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Funeral costs

Typical Pricing and information

Most clients visualise a traditional funeral as including the removal of the deceased from the place of death, professional fees, preparation of the deceased, use of a visitation room, a hearse, a following car, cortege via local address, provision of bearers, service in the crematorium chapel and returning the mourners home.

In order to facilitate this, our price for the above is as follows:

Professional charge - For service at a crematorium chapel with the provision of up to four bearers * - Page 17
£1150.00
Care of the deceased - Includes up to a calendar month - Page 58
£150.00
Preparation of the deceased - Page 58
£100.00
Transportation and holding of the deceased - Page 58
£450.00
Use of the visitation room - Page 58
£100.00
Rolls-Royce Phantom VII hearse finished in silver - Page 30
£500.00
Rolls-Royce Phantom VII Luxury limousine for 4 passengers - Page 30
£250.00
Other A.W. Lymn items
Total (excluding coffin)
£2,650.00
Less reduction if the full account including disbursements is paid before the day of the funeral.
£(50.00)
Balance payable (excluding coffin & disbursements)
£2,600.00
Examples of total payable with typical coffins:
39/12 Westminster (cardboard coffin) - Page 45
£149.00
£2,799.00
17/20 Evesham (simple coffin) - Page 48
£349.00
£2,999.00
13/11 Dark Wood Veneer (superior veneer coffin) - Page 49
£649.00
£3,299.00
22/09 Melbourne (traditional solid hardwood coffin) - Page 43
£799.00
£3,449.00
24/09 Buckingham (traditional solid hardwood coffin) - Page 43
£899.00
£3,549.00

Third Party Costs

There will be additional unavoidable costs for third party services such as:

  1. Crematorium Fee: (These can vary from £395.00 to £1,035.00, depending on the specific requirements, such as crematorium and funeral time chosen)
  2. Cemetery / Burial Fees: The full cost of purchasing the exclusive rights to a single depth grave as well as interment can vary from £378.00 to £4.741.00, depending on the specific requirements, such as the cemetery used, grave type, grave ownership, and the local residence status of the deceased.
  3. Celebrant’s fee (Church of England fee £206.00 plus travel)
  4. Doctors’ fees where applicable (£82.00 for the Form 4 plus any mileage)
Plus additional third party charges for other items selected such as:
5. Newspaper notice
6. Coffin spray
Please note that these prices are outside of our control and are subject to change without prior notification. For an accurate and personalised quote please contact us.
A final invoice for the full balance will be issued 7 days following the funeral and is required to be paid within a calendar month. This does not apply to our ‘Direct Cremation’ package, which must be paid in full at the time of arranging the funeral. In certain cases, where very expensive imported caskets are selected, or disbursements are very high, we may ask for certain elements to be paid prior to the funeral. Please contact us for help and advice if you are struggling with funeral costs and would like to discuss alternative payment options.

Reduced Services

A basic attended funeral including all the necessary services provided by a funeral director.
In order to facilitate this, our price for the above is as follows:

Transportation of the deceased (Page 16)
£450.00
Professional charge - (Page 17)
For a service at a crematorium chapel overseeing family bearers

£950.00
Care of the deceased (Page 58)
£150.00
Mercedes Vito closed hearse (Page 35)
£250.00
Directors choice coffin (Page 45)
NIL
Less reduction if the full account including disbursements is paid before the funeral

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Total A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service costs
£1,750.00

Unattended Cremation - Funeral with no mourners

A very simple cremation service at a location selected by the family, at a disclosed date and time, with the Funeral Director saying a poem or prayer as requested and taking a photograph of the coffin at the crematorium. The Unattended Cremation Package includes the following:

  • Transfer of the deceased from the place of death within a 100 mile radius of your selected office during normal working hours.
  • Administration of paperwork. Attending to the necessary arrangements during office hours at our premises.
  • Care of the deceased person prior to the funeral including dignified presentation.
  • Provision of a hearse direct to the crematorium.
  • Provision of the necessary staff to transport the coffin using a wheeled bier.
  • Provision of a coffin of our choice which may be cardboard.
  • Collection of cremated remains from the crematorium and returning to our office in a CR00 scatter tube.

Total A.W. Lymn Unattended Cremation Package £1,350.00

This package is only available if the full account including disbursements is paid at the time of arranging the funeral. When required, we will bring the deceased into our care outside normal office hours for an extra £100.00

Direct Cremation Package

The most simple funeral with no mourners, no family attending, no funeral ceremony, closed vehicle direct to a crematorium at an undisclosed location on an undisclosed date and time (within 14 days of cremation paperwork being received by A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service).

The Direct Cremation Package includes the following:

  • Transfer of the deceased from the place of death within a 100 mile radius of your selected office during normal working hours.
  • Administration of paperwork.
  • Attending to the necessary arrangements during office hours at our premises.
  • Care of the deceased person prior to the funeral including dignified presentation.
  • Provision of a closed hearse to the place of cremation.
  • Provision of the necessary staff to transport the coffin using a wheeled bier.
  • Provision of a coffin of our choice which may be cardboard.
  • Collection of cremated remains from the crematorium and returning to our office in a CR00 scatter tube.

Total A.W. Lymn Direct Cremation Package £1,425.00

This package is only available if the full account including disbursements is paid at the time of arranging the funeral. When required, we will bring the deceased into our care outside normal office hours for an extra £100.00.

Assistance when working without a Funeral Director

Administration of Paperwork

When a family wish to deal with all aspects of the funeral arrangements themselves and we are simply required to assist with the legal paperwork and general advice we are willing to do so within office hours.

Total A.W. Lymn Administration of Paperwork Charge £300.00

This package is only available if the full account is paid at the time of completing the paperwork. When required, we will bring the deceased person into our care and hold them for up to 20 days for £250.00.We can also supply a coach-built hearse for up to two hours for £400.00.

A.W. Lymn Standardised CMA Price Lists

Following the introduction of the Competition and Marketing Authorities regulations in September 2021, we now have a standardised price list set to their formula for offices in the three areas of our business, Nottingham, Mansfield and Derby. Please click this link: CMA Costing.pdf to open a pdf of the standardised price list which can be easily printed off. These are displayed in all of our funeral home receptions and windows too.

We also have provided all of the information on our Terms and Conditions, overall ownership and third party fees, as required. Please click this link: CMA Terms & Conditions.pdf - to open a pdf of this information which can be easily printed off. This is also displayed in all of our funeral home receptions.

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About A.W. Lymn

Originally formed in 1907, A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service is still wholly owned and managed by the founder’s family. Families across the Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire & Mansfield areas, have had funerals taken care of by A.W. Lymn who offer an excellent reputation, fleet of Rolls-Royce vehicles, experienced staff and long association with the local community.

Nottingham Funeral Office, Robin Hood House, Robin Hood Street, Nottingham, NG3 1GF

Tel : 0115 941 4101

Email: admin@lymn.co.uk

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