Funeral Plans

Planning your own funeral from £1,295

Many people plan their own funeral well in advance to make sure the funeral is what they would wish, and to take the stress away from the next of kin.

Making prior arrangements yourself can make all the difference to your loved ones. You can take your time and think it through carefully, calmly and rationally. You’ll then get the kind of send-off you really want.

All you have to do is sit down for chat with a member of our team and discuss all your individual requirements, so that the plan can be made to suit your wishes and budget.

Please see the list of Q&A’s which may help answer some of your questions about pre-paid funeral plans, if you do have any further question please do contact us on 01506 852655, or pop and see us.

If you’d like to find out more – or arrange an appointment to explore setting up a plan please get in touch.

Direct Cremation Plan £1,295

A direct cremation is for those who would prefer a straightforward funeral. It’s different to a traditional funeral as there’s no funeral service and you will be unable to be present at the cremation.


This option of a straightforward cremation is now being chosen by a growing number of people.


Regardless of how you’d like to say farewell, our caring team treat everyone with the same level of professionalism, integrity and care.

Set Cremation plans from £1,295

If you’re choosing a cremation, then one of our set cremation plans might be a better choice. Our set cremation plans make it easy to see what’s included at a fixed price, there are four set plans for you to choose from.


When choosing a plan, please read our funeral plan Terms & conditions and  Key Features Document.

Bespoke funeral

Our bespoke funeral plan, is designed so you can choose exactly the service you want, this can be either a burial or cremation. This gives you the flexibility of building your own plan.

Provide for the future at today's cost

  • By planning for the future with a Thomas Brown Funeral Plan you can save your family a lot of financial worry at a time when they least need it. The cost of your funeral is inflation proof and you’ll be able to purchase a Plan at today’s prices to cover all the agreed costs.


Financial Security


Paying for the plan is easy

  • You can pay for your Funeral Plan in cash, by cheque, by credit/debit card, or by interest free payments (up to 24 months).

Funeral Plan FAQ's

What is a funeral plan?

A funeral plan lets you arrange and pay for your funeral in advance and at today’s prices, beating rising funeral costs. It’s an easy way to get your funeral arranged whilst protecting loved ones from rising costs and uncertainty about your final wishes.

Who can buy a plan?

All our plans are available to any UK resident over 18. There are no medical questions and there is no medical required, whether or not you have any existing medical conditions.

How can you buy a funeral plan?

Buying a plan from us is simple. You can buy in person at our Broxburn office – to arrange an appointment please call us on 01506 852655

Who will carry out the funeral?

Your funeral will be carried out by Thomas Brown Funeral Directors, we’re part of Scotmid Co-operative Society, an independent Scottish Co-operative.

Can I take a plan out for someone else, or a joint plan?

Yes, all of our plans options allow you to buy a plan for someone else. If you do this you will receive all of the correspondence about the plan and you will have all of the rights to the plan and be responsible for paying for it. Yes, two plan holders can be named on the Agreement Form, and the plan can be used for the funeral of either of the plan holders.

What happens to my money and is is safe?

So we can deliver our obligations to you, we put all of your money into an individual whole of life assurance policy that is managed by Royal London Mutual Insurance Society. Royal London is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the PRA and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). In addition, Scotmid Funerals are registered with the Funeral Planning Authority (FPA), this is an organisation set up by the industry to regulate providers of UK pre-paid funeral plans.

What if I have a complaint about my plan?

If you have a complaint regarding one of our funeral plans, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please see our complaints procedure.

Terms & Conditions

It’s important to read and understand the terms and conditions relating to our funeral plans, please read the terms below, you can also read and print a copy here.