A comprehensive funeral directory of lower cost services and suppliers, as well as bespoke cremation ash jewellery and diamond creators.
All information and costs are correct on publishing March 2023
Please telephone or visit the links to confirm up to date information and costs.
Funeral directors normally charge extra if the deceased was bariatric (obese) or very tall as the coffin would have to be a non-standard larger coffin. Additional charges are often made for out of hours/area collection, embalming, and pacemaker/device removal before cremation.
Funeral directory listings
Listed below in the funeral directory are contact details for services & suppliers in Steps 1-5 including additional cremation ash jewellry, diamond and glass flower creators.
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Low-cost independent undertakers based in South England
South East England/Nationwide for Cremations & Burials
TDM Funeral Services – A direct cremation from £1200 including collection of ashes. A simple cremation is from £1941. TDM are proud to assist low-income families or those on benefits. Other attended cremation packages and burials are also available. Funerals outside of the South East may incur additional fees.
Freephone: 01304 356616
They can also add special services to fully personalise a funeral.
- Dove or balloon release
- Specially-created memorial video
- Order of service sheets
- Musical tributes, such as bands or choirs
- A range of coffins and caskets
- Floral tribute hire
- Family limousine
- Motor, motorbike or horse-drawn hearse
South East England/Nationwide for Cremations & Burials
BB Funerals – A direct cremation from £895 + £100 return of ashes + £82 doctors fee (if applicable) + removal of a medical device, i.e. pacemaker (if applicable) + embalming (if applicable). A simple cremation funeral is from £1000 + disbursements. Other attended cremation packages and burials are also available. Funerals outside of the South East may incur additional fees.
16-18 Church Hill Road
Telephone: 0208 441 6062
Mobile: 07538 276130
National low-cost undertakers
England/Isle of Wight/Isle of Man/Scotland & Islands/Wales for Direct Cremations
The Funeral Market – A direct cremation service covering the entire UK (excluding Northern Ireland) and including the Scottish islands/Isle of Wight/Man from £999 including return of ashes + £82 doctors fee (if applicable) + removal of a medical device, i.e. pacemaker (if applicable) + embalming (if applicable) + ferry fee if travelling to the Scottish islands/Isle of Wight/Man. Other attended cremation packages are also available.
4 Castle Street
Freephone: 0800 689 1060
England/Scotland/Wales for Direct Cremations
Farewill – A direct cremation service covering England/mainland Scotland/Wales from £800 + £82 doctors fees (if applicable) + removal of a medical device, i.e. pacemaker (if applicable) + embalming (if applicable) + £150 for those wishing to have the ashes returned within five days, or £50 within thirty days.
27 Downham Road
Telephone: 0208 138 0719
England/Wales for Direct Cremation
Cremation Funeral – Covering England/Wales with a direct cremation for in most cases £795. Additional fees would be transportation of the deceased to a funeral director, doctors certificate at £82 (if applicable) + removal of a medical device, i.e. pacemaker (if applicable) + oversize coffin (if applicable) + £90 for those wishing to have the ashes returned. At an additional expense the ashes can be couriered internationally if needed.
Telephone: 01299 828771
Regional low-cost independent undertakers
Listed below are additional low-cost undertakers who offer direct cremations & burials, and the areas they cover.
Hull and East Yorkshire for Cremation & Burials
Legacy Funerals – Covering East Yorkshire and Hull for cremations and burials. A direct cremation is from £970 and attended cremation from £1799 including a simple ashes container. Other attended cremation packages and burials are also available.
730 Anlaby Road
Freephone: 01482 562762
Southern Scotland for Cremation & Burials
Mitchells Funerals – Covering a large area of southern Scotland with a direct cremation for £800 including the ashes returned around the Glasgow area. Additional fees for funeral and return of ashes outside of Glasgow area. Mitchells also offer a traditional cremation service from £1695, and a free funeral for 17 years old and under. Burials can also be arranged.
23a Stonelaw Road
Freephone: 0808 196 8657
Mainland Scotland for Direct Cremation
Caledonia Cremation – A charity non-profit funeral director covering all mainland Scotland with a Direct Cremation. They also offer emotional support and practical advice on helping claiming funeral benefits for £1095 + £95 for those wishing to have the ashes returned. Additional services include helping a customer access services for ashes to be made into jewellery or fireworks.
18 Orkney Street
Telephone: 03000 113311
Northern Ireland for Direct Cremation
Pure Cremation – A direct cremation service operating in Northern Ireland Pure Cremation’s Northern Ireland partner for £1295 if the deceased passed away in hospital, or £1445 if passed away at home. No fee for return of ashes.
117 Shankill Rd
Telephone: 028 9600 9600
To book a Salvation Army officer
101 Newington Causeway
Telephone: 0207 367 4500
To book a Humanist
To book a Celebrant
PO Box 116
Barton Upon Humber
Mobile: 07469 192644
If you are planning a natural burial always check with the natural burial site that the coffin you are thinking of purchasing is allowed. If the deceased has been embalmed you should also check if this is accepted at a natural burial site.
Compare the Coffin
Freephone: 0800 690 6513
Feet First Coffins
Telephone: 01908 506768
Mobile: 07971 600515
Cardboard Coffin Company
Telephone: 02920 098979
Sussex Willow Coffins
11 Sussex Square
Telephone: 07592 353845
Somerset Willow Coffins
The Wireworks Estate
Telephone: 01278 424003
Green Coffin Company Ltd
Freephone: 0800 193 0353
Van transport service
To transport the empty decorated coffin to the undertaker.
5-17 Hammersmith Grove
Telephone: 0203 872 3050
For handmade bespoke biodegradable urns.
Telephone: 01379 677344
The Natural Death Centre
For a list of natural burial sites.
Natural Death Centre
In The Hill House
Telephone: 01962 712690
Grave digging service
This service operates nationwide.
18 Shire Hill
Telephone: 01799 521498
For low-cost quality funeral plans.
Plan with Grace
35 Catherine Place
Freephone: 0800 471 4689
The Environment Agency
For advice on home burial regulations.
National Customer Contact Centre
PO Box 544
Telephone: 03708 506506
Garden Stones/Headstones & Memorials
Deal directly with one of the three monumental masons for Garden Stones/Headstones & Memorials.
Southern Memorials Ltd
Ropery Business Park
48 Anchor & Hope Lane
Telephone: 0208 305 0238
Rawreth Industrial Estate
Telephone: 01268 782757
The Old Fox
Telephone: 0844 811 1373
Dried flower wreaths
Beautiful, handmade, bespoke, lasting dried flower wreaths and arrangements.
Jewellery from cremation ashes
Jewellery from cremated ashes.
Hand on Heart
The North Range
Hackthorpe Hall Business Centre
La Cienega Blvd
Telephone: 001 858 208 6089
Diamonds from cremation ashes
Stunning diamonds from cremated ashes.
Telephone: 001 512 766 5011
Ashes in glass flowers
Bespoke glass flowers filled with ashes and sealed.
Ashes in Flowers
Telephone: 07815 462275
Funeral directory additional services:
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