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Cliffs of Torquay

Direct Cremation in Torquay

Cliffs of Torquay

In 2016, Harbour began providing direct cremations in London as an economical alternative to traditional funerals. Now, our services extend all the way to the English Riviera, and residents of Torquay can enjoy our low-cost service too. 

 

Read on to learn more about direct cremation in Torquay with Harbour. 

 

Alternatively, you can speak with our welcoming team directly by calling 0800 133 7961 or by sending an email to [email protected]. They can address any specific questions you may have and even begin arranging a direct cremation in Torquay for you.

 

What does Harbour offer in Torquay?

 

Harbour offers direct cremations in the seaside town of Torquay. We take care of people who have died and arrange for them to have an individual and private cremation. These take place at our regional crematorium without any mourners present.

 

The upshot of direct cremation is that it saves our customers money because there is no accompanying funeral service. This has the added advantage of empowering friends and family to create their own highly personalised service to remember the deceased person. They can therefore organise a secular or religious ceremony in their own time that truly reflects the life of the person who has died. 

 

In addition to serving the community in Torquay, Harbour extends its direct cremation service across Devon and all of England and Wales. 

 

How much is a direct cremation with Harbour?

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A direct cremation in Torquay with Harbour costs £895 with no unexpected additional costs or upfront deposits. 

 

Our price is significantly less than the average cost of a traditional cremation in the UK at £3,885. But it is also below the price of other direct cremation services. We guarantee that you will not find a better deal for a professional and compassionate direct cremation in Torquay, or anywhere in England or Wales. 

 

What do Harbour’s direct cremations in Torquay include?

 

We include everything you need for a direct cremation within our £895 flat fee. This is to make things as smooth and easy for you during a turbulent and painful time. 

 

Within this price, we will collect your late friend or family member from any hospital or mortuary in Torquay or the wider area. Our experienced team will transport them to our regional crematorium, treating them with the utmost respect. 

 

At the crematorium, the deceased person will be provided with an environmentally-friendly coffin (we use sustainable materials wherever possible and our business is 100% carbon neutral). Then, early in the morning, we will perform the cremation for them. You will be told what time this will occur in advance. 

 

Finally, if you would like, we can have the ashes scattered in our Garden of Remembrance. This is located at our Torquay crematorium, making it convenient for you to visit and pay your respects. 

 

Extra services Harbour offers in Torquay 

 

Our clients in Torquay can benefit from a number of extra services. These are optional and incur additional fees but may make things more convenient for you. Some people opt to have the ashes hand-delivered to them to their door. This costs £91 and the ashes will arrive in a wooden urn complete with an engraved nameplate. 

 

Moreover, in some situations, the deceased person may not be in a hospital or mortuary, for example, if they have passed away at home or in certain nursing homes. If this is the case then Harbour can arrange for collection from any location in Torquay. However, this does incur a further fee of £250 as it requires partnering with a local funeral director.

 

There are other services you can add on available on our What’s included page. 

 

If you would prefer to organise an attended funeral, you can also arrange this with Willow Lake Funeral Directors in Torquay. 

 

Other considerations

 

You will need to register the person’s death. This must take place at the local registry office. We have provided the contact information for the Torbay registry office and the other registrars in Devon below. You can also search for the closest registry office here.

 

You will not need to register the death yourself if the coroner has been involved as they will do this for you. You can, however, pass on our contact details to the coroner and we can liaise with them for you. A list of coroners in Torquay and Devon is available below. 

 

We have also provided a complete guide to what to do when someone passes away and more specific instructions on what to do when someone dies in a hospital, at a care home, at home or in a hospice that you may find useful.

 

If your loved one has died in a hospital, you may want to speak with their bereavement team. To help you with this, please find a list of Devon hospital bereavement teams and their contact details below. 

 

How to start arranging a direct cremation in Torquay

 

You can begin planning and arranging a direct cremation in Torquay with Harbour today. We recommend giving us a call on 0800 133 7961 so our team can understand your needs and preferences in more detail. You can also ask us questions by sending an email to [email protected]

 

Torquay registry offices

 

Register a death in Torbay (Torquay) 

Phone: 01803 207130

Address: Torquay Registry Office, Cockington Court, Torquay, TQ2 6XA

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:50am – 3:30pm (except bank holidays)

 

Devon coroners

 

Torbay, Plymouth, and South Devon 

Phone: 01752 487402

Email: [email protected]

Address: Derriford Business Park, Plymouth PL6 5QZ

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 7:30am – 12:30pm and 1pm – 3:15pm

Friday 7:30pm – 12.30pm and 1pm – 2.45pm

 

Exeter and Greater Devon 

Phone: 01392 383636

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

 

Devon hospitals and bereavement offices

 

Torbay Hospital 

Phone: 01803 654818

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am – 4:45pm

Address: Bereavement Services, Level 4 (Blue Zone), Torbay Hospital, Lowes Bridge, Torquay, TQ2 7AA

 

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital 

Phone: 01392 402349

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am – 4pm

 

Derriford Hospital 

Phone: 01752 439492 or 01752 439743

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:15am – 4:30pm (except bank holidays)

 

North Devon District Hospital 

Phone: 01271 322404

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm (excluding bank holidays)

 

For any questions about Harbour’s direct cremations or to discuss your funeral options in Devon further, please call us on 0800 133 7961 or send an email [email protected].

 

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