is already a family grave available, we will require details of it's
location and the grave deed and number. However, if you require a
new grave we will need to know from you the type of the grave you
wish to be purchased (i.e. single depth, double or more) and where
you wish this to be.
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need to choose which Crematorium you wish the service to be held at.
Most crematoria have a chapel in which a service may be held. You
may wish to use this if you do not require a service in church (or
other venue). You may also use the crematorium for a committal only
(no service). The Crematorium also provides a music facility either
in the form of an organist or a cassette or CD player on which music
of your choice can be played. For longer services additional time
may be booked at the Crematorium Chapels, at an extra cost.
Remains - We can collect these from the crematorium
on your behalf and hold onto them safely. You can arrange to collect
these from ourselves, in most cases we require 3 working days notice.
be scattered in the grounds of the crematorium, on a family grave,
at a place with fond memories - in fact most places. However permission
must be obtained from the appropriate authority - we can advise you
on all aspects of this.
also be buried within a garden of remembrance or in a grave. Again
permission must be obtained from the appropriate authority - we can
advise you on all aspects of this.
prefer to keep the ashes in a specially designed casket or keepsake
- again we can advise you on this.
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arrange flowers for you. Books are available for you to make your
choice and also a selection of cards for your personal messages.
of flowers you may wish to ask mourners to make donations to a charity
of your choice or of their choice. These donations can be dealt with
by ourselves, we will record them and forward them on to the charity
on your behalf. Don't forget Gift Aid
- Charities can reclaim, from the Inland Revenue, 28p for every £1
donated. Just forward a letter (including your
address) with your donation asking the charity to reclaim
arrange to place announcements in a local and/or national newspaper
for you and we can assist you with the wording. We are also able to
arrange acknowledgement notices, thanking the people who have supported
you, again we are able to assist with the wording if you wish.
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funeral is unique we regret that we are unable to provide you with
an 'online' estimate.
telephone us and one of our funeral directors will be able to discuss
your requirements with you prior to an estimate being provided.