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At NEO Cremations, we are fully committed to the health and safety of the families that we serve, our community, and our team members.While there is still much to learn about COVID-19, our team members are well trained and prepared to deliver the professional services that you need during your time of need.

Since NEO Cremations families make their arrangements online and over the phone, we are well positioned to continue looking after families during this unique time.

Our high levels of service will not be affected, and it is our usual practice to work with families remotely.

You continue to be in safe hands with NEO Cremations.In addition, we are regularly deep cleaning our facilities and crematories, as per guidelines provided by Public Health England.

These are going to be trying times for us – but NEO Cremations remains open 24/7 and committed to supporting you with your cremation needs.Thank you for your understanding and support during these challenging times.

Direct cremations that focus on the essentials

We make it easy to arrange an unattended direct cremation for a fixed all-inclusive fee of £1,295. Choose our sustainable and eco-friendly alternative and make a lasting impact.

When do you need our services

A loved one has passed

I’m planning ahead

Let us guide you

Direct cremations that focus on the essentials

We make it easy to arrange an unattended direct cremation for £1,295. NEO Cremations provides you with an affordable alternative to celebrate the memory of your loved one

When do you need our services

A loved one has passed

I’m planning ahead

Let us guide you

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Nationwide coverage

Affordable

Most affordable with no hidden fees

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Planet conscious with 200% carbon offset

Trusted for uncompromising quality

HOW IT WORKS

NEO Cremations offers a green direct cremation service for a fixed fee of £1,295

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We collect the deceased in a private ambulance

We carry out an unattended cremation

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We return the ashes to you in a bio-urn

A team with a heartfelt mission

WHY NEO CREMATIONS

Our direct cremation service allows you to focus on the essentials: a simple and dignified sending-off with the highest degree of professionalism and care, because you recognise that end-of-life services do not have to be elaborate and expensive to be respectful

Simple and Respectful

A direct cremation for a fixed £1,295 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

When do you need our services?

We make it easy to arrange a direct cremation for a fixed £1,295

A loved one has passed

I’m planning ahead

Let us guide you

Frequently Asked Questions

Below 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

REVIEWS

Our customer experience is very important to us and we strive to deliver a high quality service every time. See what people say about our eco friendly and affordable direct cremations:


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At a difficult time for us , the people at Neo Cremations were totally supportive and approachable. They kept me updated at every stage and delivered exactly what we wanted. For us, a simple cremation without all the ceremony, was exactly what we wanted- we can celebrate my Dad’s life in our own way and create more positive memories without a traditional service. This was perfect for us and I felt comforted to know that Dad would be treated with respect and dignity. I would definitely recommend this company if you want to take a different approach. The planting of a tree in remembrance was lovely.

Rachel


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Neo Cremations provides an excellent, thoughtful, caring service. They answered all my questions promptly and I was kept informed at every stage. It was particularly important to me that the company is guided by environmental concerns with regard to materials used for the cremation, bio-degradable containers for the ashes and 200% carbon offsetting. We need more companies like this. Very happy to recommend this company to anyone thinking of having a direct cremation.

Madeleine Rose


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I have used Neo cremations to help arrange my Father`s cremation. Very effective, fast service with superb customer service. They really made these difficult times much easier. I was amazed by the ease of the whole process, arranged the services online and received my Father`s remains in a 100% biodegradable urn in a couple of weeks. I do love the whole concept of making a funeral Eco-friendly and sustainable from the beginning of the process to the very end. It is much better than conventional funerals both Ecologically and Economically (considerably cheaper). Despite of everything being arranged online, by the customer service provided they make sure the whole process stays personal. Carbon neutral and they work with tree planting charities. A truly committed company to change the funeral industry into a sustainable one that does`t cost the Earth. Highly recommended.

Orsolya Csuka


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It was a difficult time complicated by the pandemic and Benjamin was very helpful.

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Benjamin and his team exceeded our exceptions with their efficient, supportive and above all sympathetic service. My family loved the idea of planting trees to offset the carbon and the beautiful photo of the highland setting where a tree has been planted for my mother was very comforting at a difficult time. I would recommend Neo Cremations to anyone.

Anonymous


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Everyone I spoke to was polite and well informed. Took the stress out of the situation in difficult circumstances

Alicia Lake


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Excellent customer service throughout

Tracey


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Just perfect.. Courteous questions backed by the information needed to make the process painless and easy.. Just as needed at a time of grief..

Michael Watson


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My husbands death shook our family to the core. Neo cremations gave us an efficient, personalised service that brought joy and ease to a distressing process. Benjamin was genuinely kind in our interactions. The beautiful urn was biodegradable and my husband would have been thoroughly pleased with the results. It enables us to have a ceremony of our choosing, rather than a rigid, speedy traditional funeral. Thank you to Neo Cremations.

S Yung


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No wasted time particularly in this situation with coronavirus.

