Funeral Services

W.A.Forsey founded Forsey and Son in 1946 based upon a very simple but important mantra:

“To alleviate the sorrow of parting, is to render a service to mankind. To this our every effort is respectfully dedicated”.

We still strongly believe that in whatever service we offer this ideal should be upheld and that care and consideration is ever-present. Details of our funeral services and what they include is shown below, but to discuss the options in more detail with our team of dedicated staff, please contact us at your convenience.

Our Professional Services, included in all of our funeral options, are:

We have shown below our funeral package options, but we understand that every funeral is different and therefore we are happy to discuss your exact requirements and create a truly bespoke and special funeral for your loved one.

Details of our two funeral package options and the bespoke funeral option are contained within the links below. 

Unattended Direct Cremation


Set-up for a funeral service

Attended Simple Cremation


Funeral arrangement room

Bespoke Funeral

from £2,625

Summary of Funeral Services

Description Unattended Direct Cremation Attended Simple Cremation Bespoke Funeral
Disbursements *
Full payment due up-front
Option to have non-essential disbursements
Provision of a limousine
Available at an additional cost
Choice of lined and fitted coffin
Simple coffin
Simple coffin
Oak veneer coffin - alternatives available
Crematorium permit attendance †
Choice of date and time of the funeral **
Use of our Chapel of Rest
Provision of funeral personnel
Provision of a hearse ††
Professional fees
From £2,625

† The maximum attendance for the ‘Attended Simple Cremation’ funerals is dictated by the crematorium. Please consult a Funeral Director for details.

†† In the case of a Direct Cremation, transportation will be in an Hearsette.

* Disbursements for the ‘Unattended Direct Cremation’ and ‘Attended Simple Cremation’ options are included to permit the funeral to take place. Disbursements for the ‘Bespoke Funeral’ can be added at prices in accordance with our Additional Options Price List. Please speak to one of our Funeral Directors for options and prices.

** Whereas there is flexibility on the date of the ‘Attended Simple Cremation’ the service times are dictated by the crematorium; currently either 9.00am or 9.30am.

Standardised Price List

Funeral Directors are now required to publish a ‘Standardised Price List’ which will facilitate comparisons with other Funeral Directors in the local area. In addition to comparing prices, we have highlighted the below points to consider when choosing a Funeral Director:-

In additional to the Standardised Price List, we have also included a list of our Additional Options which can be used to better understand the prices of the additional services we can offer as part of our Bespoke Funeral. 

We are also required to list our key terms of business, ultimate business ownership and a disclosure of interests.