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The Unattended Funeral

Otherwise referred to as a "Direct Cremation." This  may best suit your needs if you want  a simple and  straightforward cremation without a Ceremony, as such there is no requirement for  extra costs such as a hearse, limousine or officiant fee.

The Unattended direct Cremation will include bringing your loved one into our care, your loved one being dressed in a simple gown, provision of a Simple coffin, cremation and Doctors fees. We will manage all the third party payments and the necessary documentation. There is no option to visit your loved one in the Chapel of rest and the cremation will take place with no flexibility to time, date or location. Please consider a simple attended funeral service if you required additional services to be included.

All inclusive Price   £1300*

Additional services

Collection of your loved one outside of office hours

within a 15 mile radius                                                                               £ 95   

Additional mileage (per mile)                                                              £1.50 

Ashes caskets & Scatter Tubes from                                            £45

* Dr's fee x 1, subject to change

The Attended Funeral

To provide a Traditional service with the provision of a quality veneer coffin, date and time of funeral service to meet your needs, collection of your loved one including outside of office hours, care and preparation of your loved one, viewing in the chapel of rest (to include outside of office hours), funeral arrangements, administration, provision of funeral Director, Bearers and the provision of an ashes  Scatter Tube.

This does not include the cost of cremation,  doctor's fees nor the attendance of a minister or celebrant. (Please see disbursement costs)

Total estimated cost excluding Disbursements  £ 1995


Disbursement fees (correct as of 2024, subject to change).

Stafford crematorium (30 minute duration)      £ 880

Cannock crematorium  (60 minute)                         £ 950

Church fees varies from                                                   £ 220

Gravedigger fees varies from                                      £ 240

Additional charges & services (Correct as of 2024, subject to change).

Whilst we have have provided a list of further services available, if you cannot see the additional service you require, then please contact our Professional team to discuss this. Please enquire about our early morning cremation service 15 mins time allocated.

Horse drawn                            

                     2x  Whites or Blacks from              £ 1195

Motorcycle Hearse                                                  £ 975

Limousines in Black  (each)                                £ 320 

Floral tributes from                                                  £ 45 

Service live streaming from                              £ 64  


Reception into Home or church the night before the funeral service (excluding Bank Holidays / weekends                                                                                                             £295                


Celebrant / minister fees vary from            £200


Please do not hesitate to contact Grocutt & Sons to further clarify or answer any questions you may have on 01785 251444 (24 hr)


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