Standardised Pricing

CMA Standardised Priclist and Optional Extras

We are required by the CMA to display on site and online our Standardised Price List. It provides details of our standard full price costs, along with the Third Party costs that can be incurred as part of a Funeral service. We welcome the CMA within the funeral industry to regulate pricing and to make it easier for families to feel the are being looked after at a time of need without worrying about the financial side.

STANDARDISED PRICE LIST All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services. This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors (because prices can vary).

ATTENDED FUNERAL (funeral director’s charges only – the breakdown is below)£1855
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£500
Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care£250
Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities. The deceased person will be kept at the funeral director’s branch premises in Walsall£270
Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made an oak or elm foil coffin£440
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director (where viewing is requested by the customer)£195
At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle£200

UNATTENDED 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)£1400
Direct Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee)
no funeral service, crematorium and time and date down to the funeral directors discretion

For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee.[1]
In this local area, the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is: For a new grave, you will also need to pay for the plot; for an existing grave with a memorial in place, you may need to pay a removal/replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of other fees.
plus internment fee
For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee.[2]
In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is:
Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director.
ADDITIONAL FUNERAL DIRECTOR 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)£2.00
Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body (e.g. to their home, to a place of worship etc.) (price per transfer)£250
Collection and delivery of ashesF.O.C.
Funeral officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc.)Prices on request
Services supplied outside of normal office hoursPrices 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.

[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.

[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.

Dean Harper Funeral Directors

Optional Extras

Arranging a funeral is very personal to each family, below are some of the options available.  There are still many other options that may be required, please contact us directly to discuss any further requirements that are not listed below.

Extra Limousines                             £295 per car

Horse Drawn Hearse                      £950

Doves                                                 From £160

Order of service                               From £2.75 per copy

Flowers                                              Available to order, price dependent on flower arrangement

Coffin into church/home              £195     

Headstone Removal                       £150  (Lawn), £275 single layer traditional

Arrangement of BOA                     £85