PROFESSIONAL CHARGES

We have provided you an itemised menu listing of what we call our. Professional Charges. These are our core charges, many of which form the basis of your chosen funeral. These charges do not relate to a woodland or natural burial. For cost and service details please contact us to ensure all prices are up to date.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: ……....………………............................ £ 598.00

Charge includes:

 

Availability of the Searson family 24 hours EVERY day

Provision of a detailed consultation to discuss arrangements                                 

A Home Visit can be arranged at NO additional cost

Advice and Guidance on all available options and choices

Assistance in collation of all necessary documentation

Guidance on the Registration of Death

To act as an Agent, to make arrangements with all Third Parties such as Crematorium, Cemetery, Churches, etc

Provision of the Searson family to attend, co-ordinate and conduct the funeral on service day

To arrange placement of notices within Newspaper

BEARERS: ……………...………..……………………........................................ £ 140.00

We encourage family members to participate in the funeral, acting as a Bearer is a wonderful final gesture . As such, we do NOT include the cost of bearers in our charges as standard, only charging for them when needed.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

Most local authority cemeteries require ‘Professional Bearers’ ONLY to be used when carrying and lowering a coffin. This Policy is out of our control.

 

4 Professional Bearers included within our charge

 

Each additional Bearer …… £40.00

FUNERAL PRINT BENEFITS: …………………................................ £ FREE

We will provide you:

 

30 Full Colour Order of Service Booklets

We take your precious photographs and create a photographic reflection of

your loved one’s life, using the booklet as an Order of Service with verses,

music, readings and poems that will form the service. We make provision for

Fifteen photographs in your Service Book. Please see our ‘Printed Products

Explained’ leaflet for more details.

 

ALTERNATIVELY

 

40 Full Colour Prayer/Poem Cards

In replacement of a Service Book, you can have Poem / Prayer Cards which

can be created to reflect any one of our Service Book designs. Another

option is to have the cards reflect a life relevance such as a  Snooker Table,

Lottery Ticket, Bingo Card, even a Betting Slip

 

ALTERNATIVELY

 

1 Full Colour Framed Portrait Board

In replacement of either a Service Book or Poem Card, we can also extend

the offer of a Framed Portrait Board which can be displayed during the Funeral

Service and then taken home to cherish.

 

PLEASE NOTE

The benefits of our printed products are NOT included within our ‘Simple Funeral’ or ‘Direct Cremation’ options but can be purchased at an additional cost. Please ask a member of our family for details and prices.

MORTUARY CARE: ………………………………….................................... £ 498.00

Charge includes:

 

To provide a Modern, Dedicated and Specially Equipped Mortuary Care Facility (AVAILABLE FOR YOUR INSPECTION)

Provision of QUALIFIED and experienced staff who will care for your loved one

To perform ‘First Offices’, the washing and general Laying Out upon arrival at the Funeral Home

Preparation of your loved one for visitors in our Chapel of Rest

To dress your loved one, either in a chosen Gown, or in their own clothing

To have the Hair Washed, Dried and Styled to Salon Standard should you wish

For the application of any Make-up that you may feel appropriate

Provision of our Chapel during normal working hours, by appointment

TRANSFER SERVICE: ………………………………................................... £ 185.00

NORMAL WORKING HOURS:

Monday - Friday: 8.00am - 4.30pm

 

Charge includes:

 

The Searson family, on call, to respond to your immediate telephone enquiry

Initial Advice and Guidance on what needs to be done 

Provision of Vehicle and Staff to attend, to collect your loved one during working hours

Transfer of your loved one to our dedicated facilities, within a 12 mile radius

 

 

OUTSIDE WORKING HOURS:

Monday - Friday: 4.3pm - 8.00am

Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays

 

Our Transfer Service is available twenty four hours a day, every day of the year.

However, in providing this service outside of normal hours, our staff require additional payment; as such we make a nominal

 

surcharge of £50.00

MOTOR HEARSE: ……………………………………....................................... £ 298.00 

Charge includes:

 

For the provision of our Traditional Black Hearse

For the Hearse to arrive at a local address, to meet Mourners so allowing following cars to make a cortege

ALTERNATIVELY, the Hearse meets you at the point of service

LIMOUSINE: ……………………………….......................................…………... £ 198.00

Charge includes:

For the provision of our Traditional Black Limousine

For the Limousine to arrive at a local address, to collect Mourners and take to the point of service.

A return journey will also be provided up to a distance of fourteen miles

PLEASE NOTE:

The limousine can ONLY accommodate SIX passengers. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide the front passenger seat for public use.

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GENERAL PRICE GUIDE

FUNERAL HOME LOCATIONS

We have three funerals home, two in Portsmouth and another in Havant.

Just call us for immediate assistance

SOUTHSEA

105 Winter Road

Southsea

PO4 8DS

023 9273 8922

PORTSMOUTH

319 Copnor Road,

Portsmouth,
PO3 5EG

023 9266 5795

HAVANT

25-29 Park Parade 

Leigh Park

PO9 5AA

023 9247 7190

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OPENING HOURS:

Even though our funeral homes have scheduled hours of service, our telephones are answered by a member of the Searson family twenty-four hours of EVERY day.

Portsmouth and Havant

9.00 am - 4:30 pm

Monday - Friday

Southsea

By appointment

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