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Bespoke Funeral (individual options)

Giving you the flexibility to make your own bespoke funeral package up from the following. 

Funeral director fees and servicesCosts
  • Full advice and information regarding registration of death
  • Arranging a date and time for the funeral, according to your instructions
  • Liaising with hospitals, doctors, coroner, clergy and other third parties
  • Dealing with the necessary paperwork to enable cremation or burial to take place
  • Placing death notice in newspaper if required (cost will be shown as an additional third party cost)
  • Arranging music requests according to your instructions
  • Ordering floral tributes on your behalf (the costs will be shown as an additional third party cost)
  • Arranging order of service in accordance with the minister or officiant (the costs will be shown as an additional third party cost)
  • Funeral Director on the day to conduct the funeral
Care and preparation of the deceasedCosts
  • 24 hour transfer of your loved one to our premises within a 25-mile radius. Providing personal care until the day of the funeral, or up to a maximum of 15 days
  • Care and assistance including washing, instructions regarding make-up, hair care and dressing of the deceased, in their own clothes or shroud (embalming is not included)
  • Use of the chapel of rest and chapel visits, by appointment only, during office hours
Embalming of the deceased£150
Additional care of your loved one following the 15 day period£50 per day
Gowns (in various colours)£34

Chauffeur driven, seven-seater, limousine from address to a designated place of worship and/or committal within a 25 mile radius during office hours. The limousine will return you to a local destination of your choice.

(Cost may vary with the type of limousine and additional hires)

Reception of the deceased into home or church prior to the funeral, within a 25 mile radius, during office hours £230 (where applicable)
Reception of the deceased into home or church prior to the funeral, within a 25 mile radius, outside normal working hours £330 (where applicable)
Hearse and four bearers from your chosen address to designated place of worship and/or committal within a 25 mile radius, during office hours£440
Horse drawn carriage£POA
Specialist funeral vehicles available on upon request£POA
Additional mileage over 25 miles£2 per mile
Jute, an eco-friendly bio-degradable coffin made from Jute, bamboo paulownia timber and a custom name plate£180
Derwent, a simple light oak veneered coffin with gold furnishings and custom nameplates£295
Saltwell, a natural finished oak veneered coffin with gold furnishings and custom nameplates £395
Regent, a natural finished oak veneered, raised lid, panelled coffin with gold furnishings and custom nameplates£450
Gateshead, a semi-solid redwood timber coffin with a high raised lid with a rich gloss finish and custom nameplates£600
The Remembrance, Union Jack Flag over a field of poppies - a unique design for Regent only and custom nameplates£650
The Reflection, pre-selected personalised designs and custom nameplates (personalised designs £POA)From £570
The Maple, a maple wood oval coffin with a water based soft sheen and a detachable keepsake£790
Cardboard, high-quality cardboard (selected sizes and colours only, pillow not included)£200
Traditional Chestnut Willow, hand woven, natural willow (wicker and selected sizes only)£750
Gibside, traditionally crafted solid oak, raised lid, panelled coffin with gold furnishings and custom nameplates£945
Coffin linings and frillsCosts
The Cumberland Suite, comfortable padded lining with frill (White/Oyster/Blue/Pink)£60
Various coloured frills available in Lemon/White/Cream/Purple/Blue/Pink/Red/Green
Selected coffins only. Some colours may be chargeable
A full range of American caskets available upon request£POA
Visit to the chapel of rest outside normal working hours, subject to pre-arranged appointment with Funeral Director (up to one hour)£110
Additional bearers when whole coffin weight exceeds 16 stone and/or when required over 6 ft in length£65 each
Weekend funeral surchargeFrom £600
Order of service x 50 (4 pages) (Quantities could vary, please ask your Funeral Director. Anything over 4 pages in each booklet will be charged at an additional £1.20 per booklet)£65
Funeral Newspaper Notice - 2 inserts into The Evening Chronicle or Journal with a photo and posted onlineFrom £120 (can be subject to change and other newspapers may vary)
Webcasting and/or a Forever Link - varies at different crematoriums£POA
Tanfield Ashes Casket with Engraved Nameplate£88
Handcrafted Teardrop UrnFrom £325
Cragside Ashes Casket with Engraved Nameplate£88
White Simply Marble Urn£149
Vases (colours vary)£310
Butterflies Urn£149
Peaceful Grace Urn£149
Rainbow Willow Ashes Casket with Nametag£235
Anoka Urn Shimmering White£149
Black butterfly Urn Large£105
Black Butterfly Urn Small/Keepsake£65
Scatter Tubes. Prices vary depending on design*£30
Reflections Custom Made Scatter Tubes. Prices vary depending on design*£83
Reflections Custom Made Ashes Casket. Prices vary depending on design*£143
Glitter Ashes Casket£143
Glitter Scatter Tube£88
Footprints In The Sand. Biodegradable£193
Entwined Grace£149
Coral Metal Urn£205
Red and Gold Teardrop Urn. Prices vary depending on size£320
Teardrop Keepsake. Any design£40
Butterflies Keepsake Urn or Heart£40
Peaceful Grace Keepsake£40
Anoka Keepsake£40
Silver Rose Heart Keepsake£40
Bronze/Pewter Heart Stand£17
Crystal Butterfly Gold or Silver£195
Coloured Hearts with Stand£65

Regent Funeral Services can help you find the right ashes casket/urn to suit your requirements and needs. Please just ask a member of the team.
*Scatter tubes can be made to match a reflections coffin and we can also offer to you a variation of prints, prices subject to a quote from the manufacturer.

Download our coffins, caskets and urns brochure (PDF) [9MB] (opens new window)

This package can be paid in two ways. Full disbursements before the funeral service then you have 28 days after the service to clear the remaining balance.

If you wish to pay for this package in full before the funeral, we can offer a 2.5% discount.

A small additional fee will be applied for outsized, specialist coffins.

Prices are subject to inflation.

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