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John White Funeral Directors Terms of Business (Financial)

188/190 Watling Street East, Towcester, Northants. NN12 6DB.  
Telephone : 01327 359266   Fax : 01327 359717     E-Mail : mail@johnwhitefunerals.co.uk


Standardised Price Lists


Description Price

ATTENDED FUNERAL (funeral director’s charges only)
This is a funeral where family and friends have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation.

Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements £870.00
Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 25 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care £150.00
Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities. The deceased person will be kept at John White Funeral Directors, 188 Watling Street, Towcester. £400 .
Providing a suitable coffin (Oak veneered). From £385.00
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director (where viewing is requested by the customer)
No charge
At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 25 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle From £430

Unattendend Funeral


This is a funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person, but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself.  
Burial (funeral director’s charges only) From From £950
Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee) 2 From £1000

Fees you must pay


For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee.


For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee. [1]

[1]- This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing a new grave, or for reopening and closing an existing grave.

From £532.00

For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee.[2]
In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is:

[2] –  In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay doctors’ fees as well. This is the charge for two doctors to sign the Medical Certificates for Cremation.

From £960- £1290
Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director.  

Additional funeral Directors Products and Services


This funeral director may be able to supply a range of optional, additional products and services, or to arrange (on your behalf) for a third party to supply them. Examples include:  

Additional mileage (price per mile)

From £1.00
Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body (e.g. to their home, to a place of worship etc.) (price per transfer) Price on Request
Collection and delivery of ashes (up to 25 miles) No Charge Locally
Embalming £95.00
Funeral officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc.) From £250.00
Services supplied outside of normal office hours Price on request
The funeral director can give you a full list of what they can supply. They are likely to charge for these additional products and services, so you may choose to take care of some arrangements without their involvement, or you can use a different supplier. Price on request

All of the above is subject to government guidance and restrictions with regards to Covid-19.