H. R. Palmer

Our Hearse Only Attended Cremation

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.

For the Bearers and Driver’s and Undertaker’s attendances.
Making all arrangements with the Thanet Crematorium for the Cremation;
obtaining statutory forms; preparing and attending to all essential documentation; making and receiving all necessary telephone calls and arranging for the attendance of the Celebrant (for a Religious Service we would arrange for a Vicar, see below) for the Cremation Ceremony at Thanet Crematorium; provision of Chapel of Rest 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 Holidaysto our Private Chapel of Rest. £150.00
Providing facilities, preparation and care of the deceased – to be dressed in a satin gown or own clothes, if wished. £350.00
Supplying a polished Oak Veneer Coffin with brassed fittings, name plate, closing screws, wreath holders; interior lined with domette, silk and satin accessories, pillow and trimmings. £250.00
For the Motor Hearse £300.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Total of the above (i) £2020.00
DISBURSEMENTS – Thanet District Council:
Cremation Fee between 10 a.m. & 4 p.m. (which includes cremation of the deceased, Medical Referee, Environmental Surcharge & Wesley Music System) £911.00
Celebrants Fee
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Disbursement Total (ii)  £1091.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (i + ii) Total

If a Medical Certificate required by the Crematorium Authorities add

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

If you wish to have a religious Service, the Minister’s fee is (swop with the Celebrants Fee)



If you wish to have a Limousine, then add  £185.00

We do not charge for viewing of the deceased between the hours of 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday during normal working days.

(The £1.00 charge in the ‘Standardised Price List’ will be waived)

We shall provide you with all the relevant details and fees, as sometimes there are other variables which may have to be paid depending on the circumstances surrounding the death.
Or you may wish for other services of your own personal choice.

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