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Basic Funeral Option


The total cost of the basic funeral option from Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service is £995


Please note:

A funeral can be either a burial or a cremation. The price of Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service's basic funeral option does not include cemetery or crematoria fees, also known as 'disbursements', which vary widely across the country.

If you're having a burial you can expect cemetery and grave preparation fees to be between £500 and £20,000.

If you're having a cremation you can expect crematoria fees to be between £500 and £800. Two doctors' signatures are required for cremations (unless the coroner is involved) and these cost £152.

These costs will be in addition to the basic funeral cost quoted above.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says about their basic funeral option:

£995 = basic & cheapest funeral

£1295 = standard funeral including motor hearse and oak effect coffin

£1560 = traditional funeral including hearse and limousine, preparation and use of chapel of rest

We asked Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service 'What makes your basic funeral option special':

Provision of the low cost and eco-friendly coffin cover.

Outstanding value compared to other local firms

 

This basic funeral includes:


This funeral includes all costs for Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service's professional services, advice and help (including help to find someone to perform the ceremony if required).

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Completely transparent single price list. Choose the options and services you require and receive an instant estimate at our website www.sullivanandson.co.uk"

All costs for appropriate care of the body of the person who had died.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Refrigerated cold room. Embalming only if requested or necessary."

The provision of a coffin for the person who has died.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Cardboard casket in our "Coffin Cover" if requested. All other coffins/casket available for additional cost"

Collection of the body of the person who has died and transport of the body to the place of burial or cremation.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Includes collection during office hours on weekdays within 25 miles of Dover CT16 2LL. £90 surcharge for out of hours and £1 per mile extra distance. Use of motor van as hearse, £105 extra for traditional motor hearse"

The cost of co-ordinating the funeral on the day (not including performing the ceremony).

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Includes Funeral Directors attendance at the funeral"

Direct Cremation Option


The total cost of the direct cremation option from Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service is £1682


Please note:

The cost of this direct cremation includes all fees and costs for the cremation. This includes the crematoria fees (usually between £500 and £800) and two doctors' signatures which are required for cremations (unless the coroner is involved) costing £152.

There is usually no ceremony with this service and it is not possible to choose the crematoria or the time of day.


This direct cremation includes:


All costs for the cremation disbursement fee, second doctor's fee and Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service's professional services and advice.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "£995 Sullivan & Son £527 Hawkinge Crematorium £160 Doctors cremation certificates NB doctors fees NOT applicable if there is a post mortem = £1522 total"

All costs for appropriate care of the body of the person who had died until the cremation has taken place.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Refrigerated cold room"

The provision of a coffin for the person who has died.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Cardboard casket"

Transport of the body of the person who has died to the place of cremation and collection and return of the ashes.

Sullivan and Son Independent Funeral Service says: "Use of our motor van as hearse. Free collection of cremated remains from crematorium or our office. Uk wide courier service for ashes available for extra £90"

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