Open Direct Cremation Plan Reviewed 2021

Open Direct Cremation Plan ReviewedThe Open Direct Cremation Plan includes:

  • Collection of the deceased from the place of death and their conveyance to the funeral director’s premises during normal working hours.
  • Care of the deceased prior to the cremation.
  • Supplying a basic coffin.
  • Provision of a vehicle to convey the deceased directly to the crematorium.
  • Provision of sufficient bearers as required.
  • Arranging doctors’ certificates where required.
  • Completing and delivering to the crematorium the required statutory documents.
  • Advice on registering the death.
  • Disposal or collection of cremated remains.
  • Payment of disbursement fees to doctors and the crematorium.
  • The funeral directors professional fees in arranging and conducting events..
  • Contribution towards disbursement fees currently set at £840.00 when taking out the plan
  • No Cancellation Fees.

It should be noted that the Open Direct Cremation plan is not fully guaranteed at present and is relatively expensive at £1,845 as at February 2021.

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