Funeral Costs

At WRR Pugh & Son we understand how difficult it can be to make those important decisions about your loved one’s funeral service.

We would like to help you with these decisions by showing you some funeral service options which we believe will make it easier for you.
We have a range of options to suit most budgets, but we can be totally flexible and create a bespoke funeral service whereby you choose exactly what you would like included and what is right for you.

The cost of a funeral will vary depending on the funeral service provider you choose. At WRR Pugh & Son, we have over 130 years’ experience and a reputation for excellence within the funeral industry. As a result, we are confident that we can offer you an unrivalled combination of quality, value and choice.

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Our aim is to keep our costs as low as possible without compromising on the level of service and care provided. We want you to be in control of all the arrangements and decide what is best for you, as well as create a personal tribute that reflects and celebrates the life of your loved one.

Before any decisions are made, you are welcome to meet with one of our experienced funeral directors to discuss the funeral requirements. We will give you all the advice and options available and you can view our premises and facilities before confirming the arrangements.

We have listed several funeral options as a guide to assist you in making the right choice of funeral director and what is included in each of those options.

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No Hidden Extra Costs

We do not charge extra for:

Attending to the deceased out of office hours

Arranging the funeral at your home address

Providing funeral services outside the Shrewsbury area

Providing guidance and assistance with Department of Work and Pensions Funeral grants

Pre-paid funeral plans

When discussing the funeral arrangements, we will present you with an estimate of the funeral costs, and our payment terms and options. This way you can have confidence in knowing in advance the estimated cost before committing to WRR Pugh & Son.

Our team are available 24hrs a day, everyday to help and assist you as well as answer any questions you may have.

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WRR Pugh & Son Funeral Service Options


Direct Cremation

This is when a cremation takes place without a service in the chapel or mourners in attendance. This option may be more suitable due to its lower cost, for those considering a memorial or thanksgiving service at a later date or as a lifestyle choice.

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Funeral Service at WRR Pugh & Son Service Chapel followed by Direct Cremation

We can arrange our own Service Chapel according to your individual requirements. The time of the service can be much more flexible, which can avoid...

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Funeral Service at Shrewsbury or Telford Crematorium

Services at Emstrey Crematorium, Shrewsbury and Telford Crematorium take place daily throughout the week and also on a Saturday morning. Service times within the chapels are limited...

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Burial Funeral Service (where applicable)

The cost for a funeral service in a Church and burial fees will vary greatly depending on the area, Cemetery and grave preparation fees.

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Bespoke Funeral Service

After looking at all our options you may decide you would like to create a more bespoke funeral service. In this case we will accommodate your requirements and help you with exactly what you would like included and what is right for you.

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Competition & Markets Authority Standardised Price List

From 16th September 2021, all funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services...

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Want to Spread the
Cost of a Funeral?

We offer a new alternative payment method through a partnership with Funeral Safe - a service designed to help ease the financial burden by spreading the cost of a funeral.

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Terms of Business

We are a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors and subscribe to its current Code of Practice, a copy of which is available upon request.

Client Testimonials


I just wanted to drop you an email to thank you and everyone concerned at Pughs for the wonderfully polished and professional service you gave my late aunt at the funeral yesterday. It was a lovely send off for her and it's all thanks to you and your team and we would like to thank you for everything you've done to make the day go as smoothly as possible on what was a very difficult day. Once again, thank you all so very much.


I wish to acknowledge your high standard of professionalism, guidance, support and kind attitude towards me following the sudden death of my Mum.


Thank you from us all for making an emotional day a special one for us and mum. Thank you Cathy for your work behind the scenes with all the preparation and organising it took. Thank you all again and with a serious comment, it confirms Pughs reputation for providing a really high quality service in such a caring, sensitive and compassionate way.


We are unable to let it pass without expressing our deep and most sincere appreciation for the most reverent, sympathetic and professional manner with which you treated my Family and Myself during the handling of David’s funeral. Your personal approach offered so much warmth and affection which we found gave us great comfort during an extremely difficult and very stressful period.


A huge thank you from all of us and making mums funeral a lovely morning under the current situation. All staff were fantastic and attended our every need nothing was too big or too small, you were all very professional extremely friendly and we thank you for this. I will always recommend Pughs and the service you provided


Thank you all so much for a calm beautiful and personal service for ‘Mum’. You are all very kind at this sad time for the family. Thank you all for your personal care and support you gave our family.


Dear Paul, I wanted to say a big thank you for organising Dads funeral for him. Between you and Canon Jonathan you gave him the send off he wished for under the current restraints. Friday was a lovely, memorable day that Dad would of loved.


Our family found the whole process a comforting experience largely because of you Cathy with the compassion that you showed us all, we definitely left our appointment feeling that he was going to be well looked after. You put us at ease straight away with your professionalism and understanding of our needs during an exceedingly difficult time...we felt you went above and beyond

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