Direct Cremation £830 Total

Direct Cremation Service
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We understand every funeral is different because every person is unique and each family situation is different.

Benefits of Choosing Our Low Cost Direct Cremation

At our chosen crematorium ( Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium), we offer a low-cost direct cremation option for those who want to reduce the cost of their funeral. This option is available to anyone, regardless of their budget.

Direct cremation is becoming increasingly popular, as it offers a more affordable alternative to traditional funerals. In fact, most funerals now cost over £ 4000, which can be too expensive for some.

Direct cremation is a simple, affordable option that allows you to say goodbye to your loved one in a more relaxed and informal setting. There is no need for a funeral service or any other formal proceedings – you and your friends and relatives can gather together to say goodbye in your own way. We also offer the option of attending the cremation, which is not available at most other direct cremation providers. This allows you to have a final chance to say goodbye to your loved one in a more personal way.

Direct cremation is becoming increasingly popular as it provides a more affordable funeral option.

When you choose the low-cost direct cremation option offered by Capital Cremations, you benefit from:


– No need to plan your own funeral service

– The convenience of having the cremation arranged for you

– Peace of mind knowing that everything will be taken care of

– Lower costs than traditional funerals- The option to attend the cremation


Please get in touch if you would like more information about our low-cost direct cremation service. We would be happy to answer any questions you have.

Capital Cremations offers a low-cost direct cremation service that is more affordable than traditional funerals.

We believe that everyone should be able to say goodbye to their loved one in a way that is affordable and respectful. If you are interested in learning more about our low-cost direct cremation option, please get in touch. We would be happy to answer any questions you have.Capital Cremations is a family-owned and operated company that has been serving the Greater London area since 2007. We offer a variety of affordable funeral options, including direct cremation. For more information, please visit our website or call us at 020 7100 6074.

How It Works

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01 Contact

We are available 24 hours a day. If you prefer, you can call us in advance to provide some basic information, so when the time comes there is less for you to worry about

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02 Collection

We will collect the deceased from anywhere in London and take care of them at our facilities. This includes suitable transport to the crematorium for cremation.

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03 Cremation

We take care of everything including the removal of artificial devices such as pacemakers and handling of paperwork. The cremation will take place at our trusted partner crematorium.

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4 Ashes returned

Delivered on a day that suits you, usually within 14 days after cremation. Ashes are returned in a biodegradable urn that you can bury or use to scatter in a special location.


The Direct Cremation 

People are often unsure what the cremation service involves. We take you step by step through the process from getting the right documentation to the service and cremation.

Before the service

Before the cremation service can go ahead you will need to provide the following documentation. Your funeral director will assist with all of these arrangements and help you fill in the paperwork

Cremation application

The executor, near relative or person authorised to act in that capacity must send a Cremation Application form – sometimes called Form 1 in England and Wales – to the cremation authority in order to receive authorisation to cremate the remains of the deceased person. The form can be obtained by visiting your local council or can be downloaded directly from the council website.

Medical certificates

You will usually need to provide the Cremation Authority with two medical certificates from two separate doctors. This is not required when the Coroner issues a certificate – sometimes called Form 6 in England and Wales. Both certificates can be obtained for a small fee.

The Medical Certificate confirms the fact and cause of death and must be filled in and signed by the last doctor to attend the deceased.

The Confirmatory Medical Certificate must be signed by a second independent doctor who must also certify the fact and cause of death. Both doctors must see the body.

Your funeral director will ensure that all the above documentation, along with the Registry of Death, are submitted to the cremation authority who will issue a certificate authorising the cremation once satisfied all the documentation is in order.

The service

The cremation service can be religious or non-religious, or you may choose to have no service at all.

Any service that takes place must be carried out within the time allowed for each funeral and not impact on the funeral before or after. The duration of the service varies between crematoria but is usually 20 minutes, which allows time for people to enter the chapel, hold the service and leave. If you feel you will need a longer period of time, it is possible to book the following service time for an additional charge.

If you prefer, you can hold a service in a separate place, like a church, followed by a ceremony at the crematorium. You can arrange for your own minister to carry out the service or your funeral director can help you find a suitable person.

The end of the service is known as the committal. During the committal the coffin is usually hidden from view by curtains or taken out of the chapel. If you are arranging a funeral and would prefer the coffin to remain on view until everyone has left, your funeral director can arrange that for you.

When the service is over, the funeral director leads close family out of the chapel, followed by the other mourners. You will have an opportunity to look at the floral tributes and the family will have time to thank people for coming.

