Compare our attended service vs other providers

Our attended, Private Cremation takes place for 10 minutes with up to 8 mourners present and costs just £1,499. See how that compares with other providers in our table below.

One of the UK’s largest cremation service providers
Independent customer service rating of 4.9/5 on Feefo
A caring and attentive team here for you and your family 24/7
Nationwide provider operating throughout mainland UK

Our attended, personal cremation service is perfect for those looking for a simple, fuss-free funeral. Our price comes inclusive of our first-class care throughout - from when we collect the deceased right through to when we hand-deliver the ashes, giving you the time and space to be with your loved ones at the most difficult time.

At Distinct Cremations, our focus is on you and making things as stress-free as possible. We will be on hand to help with the paperwork, we'll guide you through each step of the process and we let you create a service that's personal to the deceased.

With our attended, personal cremation the service lasts for 10 minutes and can be attended by up to 8 people. The service can be as informal or as formal as you like. You may want to have a eulogy, play the deceased's favourite song or recite a poem that's close to your heart. You have the flexibility and the potential to choose something that is perfect for you and your family.

See how our prices and our services compare to other providers below.

Direct Cremation Product Feature Pure Cremation Memoria Simplicity
Price £1,499 £1,545 £1,675 £1,395
Bringing deceased into care in normal working hours from a hospital or coroners office greentick greentick greentick greentick
Bringing deceased into care outside of working hours or from a private residence redcross
£250 extra
redcross
£250 extra
redcross
£250 extra
redcross
£195 extra
Bringing deceased into care in normal working hours from a private residence redcross
£200 extra
redcross
£250 extra
redcross
£250 extra
redcross
£250 extra
Doctor's fee for medical cause of death certificate redcross
£82 extra
greentick

redcross
£82 extra
greentick

Removal of pacemaker, medical implants or artificial limbs greentick

greentick

redcross
£100 extra
redcross

Provision of standard coffin greentick greentick greentick greentick
No charge for oversized coffin redcross
£150 extra
greentick

redcross
£250 extra
greentick

Transport of deceased greentick greentick greentick greentick
Notification of the date of the cremation greentick greentick greentick greentick
Unattended cremation fee greentick greentick greentick greentick
Cremation service take place in your region greentick redcross redcross greentick
Service Length 10 minutes 20 minutes 30 minutes Not specified
Attendees allowed 8 12 20 12
The option to choose a crematorium greentick

redcross
£150 extra
greentick

greentick

Hand delivered return of ashes included greentick

greentick

redcross
£100 extra
redcross
£75 extra
Ashes return guaranteed within 14 days greentick

greentick

redcross
£175 extra
redcross

All information correct as of 07/09/2023

Next steps

If you have any questions or just want to talk things through, you can speak to our expert team 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Alternatively, if you'd like to settle your funeral arrangements early, you can compare our attended funeral plan.

Ready to arrange a funeral?

If you need to organise a funeral now, we are open 24/7 and will make all the arrangements from taking the deceased into our care and completing all the paperwork. Your customer service specialists will liaise with you to make arrangements for the cremation and keep you updated.

When you're ready, call us on 01543 212 000
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Why choose a Direct Cremation with Distinct?

Find Peace of Mind

We’ll take care of everything, so your family don’t need to - from collection to the paperwork and right through to cremation

Highest Quality

We have the Distinct advantage of only investing in the best funeral and mortuary care at our state of the art facilities

24/7 Support

Our highly experienced, attentive customer service specialists are here for you & your family 24/7. We’re here whenever you need us

Available Nationwide

No matter where you live in the UK mainland, our specialist direct cremations are available for the same price

Dedication to Direct Cremation

We focus solely on direct cremations across mainland England, Wales and Scotland, offering the highest quality nationwide for the best price

"I talked to the people at Distinct Cremations. They told me these days many of us don’t want to spend large sums of money on an elaborate funeral."

Sue Cook, TV Presenter

Sue bench with funeral plan guide

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