Additional Options Price List

Please see our funeral prices below. If you have any questions, or to discuss a funeral plan, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Funeral Services

Professional Funeral Services
Includes making all necessary arrangements, liaising with crematorium or cemetery, attending to all documentation, making and receiving all necessary telephone calls, Provision of a Hearse, a traditional veneered coffin, and all necessary staff to carry out the funeral.
Bringing Your Loved One Into Our Care
From home, hospital or nursing home – 24 hours a day.
Care and Preparation of Your Loved One (Optional)
Including embalming and visiting the chapel of rest.
Provision of family limousines for transport for the funeral including returning to the chosen venue.  Each limousine holds seven persons.
£180 per limousine
Horse-Drawn Hearses – Horse-drawn hearses would need to be paid for in advance. 
Two Black Horses£825.00
Four Black Horses£1,500.00
Two White Horses£825.00
Four White Horses£1,500.00
To receive home or into the church prior to the funeral £150.00

Funeral Disbursements

Minister/ Officiant Fees 
Church in Wales officiating Minister£86.00
Civil Celebrant£195.00
Other – non-religious£86.00
Doctor’s Fees
Two doctors to prepare statutory cremation certificates to allow cremation.
Thornhill crematorium cremation fee plus ashes returned£755.00
Glyntaff crematorium cremation fee plus ashes returned£721.00
Caerphilly council fees* 
New Graves (depth-dependent*)£2251-£2412
Grave Re-open fee£1646-£1739
Interment of ashes – New Plot£812.00
Interment of ashes – Existing Plot£505.00
We kindly ask that cremation or burial fees be paid prior to the funeral.  
Wooden Ashes Casket£45
Heart-Shaped Metal Urn£65
Mini Metal Urn£35

Church Fees

These fees vary from church to church. We will provide an accurate cost during the arrangement and it will be on your written estimate.

Funeral Sundries

Order Of Service 
Visual Tributes
These can be arranged at the crematorium. Displaying photographs, sometimes to your loved one’s favourite piece of music, or just simply being displayed on a loop during the service. The cost is as follows:
1-15 Photographs£45
16-25 Photographs£55
26-50 Photographs£80
Additional photos (From 50+)£5 per image
Obituary NoticesFrom £120
Small Ashes Tubes
For keeping ashes in preparation for jewellery or keepsakes.
£5 per tube

Specialised Coffins

There is a wide choice of coffins available. From traditional, colourful, wicker and other bespoke varieties. We will provide you with the cost of any specialised coffin at the time of arrangement. A written estimate will always be given.

Ordering Funeral Flowers

We recommend ordering funeral flowers directly from the florists. We recommend the following, though other florists are available:
Lianne Quick (Private Florist) 07977800928
Nicola Downie Florist 02920 868087
Hillary’s Florist 02920 886300
Atwood Florist 02920 830589

Help Paying For A Funeral

The services below offer financial support if you need help paying for a funeral. Contact them directly for advice and to see if you qualify.

Apply for the DWP funeral payment or find out if you are eligible.0800 731 0469 or Visit
Beyond funeral finance – Funeral finance options that help you spread the cost over 12 to 48 Months.0800 044 9455

Contact Us

Contact Piper Funeral Services

Here at Piper Funeral Services, our funeral prices are always honest and transparent. So, if you have any queries regarding the cost of planning a funeral do not hesitate to contact us directly.
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