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Chichester Crematorium and Grounds

The Simple Funeral At Chichester Crematorium £3,317

Fully Inclusive Of All 3rd Party Fees

 

An affordable and dignified, highest quality simple funeral service at Chichester Crematorium.
With a multi-award winning, local Sussex, family owned Funeral Director.
You can also pre-pay for The Simple Funeral at Chichester Crematorium for £285 extra, making the total £3,602.

 

What is the cost of The Simple Funeral at Chichester Crematorium and what is included in the service?

A Simple Funeral at Chichester crematorium at a time and day of your choice is currently £3,317 fully inclusive of all costs. The cost of a funeral is made up of three elements: our services; a coffin; and disbursements.

The price breakdown is as follows. 

 

Our Services £1495 which includes:

  • bringing your loved one into our care from a hospital within a 15 mile radius of Worthing. Bringing your loved one into our care from anywhere other than a hospital (i.e. from home, a nursing home or a hospice) will incur an additional fee of £250. Extra mileage will be charged accordingly.

  • visiting your loved one in our Chapel of Rest with an open or closed coffin. We have a music system if you would like to bring in CDs and listen to your loved ones favourite music in tribute to them.

  • Arranging a time and day convenient to you for the funeral.

  • the provision of a black hearse and four pallbearers.

  • The attendance of your personal Funeral Director throughout proceedings to ensure the smooth running of events.

  • a personal interview to receive your instructions at our premises, over the phone or via email.

  • guidance on the Registration of Death.

  • completion of all legal necessities and documentation relating to the funeral on your behalf.

  • 24 hour support and assistance up to the time of the funeral.

  • Collection of floral tribute cards.

  • Distribution of floral tributes within a 5 mile radius.

  • Receipt, listing and distribution of charitable donations.

  • Arrangement of press notices.

  • provision of your loved ones' ashes in a functional container.

 

A coffin £295

  • Provision of a light oak effect coffin, fully lined and fitted, up to and including 6' 4'' x 24'' x 14'' (L x W x D).

 

Disbursements £1,527 (third party payments paid on your behalf) which includes:

  • A religious, non-religious, or semi-religious service conducted by either a Minister, a Priest, a Humanist, or a celebrant (£250).

  • All Doctors' fees paid on your behalf (£82). If referred to the Coroner, deduct £82.

  • All Crematorium fees at Chichester crematorium paid on your behalf (£1,195).

 

Therefore as an example, a dignified cremation at 12 noon at Chichester crematorium on a Friday with a hearse and pallbearers, an oak-effect coffin and a celebrant to conduct a semi-religious service would cost a total of £3,317.

Chichester Crematorium - general information

Chichester Crematorium was opened by the Bishop of Chichester in 1971 and is set in seven acres of beautiful gardens.

The address and telephone number is:

 

Chichester Crematorium

Westhampnett Road
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 7UH

Telephone: 01243 781816 / 01243 787755

Chichester Crematorium is set within many acres of gardens and as well as having a first class music library system, they are able to set your photos to music to play a visual tribute on the two TV screens.

There is one chapel that can accommodate approximately 73 people and there is a service time of 30 minutes.

The crematorium also has access for the disabled, disabled toilets and a hearing loop

There are peaceful gardens of remembrance that are landscaped to provide families with a tranquil place to remember loved ones. There are a variety of personalised memorials for you to choose from, including roses and private gardens. The memorial staff can show you around the gardens at any time and help you to make your choice of memorial. The gardens are open 365 days a year.

Chichester Crematorium - list of services and charges as of 01/07/2023

 

Cremation Services

  • Adult cremation at all times (45 minute service): £1,195

  • Cremation for a child at the time of death aged less than 18 years: £0 (free of charge)

  • Committal only cremation service: £1,195

  • Reduced fee cremation service (9.30 a.m. service only): £945

  • Direct cremation fee - Unattended (no service) at 8.15 a.m. or 8.20 a.m. : £534

  • Direct cremation fee - Attended by small number of mourners: £710

Additional Services

  • Provision of an organist for hymns: £100

  • Use of chapel for Memorial Service: £535

  • Extra time per 30 minutes: £535

  • Adult cremation (Saturday): £1,640

  • Adult cremation (Sunday): £2,175

  • Extra time per 30 minutes on a weekend: £1,070

  • Cremation for a child (Saturday/ Sunday): £1,070​

Cremated Remains

  • Cremated Remains couriered to your house by special courier service: Price dependent on area

  • Cremated Remains decanted into an urn of your choice: £10

  • Scattering of cremated remains: £0 (free of charge)

  • Witness of scattering of cremated remains: £0 (free of charge)

  • Scattering of ashes cremated elsewhere: £97

  • Certificate of Cremation for taking ashes abroad (Out of England Certificate): £24

