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Frequently Asked Questions about Direct Cremation

The team at Arthur Peake & Sons have compiled some FAQs relating to direct cremations. If you have any additional enquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
A simple cremation, also known as direct cremation, is an unattended cremation. As there is no funeral service, family and friends can celebrate the life of their loved one in their own way.
Yes. Once we have been instructed, we will collect your loved one and transport them to our funeral home in Cwmbran.
With a direct cremation, we will choose the date and time of the cremation. They are normally held early in the morning, at a suitable time for the crematorium.
Here at Arthur Peake & Sons, a simple cremation includes the provision of a basic coffin.
Your loved one will be transported to the crematorium in a private ambulance.
The ashes will be available to collect from the crematorium. You will need to liaise directly with the crematorium to arrange a suitable time for collection.
Many people choose to scatter the ashes at a treasured place. Alternatively, you can keep the ashes close by in an urn. We can provide a choice of urns and scatter tubes in a wide range of designs.
In these uncertain times, we advise that you call us in the first instance if you need to arrange a funeral. Our caring and supportive team will offer you professional guidance and support throughout the process.
Here at Arthur Peake & Sons, we offer a range of funeral services which can be tailored to your exact requirements. For further information, please get in touch.
Our direct or simple cremations are the most affordable option; however, we can also offer tailored cremation services. For more information about our prices, please get in touch.

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If you have any further questions relating to our direct cremation service, please do not hesitate to get in touch.