Simple Funeral Costs

Delanoy Funeral Services – STANDARDISED PRICE LIST

(Our prices remain the same for all our customers)

All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services.

This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors (because prices can vary).

ATTENDED FUNERAL (funeral director’s charges only) from  £1365

This is a funeral where family and friends have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation.
Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements  £160

Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death

(normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care £125

Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities £100

Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from Oak Wood Effect £395

Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director additional viewing one appointment is included in our prices. (where additional viewings are requested by the customer £50 per visit.

At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium
(normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle £350


For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the Burial Fee *1  In our local area, the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is:

For a new grave, you will also need to pay for the plot; for an existing grave with a memorial in place, you may need to pay a removal/replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of other fees. Peterlee Cemetery Only Fees example

Single/Double A & B Single/Double A & B
Type Grave (Resident) A – £265 B – £530 Type Grave (Non Resident) A – £540 B – £1080

For an Attended Cremation Funeral, the Cremation Fee *2.
In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is: Durham Crematorium, Committal from £840, Full Service.rom £840

Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director: ADDITIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

This funeral director may be able to supply a range of optional, additional products and services, or to arrange (on your behalf) for a third party to supply them. Examples include:

Additional mileage (price per mile) £1.90

Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body (e.g. to their home, to a place of worship etc.) (price per transfer) £200

Collection and delivery of ashes £50

Embalming from £65

Funeral Officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc )from £220 Humanist from £210


C. Of E. / R.C. / Free Church … £227 Take Home / Reception into Church prior to funeral £200

The funeral director can give you a full list of what they can supply. They are likely to charge for these additional products and services, so you may choose to take care of some arrangements without their involvement, or you can use a different supplier.

  • *1  This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing a new grave, or for reopening and closing an existing grave. 
  • *2  In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay doctors’ fees as well. This is the charge for two doctors to sign the Medical Certificates for Cremation. 

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Unattended Funeral Costs

Bringing the deceased into our care (30 mile radius)

Our professional fees covers services necessary for arranging the cremation.

Crematorium fees and costs (date, time & location Funeral Directors choice)

Basic coffin (standard size, funeral directors choice)

Jaguar hearse for transportation to crematorium

Any doctors fees

1 house or office visit only between 9am till 4pm

Our unattended funerals will still receive the same care and attention as always with Delanoy Funeral Services.

What's not included

Chapel of rest (available at extra cost)

Choosing the date and time (alternative options extra cost)

Choice of crematorium (others available at extra cost)

Alternative coffins at cost

Attending the cremation

Estimated Total £1,995 (Including Disbursements)

Unattended Burial POA depending on Cemetery

Prices updated August 2023

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Bespoke Funeral Services

With our in-house marketing and production team, we offer a wide range of services in addition to Traditional Funeral Services offered by other providers. Our Funeral Director Julie Stout has in addition to the funeral industry over 26 years experience in marketing and production. Julie works with our families direct to acheive the best possible final farewell, personalising each part of your loved ones final journey.

Each of these services are tailor-made for each individual, therefore priced according to individual requirements.

All prices are very competitive due to the work being carried out by our own in-house team.

A few of the services offered include:

  • Bespoke Design & Printing Services
  • Video/Photo Tributes
  • Last Journey Video Production
  • Bag Pipers, Singers, Brass Bands, Special Vehicles & much more
  • Memorial Tributes



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Direct Cremations

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