0161 969 2288 info@arthurkershaw.com

Standardised Price List

All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services. This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors (because prices can vary).

Attended Funeral
(funeral director’s charges only)

This is a funeral where family and friends have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation.

Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangments. £975
Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care. £275
Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities. The deceased person will be kept at the funeral director’s premises. £425
Providing a suitable coffin – this will be a Wood Effect Finish Coffin, lined and fitted. £430
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director (where viewing is requested by the customer). Inclusive
At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed Cemetery or Crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a Mercedes Hybrid hearse or other appropriate vehicle including up to four members of ceremonial staff to assist on the funeral. £795

Inclusive Simple Option Funeral

This funeral option includes professional services and attendances, collection of the deceased during working hours, administration and conveyance of all statutory documents, co-ordinating and conducting the funeral. Includes wood effect coffin and Mercedes Hybrid hearse on the day of the funeral direct to Crematorium or Cemetery. Third party costs including officiant, Crematorium and doctor’s fees.

(Price based on cremation at Altrincham Crematorium. Other Crematoria and interments will incur extra charges at cost).

The only addition that can be made to this simple funeral option is one pre-arranged visitation during working hours.


Unattended Funeral

This is a funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself.

Burial (funeral director’s charges only) £1,375
Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee)** £1,750

Fees You Must Pay

For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee*

In this local area the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is:

For a new grave, you will also need to pay for the plot; for an existing grave with a memorial in place, you may need to pay a removal/replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of other fees.

For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee** £640-£950
In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is: £825
Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director.

Additional Funeral Director Products & Services

This funeral director may be able to supply a range of optional, additional products and services, or to arrange (on your behalf) for a third party to supply them. Examples include:

Additional mileage (price per mile) £2.00
Additional transfer of the deceased person’s body (e.g. to their home, to a place of worship etc.)
(price per transfer during office hourse)
Collection and delivery of ashes £20
Embalming £165
Funeral officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc.) price on request
Services supplied outside of normal office hours price on request
The funeral director can give you a full list of what they can supply. They are likely to charge fore these additional products and services, so you may choose to take care of some arrangements without their involvement or you can use a different supplier.
Additional Options Price List
Attendance at a separate service venue prior to commital at Cemetery or Crematorium £145
Additional fee for collection of the deceased person from the place of death out of working hours £100
Limousine for mourners up to seven passengers per vehicle £295
Per additional bearer £45
Printed copies of order of service booklets price on request
Horse Drawn Hearse price on request
Coffins & Caskets
Dunham – Medium Oak Veneered Coffin £540
Tatton – Light Oak Veneered Coffin, Pressed Panelled Sides £560
Solid Oak Coffin price on request
Extra fee for outsized coffin size – above 6ft2″ x 22″ £120
English Willow Casket price on request
Bamboo Lattice Casket price on request
Banana Leaf Casket price on request
Ashes Caskets
Solid Oak Ashes Casket £95
Double Oak Ashes Casket £140
Wicker Ashes Casket price on request
Ashes Scatter Tubes – Various Designs £35
Ashes Keepsakes & Jewellery price on request

*This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing a new grave, or for reopening and closing an existing grave.

**In England, Wales & Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay doctors’ fees as well. This is the charge for one doctor to sign the Medical Certificate for Cremation.

Arthur Kershaw Funerals Ltd, 168-170 Washway Road, Sale, M33 6RH

Tel: 0161 969 2288

Email: info@arthurkershaw.com

Company Registration Number: 07260397

Company Directors: Mr Andrew J Gardner, Miss Emma Hindle & Mr James W Lee