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© Buckminster Funerals 2006

Independent Funeral Directors

Funeral Pricelist                 

             February 2018

For price comparison to other funeral directors please see at bottom of page


Traditional funeral service


Hearse and One Limousine, Oak veneered coffin (York),

Services of the Funeral director, Chapel of rest

and removal of the deceased from home/hospital

 (disbursements not included, see below right)


Inclusive of :


Professional service charge                                                                      


Removal of the deceased to our chapels of rest                                         

from a location within 10 miles of our premises

during normal working hours                                                           


Provision of the hearse                                                                              


Provision of a seven-seater limousine                                                                                                                                                       


Coffin & Casket Selection


The York                                                                                                                

The Canterbury                                                                                                      

The Mayfield                                                                                                          

The Milldale     

The Swithland                                                                                                        

The Ashbourne                                                                                                                        

The Bradgate                                                                                                             

The Last Supper                                                                                                       

The Windsor Casket


Bamboo Eco Coffin                                                                                                

Bamboo Lattice Eco Coffin                                                                                 

Willow Eco Coffin                                                                                                                


               Other coffins and caskets are available on request, please enquire.                       


Additional Charges


Additional limousines                                    


Horse drawn hearse and coachmen               from                         


Reception into Church


During normal hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)                     

Outside normal hours                                                                          

Sundays & Bank Holidays                                                                


Deceased taken home


During normal hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)                       

Outside normal hours                                                                          


Extra mileage charge                                                                           

per mile per vehicle after the first 20 miles from our office                                      


Temporary preservation                                                                       


Interment of cremated remains                                                           

Attendance and preparation of plot


Temporary grave marker                                                                                     

Natural wood ash casket                                                   


Order of service sheets                                                                                                         


Out of hours additional removal fee if applicable      


Direct cremation service   including disbursements               


A respectful cremation without a formal service

including coffin, cremation, doctors fees and all









































































Other services are available on request, please ask for advice.



Disbursements are fees set by a third party

 -  i.e. burial, crematorium, doctors and ministers

fees, and are different for each funeral depending

on requirements.



Crematorium fees typically

                               (Monday –Friday)


              - Gilroes Leicester

              - Countesthorpe

              - Great Glen

              - Loughborough   


              - Unattended cremation



Doctors fees                        


Ministers fees                     


Purchase of new grave

- Gilroes Cemetery/Saffron Hill     


Interment fees

- Gilroes Cemetery/Saffron Hill


















                     Typical final funeral invoice

                         for a cremation in Leicester                 


Hearse and One Limousine, Oak                   

Veneered coffin (York), Services

of the Funeral director, Chapel of

Rest and removal of the deceased

from home/hospital


 Cremation fee                    

 Ministers fee                                                        

 Doctors fees                                                         



Press Notice                                                              





 Funerals currently are VAT exempt

                                                          Price comparisons indicative only and subject to change, errors and omissions excepted.


                                            Disbursements not included in comparison but typically are exactly the same to add on, although

                                            beware of some funeral directors further cost additions.


             £  1180






              £    799

              £    160

              £    164                                                           




              £  2303




Date Fees Published

Buckminster Funerals Ltd


February 2018

Midlands Co-op Funeral services
including Abbey Oak


October 2016

Dignity Caring Funerals -

Joseph Swift/
Ginns & Gutteridge


October 2016

A Traditional Funeral




Transfer of Deceased



In caring for deceased fee

Care of the Deceased

In professional fee

In professional fee


Preparation and Chapel

In professional fee

In professional fee

In caring for deceased fee

Hygenic Treatment

In professional fee

In professional fee


Professional fee

including Funeral Directors fee




Bearers fees

In professional fee

In professional fee

In appointed Funeral Directors fee







Included with Hearse


Simple coffin







£ 150







Cost comparison


+ £870

+ £2,967