Direct Cremation Service

Cremation without a funeral service

A Direct Funeral is a simple and cost-effective funeral provide by N E Downing. The crematorium and date/time of cremation is at our discretion. There is no service as such and no one is able to attend the crematorium so it’s an unattended cremation. The cremated remains will be returned to you in the container the crematorium provides.

This is all done for a fixed price of £1645.00Payment for this is required in full before the funeral takes place.

Direct cremation includes

The cremation fees of £1645.00 include:

  • Completion of all legal paperwork required for cremation
  • A simple coffin suitable for cremation
  • Conveyance of the deceased into our care (During working hours. Out of Hours call out fee an additional £100.)
  • Transporting the deceased to the crematorium of our choosing
  • Cremation Fee
  • Doctor’s fees for completion of Medical paperwork
  • Collection of ashes from the crematorium

Should you wish for the deceased to be dressed in own clothes and visit our Chapel of Rest there will be an addition fee of £100.

We are on hand, offering support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
For immediate help and advice please call 01384 77098 or send an email.

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Traditional Funeral Service

Traditional Funerals

There are many ways to conduct a funeral service but the majority of people wish for their service to be carried out in a simple and traditional way. When families come to see us and make the arrangements we will guide them through all the necessary steps needed for the funeral to take place.