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Where to start when arranging a funeral or even choosing the right funeral plan? Find our helpful guides, checklists and advice from our experts.
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Where to start when arranging a funeral or even choosing the right funeral plan? Find our helpful guides, checklists and advice from our experts.
Got a question - contact us

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You could be trawling the internet for a long time - here you can search by category or for the topic you want to know more about. We have guides that that can be downloaded and read or checklists that you can print off and use - it's all practical advice that cuts through the jargon.

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If you need to organise a funeral our UK Call Centre is open 24/7.

If you have a question or would like to take out a funeral plan call one of our Personal Advisors.

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We’re Distinct Cremations and we’re part of the Westerleigh Group. Every year Westerleigh provides more than 50,000 families with high quality cremations, care and support.

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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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Frequently asked questions

You can have a pre-paid funeral or a funeral -. you can pay the full amount or pay in 12 monthly installments that are interest free. See prices Link texthere

Westerleigh Group own and manage a network of crematoria in the UK for over 30 years. Distinct Cremations are part of the Westerleigh Group.

You will need to cancel your existing plan and take out a new one with us.

Funeral plans are pre-paid and the money is invested in a secure Trust Fund (a separate bank account) and guarantees to cover the funeral services listed in the plan. There are no medicals and anyone can take out a funeral plan. Life insurance provides a cash sum if you pass away during the policy The cash can then be used to pay for a funeral, pay bills and outstanding debts.

Yes you can as it helps to organise and be prepared.