Independent family owned funeral directors


Rainham 01634 373111



Direct Cremation Service

We offer a direct cremation for those who, for whatever reason, do not wish to have or attend a funeral or have any form of service at the crematorium. The deceased is cremated without any procession or funeral ceremony on an undisclosed date and time (Usually within 14 days of instruction).


Funeral Directors Costs


Our charges provide the following services:

  • Arranging the funeral at our premises
  • Advice on Registration
  • Removal of the deceased, in normal working hours, from a location within 20 miles of our offices
  • A simple coffin fitted with cremation furniture
  • An undisclosed date and time (Usually within 14 days)
  • Transfer of deceased to the crematorium will be by private ambulance
  • Collecting cremated remains, if required, from the crematorium and retained by us for one month
  • Payment of our fees and disbursements to be paid at the time of arrangement

Service excludes

  • Use of our premises
  • Use of a Hearse
  • Any preparation or dressing of the deceased
  • Any service at the crematorium

Disbursement Payments

These are amounts payable to third parties (i.e. Crematoria and Doctors) These are additional to our fees.
At present the following will apply:
Medway Crematorium £525.00
Doctors for completion of forms 4 & 5 payable unless death is reported to a coroner £164.00

Fees at December 2019



130-132 High Street,
Kent ME8 8AR

01634 373111


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©John Weir Funeral Directors Ltd 2022

Registered in England and Wales no 8906218; registered office: 130-132 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent ME8 8AR

Directors: John and Beverly Weir