Independent Family Run Funeral Directors of Hertfordshire
Hertford, Hertfordshire SG14 1AB
110 Fore Street,
Opening Hours
Mon - Fri 9.00 am-5.30 pm

Basic

Upfront prices. No hidden fees

  • Collection and care of the deceased (normal hours)
  • A basic coffin
  • Unattended cremation
  • Ashes collected by you from the crematorium
  • Free expert help and advice about probate and estate administration
  • No choice of date and time of cremation
  • Chapel of rest unavailable for viewing

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*Excludes doctor’s fees

£1,195

Standard

Upfront prices. No hidden fees

  • Collection and care of the deceased (normal hours)
  • Hearse and conductor included
  • A quality oak veneered coffin
  • Unattended cremation
  • Ashes returned to you, on request at no additional cost
  • Free expert help and advice about probate and estate administration
  • Choice of date and time of cremation
  • Chapel of rest available for viewing

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*Excludes doctors fee’s

£1,595

Venue Based

Attended Farewell at a Wake

  • Collection and care of the deceased
  • An oak veneered coffin
  • Use of our silk flower coffin spray
  • Use of our classic hearse to and from the venue or crematorium
  • Ashes returned to you, on request, at no additional cost
  • Choice of a venue based gathering with all arrangements taken care of by our expert team
  • Free expert help and advice about probate and estate administration
  • Price of funeral may rise depending on price of venue and catering

* Excludes doctor’s fees              *Excluding catering

£1,995

In England or Wales you must pay the doctor’s fee of £82 for completing cremation paperwork as this is not included. There’s no charge for this in Scotland.

Why Choose a Direct Cremation?

Choosing a direct cremation over an attended funeral offers several benefits, including:

Cost savings:

Direct cremation is typically the most affordable funeral option, as it eliminates the need for a funeral service, embalming, a casket, and other related expenses.

Simplicity:

Direct cremation is a straightforward and simple process, which can be less overwhelming for those dealing with grief.

Flexibility:

With a direct cremation, you have the option to hold a memorial service or scatter the ashes at a later time and location of your choice, without the added stress of coordinating a funeral service.

Respect for personal preferences:

Some people may prefer to have a private and low-key farewell, and direct cremation allows for that type of goodbye.

Environmentally friendly:

Direct cremation has a smaller environmental impact compared to a traditional funeral, as it eliminates the need for many resources and activities.

It’s important to keep in mind that a direct cremation may not be suitable for everyone, as some individuals may prefer a more traditional funeral experience and find comfort in the rituals associated with it. Ultimately, the choice between a direct cremation and a traditional funeral should be based on personal beliefs, values, and needs.