Why Choose Us?

  • Family-run company
  • SAIF member
  • Independent funeral director
  • Our phone lines are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Funeral Plans

Get the send-off you want, with a plan that’s tailored for you

From a traditional funeral to a no-fuss direct cremation without a service, we can tailor a funeral plan that suits you.

One of the best things about the funeral plans we offer is that you can choose the send-off you want. We can help you arrange a plan that suits you perfectly. Deciding on the main details now is a thoughtful way to save your family from uncertainty later on.

When the time comes, your funeral wishes will be taken care of locally by us. It means you and your loved ones can be certain of a truly personal service when it matters most.

Fix the cost of our services at today’s prices

The average cost of a funeral has increased 39% in 10 years – well above inflation.1

Looking at the steep increase in prices over the last 10 years, could you be sure that your savings or over 50s insurance policy will cover the cost of your funeral? Unlike over 50s policies, a funeral plan gives you the opportunity to fix the cost of the funeral director’s services included in your plan at today’s prices. We guarantee there will be nothing more to pay for these funeral director’s services.

Plans also include a built-in allowance towards third party costs

As well as the cost of our services, there are other funeral costs you need to think about.

Referred to as third party costs (sometimes called “disbursements”), these are for other essential services such as cremation or burial fees, and the minister or officiant’s fee to perform the service, which need to be paid at the time of the funeral.

The Golden Leaves funeral plans we offer include an allowance towards these costs. Third party costs are outside of our control.  However, the allowance included in your plan may grow over time and there would only be more to pay at the time of the funeral if the third party costs exceed the allowance when you buy your plan, or if the costs increase by more than the growth of your plan.

Act now – for one less thing to worry about

When you’re ready to choose your plan, we can offer a wide range of options and ways to pay.

If you opt to pay in a single payment you are guaranteed to be accepted. 12 months instalments are available but we’ll have to ask about your health first.

If you opt for a longer instalment period, you can choose to take out a credit finance agreement via Funeral Safe 2 where age, personal circumstance, health and status restrictions apply.

Why not find out more?

Whatever kind of funeral you want, we can tailor a plan that’s right for you.

It’s a chance to take control and feel prepared, and we believe the real value of a funeral plan comes from having that peace of mind.

The Martins Independent Funeral Directors Ltd is an appointed representative of Golden Leaves Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN:960923). Golden Leaves Limited is a funeral plan provider and credit broker. You can check this on the Financial Services Register at https://www.fca.org.co.uk/firms/financial-services-register. Golden Leaves introduce you to and promote credit available only from Funeral Safe Limited for the purpose of financing a funeral plan. You do not have to pay for this introduction and neither Golden Leaves nor The Martins Independent Funeral Directors receives any commission, incentive or other form of payment if you choose to apply for credit with Funeral Safe to finance your Golden Leaves funeral plan.

  1. SunLife Cost of Dying Report 2022.
  2. Funeral Safe Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is the Lender (FRN:765110).