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) - £1770

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


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

(If you require your loved one to be taken into our care outside our normal office hours of 8am - 5pm or over the weekend, an additional £250 will be charged)


Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities. The deceased person will be kept at the funeral director’s branch


Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from a wood-effect veneer


Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director (where viewing is requested by the customer)

Not offered

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


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)

Not offered

Cremation (funeral director's charges, plus the cremation fee)2


Fees you must pay



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)


For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee.2


In this local area, the typical cost of 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)

£1.85 per mile

Additional transfers of the deceased person's body (e.g. to their home, to a place of worship etc) (price per transfer)

Not offered

Collection and delivery of ashes



Not offered

Funeral officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc.)

Prices on request

Services supplied outside of normal office hours

Not offered

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.

Crematorium prices

Crematoriums within our trading area and their price.

Crematorium name

Standard attended

(Monday to Friday)

Reduced attended

(Monday to Friday)


(Monday to Friday)

Canley Crematorium, Coventry

£1143 (including the medical referee fee)

Various times available


9.00am, 9.15am, 9.30am


Unspecified time

Terms of business

  1. Payment will be asked for upon formation of the contract. However, time will be permitted without payment being taken while a DWP Funeral Expenses Payment claim is being processed. 
  2. Final account invoices will be sent out one business day following the funeral. The invoice is due for payment within 30 calendar days, unless otherwise agreed by us in writing.
  3. Supplementary invoices may be issued at any time prior or following the funeral. They are due for payment on receipt of the invoice.
  4. We will add VAT where applicable, to the charges and the rate applicable when we prepare the invoice.
  5. We accept payment by credit or debit card, cash, bank transfer or banker’s cheque.
  6. Please inform us if it is intended to make a claim for assistance for funeral expenses under Department for Work and Pensions. The rules for eligibility are complex and we advise that you speak to your local DWP office for advice. In most circumstances they will not cover the entire fees due.
  7. Please inform us if a solicitor or bank trust company ask that the invoice is forwarded to them.
  8. If you do not make payment on the due date, or contact us in confidence, to discuss methods of payment, we will commence our debt recovery procedure as explained at the formation of the contract. We will also seek to recover the cost of taking any legal action to enforce payment.

Disclosure of interests

Coventry Funeral Service is part of Bereavement Services and forms part of Coventry City Council.

Coventry Funeral Service has no material financial interest in a price comparison website, which compares funeral director services and/or crematoria services and their respective prices.

Register of charitable donations and gratuities

Coventry Funeral Service has not made any material charitable donation, contribution or payment of gratuity to a third party, or other form of payment which does not relate to a cost incurred or a service provided by the third party on behalf of Coventry Funeral Service (e.g. fund raising), within the previous 12 months.

A third party means a party connected to the funerals sector such as a hospital, hospice, care home or provider of palliative care, or other similar institution.

A material charitable donation, contribution or payment of gratuity or other form of payment which does not relate to a cost incurred or a service provided by the third party on behalf of or to the Funeral Director means any individual or cumulative donation within any 12-month period of £250 or more.

We are here to help

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call us.

Address: Coventry Funeral Service
Jackson Road, Coventry CV6 4BT

Telephone:024 7697 7702