Our Funeral Services
Following a bereavement, family and friends will be faced with many unfamiliar tasks. We realise that this may be your first experience of dealing with these so from the moment you contact us at Elizabeth Snell and Family, we will do our best to make your loved ones’ funeral arrangements as simple, clear and in accordance with yours and their wishes as possible.
We will spend as much time with you as you need throughout the bereavement and arrangement process either at one of our offices or by visiting you in your home to personally guide you through the funeral arrangements and advise you on the many options available in making the final tribute to your loved one personal and fitting.
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 From £2,564.00
(funeral director’s 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.
Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements. £630.00
Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care during usual office hours (Monday-Friday) £165.00
Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities £640.00
Providing a suitable coffin £215.00
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director (where viewing is requested by the client). Please note: viewing that takes place out of hours will occur an additional fee. £125.00
At a date and time, you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle. £789.00
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.
FEES YOU MUST PAY
For an attended or unattended burial funeral, the 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. For an attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee ²
Please discuss any specifc religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director.
ADDITIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Additional mileage (price per mile) £2.00
Additional transfers of the deceased person (e.g., to their home, to a place of worship etc.) (price per transfer) £350.00
Collection and delivery of ashes No Charge
Funeral officiant (e.g., celebrant, minister of religion etc.) £POA
Services supplied outside of normal office hours £POA
The funeral director can give you a full list of what they can supply. They are likely to charge for these additional products and services, so you may choose to take care of some arrangements without their involvement, or you can use a different supplier
- 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
- 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