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Pre-Arranged Funeral Plan

More and more people are wishing to plan for a funeral well in advance of that need. With this in mind we have introduced our funeral planning scheme.

The F A Albin & Sons Prearranged Funeral Trust was formed over 30 years ago and is supported and safeguarded by independent Trustees to ensure that all requirements are met at the time of need. Each client is very special and will be given the same help, time and consideration as any person arranging a funeral at the time of need.

F A Albin & Sons Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm Reference Number 966022).

F A Albin & Sons Ltd is a member of National Association of Funeral Plan Providers – NAFPP.

Please do not hesitate to ring any of our offices for any further information you may require or for a personal appointment without obligation.

Pre-Arranged Funerals

Laurel plan (pre-payment)

Designed to give you the peace of mind of knowing that those you leave behind are secure in the knowledge that your very own funeral arrangements and cost are trusted to us. The Laurel Funeral Payment Scheme allows you, with complete flexibility, to plan any kind of funeral you wish, from the most simple to the most complicated, at a price to suit you. The funeral is paid for at the price applicable and estimated for you at the time. You are able to pay amounts over an agreed period. The funeral cost is guaranteed at that price subject to the rules and guidelines set out here. We believe in you and respect your freedom of choice at all times. You will remain safe in the knowledge that your arrangements will be guaranteed to a standard of care shown by our family for many years past and by ourselves in years to come.

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Pre-Arranged Funerals

Foresight plan

A chance to say and record your own funeral instructions, with no charge of any kind. This will ensure that the funeral is carried out in accordance with your wishes. One of our funeral arrangers, in private consultation, will take these instructions, file them safely, and give you a copy to keep. If you wish we will also help you arrange a Will. This is a free service offered to the community and the families we serve.

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The Funeral Plan


The cost of our plan will be fully guaranteed so unless changes are made to the arrangements your loved ones will not be required to pay any extra monies at the time of need.


The cost of our plan will be guaranteed with the exception of the cost of the grave, interment fee and memorial.

All our funeral plans are totally flexible in design. They are available at a very affordable price, starting from a practical basic funeral package, fully inclusive of fees, involving all necessary requirements for those wanting a very respectful and quiet service.

All prices will be given upon request at the beginning of your enquiry without further involvement or obligation to yourselves. We are able to give accurate costing immediately. Please do not be afraid to contact us. You will find that all our family are understanding and caring and always have time for your enquiries. Ring us with a view to visiting us as you may need to clear your mind about funeral costs. Home visits available on special request. Basic Charges are broken down as follows:

  • Professional Charge: Attendance of personal and professionally trained staff, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Care and preparation of the deceased, arranging and conducting the funeral, providing bearers as necessary. Attending to all legalities and administration. Use of all facilities, mortuary and preparation equipment, arranging facilities and Chapels of Rest. All deceased are washed, prepared and dressed respectfully.
  • Coffin or Casket (A large choice available from the most simple to the most elaborate)
  • Hearse for conveyance of deceased
  • Limousine if required
  • Standard Embalming
  • Third party disbursements including Doctor’s papers for cremation, Minister’s fee, Crematorium Fee. In order for F A Albin & Sons to fully guarantee these costs the sum included within the plan will be the current cost plus an uplift of 20%.
  • Cemetery costs (grave purchase, interment fee, use of chapel). These costs are not guaranteed. The plan will include the current cost applicable for each item and any increase will be payable at the time of need.
  • Trust administration fee – currently £125

Albin provides many other services which can be included in your plan, please refer to the section titled Albins’ Services for a full list of our services.

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Solvency Assessment Report (SAR)