Urns & Keepsakes

Memorials for ashes

Storage of ashes can be done in different ways. From caskets to urns, we provide a full range of different sizes, styles and materials. Our scatter tubes are all ecologically friendly also coming in a variety of designs.

And if you’re not ready to think about ashes, we have a dedicated ashes library in our Edinburgh head office which offers families a tranquil, private space to visit their loved ones.

Scatter Tubes

Caskets

Urns

Some models come with minature versions of the main urn to allow family members to have their own keepsake.

Ashes Jewellery

Other forms of memorial

You can memorialise a loved one’s legacy or memory in other ways as well. Jewellery, online memorials, memorial trees, bushes, or plants, benches or plaques in favourite places. Some people arrange events as commemorations or at anniversaries. You may even want to consider a lasting legacy such as a prize or bursary.

To get prices or explore options, please give us a call.

Arrange a Funeral FAQs

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Is there a cost difference between a burial and cremation?

The costs depend on where you plan to be buried or cremated as fees vary dramatically throughout the UK.

I'd like to have a private funeral but a big party - can you help?

We can assist with event planning for all elements of your funeral from the simple send-off to an extravagant celebration.

Are we limited to the number of cars?

You can have as many cars as you like, and if this is not enough, we can explore coaches or other options.

I am worried about thanking everyone who attends...

We can help. On the day we can provide attendance cards for mourners to sign or leave a message of condolence. We will collate them and bring them to you after the funeral so you can focus on saying goodbye. There's also our website where people can leave online tributes. 

How long should we keep the ashes?

There's no right or wrong answer. Retaining ashes is a very personal thing. Some people want to scatter them at a later date, others can't bear to part with them. We can help by providing practical storage advice and guiding you to make the decision that is most fitting for you and your family.

Can we take the flowers home after the funeral?

You can keep or leave, all or part, of any tribute just as you please. Often a memento is taken by family members or sometimes sprays can be donated to a church, hospice or nursing home. There is no "rule".