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The Simple Funeral At Kent & Sussex Crematorium £2588

Fully Inclusive Of All 3rd Party Fees

 

An affordable and dignified, highest quality simple funeral service at Kent & Sussex Crematorium.
With a multi-award winning, local Sussex, family owned Funeral Director.
You can also pre-pay for The Simple Funeral at Kent & Sussex Crematorium for £249 extra, making the total £2837.

 

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

A Simple Funeral at Kent & Sussex Crematorium at a time and day of your choice is currently £2588 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 £1095 which includes:

  • bringing your loved one into our care from a hospital within a 20 mile radius of Worthing. 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) will incur an additional fee of £250.

  • 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 or your home.

  • 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 are subject to additional cost (see below).

 

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 £1198 (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 (2 x £82 each= £164). If referred to the Coroner, deduct £164.

  • All Crematorium fees at Kent & Sussex paid on your behalf (£784).

 

Therefore as an example, a dignified cremation at 12.15 at Kent & Sussex 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 £2588.

Reviews

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What our customers say

Nikki Arrend

I would definitely like to recommend these warm and very friendly family run firm to every body out there, they are very professional. And nothing is a problem for them. We was recommended them by a family member. And it goes without saying that they are one of the cheapest firms out there. We saved over £1500 which was a blessing in itself. Once again thank you so much Jan for all your help with Alan's funeral.

Lisa Farrington

 

Have used Rounce funeral services twice now. I find Chris, Tara and Jan to be highly professional, sensitive, meticulous in detail and completely understanding. They are also very reasonable as well. Would highly recommend. Thank you. Lisa

Susan Moore

A genuinely warm caring friendly family business that i would highly recommend. One of the cheapest i know but gives a first class service which i cannot fault. Thank you all so much xx.

Kent & Sussex Crematorium general information

The Kent & Sussex Crematorium and Cemetery is a crematorium and cemetery located in Royal Tunbridge Wells in the county of Kent.

The address and telephone number is:

 

Kent & Sussex Crematorium

Benhall Mill Road

Royal Tunbridge Wells

Kent

TN2 5JJ

01892 523894

www.kentandsussexcrematorium.com/

Kent & Sussex Crematorium is set in 28 acres of attractive grounds and as well as having a first class music system, they are able to set your photographs and video to music to play a touching visual tribute on the TV screen.

There are two chapels, the Main Chapel seats approximately 90 people, with the entrance hall providing additional space for up to 30 people standing. It is a room designed to facilitate funeral services of all denominations and sects and does not display any fixed religious symbols or icons. Funeral services in the Main Chapel last for up to 45 minutes beginning at 10 a.m./ 10.45 / 11.30 / 12.15 / 13.00 / 13.45 / 14.30 / 15.15.

The second chapel is the Cemetery Chapel which looks like a small church and seats 53 people. Funeral services in the Cemetery Chapel last for up to 45 minutes and start hourly from 10 a.m. through to 4 p.m.

 

Kent & Sussex Crematorium: List of services & charges as of 01/04/2019

Cremation Services

  • Adult cremation (45 minute service slot): £784

  • Adult cremation (30 minute service slot): £644

  • Saturday Adult Cremation: not currently offered

  • Two services in one single time, Second Cremation Fee: £tba

  • Cremation for a person at the time of death aged under 18 years: £0 (free of charge)

  • Direct Cremation (no attendance): £444

Additional Services

  • Provision of an organist for hymns (including £25 organ hire): £125

  • Use of chapel for Memorial Service: £305

  • Extra time per 45 minutes: £500

  • Extra time per 30 minutes: £305

  • Certificate of Cremation for taking ashes abroad (Out of England Certificate): £50

  • Unauthorised use of chapel time (service exceeds allocated time slot): £305

  • Administration fee to process late paperwork: £25

​Cremated Remains

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

  • Scattering of cremated remains in the Oak, Birch, Conifer or Woodland Walk Glades: £0 (free of charge)

  • Witness of scattering/interment of cremated remains: £40

  • Interment of Cremated Remains from another Crematorium: £95

  • Scattering of Cremated Remains from another Crematorium: £95

  • Appointments outside of normal hours (by arrangement): £tba

  • If you wish to collect your loved one's cremated remains, the crematorium charge for the container:

  • £16 for a cardboard casket (included in the cremation fee); £18 for a scatter tube; £27 for a polytainer; £32 for a metal urn.

  • Temporary deposit per month: £58

Media Services

  • Audio Recording of funeral ceremony - first copy (CD / DVD / USB): £50

  • Subsequent audio copies: £25

  • Video recording of funeral ceremony - first copy (CD / DVD / USB): £50

  • Subsequent video copies: £25

  • Live Webcast of funeral ceremony over internet with log in password to view: £65

  • Copy of Webcast - first copy (CD / DVD / USB): £50

  • Webcast including 28 day access & download: £70

Visual Tributes

  • Visual Tribute (slideshow to music) set up and administration: £70

  • Subsequent Visual Tribute administration: £tba

  • Visual tribute (slideshow to music) each additional photo over 24 photos: £1.50

  • Visual tribute (slideshow to music) each additional minute of video over 6 minutes: £5

  • CD / DVD / USB copy of Visual Tribute: £25

  • Visual Tribute embedded into USB recording / Copy of Webcast: £tba

Rounce Funeral Services

Additional services and charges as of 01/01/2020

  • Provision of additional pallbearers over four pallbearers (each pallbearer): £50

  • 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): £425

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

  • Visiting your loved one at our Chapel of Rest during office hours (Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm): £75

  • Visiting your loved one at our Chapel of Rest outside of office hours: £150

  • 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: £1990

  • 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

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

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