Higher Ground Family Funerals

Price list.2020

 

Our services in connection with a funeral     £965.00

This includes removal and any associated travel within a 50 mile radius.

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Cardboard coffins from £255.00

Willows from £475.00 (imported) to £685.00 Somerset willow

Bamboo from £355.00

A simple shroud £95.00

Other costs may include:

A burial plot from £715.00 grave preparation & completion £375.00

Hire of the barn for a service £150.00

A minister or celebrant, guide £225.00

If cremation the crematorium charges £515.00 (Yeovil) no family attending

+ doctors fees required for cremation papers £164.00

Bearers if needed from £35.00 each


We will always give a current quote for a funeral at the time of need. We do our best to ensure that each family gets a fitting farewell for their loved one. If possible we try to hold just one funeral per day, ensuring that there is no rush.



Example cost of a funeral at Higher Ground Meadow


Collection of the person who has died, care in our premises until the funeral,

Preparation of the deceased without the use of invasive procedures or toxic chemicals and laying to rest within the coffin, option to use our private visiting room, assisting with details of the funeral and necessary paperwork. Our attendance and guidance at the funeral.     £965.00

Supply a plain brown cardboard coffin (under 6’1”)    £255.00

Meadow grave         £715.00

Grave preparation and completion      £375.00

Hire of the barn         £150.00

Celebrant          £225.00  Contribution to Higher Ground Meadow Trust min. £30.00 per plot       £30.00

Possible extras: hire of bearers from £35 each, only needed if family or friends are not able to carry out the moving of the coffin. Service sheets, flowers.

Different choice of coffin or a woodland grave would increase the cost, or by using our simple shroud and only a graveside service the total would be less.

If the distance to collect the deceased is further than a 50mile radius, please add £1 per mile travelled.

                                                                                                                 Total £2,715.00

Possible extras: hire of bearers from £35 each, only needed if family or friends are not able to carry out the moving of the coffin. Service sheets, flowers.

Different choice of coffin or a woodland grave would increase the cost, or by using our simple shroud and only a graveside service the total would be less.

If the distance to collect the deceased is further than a 50mile radius, please add £1 per mile travelled.



“Here  a  beautiful  funeral  needn’t  cost  the  earth “                                        

                                                                                                                 Total £2,715.00

Possible extras: hire of bearers from £35 each, only needed if family or friends are not able to carry out the moving of the coffin. Service sheets, flowers.

Different choice of coffin or a woodland grave would increase the cost, or by using our simple shroud and only a graveside service the total would be less.

If the distance to collect the deceased is further than a 50mile radius, please add £1 per mile travelled.



“Here  a  beautiful  funeral  needn’t  cost  the  earth “