Erdington Funeral Services
Dignified funeral services in Erdington
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.
Our Funeral Services
The Unattended FuneralWe 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.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe 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.
The Attended FuneralA 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
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£1,995plus £1,188 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,188 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Comparing different funeral services
Rest assured that both you and your loved one will receive the same, high quality of care that we pride ourselves on, regardless of which option you choose.
- Be cared for by our experienced and professionally trained staff
- Lay at peace in our climate-controlled mortuary, where they will receive continuous care
- Be treated with the respect and dignity that we are known for
|Unattended Funeral||Attended Funeral|
|Service details||An unattended cremation without a service||A service held at the place of committal, at a date and time to suit you. Services can be held at a separate location prior to committal at an additional cost|
|Our optional embalming service||✖||Available at an additional cost|
|Dressing your loved one in their own clothes||Gown only||✔|
|Visiting your loved one once they are in our care||✖||✔|
Additional cost for visits outside office hours
|The reception of your loved one into a home or place of worship prior to the funeral||✖||Available at an additional cost|
|The use of a hearse||Private ambulance||✔|
|The use of a limousine||✖||Available at an additional cost|
|A personalised funeral procession||✖||Available at an additional cost|
|An unlimited mourner attendance at the service (up to service venue capacity)||✖||✔|
|The attendance of a Funeral Director||✖||✔|
|The arrangement of services, such as arranging a minister, officiant and organist on your behalf||✖||✔|
|The organisation of additional services, like flowers, obituaries and the collection of donations on your behalf||✖||Available at an additional cost|
|A choice of committal location||✖||✔|
|The attendance of mourners at the committal||✖||✔|
|The delivery of ashes within 20 miles||To be organised between you and the crematorium||Available at an additional cost|
Additional cost for visits outside office hours
For care and support at this difficult time, visit our Erdington funeral home.
What do Dignity Funeral Directors in Erdington do?
No matter what time of the day a loved one passes away, our funeral directors will be available to take them into our care, meet the family and offer support.
One of our core principles is to look after your loved one to the highest standard and support those left behind. It is our funeral directors’ honoured duty to reassure and listen to the family and support them however they can to enable them to make important funeral arrangement decisions confidently.
Additionally, our funeral directors offer support and guidance with the paperwork and administrative requirements for a funeral. We ensure that all the paperwork is completed in a timely manner to avoid any delays.
To ensure that a loved one is looked after to the highest standards, we follow our “care of the deceased process” diligently and work in accordance with the family’s wishes.
All our team, including funeral arrangers, embalmers and operatives, perform their duty to the highest standards.
We are here to help you however we can, from the first phone call to the final goodbye.
To express our gratitude, we work with many local businesses, including care homes. We help train clergy in the funeral procedures and are always ready to open our doors to charities and organisations and give back to the community we care for.
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.