What is included?

What is included?

  • Collection from within Hertfordshire or anywhere in mainland Great Britain
  • A simple, traditional coffin
  • Removal of a pacemaker if required
  • Crematorium fees
  • An unattended cremation at our partner crematorium
  • We let you know the date and time of the cremation so you can be thinking about it
  • Ashes scattered at the crematorium garden of remembrance or we can return them to family by hand for a small fee
  • We donate to plant a tree in memory of your loved one
  • Contact
  • Collection
  • Cremation
  • Ashes
Direct cremation in Hertfordshire

Arranging a direct cremation for a loved one in Hertfordshire

Our friendly in-house team will be there for you throughout the entire process, from your initial call to the personal delivery of the ashes. Don't hesitate to contact us, we cover Hertfordshire as well as all of mainland Great Britain.

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Plant a tree Hertfordshire

A tree planted in memory

Celebration of Life™ donate to plant a tree with the National Trust 'Plant a Tree Fund' for every service we do. A certificate is provided in memory of your loved one.

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How much is a direct cremation in Hertfordshire?

Our direct cremation service starts from £895

There may be a couple of extra costs you may need:

£100 ashes returned by hand in a beautiful biodegradable urn

£82 if a doctor has completed the cause of death paperwork

£295 if we need to do an urgent collection from a private residence

Direct Cremation Services in Hertfordshire

Call our friendly team for an accurate price on

0800 150 3555

 

To arrange a cremation for someone who has passed away

Lines are open 24 hours a day

General enquiries - opening hours:

8am - 6pm, 7 days a week

 

 Are you planning ahead for the future?

 

Find out about our prepaid plan

Hertfordshire

Scattering ashes in Hertfordshire

Scattering ashes in Hertfordshire unveils a variety of unique and meaningful locations for a heartfelt farewell. Each setting in the county provides its distinctive ambiance, allowing families to bid a serene goodbye amidst Hertfordshire's natural beauty and tranquil landscapes.

4 places to scatter ashes locally
Venues Hertfordshire

Destinations to celebrate your loved one's life in Hertfordshire

Scattering ashes in Hertfordshire offers families a diverse range of serene locations, from the expansive landscapes of Rothamsted Park and Verulamium Park to the tranquil banks of the river Colne and the communal spaces of Harpenden Common. Each locale provides a unique and peaceful setting for a heartfelt farewell, allowing families to honour their loved ones amidst the natural beauty of Hertfordshire.

Covering Hertfordshire and the rest of Great Britain

Hertfordshire, a county located in East of England, with a population of over a million residents. Hertfordshire largest settlements include Watford, Stevenage, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, and Welwyn Garden City.

The death must be registered at the local register office to where the death occurred. There are 8 register offices locally.

  • Bishop's Stortford Register Office Riverside House, 2 Hockerill Street, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2DL
  • Cheshunt Register Office Bishop's College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XH
  • Hatfield Register Office 19b St Albans Road East, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0NG
  • Hemel Hempstead Register Office The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1DN
  • Hertford Register Office County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8DE
  • St Albans Register Office The Gatehouse, 1 Victoria Square, St Albans, AL1 3TF
  • Stevenage Register Office Danesgate House, Danesgate, Stevenage, SG1 1WW
  • Watford Register Office 31 Hempstead Road, Watford, WD17 3EY

Areas we cover in Hertfordshire

We can arrange fuss-free direct cremations across the whole of Hampshire, covering areas such as Watford, Hemel Hempstead, Stevenage, St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, Cheshunt, Hoddesdon, Bishop's Stortford and Hatfield. 

Regardless of where your loved one is located, we will take care of everything from collecting them to arranging the cremation, and personally delivering their ashes to you at any location in Hertfordshire.

We frequently attend the general hospitals in the area, Watford General Hospital, St Albans City Hospital, and Hemel Hempstead Hospital, and are familiar with the local staff to ensure that the collection takes place without delay.

Frequently asked questions about our Hertfordshire direct cremation

What is the difference between a direct cremation and a standard funeral in Hertfordshire?

Unlike a standard funeral, a direct cremation in Hertfordshire means there is no hearse, pallbearers or service held with mourners at the crematorium. This gives family the time to plan something unique and personal in their own time, with or without the ashes.

Can I attend the service with a direct cremation in Hertfordshire?

A direct cremation is unattended, so there is no service at the crematorium. However, we do let the family know the date and time of the cremation so they can do something special at home.

How much is a direct cremation in Hertfordshire?

Our direct cremation service in Hertfordshire which includes collection, care at our mortuary and the cremation costs is £895. Extras include; £100 for the return of ashes, £82 for a doctor's fee (which is always needed if there has not been a post-mortem) and £295 for an urgent collection (which is needed if someone dies at home).

Can I pay in advance for a direct cremation in Hertfordshire?

Yes, we offer a fully inclusive prepaid direct cremation plan. Once you have paid for a plan, the cost is fixed and guaranteed no matter how far in the future you need us. Visit our Pre-Paid Plan Page to find out more.

Will the cremation take place in Hertfordshire?

Although we cover all of Hertfordshire, we are a national direct cremation provider which means that the cremation may not take place at your local crematorium. We have facilities around the country and as a direct cremation is unattended, the location is chosen by Celebration of Life and we then let you know the date and time so you can do something special at home.

Speak to our team today

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0800 150 3555