Arrange a Funeral

The UK's leading cremation service provider, expertly delivering direct cremations in Downend at our crematorium just 5 miles away. At Distinct Cremations, we offer services for those who need to arrange a funeral for their loved one who is passing or has passed, and for those planning for the future with our prepaid funeral plans.

At Distinct Cremations, we specialise in direct cremations, an affordable alternative to a traditional funeral without any compromises. We are part of the Westerleigh Group, who are one of the largest funeral and cremation providers in the UK, serving over 70,000 families each year, and have been established for over 30 years.

As part of the Westerleigh Group, we have a national network of crematoria across the mainland UK. This includes Westerleigh Crematorium & Cemetery located just 5 miles from Downend which helps to serve those in Staple Hill, Fishponds, Frenchay, Mangotsfield, Emersons Green, and all the surrounding areas in and around Bristol.

There's also the option of having the cremation at Langstone Vale Crematorium and North Wiltshire Crematorium which are situated 22 miles and 33 miles from Downend respectively.

Should you need any guidance or you'd like to ask a question, our caring and compassionate customer service specialists are here for you and your family 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01543 211997. We're only ever one phone call away.

Distinct Cremations

We’re here for you whether you are looking for our direct cremation services today or planning for tomorrow.

Find our services below or alternatively you can view our price list or our CMA standardised price list.

Arrange a Funeral

From £1,199

Whether your loved one has died or is close to passing, our team is available 24/7 to support and talk you through the next steps; from collection and care of your loved one, completion of all paperwork, to the day of the funeral itself.

 

Funeral Plans

From £1,699 or £19.44** per month

Relax knowing that the arrangements are agreed and paid for. There are no medical questions and acceptance is guaranteed. You can also pay in monthly instalments.

** Price advertised is for a 50 year old paying over a 10 year period. Total cost is £2,332.80 and includes administration fees.

5 miles from Downend
Westerleigh Crematorium & Cemetery Westerleigh Road, Westerleigh, Bristol, BS37 8QP

Standing (100)
Toilets
Pets Allowed
Disabled Access
Webcast

21.8 miles from Downend :
Langstone Vale Crematorium Magor Road, Newport, Newport, NP18 2BP

Parking (90)
Seating (96)
Standing (100)
Toilets
Pets Allowed
Disabled Access
Webcast

33.4 miles from Downend :
North Wiltshire Crematorium Swindon Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 8ET

Parking (75)
Seating (100)
Standing (100)
Toilets
Pets Allowed
Disabled Access
Webcast

5 miles from Downend :
Westerleigh Crematorium & Cemetery Westerleigh Road, Westerleigh, Bristol, BS37 8QP

Seating (100)
Standing (100)
Toilets
Pets Allowed
Disabled Access
Webcast

21.8 miles from Downend :
Langstone Vale Crematorium Magor Road, Newport, Newport, NP18 2BP

Parking (90)
Seating (96)
Standing (100)
Toilets
Pets Allowed
Disabled Access
Webcast

33.4 miles from Downend :
North Wiltshire Crematorium Swindon Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 8ET

Parking (75)
Seating (100)
Standing (100)
Toilets
Pets Allowed
Disabled Access
Webcast

Nearby Locations

Our funeral services are also available to all those in the surrounding areas and across mainland UK. Wherever you are, you can feel reassured that your loved ones will be professionally and compassionately looked after.

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

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

Below are a selection of reviews from those who followed their instinct with Distinct and chose to buy a funeral with us.

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Anon 30 May 2024
first class
Mark 21 May 2024
Excellent communication, very helpful and we got just what we wanted in a service. Highly recommended and we will use again. Mark Oliver
Anon 2 May 2024
Service very efficient, and comprehensive. Understandably, you "chased me up" when there was a delay in my response to place an order, but this delay was whilst I contacted all those relatives who might have had a view to express.
Anon 24 Apr 2024
I was very happy with the service I received and they are only a phone call away if I or my sons should need advice or help in any way
Wendy 8 Apr 2024
This is a good company, the cremation was dealt with very smoothly without any problems. The staff were very courteous and professional throughout. Everything was explained over the phone and they were very patient answering my questions. The ashes were delivered on time to my door. Highly recommended.
Anon 7 Apr 2024
They gave a superb service, they were very professional from start to finish, but also friendly and empathetic too, at what was a very difficult time for myself and the family
Anon 6 Apr 2024
Dee was lovely and understanding and advice was easy to understand
Anon 5 Apr 2024
Very kind and helpful lady. She talked me through everything that I asked her about.
5/5
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Sue Cook Talking About Direct Cremation

Distinct Cremations leave out the funeral fuss and needless extras but leave in great service and a wonderfully caring attitude. That’s why my instinct is Distinct.

Sue Cook, TV Presenter

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