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Personal choice (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 death registration
  • 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
£950
Care and preparation of the deceasedCosts
  • 24 hour transfer of the deceased to our premises within a 25 mile radius. Providing personal care and preparation of the deceased 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
£300
Embalming of the deceased£150
Additional care of the deceased following the 15 day period£50 per day
Gowns (in various colours)£28
TransportCosts
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.**£150
Reception of the deceased into home or church prior to the funeral, within a 25 mile radius, during office hours £200 (where applicable)
Reception of the deceased into home or church prior to the funeral, within a 25 mile radius, outside normal working hours £300 (where applicable)
Hearse with driver and bearers from address to designated place of worship and/or committal within a 25 mile radius, during office hours£400
Horse drawn carriage£POA
Specialist funeral vehicles available on upon request£POA
Additional mileage over 25 miles£2 per mile
** Hearses and Limousines can be either Fords with a black leather interior or SAAB with a grey material interior
GeneralCosts
Visit to the chapel of rest outside normal working hours subject to pre-arranged appointment with Funeral Director (up to one hour)£100
Additional pallbearers£40 each
Weekend funeral surcharge£500
Order of service x 50 (4 pages)£60
Memory book (first copy free)£30
CoffinsCosts
Derwent, light oak effect with matching moulds£260
Saltwell, oak veneer style with matching moulds£360
Regent, oak veneer style fitted with raised lid£400
The Gateshead, a semi-solid redwood timber coffin with a high raised lid with a rich gloss finish and custom nameplates£500
The Remembrance, union Jack Flag over a field of poppies - a unique design for Regent only and custom nameplates£500
The Reflection, pre-selected presonalised designs and custom nameplates (personalised designs £POA)From £600
The Maple, a maple wood oval coffin with a water based soft sheen and a detachable keepsake£620
Cardboard, high-quality cardboard£350
Pathway, natural wood personalised£POA
Traditional Chestnut Willow, hand woven, natural willow (wicker and selected sizes only)£820
Water Hyacinth, inner wooden frame with hand woven hyacinth outer shell£920
Banana Leaf, inner wooden frame with hand woven banana leaf outer shell£920
Gibside, traditionally crafted solid oak with side panels and raised lid£900
Coffin linings and frillsCosts
The Cumberland Suite, comfortable padded lining with frill (White/Oyster/Blue/Pink)£50
Various coloured frills available in Lemon/White/Cream/Purple/Blue/Pink/Red/Green
Selected Coffins Only. Some colours may be chargeable
 
CasketsCosts
A full range of American caskets available upon request£POA
GeneralCosts
Visit to the chapel of rest outside normal working hours, subject to pre-arranged appointment with Funeral Director (up to one hour)£100
Additional bearers when whole coffin weight exceeds 16 stone and/or when required over 6 Ft in length£65 each
Weekend funeral surcharge£500+
Order of service x 50 (4 pages) or Order of service x 40 and 10 Memory Cards (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
Memory bookFrom £30
Funeral Newspaper Notice - 2 inserts into The Evening Chronicle or Journal with a photo and posted onlineFrom £120 (can be subject to change)
Webcasting and/or a Forever Link - varies at different crematoriums£POA
UrnsCosts
Tanfield Ashes Casket with Engraved Nameplate£80
Handcrafted Teardrop UrnFrom £250
Cragside Ashes Casket with Engraved Nameplate£80
White Simply Marble Urn£135
Wallington Ashes Casket with Engraved Nameplate£105
Butterflies Urn£135
Peaceful Grace Urn£135
Rainbow Willow Ashes Casket with Nametag£145
Anoka Urn Shimmering White£135
Scatter Tubes. Prices vary depending on design*£50
Reflections Custom Made Scatter Tubes. Prices vary depending on design*From £75
Reflections Custom Made Ashes Casket. Prices vary depending on design*From £130
Glitter Ashes CasketFrom £130
Glitter Scatter TubeFrom £80
Footprints In The Sand. BiodegradableFrom £75
Entwined Grace£125
Coral Metal Urn£170
Red and Gold Teardrop Urn. Prices vary depending on size£290
Teardrop Keepsake. Any design£35
Butterflies Keepsake Urn or Heart£35
Peaceful Grace Keepsake£35
Anoka Keepsake£35
Silver Rose heart Keepsake£35
Bronze/Pewter Heart Stand£15
Crystal Butterfly Gold or Silver£165

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.

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All third-party costs such as crematorium, doctors and ministers or officiant fees must be paid for before the funeral is arranged. A discount of 2.5% will be applied to our charges if paid in full before the funeral. 

A discount of 2.5% will be applied to our charges if paid in full before the funeral.

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

Prices are subject to inflation.

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