Dignity

Funeral Services

Helping you create a dignified and personalised funeral

Every person is unique and our Full Service Funeral can be designed to celebrate your loved one's life story. You will have the flexibility to choose a specific type of funeral; whether you wish to arrange a traditional funeral service or would prefer something a little bit different, such as a woodland burial. There are lots of choices you can make, from arranging unique funeral transport to deciding where the service will be held.

Our professional and fully trained Funeral Directors will help you through every step. We’ll take on the responsibility for ensuring everything is perfectly organised to deliver a fitting tribute for your loved one. Whatever is required, we will endeavour to deliver.

Our Full Service Funeral includes:

  • The flexibility to create an entirely personal and bespoke funeral service

  • A team of funeral experts and facilities that are available whenever required

  • Personal, face-to-face contact to discuss your individual requirements and take instructions either at our premises or your own home

  • Advice and guidance on all aspects of the funeral, including liaising with third parties on your behalf  

  • We will prepare, collect and distribute all required documentation and pay any external payments necessary for you in order for the funeral to legally proceed at your chosen setting

  • High quality polished satin finished coffin

  • Transportation of your loved one in a chauffeur driven hearse from a single location to the place of service or committal 

  • Co-ordination of music for the service, floral tributes, service stationery, newspaper obituary notices, catering and memorial masonry

Our services to the person who has died

  • Bringing your loved one into our care using our fully trained staff, specialist vehicles and equipment within a 20 mile radius during normal office hours

  • Your loved one will be treated with the utmost care and respect and will rest in climate controlled mortuary facilities

  • We will care for them, dress them in their own clothes if you wish, or we can provide something suitable. We will also follow any instructions regarding hair and make-up

  • We will care for any personal effects in accordance with your instructions 

  • You can visit your loved one in our private Chapel of Rest by agreed appointment during normal office hours. Alternative visiting arrangements are also available
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Your appointed Funeral Director

We will appoint one of our experienced and fully trained Funeral Directors to guide and support you through every step.

Your Funeral Director will:

  • Meet with you prior to the day of the funeral to ensure all your requirements are met, confirm arrangements and all instructions are correctly recorded and any changes noted and acted upon

  • Be present at your side on the day to supervise the occasion and direct all attendees

  • Prepare all locations for the service and committal 

  • Ensure sufficient pallbearers are available and instructed to escort the coffin with dignity and respect

Additional services and choices

We will discuss the following services and fees with you, so that you can make an informed decision:

Embalming service

Embalming is a personal choice. In some circumstances we recommend it. Our funeral experts will be able to discuss this service with you in more detail.

Coffins, caskets and urns

We offer a range of coffins, caskets and urns, including a selection of picture, willow and bamboo coffins; whether your preference is for something simple of perhaps more ornate.

Hearses

The person who died will be transported in one of our chauffeur driven hearses directly to the service or place of committal. You can choose to have a personalised processional route and alternative hearses are available. 

Limousines

We can provide as many chauffeur driven limousines from our luxury fleet to provide families with comfort and refinement for a dignified occasion. All of our vehicles are maintained in pristine condition.

Memorials

Our consultants can help you create a fitting memorial. We work closely with local crematoria and burial sites to understand the guidelines and restrictions they impose, ensuring your tribute will be in keeping with their regulations.

Legal services

Dignity’s Legal Service membership package is free when you arrange a funeral with us. The 12 month legal services membership package is designed to help people at a time when they it most (excluding Scotland, Jersey and Northern Ireland).

Here are a few things you may wish to consider and talk through with your funeral arranger:

  • The options for a cremation or burial funeral

  • Alternative coffins and caskets

  • Dressing in personal clothes or a gown

  • The location of the funeral service and committal 

  • The many alternative hearse options available 

  • Landmarks you may wish to include along the processional route

  • Obituaries, newspaper and online funeral notices

  • Floral tributes and charitable donations

  • Printed service stationery

  • Readings, poems, hymns and music

  • Reception of the person who has died into the home or place of worship prior to the service

  • Urns and memorials

Additional funeral costs

Additional funeral costs, or external payments, can vary widely depending on where you live and whether you choose a cremation or burial service for your loved one.

An additional charge will apply for services conducted outside of normal working hours and for mileage incurred beyond 20 miles from our premises.

Learn more about additional funeral costs.

Simple Funeral

Our Simple Funeral is the perfect option if you are able to be a little more flexible on certain aspects of the funeral.

At £1,995, the Simple Funeral offers you a complete funeral at a lower cost. It provides all of the essentials, including a professional and fully trained Funeral Director, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered.

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