The aim of the Competition and Markets Authority Funeral Markets Order 2021 is to make it easier for customers to access the prices of funeral directors and crematorium operators and to help increase customers’ awareness of the total cost of the services they may require.
These provisions are also intended to help customers to compare the prices and services of different funeral directors and crematorium operators so that they can assess what best suits their needs and budget.
The criteria for the Attended Funeral:
Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements.
Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care.
Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities.
Providing a suitable coffin.
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the Funeral Director.
Provision of a hearse or other appropriate vehicle to take the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) at a date and time agreed between the customer and funeral director.
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Walter C. Parson Funeral Directors is a family business established in 1842 at Stoke Climsland, Cornwall. It has, either by inheritance or acquisition, remained in the family over seven generations.
We strive to deliver a first class service, one which would only be acceptable to a member of our own family.
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I cannot speak highly enough of staff at the Topsham Road branch. Darren and Jo were great. Jo was so kind, understanding and caring and was always there for me to answer questions and guide me through details.. They carried out the wishes of myself and my grandson after my daughter tragically died and their whole ethos was about caring and re...
Sally Jones via Google
4 years ago
We would like to thank W Parsons especially James who arranged the funeral for Bradley.He made the day easier to bear with his compassion, attention to detail and very professional manner in which the funeral was carried out.We would recommend W Parsons to anyone looking for an excellent funeral director.Thank you once againValerie Loughman & Ti...
Mike Stevens via Google
2 years ago
I would like to thank everyone at Parsons The Topsham Branch for making this difficult time a lot easier. Special thanks to Darren who organised the funeral and thanks to all the staff at Parson for being so professional and respectful. Thank you so much for looking after my Mum Hazel Mardon.
Chris Scrace via Google
2 years ago
My mother-in-law died recently at the grand old age of 92. Most funeral directors seem to have a 5* in Exeter which is great but what led us to WCP was the comprehensive information given on their website re: actual costs/services etc. This information meant that we didn't feel entirely clueless at a very difficult time emotionally and when we...
ann coals via Google
4 years ago
I couldn't have wished for a kinder or more understanding funeral director than James - he was fabulous and so helpful, efficiently dealing with and gently guiding me through all the necessary arrangements at this very sad, emotionally draining time , and yet miraculously he quietly managed to keep my spirits up throughout - nothing was too muc...
Dee Hamilton via Google
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