Simple Direct Cremation

Our Pure Direct Cremation option is for those who want the minimum of fuss for the minimum of cost. The deceased is first transferred into our care, a simple coffin is provided before transferring to a Westerleigh Crematorium for cremation.  The ashes are returned to our offices for a personal representative to collect.

What’s Included?

  • Professional and administrative services in completion of required paperwork.
  • Crematorium Fees
  • Doctors Certificate Fees
  • Transferring the deceased into our care (during office hours – up to 50 mile return journey.
    Transfer out of office hours incurs an additional fee of £225.00.)
  • A simple coffin.


Family will not be made aware of the date of cremation in advance of the service, embalming and open visitation available at additional cost, as is the provision of one floral tribute if desired. No in memory donations.

How Does it Work ?

  • When a person passes away, they will be transferred into our care and will be looked after at one of our secure chapels of rest in either Rayleigh or Thorpe Bay, Southend.
  • Our experienced staff will speak with the deceased’s representative, assisting with registration procedures.  Our staff will complete all of the required paperwork for cremation. – If required arrangements can be made over the phone and via email, or post.
  • A suitable coffin will be provided and a cremation will be booked. (For those wishing to attend the crematorium, a date will be set.  Those opting for an Unattended service will not be made aware of the date.)
  • A representative from the Westerleigh Crematorium Group will attend our offices and the deceased will be transferred into their care.  They will facilitate the cremation at one of their privately run crematoria.
  • Once the cremation has taken place, the deceased’s personal representative will be notified and they are welcome to visit our office to collect the cremated remains.



Includes all fees. Cremation taking place at a Westerleigh Group Crematorium

Contact Us 24 Hours a day,
7 Days a week on
01702 586383 or 01268 743102
With funeral directions in Southend, Benfleet and Rayleigh,
we are also able to cover a wider local area including Rochford, Hockley, Hadleigh, and Thundersley.

Good Funeral Guide
National Association of Funeral Directors
Natural Death Centre


Price includes all fees. Cremation takes place at Basildon or Southend Crematorium (£2472).

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The price includes all fees for an attended Cremation at Southend Crematorium.

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Price includes all fees. Service and cremation taking place at Basildon Crematorium.

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As your local funeral director in RayleighSouthend, and Benfleet we are here to help and advise you in whatever way we can.
We are dedicated professionals who provide a personal service to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

01268 743102 for Rayleigh or 01702 586383 for Thorpe Bay