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 (because prices can vary).

ATTENDED FUNERAL (funeral director’s charges only)                                                                 £2530.00
This is a funeral where 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                                               £1195.00


Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death                                    £    90.00

(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.                                      £  150.00

The deceased person will be kept at the funeral director’s branch premises.


Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from wood veneered                                               £  695.00
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the                        £    50.00

funeral director (where viewing is requested by the customer)

At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person                  £  350.00

direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the

funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle



This is a funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person, but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself.


Burial (funeral director’s charges only)                                                                                            £1300.00
Cremation (funeral director’s charges plus the cremation fee)2                                                                           £1925.00


 For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee.1                                                                                          £910.00


In this local area, the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is:                                           £910.00


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                                                                                                           £885.00


In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is:                                             £885.00

Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements that you have  with the funeral director.




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. Example include:


Additional mileage (price per mile)                                                                                                                             £     1.25
Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body                                                                            £   90.00

(e.g. to their home, to a place of worship etc.) (price per transfer)

Collection and delivery of ashes                                                                                                           No Charge
Embalming                                                                                                                                                  £  140.00
Funeral officiant (e.g. celebrant, minister of religion etc.)                                                   Prices on request


Services supplied outside of normal office hours                                                                 Prices on request


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.

 1 This fee (which is sometimes called the interment fee) is the charge made for digging and closing a new grave, or for reopening 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.




Alex McCleary Funeral Directors is owned by Frazer Hare Ltd.


We have no business or financial interest in a price comparison website which compares

Funeral Directors Services and/or Crematoria Services and their respective prices.


We have made no charitable donations or payment of gratuity to a third party.


There has been no material form of payment to a third party that does not relate to a cost            incurred or a service provided by the third party on behalf of or to Alex McCleary Funeral Directors.


Terms of Business


You will be provided with a written estimate of all costs before the funeral.


The final funeral account will be sent out after the funeral service.


The funeral account must be settled within 30 days of date on invoice.


We reserve the right to charge a fee for overdue accounts.


Contact Details

Alex McCleary
73 Queen Street
Newton Stewart
Dumfries and Galloway
01671 402812
01776 706681

Alex McCleary

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