Choosing a plan is easy... Everyone has their own ideas about the type of funeral they would like.

You may choose something simple and straightforward, or you might prefer a funeral with additional
services and special touches. These can be accommodated within your funeral plan or you
may prefer one of our most commonly-selected plans.

The Standard Plan

The most popular option, including:

  • Collection of the deceased and transportation to the funeral director’s premises, at any time of day or night, from anywhere in the local area.

  • Giving guidance to relatives or executors on the registration of the death and other matters relevant to the funeral.

  • Taking care of the deceased until the funeral.

  • Providing facilities for viewing by the family at the funeral directors premises, including preparation and dressing in a suitable gown or clothes if provided by the family.

  • The supply of a coffin with wood effect finish and simulated brass handles, engraved nameplate and interior lining.

  • Making all the arrangements for the funeral and providing the funeral director, driver and bearers for the funeral service.

  • Supply of a hearse and one limousine – the cortege can leave from a local address; proceed to a local place of worship if required then on to the local crematorium or place of burial.

  • Receiving flowers for the funeral, or charitable donations in lieu of flowers, and providing a list of donors to relatives or executors.

  • A contribution towards third party costs.

The Simple Plan

Similar to the Standard Plan but with the following variations:

  • Includes collection of the deceased during office hours only.

  • Facilities and preparation for viewing are not included.

  • A plain basic coffin is supplied.

  • No limousine is included.

  • No procession is included - usually the hearse will meet the family at the local crematorium or place of burial.

  • This plan does not include attending a service in a church as well as the crematorium.

  • Listing of flowers or charitable donations is not included.

The Traditional Plan

This provides an enhanced service, with the following variations to the Standard Plan:

  • The supply of a top quality coffin, with raised lid and panelled sides, fully furnished, with a quality interior gown set and fittings.

  • Supplying two limousines instead of one.

The Personal Plan

A funeral is a very personal matter and many people have particular wishes. If none of these plans suit your requirements then please let us know and we will prepare a personalised plan just for you, to allow for whatever services you require.

Everything is designed to make things as easy as possible
for your family and friends.

Third Party Costs

You can choose to include a contribution towards third party costs such as fees for cremation or burial, medical fees and minister’s or church fees. These costs are outside of our control. If these costs, as listed in the plan, are not covered by the plan value at the time of decide on the best arrangements for you. need, there will be a balance to pay. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for more information.

£100 Discount

Receive a genuine £100 online discount when purchasing a Funeral Plan through R.W. Barrett & Son Funeral Services.

Plans from £3065

We are happy to explain our funeral plans. To arrange an appointment in the Newcastle area please complete our enquiry form.

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Our brochure will allow you to consider funeral plan options. Please complete our enquiry form to receive your brochure.

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