Funeral Planning Services

Maybe you would like to organise a traditional send off or perhaps you would prefer something completely different? Whatever you decide, we believe people should be able to have the funeral they want.

Offering a personal approach to every family, we will listen and advise you honestly whilst explaining all your options in a straightforward way enabling you to make your choices. We do not believe in adding unnecessary extras and will only provide you with the services you need and choose.

It is our privilege to be able to take care of your loved ones when they pass and to guide you through each and every step of the journey

Terms of Business:
For all arrangements the full invoice balance is due the day before the funeral service.
County Funerals accepts payment by Credit and Debit Card, Cash, Cheque or Bank Transfer.
County Funerals retains the title to all goods supplied and rights obtained from third parties until full payment is received.
If payment has been requested from the DWP, A Bank, or the Estate we require copies of eligibility to hold the account.

Direct Cremation

At County Funerals we offer a direct cremation service. Direct cremation is the simplest and most affordable funeral option, where the cremation takes place without an attended funeral service. Your reasons for choosing this option could be:

  • You, your family and friends may wish to hold a memorial service or a celebration of life at a later date
  • You may want to remember your loved one in your own way without any need for a formal service
  • There is currently no immediate family or financial provision for a formal funeral

By choosing a direct cremation you are able to arrange a much more personalised tribute, without the time and cost-pressure of a traditional funeral.

What is included?

  • Collection of the deceased from their place of death
  • Transportation in a specialised vehicle
  • Direct cremation at a Crematoria of our choosing
  • Simple wood veneered coffin
  • Lowest cost cremation
  • Cremation fees
  • Scattering of remains
  • Fixed price as published

Are there any additional fees? Our direct cremation fee includes the doctor’s fees worth £82.00, usually payable in England and Wales.


Simple Funerals

A less traditional funeral focused on a simple celebration of life.

Funeral services can be held at a location of your choice rather than in a crematorium or cemetery chapel.

Choose to have a religious service or opt for a non-religious tribute.

You can either have a traditional hearse or one of our speciality hearses.

Perhaps you’d like to add an alternative coffin choice or a brass band…. The options for our simple funerals are endless.

You may then choose to have natural burial or for your loved one taken to the crematorium for their cremation without the need for you to attend the chapel – again the choice is yours

This option is available for families who wish to arrange a funeral outside the usual constraints!

Please contact us for more information on how to arrange and plan a modern funeral.

from £3,500

Traditional Funerals

County Funerals also offer a full traditional funeral service with all the standard provision you would usually expect at a funeral.

Our funeral pricing for traditional services can be made up according to your wishes. Please see the itemised table below to give you a guide as to what you can expect to pay for such services.

Professional Funeral Planning Services

Provision of all funeral services including advice, support and guidance.
All the funeral personnel to carry out the funeral arrangements.
Conveyance of deceased in to our care£260
Conveyance - outside of office hours£340
Hearse & 4 bearers£320
Limousine (6 seats)£250
Mercedes Limousine (3 seats)£195
Horse Drawn Hearse£1000
Specialty (e.g. motorbike, truck, camper)£900
We offer five types of coffins for full details please see our coffin price list
Wooden£300 - £700
Engraved Woodenfrom £650
Picturefrom £800
Natural Willow/Wicker/Woollenfrom £850
Casketsfrom £1100
Cremated remains urns largefrom £195
Cremated remains keepsakes£70
Cremated remains casketfrom £120
Reception into church/home outside office hours£295
Wooden grave marker£99
Humanists / Celebrants£250
Floral tributesfrom £25 - £400
Example: A 3 foot coffin sprayfrom £180
Orders of service, 4 pages colour front cover£1.80
Memorial cards£1.20
Obituary depending on publicationfrom £150
Doctor fee for cremation£82
Webcasts of cremation servicesfrom £85
Dove release Single £130, pair £140, four £160

Memorial Masonry

For many, the provision of a suitable memorial is a visible link between their departed loved ones and themselves. We hope our website will help you choose a suitable memorial to perpetuate your cherished memories and to honour a life with dignity and respect.

We offer a varied selection of high quality memorials in natural stone and granite, suitable for cemeteries and churchyards. Everything from a simple vase to an ornate kerb set. The memorial you choose can be tailored to your individual requirement in terms of size, colour, design and ornamentation. Personal designs and ornamentations can be included to make your choice truly unique, whether it is a particular sport, pastime or hobby, or perhaps some special achievement, we can create a memorial design for you encompassing all those thoughts and memories.

At County Funerals we will sit down with you to advise and help you through the process of choosing a memorial headstone, selecting a verse or message and any other additions. We would also be happy to forward brochures on request, although we do advise customers to visit our showroom to view the memorials on display and to see the beauty of natural stone.

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