Disbursements, third party, & other costs

All options are shown in our Full Price List (link at the bottom of the page) but details of a large choice of those options can be seen below.


Crematorium Fees:

Haycombe, Bath  £1114.00

(8.30am and 9.00am only)   £927.00 9am & 9:30am
8.30am & 9am with Haycombe Celebrant £725.00
Direct unattended and attended cremation cost included in our ‘Direct’ arrangement.

Additional 30 minute use of chapel for cremation  £220.00
Use of Hilltop Chapel for 30 minutes for Burial       £316.00

Mendip, Shepton Mallet  £1200.00

South Bristol Crematorium   £1185.00

Semington, Trowbridge and Westerleigh   
Monday - Wednesday £1190.00
Thursday - Friday      £1290.00

(9am and 9.30am only)   £850.00

Doctors’ Fees:

£82.00 (for cremation only)

please note that as of April 2024 onwards there will be changes to the process in England for cremation paperwork as the Medical Officer becomes introduced. 

Ministers Fees:

£228-238.00 (£10.00 for travel expenses may be added)


Clarkson’s non-religious Service Taker:



Non-religious service taker:


Humanist Service taker from £250.00


Purchase of Burial Plot

(Haycombe, for residents of Bath): from £1120.00
(Westerleigh Cemetery): from £2095.00
Churchyard or Cemetery elsewhere - prices on application


Grave Digging

(single depth): Haycombe, Bath:  £854.00
(double depth): Haycombe, Bath: £1052.00
(up to double depth): Westerleigh Cemetery: £1085.00


Church Cemetery:

Prices on application


Newspaper Notice’s

Prices on request (the average notice for the Bath Chronicle is £96.00)


Service Sheets

We are more than happy to help design and create your personalised order of service. Costs charged to you are for the printing itself and based on the charges of the printers used, which varies from each branches location.



First (licensed to carry 7 people): £185.00

Additional limousines, over the requirement of one, will be charged at the rate of hire to ourselves which may be more than the first limousine charge for our vehicle usually at a rate of £250.00 on average.



Obitus at Haycombe fee for live webcast and 28 day viewing of service: £67.00



This is a selection of coffin choices that are available with an idea of costs involved however there are many options and we can discuss those with you at any time.

THE YORK - oak veneered coffin                   £325.00
THE LINCOLN - mahogany veneered coffin    £325.00

THE RAISED LID - veneered coffins with square panels and double raised lid   from £550.00
dependent on material, handles and other options

THE CLAUGHTON - solid oak coffin with routered panel sides and double raised lid   from £800.00
dependent on material, handles and other options

LAST SUPPER - solid oak with side panels, crown of thorns end and choice of 4 stains   from £895.00

More Eco-Friendly Options

SOMERSET WILLOW - wicker coffin   from £840.00


COLOURFUL COFFINS   from £550.00

CARDBOARD COFFIN: patterned or block colour   from £280.00

PALLET COFFIN: Handmade in Somerset from recycled pallet wood   from £500.00

Coffin prices are listed for the ‘standard’ sizes made by the suppliers, however any special made coffins will be discussed with you and may incur an additional charge. We are not restricted to the above listed coffins, and other options such as MDF, unfinished coffins, handmade and caskets are all available - price at request.

Floral Tributes

We can help you with your choice of floral tribute or if you feel a personal visit or consultation would be preferable and of more assistance:

Rosie is a lovely lady, local to Bath who has provided wonderful flowers for our clients over the years: 07788512430 roseandthebee.com

Bath Spa Florist, local to Bath with a shop to visit in person: 01225 460121 www.bathspaflorists.co.uk

Minty and Son in Frome. You can call them on 01373 462123

Steph at Flowers by Design in Saltford can be reached on 07876 346024 to discuss your wishes and options.


Should you prefer family flowers only, more and more people are opting for charitable donations in memory of their loved ones in lieu of flowers.

We will set up a charitable account for any donations received, hold this for several weeks and then inform you of the raised amount. We will write to both you and ask the charity to confirm the amount received.

We will also set up a MuchLoved account for you which can inform people of both the funeral service arrangements as well as donations which can be made through the website allowing more flexibility for those who wish to donate by card/online or after the service has taken place. The amounts received are viewable at all times by you with the link through our website or the MuchLoved page.

Our standardised price list is available here.

Our full price list is available here.

“The pages on this website should help you consider some of these preliminary arrangements but we will talk these over with you when we meet. We will also take some of the pressure off you by making the arrangements on your behalf. We have direct links with the local Churches, Ministers, Crematoriums and Cemeteries.”

Carol Spalding and
Sophie May, Directors



Martha's House
BA11 3HA
01373 463888
Windsor Place
Upper Bristol Road
01225 426822
Saltford Branch
489b Bath Road
Saltford, Bristol
BS31 3BA
01225 873535

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