Cremation Services, Glasgow

0141 433 0064

54, Cowgate, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow

step-by-step guide

1. Call us

we can discuss the options and explain what needs to be done.

What you need to do to get started

  • collect the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death from the doctor
  • make an appointment to register the death at a Registrar's Office

Documents required to start arrangements

  • the Form 14 issued by the Registrar

2. We come to you

Once the Form 14 has been issued:

  • we will visit you to finalise the funeral details
  • complete the statutory application forms for cremation
  • provide a full invoice for the funeral

What you need to do

  • complete and sign the application form for cremation
  • send the FORM 14 from the registrar, application form (and cd if you want one played) to the crematorium
  • send or arrange payment for the funeral

3. Paying for the funeral

  • we take payment upfront
  • you can pay by debit or credit card, direct bank transfer or cash
  • once the payment has cleared, the funeral time can be confirmed

4. Funeral arrangements

What we do

  • collect and deliver the doctors' cremation documentation
  • collect the deceased from the hospital
  • place the deceased in our simple oak coffin
  • provide the hearse for arrival at the crematorium on the day of the funeral
  • provide the funeral director to attend throughout

What you can do yourself

  • organise viewing at the hospital before we come to collect the deceased
  • place an obituary in the local newspaper
  • personalise the style of the service at the crematorium
  • organise floral tributes or hymn sheets to take to the crematorium

5. Ashes

  • after 24 hours, you can collect the ashes at the crematorium (ashes kept up to 1 month)