Eco-friendly cremations your family can trust

We make it easy for you to arrange an unattended direct cremation for a fixed and transparent fee. You can either arrange this now for £1,295 because someone has already passed, or purchase a prepaid cremation plan for £1,595 in preparation for the future. Make a lasting impact and help save the planet with your cremation choice

When do you need our services

A loved one has passed

or

Planning ahead

Find peace of mind

We handle everything for you

Save money

70% cheaper than an average cremation

Help the planet

We plant trees with each cremation

We are proud partners

We are committed to transforming the funeral industry and operate as a carbon-neutral social enterprise. With the help of our partners and customers, our goal is to become the most environmentally progressive funeral provider on the planet

Our Ethos

Our  services allow you to focus on the essentials: a simple and dignified sending-off, because you recognise that end-of-life services do not have to be elaborate and expensive to be respectful

Simple and Respectful

Fixed all-inclusive fees with no hidden costs. Easy to book via our site

Affordable and Trustworthy

An affordable approach to end-of-life services with an uncompromising commitment to quality

Green and Sustainable

Eco-friendly alternative to help you celebrate the memory of your loved one

We are here to help

Don’t feel you have to do this alone. Our care team is on hand to provide personalised, practical help & advice no matter what your situation is

Your Options

You can arrange an unattended cremation now, or plan ahead for peace of mind

Direct cremation
Arrange our green direct cremation for a fixed and transparent fee of £1,295 with no hidden extra charges
Funeral plan

Plan ahead with our green direct cremation, a fully guaranteed plan for £1,595 with flexible payment options

Your guide each step of the way

Our direct cremation service, from collecting your loved one to hand delivering the ashes back to you, typically takes between 2 and 3 weeks

You Arrange

Call our dedicated Care Team or
make the arrangements online

We collect

We collect your loved one from
anywhere in England or Wales

We carbon offset the cremation

We offset each cremation carried out by our crematoria

partners by a minimum 200% carbon offset using our tree

planting charity partners

We hand deliver

We return the ashes to you in a bio-urn
at a time of your choosing

When do you need our service?

A loved one has passed

I’m planning ahead

Let us guide you

See why families choose Neo

Your customer experience is of paramount importance to us and we strive to deliver the highest quality service you can expect

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Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of our most frequently asked questions and answers. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

First, you will need to obtain a medical certificate with the cause of death. This is issued for free either by your GP if the death occurred at home, or by the resident doctor if the death occurred in a hospital or hospice.

At this point and with this medical certificate, you can arrange for the body of your loved one to be collected by pressing the ‘Arrange Now’ button.

Within five days, you will need to register the death at the register office where the death occurred. The register office will issue you with (1) the Death Certificate and with (2) a Certificate for Cremation (the ‘Green Certificate’). Both forms are free of charge.

You will also need to obtain Form 4 and Form 5 signed by two separate doctors . The GP or the resident doctor can help you obtain them. Each form costs £82 and are mandatory for a cremation. You will also need to complete a Form 1.

For a more in-depth review of what steps need to be taken after a death occurs, including checking eligibility for financial assistance, organising financial and tax affairs, and taking care of the estate, please refer to the comprehensive Naturaldeath.org guide.

A direct cremation is a cremation that takes place without a memorial ceremony. In a direct cremation, the body is collected, the cremation is performed unattended, and the ashes are returned together with a Certificate of Cremation issued by the crematorium where the cremation took place.

In a direct cremation, there is no longer the need to combine the cremation and the remembrance ceremony. Instead, the cremation is performed independently, unattended, and when the ashes are returned, you are then free to organise a separate memorial ceremony in your time, as you see fit.

Because a direct cremation is unattended and simple to organise, it is much cheaper than a conventional funeral, which is a much more complex and costly affair. A traditional funeral in England costs on average in excess of £4,000 plus the cost of the ceremony. A traditional funeral also needs to take place shortly after the death, placing even more stress on the family.

Direct cremations are becoming increasingly popular in England 

  1. For financial reasons – a direct cremation costs a fraction of the cost of a conventional funeral
  2. Because of personal preferences – fewer people, especially among younger generations, want the typical mournful service and somber funeral procession
  3. Because of the flexibility it brings – not combining the cremation and the remembrance ceremony gives you more flexibility to organise a separate sending-off, as you see fit, when you feel you are ready
  4. For practical reasons – a direct cremation minimises what many consider to be superfluous ceremonials displays without sacrificing the respectful and dignified significance of the sending-off

Our services are available throughout most of England. Use the ‘Arrange Now’ button on our website to book a time for us to take your loved one into our care.

Once the deceased is within our care, it is not possible to visit and view your loved one. One of the factors making direct cremations more affordable than conventional funerals is that, unlike traditional funerals, direct cremations are unattended.

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