Distinct Cremations review 2022
- Simple dignified cremation from just £995
- Nationwide collection throughout England, Wales and mainland Scotland
- 24 hour support – 7 days a week
- Around 60% cheaper than the average traditional funeral*
Need to arrange a direct cremation today: Call 0800 086 1882 and Distinct Cremations will help guide you through the everything
Distinct Cremations reviews on Feefo
Customers of Distinct Cremations have awarded them an excellent rating of 4.9 out of 5 on the independent review website Feefo.
Market insight – Distinct Cremations offer direct cremation services for someone who has just passed away, plus a prepaid funeral plan for those looking to plan ahead. This review focuses on their service for people that have recently died.
Key points about the Distinct Cremation service
Distinct Cremation’s simple direct cremation includes the following services:
- Collection from hospital throughout England, Wales and mainland Scotland
- Care and preparation of the deceased
- Help and guidance with arrangements and documentation
- A simple coffin
- A dignified unattended cremation at a Westerleigh group crematorium
- Ashes scattered in the garden of remembrance
The following services are available for an additional cost if required:
- Collection from home or a nursing home
- Out of hours collection
- Ashes hand delivered to family
- Removal of artificial mechanisms such as a pacemaker
- Removal and storage of personal items
- An upgraded urn
- Extra-large coffin
- Doctor’s fees if needed
How much does a Distinct cremation cost?
The basic cost of a simple unattended cremation with Distinct Cremations is £995. If you require additional services, any further costs which will be explained to you at the outset.
Distinct Cremations also offer a ‘private cremation’ which allows up to 8 people to attend a short 10 minute early morning service. Time for family to say goodbye to their loved one and perhaps play some music or say a few words. Prices for this attended option are from £1,295.
What happens at a Distinct cremation?
If you want to arrange a direct cremation for someone who has just died, you just call Distinct Cremations and they will arrange for your loved one to be collected. They will care for them until the time of the cremation and help guide the family through the arrangements and paperwork.
Once the cremation has taken place, they will either scatter the ashes in the garden of remembrance, or return them by hand to family (for an additional cost).
Distinct Cremations is part of the Westerleigh Group, one of the largest UK’s funeral and cremation service providers with 30 years’ experience.
They are a dedicated direct cremation service provider, who offer a nationwide service using their own Westerleigh crematoriums, located throughout England, Wales and mainland Scotland.
The Distinct Cremations TV advert
The Distinct Cremations TV advert explains how direct cremation may suit people who are looking to avoid the pomp and ceremony of a traditional funeral and save money.
As the tv advert focuses on prepaid funeral plans, it also explains how planning in advance can remove the worry from family when the time comes.
The Distinct Cremations service – our verdict
Distinct Cremations offer a dignified simple cremation service that is highly rated by families. As they own their own crematoriums, they have complete control over the services they offer, from collection to return of the ashes.
Their pricing structure is straight forward and means you only pay for the services you need. Plus, families have the flexibility to attend the crematorium if they prefer this option.
If you have recently lost someone please call Distinct Cremations free on 0800 086 1882.
Call 0800 086 1882