Pure Cremation costs compared to

Distinct Cremations

As two of the most popular low cost funeral providers in the UK, Pure Cremation and Distinct Cremations both offer very similar services. However, one major detail that does the differ is the price. Below we'll compare the two direct cremations services in more depth to help you decide which provider to choose.

Comparing Pure Cremation and Distinct Cremations

Whether you're looking for a direct cremation today or looking for a funeral plan to protect you from the rising costs of funerals, Pure Cremation and Distinct Cremations offer both types of services.

In our two tables below, we look at a side-by-side comparison of what is included in each provider's direct cremation service and funeral plan service.

Funeral Plans are perfect for those looking to safeguard their future from the rising costs of funerals. It removes the uncertainty around your wishes, relieves some of the pressure your loved ones may feel when arranging a funeral and protects you from the rising costs of funerals.

Here's how Pure Cremation and Distinct Cremations funeral plans compare.

Product Feature Pure Cremation
Price

£1,795

£1,699

Cancellation fee redcross
£350 fee
redcross
£95 fee
Bringing deceased into care from any place of death, throughout mainland UK, 24 hours a day greentick greentick
Multiple crematoriums throughout England, Scotland & Wales greentick greentick
Notification of the date of the cremation greentick greentick
Hand delivered return of ashes included greentick greentick
Ashes return guaranteed within 14 days greentick greentick
Doctor's fee for medical cause of death certificate greentick greentick
Removal of pacemaker, medical implants or artificial limbs greentick greentick
Unattended cremation fee greentick greentick
Viewing of the deceased redcross redcross
Choice of cremation time redcross redcross

All information correct as of 03/01/2024

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Get your free guide now

Distinct Cremations are specialists in fuss-free, dignified farewells. Our free guide reveals how you can reduce the stress and expense of a traditional funeral.

The guide outlines what is included in the plan, payment options, how to take one out and what will be included in your customer pack.

Alternatively, call us for free on 01543 212 000 and our team will help you get started and answer all your questions.
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Distinct Cremations

Pure Cremation and Distinct Cremations both specialise in direct cremations and offer two similar types of services.

Below you'll see a side by side comparison of what's included when you buy a Pure Cremation or Distinct Cremations direct cremation, including key optional extras and additional fees.

Product Feature Pure Cremation
Price

£1,295

£1,099

Hand delivered return of ashes included greentick

greentick

Ashes return guaranteed within 14 days greentick greentick
Bringing deceased into care during office hours greentick greentick
Bringing deceased into care 24 hours a day redcross

redcross
£250 for out of hours collection
Bringing deceased into care from any place of death redcross
£250 for non-hospital collection
redcross
£200 for non-hospital collection
Doctor's fee for medical cause of death certificate greentick

redcross
£82 extra
Notification of the date of the cremation greentick greentick
Multiple crematoriums throughout England, Scotland & Wales greentick greentick
Removal of pacemaker, medical implants or artificial limbs greentick

greentick

Provision of standard coffin greentick greentick
No charge for oversized coffin greentick

redcross
£150 extra
Unattended cremation fee greentick greentick

All information correct as of 03/01/2024

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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 to arrange a funeral on
01543 212 000
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Distinct Cremations

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

We offer the highest level of support, but don't take our word for it

Below are a selection of reviews from those who have arranged a funeral or purchased a funeral plan through Distinct Cremations.

"Smooth and straightforward purchase with plenty of contact and feedback."

“Easy to use and very helpful. Very easy to use their services and always called with updates. Sorry to say I've had to use their services twice now and I've already booked my own service. On both times I've used this service I've been kept informed by calls to everything going on. All my requests were made to feel like no trouble whatsoever, happy to help attitude made what was a very emotional time pass with no problems. Ty to all the teams involved"

"Quick and easy to arrange. Very good value. The information pack arrived days after I made my enquiry. It was so easy to arrange the plan that I wanted. The follow up call was very reassuring. I am very happy with the service provided."

"Already recommended to other family members. Easy to access and apply for a plan at a good price, and even better, in 20 years time there will be no additional cost. It's not a subject that anyone wants to think about but now I have it sorted it has given me peace of mind knowing my family won't have the worry or cost when that time comes, now I can forget it and enjoy many more years, highly recommended. Hassle free application that was completed in minutes but I'm not planning on using this plan anytime soon!!"

"I was very pleased with the prompt efficient service that I got, everything was explained to me, and the paperwork was easy to understand, and there was no pressure put on me for a decision. I would most certainly recommended this company for price and efficiency."

“Happy with everything. We were well pleased with the consultant Sarah Mills she was very helpful and made us feel very confident that we were doing the right thing about our funeral plan."

"Positive without being pushy. Easy to understand the scheme, helpful brochure and a realistic price. The staff I contacted were polite and professional. Great value. An ideal alternative for those of us who don't want a lot of fuss."

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