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There’s no limit on how many people can attend a wake, only as many as the organiser and venue are comfortable with.

Different people can register a death including a relative, a friend, an official from the hospital where the death occurred, the owner or staff in a care home or someone who was present at the death.

A wake is a social gathering that takes place either before or after a funeral.

We have over 36 crematoria spread across England, Scotland and Wales. You can see our full list of crematoria to find your nearest one.

If you’re on certain benefits, you may be eligible to receive help from the government towards funeral costs.

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.

The first modern cremation in the UK occurred in 1885, kickstarting the adoption of cremations by the British public. Learn more about the history of cremations in the UK.

No. We will inform all of our plan holders when our application is officially approved by the FCA – and if you would like to check our status at any time, you can do so here.

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