the provision of our limousine(s) for mourners to follow the hearse
⸰ Hygienic preparation for viewing (embalming)
⸰ choosing a different coffin from our vast selection and interior fitting.
⸰ arranging floral tributes, obituary notices in the newspaper and orders of service.
Additional chosen third party fees, products & services, will be added to the funeral account.
A full costing can be given on request.