Funeral Costs

Direct Cremation

£1290 (Non attendance)
  • Cremation at Mountsett Cremtorium
  • Simple Coffin
  • Doctors Fee

Direct Cremation
No one is allowed to attend at the Crematorium, no Funeral Service will take place and no viewing is permitted of the deceased. If the Doctors Fee (£ 82.00) is not required this will be deducted from the cost.

Basic Funeral

£2692
  • Professional Services*
  • Hearse
  • Newcastle Coffin
  • Cremation at Mountsett Crematorium
    (Other crematoriums are available at an extra cost)
  • Doctors Fee
  • Humanist Service

Basic Funeral
Price does not include any limousines, Press Notice or Hygienic Treatment. If the Doctors Fee (£ 82.00) is not required this will be deducted from the cost.

Our Basic Funeral is a basic funeral arrangement as defined by the Scottish government, at present the only UK government body to publish a recommendation.

*Professional Services - Providing a 24-hour service and support to our clients. Arranging and managing any requirements, up to and including the funeral and providing an advisory service thereafter. Transfer of the deceased in a suitable vehicle including the necessary staff and equipment within the local area.

Coffin Prices

Coffins

The Newcastle
An Oak veneer coffin with plain sides and a flat lid. £380.00
The Whickham
An Oak veneer coffin with additional raised panel moulds to sides with ‘wreath’ mould to lid. £495.00
The Jedburgh
A Mahogany veneer coffin with raised lid, polished with a Mahogany stain. £525.00
The Raby
An Oak veneer coffin with deep routered panel sides and raised lid polished in Gold Mahogany. £615.00
The Lindisfarne
An Oak semi solid with Jacobean Panels to the sides, ends and raised lid. Polished in Mid Oak. £705.00
The Barnard
A Solid Oak coffin traditionally made with butt joints, panel sides, ends and raised lid. £935.00

Caskets
Willow Coffins

Funeral Fees - 1st April 2020

Including all disbursements, cremation and burial costs in Gateshead and Newcastle.

Disbursements

These are payments we make on your behalf

These may consist of:

  • Cremation or burial fees.
  • Church or ministers fees.
  • Doctors fees.
  • Press announcements.
  • Flowers.
  • Catering.
  • Monumental masons fees.

The above fees are added to the Funeral Directors charges to arrive at the final account.

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Funeral Costs Explained

Funeral Costs Explained

We offer a unique service for each family to help you plan the funeral style you want without unnecessary costs.

Our optional services can vary in price, you can download our Funeral Fees PDF as a guide to what these will cost so you can decide what is important for you and control your budget.

We are confident that our prices represent true value. If you plan to make price comparisons with other funeral providers please be sure to check that you compare like for like and that all costs are included in the quoted price.

The Funeral Director’s Charges

Various costs in making arrangements for the funeral including optional services.

These may consist of:

  • The coffin or casket.
  • Use of our facilities, Chapel of Rest etc.
  • Care of the deceased and necessary treatments if required.
  • Staff cost for unsocial hours can be included.
  • Transport costs for our hearses and limousines and the removal of the deceased from home or hospital.
  • Collating, collecting and delivering all documents required for the funeral.
  • Provision bearers to escort the coffin into the church, crematorium or cemetery.

Disbursements

These are payments we make on your behalf. These may consist of:

  • Cremation or burial fees.
  • Church or ministers fees.
  • Doctors fees.
  • Press announcements.
  • Flowers.
  • Catering.
  • Monumental masons fees.
  • The above fees are added to the
  • Funeral Directors charges to arrive at the final account.