Personal Service and Modest Fees

Whatever kind of funeral you need, whether it be a cremation, a burial or an unattended service, Harold Wood Funeral Services can offer friendly advice with local knowledge and expertise from seven decades of dedication. Our priority is not only to ensure you receive a service that is suited to your needs, but to provide you with the same care and advice as for a friend. That’s why our funeral packages are example prices only, so you can receive a personalised quote that offers you the best possible price for you and your loved ones. Please note that all example funeral packages are given both with and without example third-party costs.  Prices all based on full payment at least 7 days in advance.  If this is not possible then proof of funding and identity will be requested.

Third-Party Costs might include:

  • Venue for service eg crematorium, Church, burial chapel, hotel
  • Priest or Celebrant
  • Doctor’s cremation paper legal fees
  • Grave opening and purchase
  • Weekend or out of hours fees

Due to individual requirements as well as third-party costs, all final funeral package prices will be given upon individual consultation. Please make sure to get in touch for a personal quote. All examples are with a simple dignified coffin, without open coffin viewing (conditions would apply).

CREMATION EXAMPLES BURIAL EXAMPLES
‘Sunrise’ Unattended/ Direct Cremation (no minister or mourners, though Bentley Crematorium does offer mourners to enter chapel) 
£1415 plus 3rd party costs.

Including local hospital collection, administration, simple coffin, viewing room appointment with closed coffin, hearse and uniformed staff through the main crematorium entrance, cremation fee, local return of ashes or scattering in crematorium grounds.

Inclusive Total from £1690 paid in advance based on Forest Park fees

“Unpurchased” Simple Graveside Burial
£2565 plus 3rd party costs
Inclusive Total eg £3955 Havering /£4252 City of London
Short graveside service, optional minister £219 or staff member read poem
Earlier time at our convenience
Simple Very Early Cremation to 9.45am
£1915 plus 3rd party costs
Inclusive Total from around £2665 based on City of London fees
Havering Resident 10am Burial
£2565 plus 3rd party costs
Inclusive Total from £4095, inc chapel service
Plus Grave purchase from £2140 if needed and headstone removal extra
Mid Morning/Late Afternoon Simple Cremation Mon-Thurs
£2565 plus 3rd party costs
Inclusive Total from around £3689 based on Manor Park fees
Redbridge Resident 10am Burial
£2565 plus 3rd party costs, eg Forest Park Cemetery
Inclusive Total from £3974, inc chapel service
Plus Grave purchase from £2360 if needed, and headstone removal extra
Middle of Day Simple Cremation Mon-Fri
£2715 plus 3rd party costs
Inclusive Total from around £3839 based on Manor Park fees
Chigwell Resident 10am Burial
£2515 plus 3rd party costs at eg Chigwell St Mary’s Churchyard or Chigwell Cemetery
Inclusive Total from app £3600+ inc church service
Plus Chigwell Cemetery only – Grave purchase £770 if needed, and headstone removal extra
Mon-Thurs Example Mid Morning Traditional Cremation  

From £3635 plus 3rd party costs
Includes Wood Veneer Coffin, Sanitised and Partitioned Limousine for up 6 people, 50 x 4 page Order of Service, Embalming
Inclusive Total from around £4759 based on Manor Park fees

Greenacres 10am Woodland Burial
£2565 plus 3rd party costs
Inclusive Total from £tbc inc chapel service
Plus 25 year lease of grave £1540
More 10am Services* Individual Church burial fees (where residency allows) £3523 TBC including church grave costs.Brentwood Resident from £3752 inclusive plus £1244 grave purchase

Bentley Brentwood Cemetery from £3319 inclusive plus £1601 grave purchase (no residency applies)

* Basildon Resident from £3762 inclusive plus £1149 grave purchase

* Barking & Dagenham Resident from £4061 inclusive plus £2037 grave purchase

* City of London from £4252 inclusive plus £2902 woodland grave purchase or from £3718 Heritage lawn grave purchase (no residency applies). 

Other company costs could include: Emergency home or hospital removal cost (eg within 15 miles £195 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or £325 outside hours), bariatric supplementary costs, choice of body preparation £210-410 including Covid protection, facial cosmetics and reconstruction, hairdressing and nail treatments.

Optional services like limousine hire, service booklets, floristry, horses, doves etc.

*Removal on behalf of other funeral directors / when bodies left to medical science  Within 15 miles £325 all circumstances.  16 miles+ £450 per half day travel and £75 per day mortuary care from first day. Restricted to SAIF/NAFD member funeral directors and FPA/FCA registered funeral plan providers only.

SPECIAL CASES

Repatriation outside England and Wales – Please ask us for a very competitive quotation.  We have good recent experience helping families originally from Nigeria, Poland, Romania, Moldova, Lithuania, Jamaica, Trinidad, Ireland.  We can help with all countries.

A full chapel of rest and funeral service can be added.  Our service is very caring to your needs.

Please note that there are still lockdown measures in place across the world that can lead to delays.

Babies’ and Children’s funerals up to and including age 18

We do not charge our own basic company fees for local transportation, one limousine and hearse, on a day and time which is convenient to ourselves.

Simple white/wood veneer coffins with silver coloured fittings and white interiors (rectangular caskets for babies) to the value of £300 is covered by either a non-means tested government or company grant.

Cemeteries apply for government grants to cover cremation and burial costs for stillborn and children up to 18 and under but local chapel fees might be payable.

Most ministers and celebrants will not usually charge fees.

Unless Queens, King George or Whipps Cross Hospitals, £195 is charged for London/Essex hospital/mortuary collections plus current rate Congestion and ULEZ charges.  Any fees are payable in advance.

Other coffins and caskets are available – brochures and prices on application can be are subject to £300 reduction, conditions apply.

Funerals involving Homicides/Murder Cases – we do not charge some basic company fees for meeting at a funeral service with our hearse, on a day and time which is convenient to ourselves.  Simple coffins at usual prices from £420.  Meeting at house, limousines, second service sites extra. Unless Queens, King George or Whipps Cross Hospitals £350 is charged for hospital/mortuary collections plus current rate Congestion and ULEZ charges.  Third party costs extra, all payable in advance.

STANDARDISED PRICE LIST & OTHER MANDATORY INFORMATION for comparative purposes

Standardised Price List April 2022