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Set Options

While we are more than happy to provide a bespoke arrangement, we are also sometimes asked for pre-defined funerals. We developed our Set Options range in response to customer feedback, with simplicity in mind.

There are three Options in the range: The Elbury Funeral, The Oxford Funeral and Spire’s Direct Cremation Funeral.

Note, in cases where the deceased is over a certain weight and classed as bariatric (obese), set options do not apply. This is because of the specialist equipment or services we may need.

We are now able to offer finance (subject to a credit check) through our trusted finance company. Please call into the office for more details


The Elbury Funeral – £2100 + burial fee

For those wishing to have an eco burial in the heart of the Cotswolds

  • Meeting to discuss arrangements
  • Completing all paperwork
  • Collection of the deceased and keeping them with us for up to 14 days from any Oxford Hospital during normal working hours (10am – 3pm Monday – Friday)
  • Brown or white cardboard coffin
  • Land Rover Discovery on the day of the funeral direct to Fairspear Natural Burial Ground for a graveside service
  • 2 bearers
  • Personal support of the senior funeral director and owner, Lucy Coulbert, on the day of the funeral

Optional Extras

  • Bearers from £65 each
  • Upgrade to a fully customised cardboard Colourful Coffin from £300
  • Black hearse & driver from £430
  • Someone to take the service on your behalf – £176 – £250 approximately

Does NOT include:

  • Ordering or receiving of flowers on your behalf
  • Placement of a newspaper notice
  • Use of our chapel of rest for viewing the deceased
  • Orders of service

The Oxford Funeral – £1995 + disbursements

For those wanting a dignified and simple service

  • Meeting at the office to discuss arrangements
  • Completing all paperwork
  • Collection of the deceased and keeping them with us for up to 14 days from any Oxford Hospital during normal working hours (10am – 3pm Monday – Friday)
  • Care of the deceased prior to the funeral
  • Oak effect coffin
  • Black Hearse on the day of the funeral direct to Oxford Crematorium
  • A service at Oxford Crematorium taken by a person of your choosing
  • Personal support of your funeral conductor and one bearer on the day of the funeral

Additions

  • Oxford Crematorium – £1070
  • Doctor’s cremation fees – £164 (Not applicable if the person is under the care of the Coroner)
  • A person of your choosing to take the funeral service – £176 – £250 approximately
  • Bearers from £65 each

Does NOT include:

  • Ordering or receiving flowers on your behalf
  • Placing a notice in the newspaper
  • Use of our Chapel of Rest for viewing the person who has died
  • Arranging an order of service to be printed
  • Choice of coffin
  • Limousines

Option 3 – Spire’s Direct Cremation Funeral – £1695 fully inclusive

§ pre-payment price of £1950

  • Arrangements to be discussed by telephone, email, FaceTime or WhatsApp
  • Help to complete all paperwork digitally or with your written permission, it may be possible to sign it on your behalf.
  • Doctor’s fees (should they apply)
  • Crematorium fee (Oxford Crematorium – £499 but this is included in the total cost of £1695)
  • Coffin of our choice
  • Collection of the person who has died from any Oxford Hospital (Monday – Friday during our normal working hours)
  • Care of the person who has died prior to their service
  •  A vehicle of our choice to take the person to the crematorium on the day of their service
  • Collection of the ashes and returning them to you directly or to keep them at our office free of charge for 2 months
  • Senior funeral director and owner, Lucy Coulbert, personally taking the person to the crematorium on the day of their service
  •  An online obituary page
  •  Management of online donations

Additions

  • Additional charge for collecting the person from a care home or their own home any time of the day or night – £295
  • Should a coffin larger than 6’4 x 20 be required, an additional charge will need to be paid

We are unable to offer this service where the deceased is over a certain weight and classed as bariatric (obese), and all set options do not apply. This is because of the specialist equipment or services we may need.

Does NOT include:

  • Ordering or receiving flowers on your behalf
  • Use of our chapel of rest for visiting the person who has died
  • Dressing the person who has died
  • Any service of any kind at Crematorium
  • Choice of coffin
  • Placing a notice in the newspaper

Additionally:

  • No mourners to attend Crematorium
  • No choice of vehicle used to transport the deceased to Oxford Crematorium

Direct Burial Service – £1355 + burial fees

  • Arrangements to be discussed by telephone, email, FaceTime or WhatsApp
  • Help to complete all paperwork digitally or with your written permission, it may be possible to sign it on your behalf.
  • Coffin of our choice
  • Collection of the person who has died from any Oxford Hospital (Monday – Friday during our normal working hours)
  • Care of the person who has died prior to their service
  • Four professional bearers
  •  A vehicle of our choice to take the person to the cemetery or burial ground on the day of their service
  •  A temporary grave marker
  • Senior funeral director and owner, Lucy Coulbert, personally taking the person to the cemetery on the day of their service
  •  An online obituary page
  •  Management of online donations

You will then need to add the cost of the burial plot. This varies depending on where you would like the person to be.

Fairspear Natural Burial Ground – £960 (Exclusive Right of Burial & Grave Preparation)  – This would give a total cost of £2135

Westmill Natural Burial Ground – £1160 (Exclusive Right of Burial & Grave Preparation)  – This would give a total cost of £2515
Botley Cemetery (new grave) – £1579 resident or £4710 non-resident (Exclusive Right of Burial & Grave Preparation)  – This would give a total cost of £2934 for a resident or £6065 for a non-resident (including headstone removal)
Wolvercote, Botley, Headington, Rose Hill Cemetery – re-open an existing grave – £580 resident or £1740 non-resident – This would give a total cost of £2085 for a resident or £3245 for a non-resident (including headstone removal)

If you are planning on using an existing grave and there is a headstone in place, please add £150 for the removal of the headstone and storage for up to 12 months.

There are other cemeteries available and we ask you to call for the latest fees.

Additions

  • Additional charge for collecting the person from a care home or their own home any time of the day or night – £295
  • Should a coffin larger than 6’4 x 20 be required, an additional charge will need to be paid

We are unable to offer this service where the deceased is over a certain weight and classed as bariatric (obese), and all set options do not apply. This is because of the specialist equipment or services we may need.

Does NOT include:

  • Ordering or receiving flowers on your behalf
  • Use of our chapel of rest for visiting the person who has died
  • Dressing the person who has died
  • Any service of any kind at the cemetery
  • Choice of coffin
  • Placing a notice in the newspaper

Additionally:

  • No mourners to attend the cemetery
  • No choice of vehicle used to transport the deceased to the cemetery

Terms and conditions

  • Anyone requiring a coffin larger than 6’4″ by 20 an additional charge will need to be paid.
  • In cases where the deceased is over a certain weight and classed as bariatric (obese), set options do not apply. This is because of the specialist equipment or services we may need.
  • The Elbury, Oxford and Spire’s plans must be paid in full by either Cash or BACS no later than 48 hours after the arrangements have been made.
  • Please note, all prices are subject to change without prior notice. Our transparency to you is of great importance and we will make you aware of any changes at the time of making arrangements.

If you have any questions at all about this, or any other aspect of the arrangement, please do get in touch with us.

Call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01865 714130

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