H. R. Palmer

DIRECT/Basic, Non Attendance Cremation
At a day & time of our choosing

For more prices or any other questions, see our ‘Local Fees’ or contact us on 01843 592720

The examples below show what we feel, to be an easier to understand costing of typical Funerals.

To the supply of a Motor Hearse, Funeral Director driver and bearers; making all arrangements with Thanet Crematorium for the Cremation of the deceased; obtaining statutory forms; preparing and attending to all essential documentation; making and receiving all necessary telephone calls; providing a polished Oak Veneer Coffin with brassed fittings, name plate, pillow and trimmings, use of cooling facilities and care of the deceased and paying all disbursements on your behalf.


Removal of the deceased from within the Thanet Area (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) Excluding National Bank Holidays £150.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Above Total (i) £1050.00
DISBURSEMENTS – Thanet District Council:
Cremation fee (9.30 a.m.) (which includes cremation of the deceased, Medical Referee, Environmental Surcharge & Wesley Music System)  £684.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Disbursement Total (ii) £684.00

If a Medical Certificate is required by the Cremation Authorities a Doctors fee of £82.00 will be added

If the Coroner is involved this fee will not need to be paid

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (i + ii) Total

If you do wish to view, this will incur a fee for additional preparation of £100.00. (Viewing by arrangement within normal working hours)
We shall provide you with all the relevant details and fees, as sometimes there are other variables which may have to paid depending on the circumstances surrounding the death and your personal choices.

Call H. R. Palmer now on
01843 592 720
Based in Ramsgate, we serve throughout the Thanet area and beyond.