Funeral Costs

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Traditional Funeral

A traditional funeral comprises of a fully comprehensive list of options for you to choose from dependent on your requirements.  Your funeral arranger will guide you through the different options so you can make an informed decision on what’s right for you and your loved one.

Our Professional Service Charge = £1,895.00

Our professional service charge includes the following:

  • Bringing the deceased into our care during normal working hours from our local area
  • Attending to the necessary funeral arrangements including statutory form completion
  • Deceased preparation (including embalming treatment if applicable)
  • Deceased viewing in our chapels of rest
  • Hearse, funeral director and necessary staff on the day of the funeral
  • Online donations
  • Online obituary
  • Provision of all other options as required (additional fees will apply)

Additional: (If applicable)

Deceased Collection: (Outside normal working hours from our local area)     = £230.00

Deceased Collection: (From non-local area)                                                     = £POE

Second Sevice Location: (Exclung Churchyards & Hawkinge Chapel)           = £200.00

Weekend Service Surcharge:                                                                             = £400.00

Take Home/Into Church: (For overnight rest during normal working hours)   = £200.00

Take Home/Into Church: (For overnight rest outside normal working hours)  = £400.00


From                                                                                                                  = £275.00                                                                                                          


Traditional Oak:                                                                                                 = £295.00

Stained Oak Veneer:                                                                                           = £395.00

Rookwood Elm Panelled with Raised Lid:                                                        = £525.00

Obeche Mahogany Panelled with Raised Lid:                                                   = £650.00

Brinkley Oak Panelled with Raised Lid:                                                            = £750.00

Special Order Coffins:                                                                                        = £POE

Bamboo/Willow/Eco Friendly Coffins:                                                     from = £599.00

Cardboard Coffins:                                                                                    from = £299.00

Disbursements (Fees paid out by us on your behalf)

Barham Crematorium:                                                                               from = £835.00

Hawkinge Crematorium:                                                                           from = £833.00

Charing Crematorium:                                                                               from = £835.00

Herne Bay Crematorium:                                                                           from = £835.00

Church Fees:                                                                                                       = £POE

Cemetery/Churchyard Fees:                                                                               = £POE

Church of England Minister: (Cremation Service)                                             = £250.00

Catholic Minister: (Cremation Service)                                                              = £POE

Celebrant: (Cremation Service)                                                                           = £250.00

Orders of Service:                                                                                                = £POE

Floral Tribute(s):                                                                                                  = £POE

Unattended Direct Cremation from £1,615.00 (Inc. cremation fees)

An unattended direct cremation enables a practical alternative to a traditional funeral at a much lower cost.  It does not include any form of ceremonial service and mourners are not permitted to attend.  

Attended Direct Cremation from £2,215.00 (Inc. cremation fees)

An attended direct cremation does not include any form of ceremonial service, however a limited number of mourners may attend the crematorium chapel for a short period of private reflection, accompanied by music.  

Simple Service

A simple service enables an early morning funeral to take place but at a reduced cost with limited options.  For more information about this type of service and for costings please contact us.

For more information about our services and costs please contact us:

  • Dover – 01304 201665
  • Folkestone – 01303 245500
  • Hythe – 01303 470346

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