A funeral plan is an easy way to arrange the funeral you want in advance. A plan allows you to
specify your wishes and pay for the funeral director’s services included in your plan. As our
customers often tell us, that can bring peace of mind to you and your family. A plan from Golden
Charter also includes an allowance towards third party costs. These are essential, non-funeral
director services such as the cremation or burial fees, plus the minister or officiant’s fee to perform
At Wyn Bishop, we work in partnership with Golden Charter to provide you with a safe
and reliable way to plan ahead. As one of the UK’s largest funeral plan providers*, Golden Charter
has helped 900,000 people make funeral provisions** so we’re completely confident in offering
their plans to you.
Everyone has different needs when it comes to funeral planning, so we make sure the plans we offer
are as flexible as possible. When you get in touch, we’ll be happy to discuss your funeral
requirements and tailor a plan to suit you. Rest assured a plan from Golden Charter is available to all
UK residents who are over 18, regardless of age or state of health.
*Based on selling 14% of funeral plans in the UK in 2021
**Correct at April 2022
A plan to suit your needs
As an independently owned funeral director, we’ll take the time to understand your wishes and
tailor a plan to suit you. We can discuss these at our premises or in your home, at a time that is
convenient for you. If you’d prefer to discuss this over the phone or via email, we can assist with this
too. You can tell us about any preferences you have in mind – the type of funeral you would like to
have, hymns, music or any other personal touches – and we’ll make sure your plan takes these into
What’s included in a pre-paid funeral plan?
Our funeral director’s services will be covered in your funeral plan, which means our fees will be
fixed at today’s prices. These services typically include:
Professional services and making arrangements for cremation or burial
Transportation of the deceased from the place of death to our premises, chapel of rest or
other suitable location
Care of the deceased and preparations for family viewing if requested
Advice on the certification and registration of death and related documentation
Provision of funeral vehicles
Advice on bereavement counselling
Coffin or casket requested
Wyn Bishop Ltd is an appointed representative of Golden Charter Limited trading as Golden Charter Funeral Plans which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN:965279).
Registered in England No. 02511598 Registered Office: One Fleet Place, London EC4M 7WS.