CMA Standard Price List

From 16th September 2021, all funeral directors in the UK are legally required to display and have available to download, the following standardised price list.

Please click here to download our Standardised Price List

ATTENDED FUNERAL (funeral director’s charges only)
This is a funeral where family and friends have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation.
Our professional fees include: Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements and offering the choice of meeting in branch, your home or arranging online/phone, with follow-up meetings required



Collecting and transporting the deceased person from place of death (within 25 miles radius) into our care at Robson’s Funeral Directors, 23-25 Garfield Street, Hawick, TD9 9HA, every day of the year with no additional charge for out of hours £230.00
Care of the deceased person including dressing before the funeral in our premises £150.00
Providing a suitable coffin – this will be made from light oak veneer £395.00
Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment
(by law a fee is listed but we do not charge for this service)
At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 25 miles radius) in a hearse £325.00
This is a funeral where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person, but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself.
Burial (funeral directors fees only) £2490.00
Cremation (funeral director fees plus the cremation fee at Borders Crematorium) £2000.00
For an Attended or Unattended burial funeral, the burial fee (or interment fee charged for digging and closing a new grave or reopening and closing an existing grave).
In this local area, the typical cost of the burial fee for local residents is £835.


For a new grave you will also need to pay for the plot; for an existing grave with a memorial in place you may need to pay a removal and replacement fee. In addition, the cemetery may charge a number of other fees. £1168.80
For an Attended cremation funeral, the cremation fee.
In this local area, the typical cost of a cremation for local residents is £955.
Please discuss any specific religious, belief-based and/or cultural requirements you have with the funeral director


The funeral director may be able to supply a range of optional, additional products and services, or to arrange (on your behalf) for a third party to supply them.
Examples include:
Service Room – Robson’s Dovetail Chapel –
Live Webcast –
Recording –
Limousine – up to seven passengers Local Burial – £200.00
Cremation, Melrose -£240.00
Celebrant, Humanist etc. £200.00
Additional mileage for long distance removals £1.70/mile
Additional transfers of the deceased person’s body such as to their home, or place of worship (prices on request)
Order of service with coloured photographs £30 set-up for first 15 copies
then £1 per copy
Attending ashes interment, ashes casket/nameplate and admin £200.00
Scatter Tube £30.00

You can choose to take care of some arrangements without our involvement or you can use a different supplier.

Disclosure of Interests

The ultimate owner of this business is: A & J Robson Ltd
Registration No SC0395037

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Help with the cost

Anyone in Scotland can get help with the cost of a simple funeral if they do not have enough money to pay the full cost. To qualify you must be receiving one of these benefits:  Universal Credits (UC), Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income related Employment and Support Allowance, Pension Credit, Housing Benefit, Child Tax Credit (CTC) and disability or severe disability element of Working Tax Credit.

If you would like to talk to someone about funeral payments get in touch with your Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) or talk to someone at an advice centre like the Citizens Advice Bureau. They will advise you on the amount of financial help you can expect based on your own circumstances.