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 for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation. This cost includes:
Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements
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
Care of the deceased before the funeral in appropriate facilities the deceased will be cared for at 14 Canada Close, Banbury
Providing a suitable coffin (oak veneer)
Director (where viewing is requested by the family)
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
This is a funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person, but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself.
Burial (funeral director’s charges only)
Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee) 2,3
For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the typical burial fee.1 In this local area, the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is:
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.
In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is:
1 This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing a new grave, or for reopening and closing an existing grave.
2 In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay doctors’ fees as well. This is the charge for two doctors to sign the Medical Certificates for Cremation
Additional Funeral Director Products and Services
Conveyance of deceased from home address in hours (9am-5pm within 15 miles) Or from John Radcliffe Hospital, or, Northampton General Hospital
Attendance at Thanksgiving Service
Horse drawn hearse
Price per copy
The Broughton-light oak veneered coffin
The Springfield-light oak veneered panel sided with raised lid
Natural and Man Made Coffins
The Willow, Traditional or curved
The Seagrass, Traditional or curved (not accepted at Oxford Crematorium)
The Loom, Curved only
The Bespoke Cane Coloured, Traditional or curved
The Somerset Willow, Traditional or curved
Solid oak moulded casket
Wooden grave marker with eco brass name plate