Funeral Plans

We believe we offer the Gold Standard in Pre-Paid Funeral Plans.

The Walter C. Parson Group offer one of the few plans on the market today which guarantees to cover the funeral and all cremation fees completely. By purchasing a plan today you guarantee tomorrow’s funeral at today’s price. Most other plans only offer a contribution towards any third party costs, meaning that there will be additional fees to pay when the funeral is required. Our funeral plans are not the least or most expensive to buy, but guarantee peace of mind that all fees are taken care of when it becomes necessary.

  • You can choose your own funeral arrangements for your own peace of mind.
  • You will save your family from having to make difficult decisions, trying to guess what you would have wanted, at such a distressing time.
  • All options are clearly specified with fixed prices, or you can choose a personalised plan with every detail exactly as you want it.
  • Avoid rising funeral costs with our guaranteed funeral plan.
  • Financial security: the funeral payment is held securely until it is needed.
  • The service will be provided by Walter C. Parson.
  • There is no age limit and there are no awkward questions.
  • You can make a single payment or pay by monthly instalments – whichever suits you.
  • You can cancel your plan if you are not satisfied.

These are the reasons why we can say that The Walter C. Parson Group offer Gold Standard Funeral Plans.

For a full information brochure and application form, please make contact with one of our offices by telephone or e-mail.

The Basic Plan - £3,520

This is a basic funeral designed to provide the essential requirements with the minimum of ceremony, and is subject to change at our discretion.

 

The Teign Plan - £4,035

  • Traditional veneered coffin
  • Elm effect finish
  • Silver furniture and satin interior
 

The Dart Plan - £4,250

  • High quality wood veneer coffin in a choice of Oak or Mahogany
  • Double raised lid and panelled sides
  • High quality fittings and satin interior suite
 

The Tavy Plan - £5,155

  • Solid wood coffin of the finest quality in a choice of Oak or Mahogany
  • Double raised lid and panelled sides
  • Superior fittings and satin interior suite
 
TAVY PLAN DART PLAN TEIGN PLAN SIMPLE BASIC PLAN
Making all the funeral arrangements Yes Yes Yes Yes
Advice on registration of death Yes Yes Yes Yes
Removal of the person who has died to our Chapel of Rest (30 mile radius) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Caring for the person who has died Yes Yes Yes Yes
Viewing at our Chapel of Rest Yes Yes Yes No
Hearse and Bearers Yes Yes Yes Yes
Limousine(s) 2 1 1 0
Disbursements for a local cremation service or towards a burial Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minister’s fee Yes Yes Yes Yes
Organist’s fee Yes Yes Yes No
Attendance Cards - taking names Yes Yes No No
Service Sheets 75 50 0 0
Listing floral tributes Yes Yes Yes No
1 Year option
(12 payments)
2 Year option
(24 payments)
3 Year option
(36 payments)
4 Year option
(48 payments)
5 Year option
(60 payments)
Plan type Current plan price Monthly payment Total price Monthly payment Total price Monthly payment Total price Monthly payment Total price Monthly payment Total price
BASIC £3,520.00 1st payment - £453.75, thereafter - £278.75 £3,520.00 1st payment - £328.87, thereafter - £153.87 £3,867.88 1st payment - £282.04, thereafter - £107.04 £4,028.44 1st payment - £258.63, thereafter - £83.63 £4,189.24 1st payment - £245.25, thereafter - £70.25 £4,390.00
TEIGN £4,035.00 1st payment - £496.67, thereafter - £321.67 £4,035.00 1st payment - £352.56, thereafter - £177.56 £4,436.44 1st payment - £298.52, thereafter - £123.52 £4,621.72 1st payment - £271.50, thereafter - £96.50 £4,807.00 1st payment - £256.06, thereafter - £81.06 £5,038.60
DART £4,250.00 1st payment - £514.58, thereafter - £339.58 £4,250.00 1st payment - £362.45, thereafter - £187.45 £4,673.80 1st payment - £305.40, thereafter - £130.40 £4,869.40 1st payment - £276.88, thereafter - £101.88 £5,056.24 1st payment - £260.58, thereafter - £85.58 £5,309.80
TAVY £5,155.00 1st payment - £590.00, thereafter - £415.00 £5,155.00 1st payment - £404.08, thereafter - £229.08 £5,672.92 1st payment - £334.36, thereafter - £159.36 £5,911.96 1st payment - £299.50, thereafter - £124.50 £6,151.00 1st payment - £279.58, thereafter - £104.58 £6,449.80

Prices current at time of going to press on 18th February 2017.

