Cremation

 When arranging a cremation, the following costs will be incurred.

Crematorium Fee

This is a fee that is paid directly to the crematorium for carrying out the cremation, organists and medical referee's fee and the use of their chapel for your allocated time.

The fee for the use of the chapel at Cowpen Crematorium, Blyth is £720.00
The fee for the use of the chapel at West Road Crematorium, Newcastle is £764.00
The fee for the use of the chapel at Whitley Bay Crematorium is £706.50
The fee for the use of the chapel at Tynemouth Crematorium is £706.50

These fees are reviewed and revised annually and are subject to change.

Doctors' Fee for Cremation Certificate

In addition to the fee for the crematorium, there will also be a fee to be paid to each of the doctors who complete the cremation certificates. Currently this fee is set at £82.00 per doctor, giving a total fee payable of £164.00. This fee is set by the British Medical Association, and is reviewed and revised annually.

In addition to these fees, there will be costs to consider for a newspaper notice, flowers, and minister's fee or honorarium if required, the cost of a coffin, and the fees that are paid directly to Peter Grenfell for the use of our services to arrange and conduct the funeral.

It is not uncommon for a funeral account for a cremation to come to somewhere in the region of £3,600.00 - £4,700.00. Please contact us if you would like any further information, or would like a detailed estimate of the costs incurred. We would be pleased to help.

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