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Cost of our services

All funeral services are subject to third party fees and disbursements such as church, crematorium, and minister/celebrant fees. A detailed estimate of total service cost will be given at the time of arrangements. Please note there may be additional costs for a weekend service. (Fees and Disbursements can be in excess of £1100)

The Classic Funeral Service: £3594

  • Bringing the deceased into our care from a hospital, private address, or nursing home within a 20-mile radius of West Malling over any 24 hour period to our private chapel of rest.
  • A fully fitted Light Oak finish Coffin with engraved plate of inscription.
  • Provision of our Hearse on the day of the service.
  • A team of pallbearers to attend the funeral service.
  • Hygienic treatment (embalming) and viewing in our private Chapel of rest.
  • The initial consultation and support with all on-going correspondence with the family.
  • Additional meetings with ourselves, as necessary.
  • Care of the deceased up until the day of the funeral.
  • All administrative duties in relation to paperwork and liaison with third parties.
  • Collection of the cremated remains from the Crematorium in a cardboard scatter tube and safe keeping at our premises for up to 12 months.
  • Our fully qualified Funeral Director to conduct on the day of the funeral.

The Simple Farewell Service for Burial or Cremation                                        

As professional funeral directors, we are required to offer a simple funeral service for either burial or cremation as defined by the Office of Fair Trading as follows:

Burial: £2500

This service takes place at a time arranged by ourselves and the burial ground. The service will be a simple graveside service only and you have the option of our in-house celebrant to say a short passage. This service includes the hearse only direct to the burial ground. A team of pallbearers and a Light Oak finish Coffin. Please note this service does not permit use of the chapel of rest for viewing.

Fully inclusive of:

  • Bringing the deceased into our care
  • Burial and Grave Preparation Fees
  • Viner & Sons Administration costs included.

Cremation: £2000

This service takes place at 9:00am at Vinters Park Crematorium. The service will be up to 20 minutes only and you have the option of our in-house celebrant to say a short passage, or you can listen to one or two pieces of music if you prefer. This service includes the hearse only direct to the crematorium. A team of pallbearers and a Light Oak finish Coffin. Please note this service does not permit use of the chapel of rest for viewing.

Fully inclusive of:

  • Bringing the deceased into our care
  • Vinters Park Cremation fees
  • Viner & Sons Administration costs included.

Please note that any changes will result in this being transferred to the traditional funeral service.

Direct Cremation Service: £1295

This is an unattended service with no mourners or clergy present for the service. One of our professional Funeral Directors will carefully look after your loved one and they will be taken to the crematorium in one of our specialised funeral vehicles. The ashes will be collected and remain in our care for 12 months or you may request for them to be scattered in the Garden of Remembrance at the crematorium.

Fully inclusive of:

  • Light Oak finish Coffin
  • Vinters Park Cremation fees
  • Viner & Sons Administration costs

Saturday Funeral – Additional Costs

In addition to our Funeral Service Charge above

Saturday Funeral surcharge: from    £2500

(Including Vinters Park Crematorium Fees)

Additional Fees and Funeral Service Options

Coffins

Fully fitted for either burial or cremation with an engraved plate of inscription.

Light Oak Panelled Coffin: Plus £150

Light Oak Panelled Coffin with Raised Lid: Plus £200

Solid Oak Coffin with Raised Lid: Plus £900

Solid Oak Coffin with Panelled Sides and Raised Lid: Plus £1100

Environmental and Hand Woven ‘Eco’ Coffins: from an additional £160

Colourful Coffins: Available on request

‘American’ Style Caskets: Available on request

Six-Seater Limousines (per vehicle): £275

Hygienic Treatment (Embalming): £150

Order of Service Sheets (Per Copy – 4 Pages): £4

                                       (Per Copy – 8 Pages): £9

Webcasting of the Funeral Service: From £45

Visual Tribute (a scrolling tribute of up to 25 photos without music): From £40

Pro Visual Tribute (a scrolling tribute of up to 25 photos set to music): From £60

Solid English Oak Temporary grave marker with nameplate: £85

Use of the Viner & Sons Music System: £75

Horse drawn hearse and coachmen: Available on request

Floral Tributes: Available on request

Ashes Caskets and Interments

Solid Oak Ashes Casket complete with nameplate: £150

Our attendance and preparation of a grave for cremated remains: £175

Please note there are additional, statutory fees for interment in a churchyard or cemetery.

We are also able to arrange for ashes to be made into jewellery, glass and art. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Memorials

The full cost of a memorial will depend on the style and material required plus the location where the memorial is to be fixed. A full estimate will be provided for approval following your initial consultation.

Where a memorial is required to be removed to our mason’s premises prior to burial:

Lawn Memorial – Headstone and Base Only

To remove the complete memorial prior to burial and re-fix following additional memorial works: from    £275

Traditional Memorial – Headstone, Base, and full surround Kerb Set

To remove the complete memorial prior to burial and re-fix following additional memorial works: Available on request

For new memorials, a comprehensive brochure and price list are available on request.

 

Please also see our page for Support for bereaved parents.