Direct Cremation is now widely advertised on television and in the media. It’s a simple way to make arrangements when a funeral is not felt to be necessary or appropriate, or when the family would simply prefer to hold their own form of commemorative event, often around the scattering or burial of the ashes.

But whilst Direct Cremation offers many advantages, it can still be very stark and uncompromising and many people struggle with not being able to say goodbye in some way.

At Fred Stevens, our fully inclusive direct cremation service (see our price list) involves the following: