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A funeral plan can provide peace of mind for you and your family and could save you money. You choose the funeral you want and pay for our services included in the plan at today's prices, relieving your family of worries and uncertainty at a distressing time.

The price of funerals, like everything else, has been rising year on year. That’s why it is more important than ever to be planning ahead and preparing for our future.



*SunLife Cost of Dying Report 2016 ***Projections by Golden Charter based on SunLife Cost of Dying research
Taking out a funeral plan is a sensible and thoughtful way to help protect yourself against these increases. More than a million people in the UK have taken out a funeral plan. We recommend funeral plans from Golden Charter, the UK’s largest provider of plans*** to independent funeral directors.

With a range of plans and flexible ways to pay, a Golden Charter Funeral Plan offers you exceptional value and choice. Plus, you can tailor your plan to meet your personal wishes, from the service and type of coffin, to the music, flowers and readings. This way, your family will find great comfort knowing that your funeral will be carried out according to your wishes.

With a Golden Charter Funeral Plan you’ll benefit from:

• Protection against rising costs
• Reassurance for your family – less uncertainty and fewer difficult decisions
• Flexible ways to pay
• The assurance that your local and independent funeral director will look after you when the time comes.




*** Funeral Planning Authority (FPA) Statistics 2015, 2016; Golden Charter Annual Review 2015-16. FPA registered providers only.

The Value Plan from £2,895

Our lowest priced plan, the Value Plan, offers a traditional funeral at an affordable price. Includes the following:

  • The funeral director's services
  • A simple coffin

  • An allowance of £700 for third party costs such as crematorium fees and clergy fees

  • Local conveyance of the deceased from the place of death within mainland UK to a suitable resting place within 15 miles, during normal office hours

  • The provision of a hearse to a local cemetery or crematorium

  • The funeral director will choose the date and time of the funeral

To purchase The Value Plan click here                                 


The Standard Plan from £3,295

Ideal if you require a simple funeral, with a guarantee of no more pay for your funeral director’s services. Includes the following:
  • The funeral director's services

  • An allowance of £940 for third party costs such as crematorium fees and clergy fees

  • A Simple Coffin

  • Local conveyance of the deceased from the place of death within mainland UK to a suitable resting place within 15 miles, during normal office hours

  • The care of the deceased prior to burial or cremation

  • The provision of a hearse to a local cemetery or crematorium

  • The use of a chapel of rest, or rest rooms and service rooms

To purchase the Standard Plan click here                               

The Select Plan from £3,650

The most popular plan option available which includes a hearse, one limousine and out of hours service. Covers the following:
  • The funeral director's services

  • An allowance of £940 for third party costs such as crematorium fees and clergy fees

  • A High Quality Coffin

  • Local conveyance of the deceased from the place of death within mainland UK to a suitable resting place within 15 miles, outside normal office hours

  • The care of the deceased prior to burial or cremation

  • The provision of a hearse and one limousine

  • Cremation or burial where locally available (burial costs are not guaranteed)

  • The use of a chapel of rest, or rest rooms and service rooms

  • Family viewing

To purchase the Select Plan click here                                                     

The Premier Plan from £3,899

For those of you who wish to cover all aspects of the funeral, including a high quality coffin, additional transport provision for relatives or friends, and a full listing of floral tributes. Covers the following:
  • The funeral director's services

  • An allowance of £940 for third party costs such as crematorium fees and clergy fees

  • A Superior Coffin

  • Local conveyance of the deceased from the place of death within mainland UK to a suitable resting place within 15 miles, outside normal office hours

  • The provision of a hearse and two limousines

  • Cremation or burial where locally available (burial costs are not guaranteed)

  • The use of a chapel of rest, or rest rooms and service rooms

  • Family viewing

  • Full listing of floral tributes

To purchase the Premier Plan click here                    




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