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A BESPOKE TRADITIONAL FUNERAL is tailored according to your wishes and instructions

Our Professional Fees – £ 1729.00 *

  • Meeting with you at your home or our office (or via telephone and email if you live at a distance) to record all funeral arrangements according to your requirements.
  • Preparing and managing all necessary administration and legal documentation, receiving floral tributes, creating Orders of Service, placement of Obituary Notices etc.
  • On your behalf, we liaise and arrangement payment with third parties (e.g. crematorium or cemetery; the person leading the funeral; newspapers etc.)
  • Provision of a Funeral Director, who will be your personal point of contact from the time of the arrangement onwards.
  • Provision of drivers, bearers and an advance team at the church and/or crematorium or cemetery
  • Provision of transport, if required, for the person leading the funeral.

*  A surplus of £250 will be added if full payment is not received within 60 days of the funeral

Care of the Deceased (Cost included in our Professional Fees)

  • Caring for, and preparing, the deceased in accordance with your wishes or religious requirements

Viewing – £ 55.00

  • You may visit the funeral home to pay your respects during office hours (see below for out-of-hours arrangements).

Bringing into Care (24hr service)  £ 165.00

  • Receiving your loved one into our care whatever time of day or night


See the section on Alternative Funerals for other forms of transport

A Traditional Black Motor Hearse
A Horse Drawn Hearse (starting from price)
LIMOUSINE (with space for up to 7 passengers)

Traditional Coffins

Wooden or Wood Veneer Coffin. Click here for further descriptions and detail


Other Costs

These are examples of costs for services provided by others e.g. cremation and burial costs, doctors examinations [for cremation only], the person leading the funeral etc.

Cremation (based upon Thornhill Crematorium fees)
Burial (based upon Thornhill Crematorium fees) - Grave Purchase
Burial (based upon Thornhill Crematorium fees) - Grave Opening

Order of Service

Usually a small leaflet/pamphlet with a photograph on the front page and space within to print words of hymns, poems, messages of thanks and appeals for charitable donations.

Various quantities and styles are available e.g. 50 A4 with one-fold (with colour front and back)

Press Notice

Cost varies depending upon the publication and format of the notice e.g. Standard Formal Entry in a local newspaper
£130.00 (approx.)

Additional Services

To ensure you receive all the services that you require, Green Willow Funerals offers the following additional services:

Visiting to Pay Respects at the Funeral Home

Officiant Fees

The person leading the funeral

Clergy Fees
£86.00 (approximately)
£180.00 (approximately)
Civil Celebrant
£195.00 (approximately)

Separate service/gathering

A service or gathering separate from the service or ceremony at the graveside or crematorium (held immediately prior or immediately after the cremation or burial)

Bringing the deceased into church/home/other venue prior to the funeral

Your allocated Funeral Director will discuss arrangements with you

Weekends/Bank Holidays

Saturday Funeral

NB There may be a surcharge applied by cemeteries and crematoria for a Saturday funeral.

Professional Fees

Professional Fees for 2nd / subsequent days

This list is not exhaustive. The Funeral Director will record and cost your requirements in detail when they meet with you. You may also like to visit the sections on Alternative Funerals or Eco-Friendly Funerals if you are undecided on which type of funeral may be most fitting.