Funeral Service and Burial

The options available for a funeral service and burial, vary depending on where you live and the availability of space in that area. There are also many different service location options, including our own funeral homes, hotels and outside. We can also arrange burials on private land. Therefore we ask that you contact ourselves and we can explain through the options available and then provide an accurate estimate of the funeral costs.

We pride ourselves in our exceptionally high quality service for a service then burial, our professionalism and standard is often commented on, with many ministers and celebrants commenting it is the best they have ever seen.

Our Funeral Director Professional Fee for a funeral service and burial includes:

  • Good care of the deceased
  • Support and attendance by a funeral director at anytime
  • Arranging and conducting the funeral
  • Full clear advice on the different options available
  • Use of our funeral home and chapel of rest facilities
  • Attending to all necessary documentation
  • Help and advice on registering the death including booking appointments and arranging transport
  • Liaising with the appropriate authorities for arranging the timings and details of the funeral
  • Wording and placing notices in local or national newspaper
  • Creation of online obituary and memorial page with funeral zone
  • Provision of a pack of documentation including full written estimate
  • All necessary telephone and postage charges
  • Sending an usher or ushers (depending on expected number of mourners) to the place of the service beforehand to greet mourners and seat them all in advance of the cortege arriving when possible. This eases the arrival of the family and reduces the wait sometimes associated when seating a large congregation
  • Usher to hand out attendance cards for mourners to complete, service sheets and reserve and organise family seats
  • Enlargement of photos to A3 of A4 size for display at the service
  • Ordering and receiving of floral tributes
  • Use of a wheelchair, various flags and medal cushions
  • Downloading and compilation of music for the funeral
  • Use of PA system and music playing system including operative when required
  • Design of photo presentation, use of projector, laptop and projection screen when required
  • Temporary wooden gravemarker with engraved name plate
  • Provision of carpeting around a grave to keep mud and dirt away from the graveside
  • Canopy shelters erected for the family at the graveside (Where feasible, practical and allowed)
  • Use of automatic lowering device, to lower the coffin at a slow and steady pace. Including the setup at the grave and a member of staff to operate. (Where feasible, practical and allowed)
  • Provision of soil box to provide soil or petals to be scattered on the coffin as part of the interment service
  • Receiving, handling, acknowledging and forwarding of donations
  • Spare service sheets and attendance cards returned to the family in memorial presentation box
  • Distribution of flowers following the funeral
  • Wording and placement of acknowledgement notice and organising of printing of acknowledgment cards
  • Organising of any memorial work required