John


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I very much appreciated the professionalism and gentle care given to me by Benjamin at Neo Cremations. He answered all my questions with patience and nothing seemed too much trouble for him. I have been updated with information when necessary and not bothered by him when it wasn't necessary. If the time has come when you need to use a company for this service then I very highly recommend Neo Cremations.

Miss Cole


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Thank you NEOcremation for the attention to detail and in making sure everything about the death of my mother was handled smoothly and with extreme kindness. You made that part of the process so much more bearable. And we are so glad to have received our tree certificates. THANKS AGAIN to your team!

Bettina


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What a difference dealing with neo cremation versus an unnamed national chain our family had used before. It is like the difference between a farmer’s market and Tesco. Instead of being upsold and pressured to buy more expensive options, neo was simple and straighforward and cheap and with a great level of service. You wonder why people would choose anything else. And the trees ...

Chris


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Neo did a great job. I would recommend them. Thanks again for making the process easier.

Bruce


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What a great way to say goodbye by planting trees. It makes so much sense and I am not sure why we didn’t think about this before. It’s because of people like you Neo cremations that we have a chance of leaving a better planet for our children. Highly recommended for anyone who considers saving the planet a worthy cause!

Chiara B


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We’re so happy we finally decided on using NEO Cremations. We weren’t sure what to do when our mom died and none of the options we were presented with seemed appealing. We came across the NEO Cremations website via a Facebook add and immediately resonated with the purpose - what better way to say goodbye than by having a green funeral where you know that the whole process is eco friendly and sustainable. This was important to us and I think everyone should consider their impact on their environment, even when someone dies. Well done NEO for offering this option in England and thank you for the great service.

Christophe


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Cheapest and simplest out there done with top notch service. Even though it is cheap, it is great value. We are eternally grateful to the Neo Cremations team.

Alex T


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Generally very happy with the level of service we received. These guys are professional and are taking pride in delivering a great service. Our family is also very glad we were able to contribute new tree plantings as part of the process - it made us feel good and would have been what our mom would have wanted to do anyway.

Neil


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Highly recommend - sensitive, caring and responsive to all our needs at a very distressing time.

BCS


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Thank you NEO for all the help and a special thank you to Belinda who’s been fantastic throughout the process. She was so courteous and helpful while we were going through a difficult time. She made sure all our needs were attended to and made us feel special, which was most welcome as we had to deal with so many different things related to the death. I would be very happy to recommend the service to anyone I know.

Amber Johnson-Kleine


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Really like the green aspect and making sure our cremation would result in more trees being planted. Thank you NEOcremation.

Claire T


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They gave a great service at the right price. Professional team who cared and seemed to treat us as more than just business. Would highly recommend.

Helen Worsley


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At a time when this was the last thing I wanted to arrange, Neo Cremations really did guide me through each step with care and compassion - I had so many questions, they were so patient and I can't thank them enough. After the cremation they created a Facebook memorial page, which is something I wouldn't have thought of, and now there's somewhere where family and friends have shared memories and photos. We used it during the memorial service, which was a really nice touch.

Alice McNeil


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Cheap. Fuss-free. And green. All in all, perfect.

Penny Wallace


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I cannot thank you enough for providing me with your services during one of the toughest times of my life. With my husband's sudden passing, at such a heartbreaking and difficult time, I was overwhelmed with the thought of finding a way to pay for the funeral. I have only ever known of funeral costs costing at least £5000. For such a small fee in comparison, you provided me with such an efficient and sensitive service taking away all the headaches that come with a funeral. You made everything so much easier for me. Thank you so much again.

Esther D


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It's hard enough to go through the death of a family member anyway without being faced with lists of options of caskets, venues, flowers etc. Neo Cremations made the whole process simple. With the added plus of making the planet a tiny bit more green - how pleasing that something good can come out of this.

Shadman


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We are so glad we decided to go the direct cremation route. It was what Daddy wanted anyway, a fuss-free, simple and respectful cremation that gave us a larger budget to organise a great ceremony a month later where no one was rushed, most family members were able to attend, and we had a fantastic eulogy with his ashes present.

Will B.
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SUSTAINABILITY

NEO Cremations is committed to transforming the funeral industry and we are passionate about sustainability. Our goal is to become the most environmentally progressive funeral provider on the planet. We want to go beyond reducing the negative impact of the funeral industry by fundamentally changing how it operates and making sustainability a central focus of end-of-life services. Our objective is to revitalize our environment and inspire a generation to believe that they can do the same. We pursue our commitment to climate action in three ways

Temperature

Carbon Neutral

We operate as a carbon neutral enterprise. We measure the total emissions of our operations and put in place a carbon offset scheme that results in a neutral footprint

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Trees for cremations

Every cremation carried out by our crematoria partners includes a minimum 200% carbon offset using our tree planting charity partners. If they wish, customers can offset to a higher amount

Crematorium Sustainability Index

We aim to help industry participants reduce their emissions. We carry out due diligence to select only the most environmentally friendly operators in the UK

HELP & ADVICE

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