How much does a funeral cost?

The cost of a funeral is made up of two parts, the funeral directors costs and the third party costs which are often referred to as disbursements. The cost of each funeral depends upon your wishes and instructions. 

Standard Attended Funeral

All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services. This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and  to let you compare prices between different funeral directors (because prices can vary).

Attended Funeral (funeral directors charges only)

This is a funeral where family and friends have a ceremony, event or service. This cost includes:

£2,550

Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements

£1,230

Conveying the deceased person from the place of death (normally with 15 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care

£250

Care of the deceased before the funeral in appropriate facilities the deceased will be cared for at 14 Canada Close, Banbury

£400

Providing a suitable coffin (oak veneer)

£400

Viewing of the deceased for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral
Director (where viewing is requested by the family)

£20

At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased direct to the agreed cemetery or crematoria (normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s Premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle

£250

Unattended Funeral

Funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service.

Burial (funeral director’s charges only)

£1,500

Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee) 2,3  

£1,800

Fees You Must Pay

For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the typical burial fee.1  

For a new grave, you will also need to pay for the plot; for an existing grave with a memorial in place, you may need to pay a removal/replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of  other fees.

£400 – £1,200

For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee.2  

In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is:

1 This fee (which is sometimes called the internment fee) is the charge made for digging
2 In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay Doctor’s fees as.
3 A conveyance fee will also be added to this fee £200 in hours, £250 out of hours.

£1050

Additional Funeral Director Products and Services

Provision of limousine (capacity six people)

£300

Conveyance of deceased in hours (9am-5pm within 15 miles)

£200

Conveyance of decease out of hours (5pm-9am within 15 miles)

£250

Additional cost per mile

£1.50

Taking deceased home prior to funeral day

£300

Taking deceased into church night before funeral for overnight repose

£350

Embalming services

£140

Attendance at Thanksgiving Service

£250

Additional bearers, cost per bearer

£50

Horse drawn hearse

£1,000

Printed order of service, set up cost

£15

Price per copy             

£1.00

Price per copy with insert

£1.50

Saturdays funeral fees

POA

Coffins

The Broughton-light oak veneered coffin

£400

The Easington-light oak veneered panel sided coffin

£450

The Wykham-light oak veneered coffin with raised lid

£500

The Springfield-light oak veneered panel sided with raised lid

£540

Bespoke Solid Oak Coffin-choice of wooden or brass furnishings

£1,800

Colourful print bespoke design MDF coffin

£790

Bespoke gliter coffin

£880

Natural and Man Made Coffins

Cardboard Coffin

£400

The Bamboo Eco, Traditional or curved

£700

The Cane, Traditional or curved

£700

The Willow, Traditional or curved

£750

The Seagrass, Traditional or curved (not accepted at Oxford Crematorium)

£700

The Loom, Curved only

£750

The Somerset Willow Hand painted, bespoke or curved

£900

The Somerset Willow, Traditional or curved

£850

Burial items

Solid Oak cremated remains casket

£120

Wooden grave marker with eco brass name plate

£70

Small plastic grave marker for cremated remains plots

£25

Our attendance of burial of cremated remains

£125

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