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Why arrange a funeral plan with East of England Co-op?

An East of England Co-op funeral plan, provided by Ecclesiastical Planning Services, is an easy way to pre-arrange and make provision for your funeral, protecting your loved ones from difficult decisions and second guessing your final wishes.

By taking out a funeral plan, you can secure our professional services in advance. As long as we carry out the funeral and your requirements don’t change, your family won’t have to pay a penny more when the time comes.

Our funeral plans are provided by national funeral plan provider, Ecclesiastical Planning Services, so you can rest assured that your plan, wishes and monies are protected.

About funeral plans

All the information you need to get started with your plan

Why plan ahead for your funeral?

Reduce the financial burden for your family

Secure our professional services today and save your family from much of the financial burden.

Research shows that the average cost of a funeral over the last 10 years has risen significantly*. That’s why arranging and making provision for your funeral now is wise and could save loved ones much of the financial worry in the future.

As long as we carry out your funeral and your requirements don’t change, your family won’t have to pay an extra penny for the funeral costs specified in your paperwork when the time comes. East of England Co-op Funeral Services will always honour the services included in your funeral plan, no matter how much prices have risen in the meantime. If you choose to use another funeral director or make changes to your plan, there may be additional costs. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for more information.

* Based on average funeral costs. Source: SunLife (2022), Cost of Dying Report, sunlife.co.uk/funeral-costs.

Arrange every detail of your ceremony

You can choose every aspect of your funeral and let your loved ones know your wishes. ​

Planning ahead not only means you get the service you want, but it always saves your family from any additional stress that can come with making tough decisions about the funeral, at what is already a difficult time.

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Your funeral plan options

To make planning your funeral as simple as possible, we have two plan options available.

Without Ceremony

The Without Ceremony plan offers a straight forward, unattended cremation. It provides a cost-effective option, suitable for those who don't want a formal funeral service.

Bespoke Plan

We want to help you to be able to plan a celebration of your life that perfectly reflects who you are and the Bespoke Plan gives you the opportunity to customise every aspect of your funeral.

Have any questions?

We've put together some helpful information to help you choose if a pre-paid plan is right for you

Why should I buy a plan?

We have a range of different plans and payment options available so whatever your requirements we have a plan to suit your needs. 

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Frequently asked questions

Take a look at our answers to key questions you may have about our plans.

FAQs

Terms and conditions

You can easily view our funeral plan terms and conditions online.

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Terms and conditions apply to funeral plans – please ask for details.

East of England Co-operative Society (Trustees) Limited, Wherstead Park The Street, Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom, IP9 2BJ Reg. No. 11059352 is an Appointed Representative of Ecclesiastical Planning Services Limited Reg. No. 2644860, registered in England at Benefact House, 2000 Pioneer Avenue, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, GL3 4AW, UK, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm Reference Number 958152. The Financial Conduct Authority regulates pre-paid funeral plans only.