Funeral Costs

At Birds Family Funeral Directors, we understand that funeral costs can add an extra level of stress to what is already a distressing, emotionally exhausting time. Whether you are taking out a funeral plan with us, or you have come to us to help arrange the funeral of a loved one who has recently passed, we ensure that all the funeral costs associated with our services are transparent and easy to understand at all times.

On this page, you can find the specific costs of our services, so you can get an idea of the potential costs of the service you would like to have.

Our knowledgeable, compassionate team will be here to guide you at every stage, so if you have any questions regarding funerals costs, we will be here to answer them for you.

For more information on the costs of our services in Coxheath and Maidstone, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Our Fees

  • Funeral Director £170
  • Four Pall Bearers £260
  • Daimler Hearse £220
  • Limousine (seating 6) £220
  • Conveying (in office hours) £150
  • Conveying (out of office hours) £200
  • Our Professional Fee inclusive of handling all related paperwork, liaising with ministers, doctors, coroner, crematorium or cemetery, the use of our chapel of rest, taking care of any floral tributes delivered to our funeral home, taking photos of floral designs and providing a memorial book. £1070
  • Service sheets (per copy) from £2.40
  • Convey home or into church the night before the funeral £150
  • A plastic grave marker £30
  • A wooden grave marker £50
  • Ashes caskets from £40
  • A pair of Shire horses and traditional hearse from £850
  • A pair of Belgian black horses and traditional hearse from £850
  • Team of four Belgian black horses and traditional hearse from £1800
  • Vintage Rolls Royce hearse from £500
  • Vintage Rolls Royce limousine from £500
  • Land Rover hearse from £830
  • Land Rover limousine from £830
  • Estate car £110
  • Floral hearse £180
  • Single horse walked in front £350
  • Motorbike hearse from £900
  • Releasing symbolic doves from £167
  • Surcharge for a Saturday funeral £195
  • Surcharge for a Sunday funeral (Charing only) £295

Cremation Fees

Vinters Park

  • Cremation Only No Service or Attendance £365
  • 9am service £495
  • 9.30am service £565
  • Cremation Fee between 10am - 3.30pm £690
  • 4.15pm service £790
  • Saturday service £1350
  • Organist fee £44
  • Additional Chapel Time £270

Garden Of England And Thames Valley

  • Cremation Only No Service or Attendance £320
  • 9am or 9.30am service £510
  • Cremation fee from 10am £740
  • Saturday service £916
  • Organist fee from £35
  • Additional Chapel Time £250

Medway

  • Cremation Only No Service or Attendance £250
  • 9am & 9.30am services £500
  • Saturday Service £825
  • Organist £35
  • Witness Coffin Being Committed into Cremator £25
  • Additional Chapel Time £139

Charing & Barham

  • Cremation fee £895
  • Before 9.20am £650
  • Saturday service 9.20am - 11.20am from £1175
  • Sunday Service from £1295
  • Organist £35

Burial Fees

General and lawn section - Single depth

  • Resident: Exclusive rights for 30 years £825
  • Non Resident: Exclusive rights for 30 years £2475
  • Resident: Exclusive rights for 60 years £1650
  • Non Resident: Exclusive rights for 60 years £4950
  • Interment fee £580

General and lawn section - Double depth

  • Resident: Exclusive rights for 30 years £825
  • Non Resident: Exclusive rights for 30 years £2475
  • Resident: Exclusive rights for 60 years £1650
  • Non Resident: Exclusive rights for 60 years £4950
  • Interment fee £695

General and lawn section - Treble depth

  • Resident: Exclusive rights for 30 years £825
  • Non Resident: Exclusive rights for 30 years £2475
  • Resident: Exclusive rights for 60 years £1650
  • Non Resident: Exclusive rights for 60 years £4950
  • Interment fee £935

  • Use of chapel at Vinters Park Crematorium £270
  • Organist fee £45
  • Minister fee (church service and Burial in Cemetery or Cremation) £246
  • Ministers fee (church service and burial in churchyard) £531

Call us today on 01622 692 949