Distinct Cremations review 2022

  • Prices start from just £995
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • On average 60% cheaper than a traditional funeral
  • Crematoriums located throughout England, Wales and mainland Scotland

Looking to arrange a simple dignified direct cremation for someone who has passed away – call 0800 086 1882

Who is Distinct Cremations?

Distinct Cremations is a dedicated direct cremation service provider. As part of the Westerleigh Group, they have 30 years’ experience and are one of the UK’s largest funeral and cremation service provider.

The service they provide uses their own crematoriums, located throughout England, Wales and mainland Scotland and they pride themselves on offering a high quality service with transparent pricing.

What direct cremation services do they offer?

Distinct Cremation provides direct cremation services for someone who has just died, in addition to prepaid direct cremation plans for those wanting to plan ahead.

For the purpose of this review, we will be focusing on the Distinct Cremation service for someone who has just passed away.

How much does a direct cremation cost with Distinct Cremations?

The cost of simple cremation using Distinct Cremations services is £995. This price includes the services listed below, however further options are available to suit your families’ requirements.

Alternatively, a private cremation with up to 8 attendees’ costs from £1,295.

Distinct direct cremation

The service provided by Distinct Cremation includes:

  • 24/7 support and help with arrangements and documentation
  • Collection of the deceased from hospital
  • Care and preparation for the cremation
  • A simple coffin
  • A dignified unattended cremation at a Westerleigh Crematorium
  • Ashes scattered in the garden of remembrance

The following services are also available if required for an additional cost:

  • Collection from a private residence
  • Ashes hand returned to family
  • An XXL coffin
  • Removal of artificial mechanisms / pacemakers
  • Upgraded wooded urn
  • Removal and storage of personal items
  • Out of hours collection
  • Doctor’s fee if required

How does their simple cremation only service work?

To arrange a Distinct Cremation funeral, you simply:

  • Call them on 0800 086 1882. A personal advisor will guide you through the process and arrange collection of the deceased.
  • Your personal advisor will explain the options available and help you complete all the required paperwork.
  • Once taken into Distinct Cremations care, the deceased will be respectfully washed and dressed, ready for the cremation.
  • Once the cremation has taken place, the ashes can either be scattered on the garden of remembrance or hand returned to family (an additional cost).

Can families attend and Distinct Cremation funeral?

As well as their simple unattended cremation, Distinct Cremation also offer a ‘private cremation’ which allows for up to 8 people to attend a 10 minute service. This early morning service, held at a Westerleigh crematorium gives families the chance to say goodbye prior to the cremation.

Can I arrange a Distinct direct cremation near me?

Distinct Cremations offer a nationwide service with crematoriums throughout England, Wales and mainland Scotland. To understand how near those services are to you, call them on 0800 086 1882.

Distinct Cremations reviews

In addition to our review of Distinct Cremations services, customers have also given them an excellent rating of 4.9 out of 5 on the independent review website Feefo

Distinct Cremations review – our verdict

As part of the Westerleigh Group, Distinct Cremations has a wealth of experience in providing dignified, highly recommended cremation services. At £995, their simple direct cremation service is competitively priced, giving you the option to add services where relevant. This means you only pay for the services you want and need, not the services you don’t.

Their services also offer flexibility, giving families the option to attend a ‘private cremation’ if they prefer. Plus, families are supported 24 hours a day by their team of personal advisers.

Call 0800 086 1882 to arrange a funeral today

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