Golden Charter - Smart Planning for Later Life
Golden Charter

Offering the same features as the Value Plan, our Standard Plan includes a simple coffin** and gives your family flexibility over the date and time of the funeral.


£16.45 *

per month



in full

If you’re looking for a funeral plan to cover more than just the essentials, our Standard Plan may be suited to your needs. This plan includes a funeral procession from home to the funeral location and £1,100 allowance towards third party costs at the time of the funeral (such as the fees for cremation or burial and for the clergy or officiant fees). This plan also includes a professionally drafted Will.


*Based on a 50 year old paying via low cost instalments with a £49 deposit.


**All coffins supplied will be wood-effect quality or better.


***Costs may apply if out-of-hours viewing is required. 

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What this plan includes

  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the funeral

  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation

  • Simple coffin**

  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to the FD premises (within a 25 mile radius) during working hours

  • Care of the deceased prior to the burial or cremation (excluding embalming)

  • Use of chapel of rest or service rooms

  • Family viewing at any pre-arranged time***

  • The funeral service at a local cemetery or crematorium

  • Funeral held on a normal weekday, during working hours

  • Choice of date and time of funeral

  • Funeral procession to funeral location (fees and costs of a service at a separate location not included

  • A hearse to local crematorium or cemetery

  • Provision of sufficient staff to attend to the coffin as required

  • £1,100 allowance towards third party costs

  • 24 hour funeral director to telephone support for the bereaved

  • Professionally drafted Will

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Why choose Golden Charter

  • Reassurance

    Your family will receive a genuinely personal service when it really counts. Choose the plan you want and pay for the funeral director’s services included in your plan at today’s prices.

  • Stay close to home

    With a long-term commitment to their communities, choose from our network of more than 3,000 local independent funeral directors throughout the UK.

  • Payments are protected

    When you take out a plan, rest assured your payments are protected. Depending on how you wish to pay, plan holder funds are either paid into the Golden Charter Trust or to one of the UK’s leading life assurance companies.

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    If you are able to pay for your plan now, you can make a one-off single payment for immediate cover or alternatively you can get a quote for paying monthly. You can pay online via debit or credit card.

    *Amount varies depending on age, payment type and chosen plan.

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