Welcome to Simple Cremations

We are a caring, family-owned business offering a flexible and affordable cremation service.
With more than twenty-five years experience taking care of deceased patients with the utmost dignity and respect.

We will act on your behalf, organising all aspects of the cremation, supporting and guiding you through the process.

We offer a simple cremation with a service and a direct cremation which is unattended.

Welcome to Simple Cremations

We are a caring, family-owned business offering a flexible
and affordable cremation service.

With more than twenty-five years experience taking care of
deceased patients with the utmost dignity and respect.

We will act on your behalf, organising all aspects
of the cremation, supporting and guiding you through
the process.

We offer a simple cremation with a service and
a direct cremation which is unattended.

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Low cost cremation

We offer a personal, friendly service which is excellent value for money.

Prices from just £1,113.
Our prices include all costs. No hidden extras.

What is a simple cremation?

What is a simple cremation?

Funeral with a service.

Costs are kept to a minimum with no extravagant coffins, expensive hearses or limousines – all of which can quickly add up to a lot of money.

Direct cremation

Direct cremation

No mourners attend.

Have your celebration of life or memorial when, where and how you wish. We do not charge extra for returning the ashes.

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About us

Hello, name is Leanne Marsham.

We set up Simple Cremations to offer an affordable alternative to traditional funeral directors.

We have helped hundreds of families give their loved one the perfect send off.

Help paying for a funeral

Need help paying for a funeral?

A funeral can often be an unexpected expense.

We have helped many families claim their funeral expenses.

No upfront payment required.

Support

Support

There are a number of organisations providing much needed help and support for bereaved families and friends.

We have added a small selection of groups that we feel might be helpful to our customers.

What our customers are saying…

Thank you so much. Today was lovely. My family keep saying how special today was and your calmness and words were perfect. You really helped with his passing today. Thank you x

Peter

Well where do I start? Leanne was amazing, really helped me all the way through my dad’s cremation. Leanne was there every step of the way and she still is now. Thank you so much Leanne and Simple Cremations. I’d of been lost without you.
You made something impossible, possible and I will be forever grateful xxx

Vicky

Leanne was absolutely amazing. One of the most lovely women I have ever met talked us through everything and was full of compassion for everything that was going on. She is a star!

Selina

Leanne has a heart while others funeral directors seem to lack one. She is amazingly considerate and helped us add the personal touch that others seem to lack. Thank you so much

Rebecca

Just a simple thank you for such a lovely service on Monday 30th. You made it very special and so personal. Couldn’t have made his send off any better. You have an exceptional skill. Thank you.

Rosemary

Leanne was perfect arranging my Dad’s funeral, just as the reviews said. From the onset as soon as I heard her voice , I felt immediately calmer -especially needed at such a difficult time. She travelled from Hull to Nottingham to meet the family, gained an insight into Dad’s life and delivered a wonderful service. Myself and my family are so fortunate to have found such a genuinely warm, compassionate lady. Thank you Leanne you’re amazing!

Simple cremation

Simple Cremation

Our simple cremation is like a traditional funeral but without many of the extras, there is a service in which mourners attend.

Leanne offers her services as celebrant for free.

Our price for a simple cremation starts at just £1,470 (coroners) and £1,634 (non-coroners).

Again, we do not add any extras, these prices include everything.

Direct Cremation

A direct cremation is a funeral in which no mourners attend. On the day of the cremation, we will take your loved one to the crematorium, they will be taken through the chapel in exactly the same way as an attended funeral.

Our price for a direct cremation is £1,113 (coroners) and £1,195 (non-coroners).

We do not add any extras, these prices include everything from collecting your loved one and taking them into our care to returning the ashes throughout Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

Direct cremation

COVERAGE

Direct Cremation UK: We are based in Hull and serve Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. Prices can vary significantly between crematoria, we have provided comprehensive pricing information for all the areas we cover, to help you plan the funeral of your loved one.

COVERAGE

Direct Cremation UK: We are based in Hull and serve Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. Prices can vary significantly between crematoria, we have provided comprehensive pricing information for all the areas we cover, to help you plan the funeral of your loved one.

Cardboard Coffins – Genius or the Worst Idea Ever?!

We haven’t done many funerals with cardboard coffins, it’s still relatively unusual even today.

I remember the very first funeral in which we used a cardboard coffin – a few years ago now. Actually, what I remember most clearly was…

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Cheap Funeral Directors

Some funeral directors or funeral companies may appear cheap but be watchful for hidden costs and extras.

Commonly added extras include picking up the deceased from a non-hospital location, the return of ashes and removal of implantable devices – pacemakers for example.

Read this post on our blog…

Funeral Plan Search

Funeral Plan Fatigue?

Completely new to funeral plans and don’t know where to start?

Already started your search but are baffled by the huge array of options?

We’ve found a tool that may prove very useful.

You’ll find the details on our blog…

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Simple Cremations

A caring, family-owned business offering an affordable cremation service.

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