It is our intention at all times to give families a complete total cost of each type of funeral available. We promise to extend the same personal high standard of service to each family.
Although most families would only wish to know the total cost involved , the breakdown of a normal Funeral charge is separated into categories, which are set out on this page.
This charge represents a high proportion of our total Funeral charges. It includes: making all necessary arrangements for Cremation or Burial, provision of all necessary Staff, obtaining Statutory Forms, preparing and attending to all essential documentation, making and receiving all necessary telephone calls and arranging for the attendance of the Minister at the Funeral Service. Providing peaceful and private surroundings within our Offices, provision of Chapel of Rest and hygienic Mortuary facilities, all fully complying with Health and Safety requirements. Receiving Floral Tributes, paying all disbursements fees on behalf of Clients. To provide a 24 hour immediate personal service for the assistance and support of our Clients during and after the Funeral. Wear re able to provide quality order of services, please enquire.
Traditional Veneered Coffin from (other coffin choices available)
Provision of hearse (if required)
Bringing your loved one back in to our care during office hours (20 mile radius)
Charing Crematorium Single time (other Crematoriums are available at a lower fee)
Doctors fees (for completion of Cremation form 4 if required)
Officiant to take the Service (typically around)
This can be a Vicar, Civil Celebrant or Humanist
Gravedigger (depending on who it is)
If it is a municipal Cemetery other fees may apply please enquire
Direct to cremation service plus doctor's fee (if applicable). Includes provision of Hearse, all crematorium fees and a simple coffin.
If you are telephoning around for quotes, you may wish to consider the following:
We are a very experienced independent family funeral directors and we have our own substantial premises all at one location in Tenterden, including offices with arranging room, chapels of rest and mortuary refrigeration to take care of your loved one - Do the others have this - where will they keep your loved one and under what conditions?
How long have you been trading? We have been since 1930
We belong to the two main trade associations
- NAFD (National Association of Funeral Director)
- SAIF (Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors)
Who have strict codes of practice - Do they belong to either of these industry recognised associations? Have you asked your friends and family for recommendations, as this is how we get most of our business.
Simple Funeral - Noble Plan
Provision of the Funeral Director's services. Attending to all the necessary arrangements. Provision of necessary staff. Provision of coffin suitable for the purpose of cremation. (limited choice). Transfer of the deceased from the place of death during office hours (at least 10 running miles allowed) Outside of this additional fees will be required. Care of the deceased prior to the funeral. Provision of a hearse to the nearest crematorium, where this is locally avalaible.