Serving North Devon

from our

Braunton, Barnstaple and

 Great Torrington Offices

Funeral Costs



Direct Cremations


Is a direct cremation service right for you?

A direct cremation service is for those who don’t wish to have a traditional funeral service. The service will take place at a time and date of our choosing and there will be no mourners present at the service. There will be no visiting of the deceased in our chapel of rest. We will care for your loved one until the day of the cremation and will be on the phone for any advice that you may require.


Included in the service:

·         A basic coffin

·         Bringing the deceased into our care during office hours (£75 extra for out of hours)

·         Staff to conduct the service

·         Assistance in completing the required paperwork

·         Cremation fees

·         Ashes may either be scattered in the crematorium grounds; or collected from the crematorium by the client


A direct cremation service is not for everyone, as there is no formal service or send-off. Please make sure that you fully understand and accept how the service is arranged and please feel free to contact us with any questions or to discuss further.


The costs:

Our charges for the service are £1,450 and must be paid in full 24 hours before the service is due to take place.

If default is made on the payment, then our normal price list will immediately come into place and the balance due within 30 days of the service.


Help is available:

If you are looking into this service for financial reasons alone, again please contact us. Unlike some other funeral directors, we are family owned and run, making us flexible in the service we provide and can tailor this to suit your needs and requirements.

We also offer funeral finance to cover the cost or to help make up the shortfall; please contact us for more details.


If you feel you want to be present at the service:

We are happy to accommodate this as it gives you the opportunity to have some time with the coffin at the crematorium (the coffin will be sealed). The additional charge for this service is £200.


Extras we can offer:

·         Collection of the cremated remains back to our office for collection £100

·         To dress the deceased in their own clothing £50


Addition information:

The coffin will be transported to the crematorium in one of our funeral vehicles; this may not be a hearse and we use two members of staff to transfer the coffin into the crematorium chapel. All prices exclude VAT.