Direct Cremation in Croydon

A simple and dignified direct cremation service

At Rowland Brothers, we understand that saying goodbye to a loved one is a deeply personal journey. Our Direct Cremation service offers a straightforward, respectful, and affordable option for families who seek a simple yet dignified farewell.

What is Direct Cremation?

Direct Cremation is the process of cremating the body of the deceased without a formal funeral or memorial service beforehand. It’s a choice that many find brings peace and simplicity during a time that can often be overwhelming.

For further information on our direct cremations and guidance on what we can do for you, contact us. We will be able to provide you with a quote and answer any queries you may have.

Direct Cremation Service

  • 24/7 telephone access
  • Removal of the deceased into our mortuary from a hospice, hospital or public mortuary during normal working hours
  • Mortuary accommodation for the deceased until the funeral
  • Provision of a basic coffin suitable for cremation
  • Specialist funeral vehicle to transport the deceased to the crematorium
  • Coffin bearers to take the coffin into the crematorium
  • An unattended cremation, at a time and date of our choosing
  • Cremation fees
  • Doctors’ fees when applicable
  • Scattering of cremated remains in the Gardens of Remembrance
  • Bereavement telephone counselling service
  • All arrangements to be made in a suitable timescale for us.

Additional fees will be payable for:

  • A removal from a private address £250
  • Return of cremated remain by hand – £75

Price £1650.00

Why Choose Direct Cremation?

  • Simplicity and Focus: By choosing direct cremation, you can focus on what truly matters – remembering and honouring your loved one in your own way, at your own pace.
  • Affordability: Without the costs associated with traditional funeral services, direct cremation is a more economical option, providing a respectful service without the financial burden.
  • Flexibility in Memorialisation: With no immediate service, you have the flexibility to plan a memorial or celebration of life at a time and place that suits you and your family, allowing for personalization and reflection.
  • Environmentally Conscious: For those concerned about their ecological footprint, direct cremation is often seen as a more environmentally friendly choice.

Our Commitment to You

  • Respect and Care: We treat every individual with the highest level of respect and care during the cremation process.
  • Support and Guidance: Our experienced team is here to offer support and guidance, helping you navigate through this challenging time.
  • Transparent Pricing: We believe in transparency with no hidden costs. Our direct cremation service is affordably priced, ensuring clarity and peace of mind.
  • Aftercare Services: We offer a range of aftercare services, including grief support resources and assistance with urn selection or memorial planning.

The Direct Cremation Process

  1. Collection and Care: Upon your call, we will bring your loved one into our care from their place of passing.
  2. Legal Requirements: We handle all necessary paperwork and legal requirements for the cremation.
  3. The Cremation: The cremation is carried out with dignity and respect in our state-of-the-art facilities.
  4. Returning the Ashes: We will return the ashes to you in a simple urn, or you may choose an urn from our selection.

Planning Ahead

For those wishing to plan ahead, we offer pre-planning service for direct cremation. This thoughtful approach can provide peace of mind for you and your family, ensuring your wishes are respected and relieving them of future decision-making during a difficult time. 

Contact us at Rowland Brothers, we are here to provide comfort, care, and a dignified farewell through our Direct Cremation service. For more information or to speak with our compassionate team, please contact us.

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