Distinct Cremations is a specialist provider of direct cremation services. As part of Westerleigh group, we are one of the UK’s largest funeral and cremation service providers. We have been established for 30 years’ and arrange over 50,000 cremations each year using our own staff and through our own network of crematoria.
Distinct Cremations aim to give everyone the freedom to have their funeral their way, with less cost and less stress. We have clear, transparent pricing, avoid hidden extras, but most importantly, we believe that low cost should not mean low quality.
If you need to organise a funeral call our freephone number to speak with our Personal Advisors who are here to answer your questions 24/7.
If you have a question or would like to take out a funeral plan call us now.
The process when you arrange a cremation should be respectful, affordable and stress-free. With 30 years of experience and directly owned crematoria, we provide customers with a funeral that's of minimal emotional and financial burden, via direct cremation. When you decide to arrange a funeral with us, we make sure our pricing is clear and transparent, we avoid hidden extras and most importantly, we believe that low cost should not mean low quality, providing your loved one with high-quality care.
We focus solely on direct cremations across mainland England, Wales and Scotland, offering the highest quality nationwide for the best priceRead more about our dedication
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Perfect plan for us.both.
Customer service brilliant. Easy to set up. Always happy to help with any questions you may have. Good listeners.
Having seen several options I chose this one as it best suited my needs. Pricing is very competitive.
Excellent service. Extremely professional. Very friendly & courteous.
Exactly what we are wanting
Very efficient, very friendly and explained everything so clearly. The whole setting up system was very easy and quick.
Quick and easy to set up.
If you need to organise a funeral today please call us 24/7 and we can make all the arrangements. If you have a question about a funeral plan call or message us we will advise you of the best options.
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No - We can’t send ashes overseas directly, however we can help you to make the arrangements to do so yourself.
Yes, lump sum payments and instalments up to 12 months are held in a secure Trust which is managed by independent trustees. For 5 & 10 year instalment plans we purchase a “whole of life” policy from one of the UK's largest mutual life organisations, Scottish Friendly, who are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulations Authority, to provide your chosen cremation at the time of need.
The Westerleigh Group are the parent company of Distinct Cremations. Together, we are one of the largest funeral and cremation service providers. The Westerleigh Group have owned and managed a network of private crematoria within the UK for over 30 years.
A direct cremation is a simple fuss-free cremation without the costs, and stress, associated with arranging a traditional funeral. For many, a direct cremation allows them to separate the cremation from the celebration of the deceased’s life, allowing them a dignified opportunity to say goodbye in a way that better suits them.
To make things even easier, all of the arrangements are made directly with us.
In the unlikely event that Distinct Cremations stops trading your money will still be safe.
For lump sum and instalments up to 12 months we hold your money securely in the Distinct Funeral Plans Trust, your investment is set aside completely separately from our day-to-day activities. In the Trust, your money can only ever be used towards the cost of your funeral and nothing else, making it 100% safe and protected against any eventuality.
For 5 & 10 year instalment plans we purchase a “whole of life” policy from one of the UK's largest mutual life organisations, Scottish Friendly, who are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulations Authority, to provide your chosen cremation at the time of need.
Many of our crematoria allow the attendance of pets by prior arrangement. Let your Customer Service Advisor know about your plans and they can make all of the arrangements for you.