The cremation

The cremation will always take place on the same day as the service, usually within a few hours.

The coffin is taken into a room where the nameplate is checked. An identity card is then attached to the cremator where the coffin is placed and is kept with the ashes until they leave the crematorium.

The coffin is always cremated with the body in accordance with the Cremation Code of Practice. The code also requires that nothing must be removed from the coffin after it has been received from the chapel and that it must be placed in the cremator exactly as received.


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What is a Direct Cremation Service?

Direct cremation means that we cremate your loved one’s remains and deliver them to your home address. With direct cremation, there’s no need for you to attend the crematorium. We will arrange for the collection and care of the deceased; the costs are included in the price. You can still choose a coffin to store and transport your loved one if you wish. We offer a simple, sleek wooden coffin and personalisation options such as additional interior furnishings and custom nameplates.

Once the cremation is complete, we will arrange to deliver the ashes to your home address within 28 days. Besides cremating the deceased and delivering their ashes to your home, we also offer free advice and bereavement support from our expert team.

What are the benefits of a direct cremation? 

The direct cremation option is ideal for those who want to celebrate their loved one’s lives privately. There are several reasons why many people prefer this option to the alternative:

  • It costs less: Dealing with grief is stressful enough at the best of times; no one wants to take on additional stress or deal with needless complications. Direct cremation provides a lower-cost, stripped-down alternative to more comprehensive packages. There are still some professional services involved which add to the cost, but with our already unbeatable prices, direct cremations are ideal for families on a budget.
  • Grieve for them in your own way: Not everyone is looking for a traditional funeral or memorial service for their loved one. After a direct cremation, we deliver the deceased’s ashes to you, leaving you free to decide for yourself how you want to remember them. You can craft a memorial service to remember them the way you want. For those that find traditional funerals too emotionally taxing, hosting a more celebratory remembrance event at a later date is a welcome alternative.
  • A simple approach: Arranging a large funeral or service can present a serious logistical challenge. Direct cremations are simpler and more affordable than lavish funerals, enabling families to focus their time and energy on the mourning process.
  • Scatter the ashes somewhere significant: One of the most common reasons that some people prefer the idea of being cremated to being buried is that their family can scatter their ashes at a location of their or their family’s choosing. Unlike burials, which are generally restricted to cemeteries and graveyards, you can scatter people’s ashes just about anywhere you like. With direct cremation, it’s up to you what you do with your loved one’s remains.

A standard direct cremation will include the following:

  • Collection and care of the deceased: We will collect the deceased’s body from the hospital or mortuary, place them carefully in the coffin of your choice, and then transport them back to our crematorium.
  • Best prices in the UK. Most UK-based cremation businesses start their pricing at the £1400 mark. We are proud to offer a significantly lower starting point of £830. At the time of writing, that makes us the most affordablet cremation business in the whole UK.
  • All paperwork handled: Losing a relative or loved one is difficult enough at the best of times. But arranging funerals, services, and cremations can often involve a lot of paperwork and admin that only adds to the stress. Capital Cremations will handle all the paperwork on your behalf, leaving you free to focus on remembering your loved one.
  • Low-cost and stress-free: We strive to make our cremation services as affordable as possible without compromising the service’s quality or our staff’s professionalism. Keeping costs to a minimum is part of our broader strategy of ensuring the whole cremation process is as streamlined and stress-free as possible for everyone involved. We will ensure all the necessary paperwork and forms are completed accurately and submitted for approval so your cremation can proceed as soon as possible. The completion of the paperwork required is included in the price; there’s nothing extra you need to pay.
  • Delivery of ashes: Once we have completed your loved one’s cremation, we will store the ashes in a suitable urn and deliver them to your home address within 28 days.

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How to organise a direct cremation in London

Before organising the direct cremation, you need to:

  • Obtain the Medical Certificate from the hospital or doctor
  • Register the death at your local council Register Office
  • Obtain the Certificate for Burial or Cremation from the Registrar

Once you have the necessary paperwork, you can book the crematorium and make arrangements for the day itself.

Most people are happy to take care of certain tasks themselves, but prefer to obtain help with some things like ensuring that the paperwork is completely correctly and submitted to the crematorium on time, as well as transporting the coffin to the crematorium.

That’s where Capital Cremation Funerals can step in. With our low cost direct cremation service, we will ensure the whole process runs smoothly and all your requirements are met. Whether you want a basic, unattended Direct Cremation or an attended Simple Cremation service, we will make all the arrangements and be there on the day to support you.

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