  • Fee to split ashes: £33

Media Services

  • Live Webcast only of funeral ceremony over the internet with a log in password to view: £33

  • Live Webcast of funeral ceremony, available for 28 days and downloadable: £49

  • Physical copy of Webcast (DVD/Blu-ray/USB Stick): £55

  • ​Obitus music library system - just let us know the track name and artist and we will order the music

 

Visual Tributes

  • Single photo: £0 (free of charge)

  • Additional Single photo: £12

  • Simple Slideshow (up to 25 photos) playing throughout the ceremony: £45

  • Visual tribute (slideshow of up to 25 photos set to music) set up and administration: £70

  • Family supplied video checking: £25

  • Physical copy of Visual Tribute (DVD/Blu-ray/USB Stick): £28

  • Downloadable copy of Visual Tribute: £10

  • Additional physical copies: £28

  • Each extra 25 photos: £21

  • Extra Work: £21

Rounce Funeral Services

Additional services and charges as of 01/04/2023

Bringing the deceased person into our care

  • Bringing your loved one into our care from a hospital within a 15 mile radius of our Worthing premises , undertaken during our working hours (9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday), are included in the service charge for the funeral. Extra mileage will be charged accordingly.

  • Bringing your loved one into our care from anywhere other than a hospital (i.e. from home, a nursing home or a hospice) within a 15 mile radius of our Worthing premises. Extra mileage will be charged accordingly: £250

  • Bringing your loved one into our care from anywhere within Greater London + extra mileage charge / congestion charge / Dartford crossing charge / ULEZ charges: £250 - £500

Vehicle and mileage charges

  • The provision of each black limousine for up to 2½ hours (seats up to 6 people): £330

  • The provision of any hearse or limousine for funerals over 2½ hrs (cost per ½ hr per vehicle): £30

  • Additional mileage above a 15 mile radius (price per mile): £1 - £3

  • The provision of a silver hearse for up to 2½ hours: £230

  • The provision of each silver limousine for up to 2½ hours (seats up to 6 people): £430

  • Black Hearse for floral tributes: £330

  • Horse drawn hearse (2 Black Friesian / Hungarian Grey horses): £1,250

  • Horse drawn hearse (4 Black Friesian / Hungarian Grey horses): £2,000

Conveyance of the coffin prior to the funeral

  • Taking the coffin to a funeral venue at any time prior to the funeral including 4 pallbearers: £250 - £500

  • Taking the coffin to a residence at any time before the funeral. This includes the conveyance of the coffin, its unsealing and resealing, the necessary staff and equipment and, where thought appropriate, a home visit beforehand to assess the best location for the coffin while in situ at home: £POA

Additional Pallbearers

  • Provision of additional pallbearers over the 4 included in our service charge (each bearer): £50 - £75

  • Additional waiting time per pallbearer per ½ hour: £15

Rounce providing Music Services in Chapel / Church / Other Venue

  • Source and Playing of music tracks on portable speaker: £125

Care of the deceased

  • Dressing of the deceased person in their own clothes: £80

  • Dressing your loved one in their own clothes who has died with COVID-19: £100

  • Additional dressing after the first dressing: £50

  • Embalming: Not offered

  • Removal of pacemaker or other implantable device: £125

Visiting of the deceased

  • Visiting of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director (where visiting is requested by the customer): £10

  • Additional fee for visiting of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director outside of normal office hours: £100

Cremated Remains (ashes)

  • Cremated Remains decanted into an urn of your choice: £10

  • Collection of cremated remains outside of office hours: £50 - £100

  • Attendance of a funeral director to take ashes and place into ashes plot: £100

  • Administration of arrangements for the interment of ashes: £150 - £250

  • Preparation of ashes plot and backfill (where not conducted by Church or Cemetery): £150

Burials and stonemasonry

  • Provision of 4 pallbearers to carry the deceased to grave and inter: £200 - £300

  • Remove and re-fix headstone: £290

  • Clean headstone: £160

  • Re-paint existing inscription (per letter): £1.25

  • Engrave and paint additional inscription (per letter): £2.80 (the memorial will need to be removed for the additional inscription)

  • Provision of temporary grave marker with nameplate: £60

  • Remove and re-fix kerb set: £POA

  • Clean kerb set: £POA

Miscellaneous

  • Provision of a light oak effect coffin, fully lined and fitted, over 6'4'' x 24'' x 14'' (L x W x D) up to and including 7' x 30'' x 16'' (L x W x D): £550

  • Provision of other coffins, fully lined and fitted, up to and including 7' x 30'' x 16'' (L x W x D): £POA

  • A personal interview to receive your instructions at our premises or your home, outside of office hours: £150

  • Provision of Our Services for a Saturday cremation: £1,990

  • A religious, non-religious, or semi-religious service conducted by either a Minister, a Priest, a Humanist, or a celebrant outside of office hours: £500

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