When planning a burial funeral for a loved one, there’s certain things you need to consider before choosing your desired funeral director. One aspect of this may be the cost of a burial service.
In this guide, we outline how much an average basic burial funeral may cost and what factors may influence the cost of a basic service.
What is included in a basic burial funeral?
Some basic burial funeral plans can differ in terms of what’s included in the package, as this will be at the funeral director’s discretion. Here at A. H. Freemantle, we list what basic funeral packages we have available and their pricing – you can find this on our pricing page.
Some of our basic burial funeral packages include:
- Professional Services
- Collecting and Transporting the Deceased
- Care of the Deceased
- Viewing the Deceased
- Ceremonial Hearse and Staff
- Cortège & Route Planning
- Embalming at Client Request
How much is a basic burial funeral in the UK?
The average basic burial funeral in the UK costs around £4,500, however with further additions to the service, this may increase. This figure may include fees such as; the burial fee, professional services and coffin to name a few.
Whilst this is the UK average, some areas are more expensive than others – London is currently the most expensive.
How can a funeral director help during a basic burial funeral?
As part of a burial funeral package, a funeral director helps arrange every detail of a funeral, including the coffin, ceremony and the burial itself.
Typically, funeral directors help individuals with the planning of a funeral, whilst taking into consideration specific needs and requirements. See our in-depth guide to find out more on what undertakers do before, during and after a burial funeral.