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In the face of losing a loved one, the escalating costs of funerals can add a heavy burden during an already heart-wrenching time. With the current average funeral expense in the UK being around £4,800, many families find themselves grappling with financial strain alongside their grief. We, at Newrest Funerals, hold a steadfast belief that saying goodbye to a loved one should not come with a hefty price tag, but rather, should be a dignified, respectful, and above all, affordable process. Thus, we are proud to introduce our direct cremation services in Bedfordshire, available at a transparent cost of £895, devoid of any hidden charges or upfront fees.

Direct cremation in Bedfordshire

Direct cremation in Bedfordshire

Transparent and Respectful Direct Cremation Services in Bedfordshire

Direct cremation, a service we proudly offer, is a departure from the traditional funeral setup. It distinctly separates the cremation process from the memorial service, allowing the cremation to be conducted privately and respectfully at one of our established regional crematoria, without any mourners present. This provides families with the flexibility to organize their unique memorial services at a later, convenient date, incorporating personal touches such as the scattering of ashes into these heartfelt celebrations.

A Step Towards a Personalized Farewell

To embark on this journey of arranging a direct cremation in Bedfordshire, you can either answer a few questions on our website to receive a no-strings-attached exact price quote or directly reach out to our dedicated team at 0800 111 4971 for guidance and advice.

What Does Our £895 Package Encompass?

Our comprehensive package, priced at a standard rate of £895, ensures that your loved one is collected from any hospital or mortuary within England or Wales and transported to our regional crematoria. In cases where the deceased is at a private residence or hospice, an additional fee of £250 is applicable to facilitate 24/7 on-call team assistance.

At Newrest Funerals, we treat every individual with the utmost respect, providing an environmentally-friendly wooden coffin crafted by skilled British artisans. We keep you informed about the date and time of the cremation, allowing you to mark the occasion if you wish. Following the cremation, families have the choice of scattering the ashes in the serene environs of the crematorium’s Garden of Remembrance or having them returned in an eco-friendly urn with an engraved nameplate for a nominal charge of £91.


A New Age Approach to Memorials

While direct cremation services do not permit the attendance of mourners due to the absence of a chapel or venue for hosting, it opens doors to personal, sentimental, and even season-based celebrations of the departed soul, orchestrated at a time and place chosen by the family and friends.

An Affordable Alternative Without Compromising Dignity

By opting for direct cremation, you can significantly cut down on funeral costs, which often escalate due to venue hire, flowers, catering, and guest transportation commonly associated with traditional services. At Newrest Funerals, we help you focus on the essential elements: the cremation process, a dignified coffin, and pre-cremation transportation, ensuring an honourable and economical farewell.

Your Next Steps

If the concept of direct cremation resonates with your preferences or if you are keen on exploring more, we invite you to get in touch with our experienced team at 0800 111 4971 or via email at [email protected].

Support During Difficult Times

During these trying times, we understand that assistance and guidance are of utmost importance. In Bedfordshire, you can reach out to the bereavement offices at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital at 01582 497344 and Bedford Hospital at 01234 792163 for support.

Guidance on Legal Formalities

To assist you with the necessary formalities, we have compiled information on registering a death in Bedfordshire, including contacts for various registration services in the region and details about the Bedfordshire and Luton Coroner Service, who oversee unexpected deaths in the area.

Reach Out to Us

At Newrest Funerals, we are here to support you in this journey of saying goodbye. Feel free to call us at any time at 0800 111 4971, where our compassionate team is ready to assist you with all your needs.