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Posted 14 March 2017

The price of the perfect send-off: funeral and service costs

Download our graphic breakdown of funeral and service costs in the UK – to help you plan the perfect send off.

Our visual graphic breaks the current costs down so you can add together the elements that would make the perfect service.

However, if you want a resting place that’s a little unusual, there are alternative burial options.

For more advice on managing your finances, talk to our pension specialists on the phone. You can also find advice on arranging your service on our funeral planning page.

The four main options

Based on average UK costs





Direct Funeral


Collection of the body, a simple coffin and the burial

Direct Cremation


Collection of the body, a simple coffin and the return of the ashes

Typical casket prices


Cardboard coffin


Simple wooden


Oak casket with handles

Download our graphic breakdown for more funeral and service costs in the UK.

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