All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services. This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors, as prices can vary.
*Attended Funeral (funeral director’s charges only) …… £2,095.00
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
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
Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities. The deceased person will be kept at: Ronnie Thompson Funeral Directors, 20 Ballinderry Road, Lisburn, BT28 1UF
Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from veneered compressed wood (standard width and depth only).
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment (2 hours, during normal working hours) with the funeral director (where viewing is requested by the customer
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. (Normal weekday)
The Funeral Account is due within 30 days with £100 deduction if paid in full by that date.
Unattended Funeral ………………..
This is a funeral where burial or cremation takes place with no mourners in attendance. A ceremony or service (if required) takes place separately in which the Funeral Director has no involvement. NB Unattended burial and cremation options are set plans which cannot be added to, or reduced
Burial (funeral director’s charges only)
Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee) ² :
Lisburn & Castlereagh Resident (Non Belfast Resident rate)
Belfast City Council Resident
The Unattended Funeral Account, including fees you must pay, is due 1 working day, prior to funeral and is strictly net.
Fees You Must Pay ……………….
For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee.¹
In this local area (Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council week day rate), the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is:
In this local area (Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council week day rate), burial of cremated remains for local residents is:
Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council weekend or bank holiday surcharge for local residents is:
Church burial fees members and non-members typically range
Private Gravediggers: Graham Christie new grave opening – £400 reopening -£350 Thomas Dodds – £330 Johnny Dobbin – £350 David Dodds – £330 Tom Edgar – £330 Pat McEvoy – £330 Jonathan Martin – £350 (plus soil removal if required £40) Andrew Stevenson – £350 Walker Brothers – £350
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/replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of other fees.
For an attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee. ²
In this local area, Lisburn & Castlereagh, the typical cost of a cremation for Non Belfast Resident, at Roselawn Crematorium is:
For Belfast City Council Resident the cremation fee is:
*Additional to Attended Funeral: Funeral Director Products & Services ……..
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. For example:
Additional mileage (price per mile)
Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body (eg to their home, to a place of worship, price per transfer etc)
Collection and delivery of ashes (within a 10 mile radius)
Full embalming by qualified staff
Full embalming by qualified staff after Post Mortem
Ministers – Suggested gratuities (non-member/contributors)
Priests – Suggested gratuity
Humanist Celebrants Fee
Services supplied outside of normal office hours
Prices on request
Our professional services for attendance of Funeral Director at Service in Church or Funeral Church
Additional staff (per person)
£28 per hour
Donations handling: not available on C.M.A. options
Paper notice and order of service: our service for taking order for, constructing, liaising with family, proof reading, and editing.
Inserting announcement notices on: Website £5, Facebook £5, Newspaper £5 per publication
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.
All third party costs are due on completion of the funeral arrangements.
The Ronnie Thompson Unattended Cremation (basic) …… £1,811.00
Doctors fees: Currently 2 x doctors required to complete cremation paperwork
Cremation fees (Non Belfast Resident)
Removal of deceased from identified location within 15 mile radius, of our premises
Use of temperature controlled holding facility, dressing and coffining
Arrangement of legal paperwork (at office) and making all necessary arrangements
Provision of Cardboard Coffin (Buff coloured)
Delivery of deceased by private ambulance to local crematorium
The Unattended cremation (basic) Funeral Account, including fees you must pay, is due 1 working day, prior to funeral and is strictly net.
Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have with the funeral director
¹ This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing an existing grave.
² In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, you will usually need to pay doctors’ fees as well. This is the charge for two doctors to sign the Medical Certificates for Cremation.
Professional Services ………………… £1,925.00
Professional Treatment Selection:
Your choice from our coffin range:
Additional Services You May Require
IN ADDITION TO ABOVE COSTS ARE DISBURSEMENTS PAID ON CLIENTS BEHALF EG: NEW GRAVE FEE, GRAVE OPENING FEE, ORGANIST, FLORAL TRIBUTES, PAPER INSERTIONS,
DOCTORS FEES, CREMATION FEES ETC
* An early settlement discount of £100.00 is offered if account is settled within 30 days of Invoice date.
* Interest will be charged on overdue accounts at a rate of 8% above our bank’s base rate.
Your Funeral Director is there to help and advise you with any problems you may have. Please do not hesitate to discuss with him/her any aspect of these Funeral Arrangements. Please make sure you fully understand the likely cost of the Funeral you are arranging, and that you, as the person making these arrangements, are liable for the settlement of these costs.