Please note that you can clear the outstanding balance at any time you wish, in which case the total price may be reduced.

Instalment amounts are calculated to the nearest penny - total prices quoted may vary by a few pence because of rounding.

DISBURSEMENTS

For a cremation the disbursement costs of each plan include: fee for the crematorium, doctors' fees for a cremation certificate and the usual ministers fee (as recommended by the BMA and CoE). If any extra fees are charged for an organist, church heating, doctors' or clergy's travel etc, these would be payable at the time. For a burial, each plan includes a contribution towards the burial costs, equivalent to the current cremation fees.

PERSONALISED ARRANGEMENTS

A funeral is a very personal matter and many people have particular wishes. If none of our traditional plans, which are designed around cremation, suit your requirements then please let us know and we will prepare a personalised funeral plan just for you, allowing you to choose whatever services you require.

This may include:

  • a special coffin,
  • a woodland burial plot,
  • a distinctive hearse,
  • and anything else which personalises your funeral.

We can keep a record of your requirements on file in our office for future reference.

Walter C Parson

The Firs, Crownhill, Plymouth

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  • Client parking available
  • —Disabled access
  • Reception— & Administration office
  • Arrangement rooms
  • —Chapel of rest & Preparation facilities

The Firs
702 Budshead Road,
Crownhill,
Plymouth, PL6 5DY

Office Opening Hours
Mon-Fri, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Tel 01752 76 76 76 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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Decimus, Exeter

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  • Parking close by & —Disabled access
  • Reception & Administration office
  • Arrangement room & —Chapel of rest
  • Preparation facilities

Decimus, 206 Topsham Road
Exeter EX2 6AA

Office Opening Hours
9.30am - 4.30pm

Tel 01392 43 33 33 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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Riverside, Ivybridge

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception &  —24 Hour service
  • Arrangement room & —Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • —Preparation facilities

Riverside
Costly Street,
Ivybridge PL21 0DB

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tel 01752 69 09 09 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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Hugh Mills & Gaye, Kings House, Newton Abbot

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception & Disabled access
  • —Arrangement rooms & Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • —Preparation facilities

Kings House
King Street,
Newton Abbot TQ12 2LG

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01626 33 44 44 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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St Mary’s View, Plympton, Plymouth

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  • —Easy parking close by
  • Reception & —Disabled access
  • —Arrangement room & —Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • Preparation facilities

St Mary’s View
2 Market Road,
Plympton
Plymouth PL7 1QW

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01752 343 848 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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Pengelly Funeral Service, Saltash

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  • Parking close by & —Disabled access
  • Reception & Administration office
  • Arrangement room & —Chapel of rest
  • Preparation facilities

Pengelly Funeral Service
139, Fore Street, Saltash
Cornwall PL12 6AB

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01752 84 88 38 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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Salisbury House, St Judes, Plymouth

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  • On street parking & —Reception
  • Arrangement rooms & Chapel of rest
  • Preparation facilities
  • —Administration office

Salisbury House
11 Tothill Avenue,
St Judes,
Plymouth PL4 8PJ

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01752 66 54 38 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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The Stables, Tavistock

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception & —Administration office
  • Arrangement rooms & Chapel of rest
  • —Preparation facilities

The Stables,
32 West Street,
Tavistock, PL19 8JY

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Tel 01822 617 300 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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Pidgen & Son Funeral Service, Torpoint

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception & Disabled access
  • —Arrangement room & —Chapel of rest
  • —Administration office
  • —Preparation facilities

Pidgen & Son Funeral Service
4,Trevol Business Park
Torpoint, Cornwall PL11 2TB

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tel 01752 812 479 (24 Hr number)

 
 

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Hugh Mills & Gaye, Torquay

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  • Client parking available
  • —Arrangement room —& Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • Preparation facilities
  • Reception

147 Babbacombe Road,
Torquay TQ1 3SU

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tel 01803 32 94 94 (24 Hr number)