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Funeral Costs

How much will it cost?

We always aim to keep our costs low and transparent. The prices below are for some of our most frequently selected packages. But remember, every funeral is unique, and while our fees are fixed by package, third party costs – things like flowers, coffins, bespoke vehicles, and newspaper notices – can vary depending on your wishes.

Typical Cremation Cost


Typical Burial Cost


The fee for the purchase of the lair depends on the cemetery, and can range from £600 to £1,400. In addition, there may be an internment fee which can range from £500 to £1,200. A surcharge may apply if not a resident in the area.

Additional services

  • Ashes urns (from) £40
  • Reception into church/home £200
  • Mercedes S Class limousine - seats three £125
  • Horse drawn hearse (from) £900
  • Embalming £100
  • Mercedes traditional limousine -seats six £250
  • Mercedes hearse £395
  • Vintage hearse £395
  • Saturday funeral fee £300
  • Collection & delivery of ashes £50
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Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below answers to some of the most frequently asked questions:

Every funeral is unique, so costs will vary depending on your wishes.

We will always provide you with an estimate for your consideration, we can then adjust this if required.

If you require assistance towards the cost of the funeral there is a ‘Funeral Support Payment‘, this could help pay for funeral costs if you live in Scotland. It usually will not cover the full cost of the funeral but it could help pay for some costs.

A direct cremation (also known as an unattended funeral) is for those who would prefer a straightforward funeral. It’s different to a traditional funeral as there’s no funeral service and you will be unable to be present at the cremation.

Our Essential funeral is a more straightforward option.

We will still provide you with tremendous levels of quality and care. 

If you choose our traditional funeral, then yes you will be able to choose the date and time.

You can buy one of our set cremation plans online, or you can pop into one of our offices to have a chat with one of our friendly team who will talk through all the options available.

We’re available 24 hours a day to assist you on the telephone on 0800 996 1927. We also have 16 funeral offices which are open from 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. You can also email us at

We have 16 offices across Edinburgh and through the central belt of Scotland, and have been looking after funerals since 1927. We’re not part of the Co-op Group, who are based in Manchester. We the largest independent Co-operative in Scotland.

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Provision of all services including appropriate advice, support and guidance. All personnel necessary to carry out the funeral arrangements.

Bringing the deceased into our care, preparation and presentation of the deceased, including the use of a private viewing room.

Typical third party fees would be for flowers, minister fee and a newspaper notice.

Our Essential Funeral allows us to provide a caring and quality service at a fair cost. The simple lower-cost funeral comes with the comfort of knowing that we guarantee to provide our usual outstanding levels of care and service.

A direct cremation is for those who would prefer a straightforward funeral. It’s different to a traditional funeral as there’s no funeral service and you will be unable to be present at the crematorium.

Our services are provided free of charge for children up to 18 years of age.