Funeral costs and payments

How much does a funeral cost?

We offer a very basic funeral for just £695.00, a simple funeral for £1,350.00 and a range of full-service traditional funerals from £1,857.00

Disbursements need to be added to those prices; for a cremation these will be approximately £1,200.00 and the same for a burial if you already have a grave or about £2,100.00 if you need to purchase one. Most of our funeral invoices are for about £3,300.00 which would include our fees for a traditional full service funeral and also the charges made by the local crematorium, the doctors, a minister, a small newspaper notice and a modest floral tribute.

Direct Cremation is an ultra-modern alternative to a full service funeral and costs from only £1,195.00 inclusive of the essential disbursements. Click HERE for full details.

When you are comparing the prices of different funeral homes, we believe those that are more expensive are charging more than they need  and do not offer anything over and above us. There are a small number of funeral homes that are less expensive than us; rather than base your decision on whom to entrust your dear family member to purely on price, we would urge you to visit a couple of funeral homes and ask to meet a qualified Funeral Arranger, a qualified Funeral Director and a qualified Embalmer and ask to see a chapel of rest, a limousine, a hearse, and an example coffin. Do not assume that all funeral homes are the same and that the only difference is price.

We have always believed in pricing fairly. We will charge enough to pay for the best trained and qualified staff, to purchase quality mortuary equipment and vehicles and to maintain our premises to a high standard. We will make a bit of profit, the majority of which will be re-invested in things that you can benefit from.

Not all funeral homes are the same…

Many have concerns about funeral costs in the further that their family will need to pay when they die. Maddock offer a range of award winning pre-paid funeral plans that mean you can stagger the payments to spread the cost. There is more information about our Plans here – or one of our dedicated team will be happy to talk through our Plans with you.

Please contact us on 01925 261803 (24-hour manned line) and we can fully explain about the fees and charges involved in your funeral, or post out to you a comprehensive and detailed guide to our prices.