Welham Jones Funerals and Memorials are family run funeral directors with a local funeral home in Orpington and Chelsfield, Kent. From this branch we provide quality funeral services. As local funeral directors, we are here to help you under these difficult times. Our funeral arrangements:
As local Orpington funeral directors, our staff are right here to support you under these difficult moments. Our funeral arrangements:
deliver value for money at competitive prices, together with complete openness
contain no concealed costs, no jargon & very clear communication
are able to customize a bespoke service
deliver 24/7 assistance
provide pre-paid funeral plans
funeral flowers & wreaths
Our Funeral Services in Orpington and Chelsfield Kent
Organising an Orpington Funeral
Funeral Arrangements : What You Need To Do First
There are actually a few things that you need to do whenever a person dies. These involve:
Obtain a medical certificate stating the cause of death. This is in most cases produced by the doctor that was involved with their care-- they have to complete a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death, similarly referred to as a MCCD.
You need to register the death at the Register Office
Tell the Department for Work and Pensions
Arrange the funeral
Planning The Funeral with Your Local Orpington Funeral Home
The moment you come to see us, there are a numerous things we will need to understand. These include:
Are there any cultural or religious requirements?
Will it be a burial or cremation?
Which venue with regards to the service?
What kind of service you need?
The name of the officiant
The reference number or details of any pre-paid funeral plan
Meeting Us at our Orpington and Chelsfield Branch
So as to finalise the funeral arrangements, we need to meet with you personally here at our Orpington funeral home. Our staff are here to assist you together with give any type of emotional help that you need. We want to become familiar with you and your lost loved one so as to present you the absolute best funeral service that we can.
What to expect at this meeting:
Review the type of funeral you need for your loved one.
Touch upon the funeral specifics-- specifically where it will start off, choice of hearse and fleet vehicles, location of the service, dates and times, and so forth
Completion of the legal paperwork.
Take a look at the coffin type, flower tributes, obituary notices and order of service.
Please Note: Please bring the 'green form' with you. This is the Authority for Cremation or Burial issued by the Registrar. We will require this for you to advance with making the funeral arrangements for you.
Following The Meeting
When the funeral plans have been confirmed, Welham Jones Funerals and Memorials will present an estimated cost, alongside our Terms and Conditions. There need to be signed by each parties.
Funeral Cost Calculator
You can make the most of our on line funeral cost calculator or obtain our costs from our business website.
Cremation or Burial
Deciding upon a burial or cremation is not purely a personal choice, but can easily feature the wishes of the deceased, religious together with family traditions. The following is here to help.
Presently there are a several possibilities that are made available should you go for a burial, these consist of:
Type of graveside service
Place of the service. This could be at the cemetery's chapel or maybe elsewhere
You will need to make an appointment with the selected cemetery if you want to select the grave location.
Should you prefer a cremation, you have a service away from the crematorium, for example, a church, followed by the committal at the crematorium, or perhaps have the full service at the crematorium.
The deceased's ashes may then be kept by the family, scattered or buries inside the crematorium, or we can collect them and bring them and take care of them. All of this we will talk about at our meeting.
Welham Jones has a wide range of prior experience with repatriation, around the world. We offer a complete UK and international repatriation service of the highest standards.
Our repatriation fee incorporates:
The funeral director's costs with regard to shipping and delivering the remains from a London airport.
Liaising with HM Coroner, overseas representatives and airlines, as well as any other called for administration and legal documentation handling.
An agent and/or other funeral director's expenses with regards to taking care of import of the remains.
Airline fees and tariffs - based upon gross weight of the casket.
Road transit costs - if repatriating from Scotland, Eire or the near continent.
Funeral services and resultant burial or cremation.
Memorials, Coffins, Caskets and Flowers
We supply a complete array of memorial headstones, coffins and caskets and funeral flowers.
Prepaid Funeral Plans
A prepaid funeral plan is an economic approach so as to pay for you own funeral.
Regardless if fixed or bespoke service, out pre-payment funeral plans are administered by Ecclesiastical Planning Services Limited, a part of the Ecclesiastical Group and a registered provider of the Funeral Planning Authority adhering to its Code of Practice plus high professional standards.
Financial security is what our pre-paid funeral plans give you. Aside from the upfront management charge, every penny of the plan is safely and securely looked after in a life assurance policy and ring-fenced to cover your funeral. When you need the money most, the funds are made readily available and can not be used for anything else other than to pay for you funeral.
Local Funeral Directors in Orpington and Chelsfield Kent
Looking for a trusted local Chelsfield and Orpington funeral director that listens closely to your requirements? Which offers a memorable funeral service for all the best reasons. Contact our team right now on 01689 452525 or visit our funeral home, Welham Jones Funerals & Memorials, 9 Windsor Dr, Chelsfield, Orpington BR6 6EY.
Areas Served Nearby:
Petts Wood BR5
Green Street Green
St Mary's Cray
St Paul's Cray
and nearby areas