Funeral Costs

We believe in openness in the way we work, and below are details of our pricing. Please follow the links to read more about the services we offer. We are here for you throughout this difficult time – please call us on 01206 862 963 if you have any questions or would like to talk about the next steps.

Freedom Funerals

Direct Cremation at a Place of our Discretion

Total Cost – £1,095
Inclusive of:
  • Collection of the deceased from the Colchester area during normal working hours
  • Provision of a simple coffin (note that larger coffins may incur extra costs)
  • Cremation carried out at a crematorium chosen by us
    • No attendance at the service
    • Ashes will be available to collect within 2 weeks
  • You will be informed of the date and time of the cremation
  • All third-party fees
Click here to find out more about Direct Cremations.
Freedom Funerals

Direct Cremation

Total Cost – £1,295
Inclusive of:
  • Collection of the deceased from the Colchester area during normal working hours
  • Provision of a simple coffin (note that larger coffins may incur extra costs)
  • Cremation carried out at Colchester Crematorium
    • No attendance at the service
    • Ashes will be available to collect from 4pm on the same day
  • You will be informed of the date and time of the cremation
  • All third-party fees
Click here to find out more about Direct Cremations.
Freedom Funerals

Cremation

Total Cost – £2,786
Inclusive of:
  • Collection of the deceased from the Colchester area
  • Provision of a simple coffin (note that larger coffins may incur extra costs)
  • Provision of a hearse, conductor and four pall bearers
  • Cremation carried out at Colchester Crematorium
  • Lee from Freedom Funerals to conduct a service - £1,895
  • Third Party Costs
  • Crematorium fee – £809
  • Doctor’s fee – £82
Click here to find out more about Cremations.
Freedom Funerals

Green Burials (Wrabness)

Total Cost – £3,000
Inclusive of:
  • Collection of the deceased from the Colchester area
  • Provision of a simple coffin (note that larger coffins may incur extra costs)
  • Provision of a hearse, conductor and four pall bearers
  • Direct travel to Oakfield Wood
  • Lee from Freedom Funerals to carry out graveside service - £1,895
  • Third Party Costs Burial fee (single) – £1,105
Click here to find out more about Green Burials.
Freedom Funerals

Burials

Total Cost – £3,647
Inclusive of:
  • Collection of the deceased from the Colchester area
  • Provision of a simple coffin (note that larger coffins may incur extra costs)
  • Provision of a hearse, conductor and four pall bearers - £1,895
  • Third Party Costs
    • Burial fee (single) – £672
    • Rights to grave – £611
    • Use of chapel – £269
    • Minister (fees can vary) – £200
  • Alternative cost of the above, but with a graveside service with Freedom Funeral’s Lee acting as the celebrant (replaces use of chapel and minister fees) – £3,178
Click here to find out more about Burials.