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Directors: Bruce Bragg & David Bastock.

Prepaid Funeral Plans provided by Open Prepaid Funeral Plans

Why choose an Open Prepaid Funeral Plan?

Open provide a totally transparent and secure method of planning your funeral. We are committed to the provision of your funeral through your chosen Funeral Director.

Why Prepay for your Funeral?

The cost of a funeral over the last decade has outstripped inflation mainly due to the rising fees for doctors, crematoria and clergy. By prepaying for your funeral you can secure today’s prices for your future requirement.

What is a Prepaid Funeral?

A Prepaid funeral is the simplest, most caring and most practical way to remove the financial and emotional worry and responsibility that unexpected funeral arrangements can bring.

This funeral plan includes:
    • Local collection of the deceased from the place of death and their conveyance to the funeral director’s premises during normal working hours
    • Care of the deceased prior to the funeral
    • Supplying a basic coffin suitable for burial or cremation
    • Provision of the hearse to convey the deceased directly to the funeral location
    • Provision of sufficient bearers as required
    • Professional advice on certification, registration and all the required legal documentation
    • Contribution of £1,100.00 towards 3rd party costs, such as clergy, doctors and the crematorium and/or cemetery (not included in the Simple Plan)
    • Provision of Chapel of Rest facilities for viewing of the deceased prior to the funeral and/or service rooms where available
    • The Funeral Director’s fees in arranging and conducting the funeral
    • Advice and help for the purpose of producing Order of Service and/or Hymn sheets (printing not included)
    • Advice and help for placing an obituary notice in the local press (cost of notice not included)
    • Memorial advice
    • Additional items such as a Horse Drawn Hearse, Traditional Wooden Ashes Casket and Upgrade to Wicker Coffin are available on request. Please talk to our team directly or take your standard plan out and we can add them for you afterwards.
    • No Cancellation Fees
This funeral plan includes:
      • Local collection of the deceased from the place of death and their conveyance to the funeral director’s premises during normal working hours
      • Care of the deceased prior to the funeral
      • Supplying a genuine wood veneered coffin suitable for burial or cremation
      • Provision of the hearse and one mourners’ limousine (a limousine typically seats 6)
      • Provision of funeral conductor and bearers as required
      • The cortege leaving from a local address, travelling to the funeral service and returning afterwards
      • Professional advice on certification, registration and all the required legal documentation
      • Contribution of £1,100.00 towards 3rd party costs, such as clergy, doctors and the crematorium and/or cemetery
      • Provision of Chapel of Rest facilities for viewing of the deceased prior to the funeral and/or service rooms where available
      • The Funeral Director’s fees in arranging and conducting the funeral
      • Advice on floral tributes, estate administration, bereavement counselling and charitable donations
      • Advice and help for the purpose of producing Order of Service and/or Hymn sheets (printing not included)
      • Advice and help for placing an obituary notice in the local press (cost of notice not included)
      • Memorial advice
      • Additional items such as a Horse Drawn Hearse, Traditional Wooden Ashes Casket and Upgrade to Wicker Coffin are available on request. Please talk to our team directly or take your standard plan out and we can add them for you afterwards.
      • No Cancellation Fees
This funeral plan includes:
        • Local collection of the deceased from the place of death and their conveyance to the funeral director’s premises during normal working hours
        • Care of the deceased prior to the funeral
        • Supplying a superior genuine wood veneered coffin suitable for burial or cremation
        • Provision of the hearse and two mourners’ limousine (a limousine typically seats 6)
        • Provision of funeral conductor and bearers as required
        • The cortege leaving from a local address, travelling to the funeral service and returning afterwards
        • Professional advice on certification, registration and all the required legal documentation
        • Contribution of £1,100.00 towards 3rd party costs, such as clergy, doctors and the crematorium and/or cemetery
        • Provision of Chapel of Rest facilities for viewing of the deceased prior to the funeral and/or service rooms where available
        • The Funeral Director’s fees in arranging and conducting the funeral
        • Advice on floral tributes, estate administration, bereavement counselling and charitable donations
        • Provision of attendance cards or book for those who attend the funeral to sign
        • Collection of floral tribute cards or if preferred, a listing of those who have sent flowers
        • Advice and help for the purpose of producing Order of Service and/or Hymn sheets (printing not included)
        • Advice and help for placing an obituary notice in the local press (cost of notice not included)
        • Memorial advice
        • Additional items such as a Horse Drawn Hearse, Traditional Wooden Ashes Casket and Upgrade to Wicker Coffin are available on request. Please talk to our team directly or take your standard plan out and we can add them for you afterwards.
        • No Cancellation Fees
Funeral Plan Elements Simple Plus/Simple Plan Traditional Plan Select Plan
Local collection of the deceased from the place of death and their conveyance to the funeral director’s premises during normal working hours

Care of the deceased prior to the funeral

Coffin type Basic coffin Genuine wood veneered coffin Superior genuine wood veneered coffin
Provision of funeral transport (a limousine typically seats 6) Hearse directly to the funeral location Hearse and one mourners limousine Hearse and two mourners limousine
Provision of funeral staff Bearers as required Conductor and Bearers as required Conductor and Bearers as required
The cortege leaving from a local address, travelling to the funeral service and returning afterwards

Professional advice on certification, registration and all the required legal documentation

Contribution of £1,100.00 towards 3rd party costs, such as clergy, doctors and the crematorium and/or cemetery Optional*

Provision of Chapel of Rest facilities for viewing of the deceased prior to the funeral and/or service rooms where available

The Funeral Director’s fees in arranging and conducting the funeral

Advice on floral tributes, estate administration, bereavement counselling and charitable donations

Provision of attendance cards or book for those who attend the funeral to sign

Collection of floral tribute cards of if preferred, a listing of those who have sent flowers

Advice and help for the purpose of producing Order of Service and/or Hymn sheets (printing not included)

Advice and help for placing an obituary notice in the local press (cost of notice not included)

Memorial advice

No Cancellation Fee

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