STANDARDISED PRICE LIST – Country Funerals Towcester.


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).

When comparing Price Lists from other Funeral Directors,

please make sure their quote includes everything that you will need,

as below


ATTENDED FUNERAL (funeral director’s charges only)                                                                                             £1500.00

This price includes the following... 

                                                                                                                               
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                                                                             £450.00


Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 15 miles of                        £160.00

the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care

Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities. The deceased person will be                        £400.00

kept at [both] the funeral director’s [branch premises] [and at other] [non-branch premises]

Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from [insert description of the coffin]                                                      £210.00

Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director                              No Charge

(where viewing is requested by the customer)

At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed                      £280.00

cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or

other appropriate vehicle

                                                                                                                                                                     Total        £1500.00                                                                                                                                   
 

                                                                                                                               
UNATTENDED FUNERAL


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)                                                                                                                           £800.00

Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee) 2                                                                                    £1250.00


FEES YOU MUST PAY


For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee.1
In this local area, the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is:                                                                     £532-£700
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 In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation                 £630-£1070

for local residents is:

Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the
funeral director.


ADDITIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES


This funeral director may be able to supply a range of optional, additional products and services, or to arrange (on your behalf) for a third party to supply them. Examples include:

Provision of a Limousine                                                                                                                                                £175.00

Additional mileage (price per mile)                                                                                                                                     £1.00
Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body

(e.g., to their home, to a place of worship etc.)(price per transfer)                                                                    Price on Request
Collection and delivery of ashes                                                                                                                      No Charge Locally
Embalming                                                                                                                                                                      £100.00
Funeral officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc.)                                                                                 £200.00 - £220.00
Services supplied outside of normal office hours                                                                                              Prices on request


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.

 

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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.

Crematorium Price Information

 

 

Crematorium Name                                               Attended Funeral                Reduced Attended              Unattended

                                                                                    (Mon to Fri)                         (Mon to Fri)                    (Mon to Fri)

The Counties Crematorium, Milton Malsor  

Northampton                                                                £1070.00                             £675.00                          £499.00

                                                                                                                             (9.30 am only)        

 

Crownhill Crematorium, Milton Keynes                        £960.00                                 N/A                               £420.00

 

 

Rainsbrook Crematorium, Rugby                                 £835.00                               £790.00                          £515.00

                                                                                                                           (9am & 10am only)

 

Bierton Crematorium, Aylesbury                                  £670.00                                 N/A                              £418.00

 

 

Banbury Crematorium, Banbury                                   £950.00                              £630.00                          £500.00

                                                                                                                                (9am only)

 

Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering                              £896.00                                 N/A                              £661.00

 

 

TERMS OF BUSINESS

Our Policy is to always provide a comprehensive written estimate before a client agrees to use our services. This will highlight the fees that need to be paid in advance of the Funeral, they will usually be the services of the Crematorium or Cemetery, Doctors and Minister or Celebrant, these are called the disbursements.
After the Funeral has taken place, we will send an invoice for the outstanding balance (our fees) which is payable 14 days from the date of the Funeral Invoice.

 

DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

 

Country Funerals is the trading name of S & W Funerals Ltd, which is an Independent Family Funeral Director, owned and run by Shaun White and Melanie Dolega.

 

We have no ownership or business interests in any Funeral Director comparison websites