Funeral Plans

Ashley Edwards provide tailored Independent Way Golden Charter funeral plans. Taking out a plan can help put your mind at ease in the knowledge that your funeral arrangements have been planned in advance of your death. Furthermore, you can have peace of mind that your family will not be burdened by your funeral costs, which can be unsettling at such a sensitive time. We offer a range of affordable funeral plans in Highbridge that guarantee our Funeral Director services. 

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What is a funeral plan?

Funeral plans enable you to plan ahead. We offer a rage of plans to suit your needs that are fixed to today’s prices. 

Choose a plan that suits you

We offer a range of plans to suit your own specific needs and budget. Our plans start from just £3,200. Options include:

  • The Southwold
  • The Eddystone
  • The Longstone
  • The Flamborough

Benefits of funeral plans

There are many benefits to be gained through purchasing a pre-paid funeral plan. They include:

  • Peace of mind your funeral has been paid for in advance
  • You can plan your own funeral arrangements
  • Funeral costs will not be burdened on family
  • Choose the level of plan to suit your needs
  • Option to pay in one lump sum or via monthly instalments
  • Beat rising funeral prices

Our Golden Charter Funeral Plans

The Southwold

£3200.00 (inc £1200 towards disbursements)
  • Conveyance of the deceased from place of death within 35 miles
  • Preparing and attending to documentation 
  • Making of all funeral arrangements in our office
  • Making and receiving all necessary telephone calls
  • Placing obituary notices
  • Receiving floral tributes
  • Simple veneered coffin in Oak, Elm or Mahogany complete with taffeta side set and gowns
  • Hearse only direct to the crematorium/cemetery
  • 4 Bearers and Funeral Director
  • Use of our online tribute page for donations, gift aid and condolence messages
  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year telephone assistance and support

The Eddystone

£3330.00 (inc £1200 towards disbursements)
  • Conveyance of the deceased from place of death within 35 miles
  • Preparing and attending to documentation 
  • Making of all funeral arrangements in our office or in the comfort of your own home
  • Making and receiving all necessary telephone calls
  • Placing obituary notices
  • Receiving floral tributes
  • Use of our chapel of rest within our office opening hours
  • 50 x printed order of service
  • Simple veneered coffin in Oak, Elm or Mahogany complete with satin side set and gown or dressing in own clothes
  • Hearse and one limousine from a local address to church/crematorium/cemetery
  • 4 Bearers and Funeral Director
  • Use of our online tribute page for donations, gift aid and condolence messages
  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year telephone assistance and support

The Longstone

£3560.00 (inc £1200 towards disbursements)
  • Conveyance of the deceased from place of death within 35 miles
  • Preparing and attending to documentation 
  • Making of all funeral arrangements in our office or in the comfort of your own home
  • Making and receiving all necessary telephone calls
  • Placing obituary notices
  • Receiving floral tributes
  • Use of our chapel of rest within our office opening hours
  • 50 x printed order of service
  • Somerset grown and hand woven Willow coffin complete with satin side set and gown or dressing in own clothes
  • Hearse and one limousine from a local address to church/crematorium/cemetery
  • 4 Bearers and Funeral Director
  • Use of our online tribute page for donations, gift aid and condolence messages
  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year telephone assistance and support

The Flamborough

£3690.00 (inc £1200 towards disbursements)
  • Conveyance of the deceased from place of death within 35 miles
  • Preparing and attending to documentation 
  • Making of all funeral arrangements in our office or in the comfort of your own home
  • Making and receiving all necessary telephone calls
  • Placing obituary notices
  • Receiving floral tributes
  • Use of our chapel of rest at a time convenient to the family
  • 50 x printed order of service
  • Veneered coffin with panelled sides and raised lid in Oak, Elm, Mahogany
    OR
    Somerset grown and hand woven Willow coffin complete with satin side set and gown (with a choice of colours) or dressing in own clothes
  • Hearse and two limousines from a local address to church/crematorium/cemetery
  • 4 Bearers and Funeral Director
  • Use of our online tribute page for donations, gift aid and condolence messages
  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year telephone assistance and support
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Your investment is safe

When you take out a Golden Charter plan with us, your money is protected. Funds are paid into the Golden Charter Trust which is run by a Board of Trustees. The trust is independent from Golden Charter.

The Trust ensures your money is protected and that all future payments will be made to ensure our specific Funeral Director services when the time comes. 

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Thinking about planning ahead?

If you are considering planning ahead and would like to speak with us regarding the different options, please do not hesitate to contact us.

A member of our team will be happy to discuss your individual requirements and help you decide on the right plan for your needs.