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Funeral Prices

We aim to keep the costs of a funeral as low as possible so that you can choose to do more for your loved ones.

We believe everybody is entitled to a dignified funeral and a family should not be worried about cost when saying goodbye to their loved one.


  • A basic no fuss funeral. Fully inclusive.

Traditional Cremation

  • Our Professional fees
  • Care of your loved one
  • Transfer with a traditional hearse
  • Transport in a Traditional Limousine
  • A wood veneered coffin
  • Doctor's fees
  • Cremation fee
  • Minister, Humanist, Celebrant fee

Horse & Carriage with Cremation

  • Our Professional fees
  • Care of your loved one
  • Transfer with a horse and carriage
  • Transport in a Traditional Limousines
  • A choice of coffin
  • Cremation fee
  • Doctor's fee
  • Minister, Humanist, Celebrant fee

Starting cost is £1400 for Simple Funeral

Choose additional options from the items below to create a bespoke funeral cost estimate.

A Service for Everyone’s Needs and Budget

We offer a range of plans and services from budget to more elaborate and can cater for everyone’s needs and budget. We can tailor make a bespoke funeral plan for you loved one if you don’t like the look of our plans. We will work with you to make sure it is right for your family.

Our passion and care as we strive to be the best we can be and provide the highest quality professional funeral services for you, means we choose to pass on the savings to you and your loved ones for the things  that are within our control.

Third Party Costs

There are some other 3rd party costs that are out of our control that you will need to take into consideration, these can include:

  • Flowers
  • Humanist, Priest or Officiant’s fee
  • Burial or interment fee
  • Gravedigger fees
  • Cremation fees
  • Fees for cremation documents
  • Purchase of a grave/burial plot
  • Musicians fees such as cantors or pipers
  • Memorial headstones
  • Fees to scatter ashes

You may also want to provide additional services such as limousines for your family, or printed order of service for the ceremony, amongst other things. We can provide these at a very competitive price.


Keeping Prices Down

We keep our prices down to enable you do more for your family. That is why we have our Best Price Promise Guarantee as the last thing any family wants to do after the death of a loved one is shop around for the best value. We will always give you the best price the first time.

You can call us 24 hours on 0191 511 1412 or click the button below for other options.



Richard Bird Funeral Services, 57 Great North Road, Gosforth, NE3 2DQ


0191 511 1412

Please note: Richard Bird Funeral Services has no association with any other funeral company.

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