Every person is unique and our Attended 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. 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.
As part of our Attended Funeral, we’re committed to providing you and your family bespoke, professional and sensitive care throughout the process.
We will appoint one of our experienced and fully trained Funeral Directors to guide and support you through every step.
Your Funeral Director will:
Our additional services for The Attended Funeral are extensive and could be anything you require and that is possible.
Below are just some of the more common additional services requested. We will discuss all options with you, and the associated fees so that you can make an informed decision:
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.
If you would like to visit your loved once they are in our care, outside of normal office hours, this can be arranged for you.
The person who died will be transported in one of our chauffeur driven hearses directly to the service or place of committal. For a personalised funeral, you can choose to have a particular processional route and alternative hearses are available.
We offer a wide range of coffins and caskets, from simple to more ornate, with traditional wooden coffins, colourful picture coffins and natural coffins to suit all tastes.
As an alternative to our traditional hearse, there are many different types of vehicles available to convey your loved one on the day of the funeral, including horse drawn hearses
We can provide as many chauffeur driven limousines from our luxury fleet as required to provide families with comfort. All our vehicles are maintained in pristine condition
Your loved one can rest at home or at a place or worship before the day of the funeral.
We can arrange a service at a separate location to the committal, including at a place of worship
You can make the procession more personalised, with the option to pass by significant landmarks
We can arrange for the ashes to be delivered to you by hand, or for them to be scattered in the Garden of Remembrance or interred, with our Funeral Director attending if desired.
We offer a wide range of burial urns, scatter tubes and keepsake urns.
We can help you create a fitting memorial for your loved one. We work closely with local crematoria and burial sites to ensure that any guidelines and restrictions are met.
The location of the funeral service and committal.
Landmarks you may wish to include along the processional route.
Newspaper and online funeral notices.
Printed service stationery.
For a full list of costs, please contact your local Dignity funeral director
You are required to make a payment at least 48 hours before the day of the funeral, at least equivalent to charges made by external suppliers, such as crematoria, cemeteries and florists. The outstanding balance must be paid on receipt of invoice, usually 7 days after the funeral
Additional charges will apply for services conducted outside of normal office hours and for mileage incurred beyond 20 miles from our premises
The removal of mechanisms such as pacemakers, which must be removed before a cremation, may incur an additional cost
Our Funeral Directors will help and support you when arranging a funeral service. We'll be on hand to offer advice on how to arrange a fitting goodbye for your loved one, wherever you are and whenever you may need us.
Our rich and lengthy heritage means we can deliver our funeral services with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise. Discuss your requirements with us face-to-face at our premises or in the comfort of your own home; the choice is completely up to you.