funeral services

Direct Funerals

Direct Funerals offer a cost-effective option for those seeking an alternative to traditional full-service funerals. Catering to individuals who prefer a more contemporary approach, it provides a respectful funeral experience that is straightforward and uncomplicated, while still maintaining the same level of dignity and respect. We want to make this difficult time as easy for you as possible keeping you fully informed every step of the way.

The Direct Cremation  


The Direct Burial


  • Alder forest Funeral Service will set the day and time of the committal, family will be notified. Mourners CANNOT attend.
  • Care of the deceased person in appropriate facilities. There will be no embalming, dressing or viewing of the deceased
  • Collection from an address within 10 miles of one of our offices in office hours. Otherwise, additional charges will be made
  • Suitable vehicle to transport to the crematorium/cemetery
  • Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements
  • Ashes must be collected from our Office within 7 days of notification that they are ready or scattered in The Garden of Remembrance.
  • Simple coffin. Outsize coffin (over 6ft x 20’’) will incur extra charges
  • Doctor fee for Cremation
  • Local Crematorium Fee


Full payment must be made in advance of the funeral being booked. This does not include removal of implants/pacemakers