Our Prices

Funeral Services are a very personal thing and each family choose to say farewell to their loved one in an individual way. However, in order to assist you in planning your service please find detailed below an outline of costs and typical expenses. We can include any additional items you require and if you have specific request and would like more information on please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will happily discuss your requirements and provide costings if desired.


Attended Funeral (funeral Director’s charges only) £1800
This is a funeral where family and friends have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation

Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements – £500

Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death 
normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s Premises) into the funeral director’s care-£195   
(Out of hours removals incur no extra charge, however Bariatric removals
may incur additional staff charges

Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities.
The deceased person will be kept in our Chapels of Rest -£500

Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from oak-effect veneer -£175
(larger size coffins may incur additional charges)

Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the                                                   
funeral director where viewing is requested by the customer – £5
( Out of office hours viewing incurs no extra cost)

At a date and time, you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct
to the agreed cemetery or crematorium normally within 20 miles of the Funeral Director’s premises)
​in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle – £425
(No additional charge for transportation to service directly before cremation or burial)           

Unattended Funeral
This is a funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person, but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself.

Burial (Funeral Director’s charges only) – £1100

Cremation Funeral Director’s charges plus cremation fee –  £1700

Fees You Must Pay (in addition to The Funeral Director’s fee)

For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee * In this area the typical cost for the burial fee for local residents is:
Hull Cemeteries £995 ( Hull City Council charge an additional fee of £150 for larger sized coffins)
East Riding Cemeteries £1088

For a new grave, you will also need to pay for the plot: for an existing grave with a memorial in place, you may need to pay a removal or replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of other fees.

For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee **
In this area, the typical cost of cremation for local residents is:
Hull £799
Haltemprice £1090

Doctors fees are £82 per doctor​Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director

This funeral director may be able to supply a range of optional, additional products and services, or to arrange (on your behalf) for a third party to supply them. Examples include:

Limousine car for mourners – max. 6 people  £175

Additional mileage (price per mile, one way only charged)  £1.50

Orders of Service Sheets  £45 set up fee and then from 60p per copy depending on content

Additional transfers of the deceased person 
e.g to their home or church to lay at rest prior to day of service  £250

Collection and storage of ashes   FOC

Embalming (if required)   FOC

Bariatric removals  for each additional staff to attend   £60 

Coffins larger than 6ft 2 and 24in wide   POA

Funeral Officiant: Minister of Religion £226; non religious Celebrant £200

Services outside normal hours:    Saturday Funeral Services  £150

Horse drawn hearse from £700                                                                                                                                                                            
Motorcycle hearse from  £700

Floral tributes prices determined by size and shape of arrangement and choice of flowers   POA

The funeral director can give you a full list of what they can supply.  They are likely to charge for these additional products and services, so you may choose to take care of some arrangements without their involvement, or you can use a different supplier.

*This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing a new grave, or for reopening and closing an existing grave.
**In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay doctor’s fees as well.  This is a charge for two doctors to sign the Medical Certificates for Cremation

At H Kemp and Son Limited  we believe that a funeral should reflect your wishes and be affordable with no hidden expenses and guarantee that we will always be fair and honest with our pricing policy.  Please find below details of the most popular service requested by families, however we are able to arrange more elaborate or unusual service should you wish .  Please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements in more detail.

Traditional Funeral Services £1800

(plus third party fees)

​Our Traditional Funeral Package is designed to suit those looking to arrange a Traditional Burial or Cremation for their loved one, with a Hearse leaving from a private address before reaching the Crematorium or Cemetery.    Our fees include the following

Simple Direct Funeral Services (unattended)  £1100 (plus third party fees)

We appreciate that not every family would like a traditional funeral service and we are happy to provide you with a simple funeral service to meet your requirements.  This service is conducted to our very high standards and with the utmost respect for your loved one.

The following services are included in our Simple Funeral Service:

The following services are not included:

If you would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Third Party Fees

Third Party Services arranged by us on your behalf

Cremation Fees
Doctor’s Fees (required for cremation)    £164                                                    
Haltemprice Crematorium Willerby    £1090                                                        
Hull CC Crematorium, Chanterlands Avenue    £799                                                   

​Cemetery Fees
East Riding Council Cemeteries  new grave    £2308       
East Riding Council Cemeteries opening of existing grave  £1088               
Hull CC Cemeteries new grave   £1305                                                               
Hull CC Cemeteries opening of existing grave  £995                                                
Please note that an East Riding grave fee includes a 60 year lease and a Hull grave fee is a 10 year lease with the option to purchase additional years at £30 per year

East Riding Cemetery Fees for Ashes
Purchase of Garden of Rest Plot   £974                                                           
Interment of ashes  £232                                                                                             
​Purchase of plaque    £217.20                                                                                  
Right to place a plaque   £192                                                                                              

Other Optional Fees  – These items are entirely at your discretion and are a guideline only.
Minister of Religion     £226                                                                                        
Humanist/Celebrant (non religious)    £200                                                        
Organist fee   £70                                                                                                             
Church fees ( based on Church of England fees)  £164
Floral tribute (based on the average cost of a coffin arrangement) £140
Hull Daily Mail announcement (approximate cost for initial announcement ) £132

Disclosure of Interests

H Kemp and Son Limited is a limited company, Company Number  4678725, with one registered office at 259 Hallgate, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, HU16 4BG, 

SAIF Membership:
H Kemp & Son Ltd proud to be
members of the Society of Allied
and Independent Funeral Directors
our regulatory body for Independent
Funeral Directors.

Contact Us:
H Kemp and Son Limited
259 Hallgate, Cottingham
East Yorkshire, HU16 4BG
Tel: 01482 844 695
Email: ​hkempandsonltd@gmail.com