Professional Funeral Services In The Walnuts, Orpington

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Dignified funeral services in Walnuts

Our professional funeral directors in Walnuts will help you plan the funeral you want for your loved one.

We provide two options to choose from - the Attended Funeral and the Unattended Funeral. Our Attended Funeral offers flexible arrangements and we can help arrange any additional services you may wish for. The Unattended Funeral offers a simple and dignified direct cremation without mourners present.
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Our Funeral Services

  • The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
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    From
    £995
    (Includes cost of cremation).
    (Includes cost of cremation).
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    The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    From
    £995
    (Includes cost of cremation).
    (Includes cost of cremation).
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
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  • The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
    Find out more
    From
    £1,995
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
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    The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    From
    £1,995
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
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What do our Orpington funeral directors do?

Our funeral directors are here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to support you through the entire process of planning a funeral. Here’s some more information on what you can expect from us:
Support and guidance
We know that planning a funeral can be difficult. With over 180 years’ experience in funeral planning and services, we know exactly what steps you need to take when a loved one passes away.

From registering the death, to the day of the funeral and beyond, we’re here to listen to you, offer our expertise and make recommendations that can help make the process a little bit easier for you.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us as and when you need to on 01689 823777. We’re here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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From the moment we bring your loved one into our care, you can be sure that we’ll tend to them with the utmost respect and consideration.

We will transport them to our premises in specialist vehicles where they will rest in climate- controlled facilities.

We have state- of- the- art washing facilities, should you require them for religious or cultural purposes.

We can also dress your loved one and take care of their hair, makeup and other personal effects according to your wishes.
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We are experts in all of the steps you need to take for your loved one’s funeral to legally take place.

We will liaise with any necessary third parties on your behalf and manage any external payments and documentation required for the funeral to go ahead.

Once the formalities are completed, we can focus on creating the fitting send-off you want for your loved one.

From arranging a minister or celebrant to funeral vehicles, memorials, service stationery, obituaries and more, you can count on us to bring everything you wish for together in time for the day of the funeral.
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We’re proud to have served the community since 1841. We take our role within the community seriously and are thankful to all the people who we’ve worked with over the past 180 years.

Whether we’re assisting local care homes, training the local clergy in funeral procedure or advising local public institutions on funerals, we do what we can to help as much as we can.
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Frequently asked questions

  • When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.


  • The average cost of a cremation funeral in the UK is £3,744. However, this will vary according to location and other factors. Talk to your local funeral director to get a better idea of costs for the type of service you require.


  • The average cost of a burial in the UK is £4,798. This comprises burial charges, minister or celebrant fees, and funeral director fees. This cost does vary by location, your local funeral director will be able to give you a better understanding of costs.


  • Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.


  • You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.


  • Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.