Why People Plan Ahead

Having a pre-paid funeral plan in place can give great peace of mind, both for you and your family.

With many families unsure of what their loved one wanted and feeling under pressure to get it right, it will be a comfort to you and your family if you’ve made your wishes known. Having a funeral plan in place saves your family the task of making decisions when they are grieving, and potentially leaving them with a large funeral bill to pay.

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What is a Pre-Paid Funeral Plan?

A Pre-Paid Funeral Plan is a simple way of choosing the kind of funeral you would like and then
pre-paying for the cost of our services at today’s prices.

Financial Safety

Your money is looked after by one of the leading and oldest life assurance companies in Scotland so you can rest assured that your plan is safe.

Rising Costs

When the time comes, we promise to fulfil all of our services specified in your plan no matter how much costs may have risen.

Peace Of Mind

There is a quiet satisfaction to be gained from putting your affairs in order which will ease the burden on your loved ones at their time of need.

Make Your Wishes Known

Choose the funeral that is right for you so that it will be the way you always wanted.

Changes To Average Funeral Costs In The UK

A recent survey (SunLife (2018) Cost of Dying Report) shows that the average cost of a funeral in the UK is now £4,271 – an increase of 122% since 2004.

 If funeral costs continue to rise at the same rate we have seen over the past decade the average funeral will cost almost £5,000, in five years’ time. Source: Sunlife Cost of Dying Report 2018.

Make Your Wishes Known

We also offer our own range of Pre-paid Funeral Plans that give complete peace of mind that everything will be taken care of.  Lock-in our low prices and make sure your loved ones will not have to worry about the costs when the time comes. Request a brochure for more information.

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Our Funeral Plans

Pay £1,299 in full for immediate peace of mind.

Our Direct Plan provides a dignified and affordable unattended cremation with ashes scattered in the garden of remembrance, or returned for a small additional fee.

LOWEST COST PLAN IN SCOTLAND

Pay £3.124in full or choose for a range of payment options, starting from £17.41 per month.

Our Simple Plan is available for both burials and cremations and provides a simple, yet respectful service at a crematorium or cemetery of your choice.

Pay £3,594 in full or choose for a range of payment options, starting form £19.87 per month.

Our Personalised Plan offers you the most flexibility when it comes to pre-planning a funeral. Available for both burials and cremations, and includes a modern hearse and limousine for your family.

Testimonials

Excellent & extremely friendly service from Elaine Edinburgh branch, would rate her highly

Hazel, Edinburgh

Alison was brilliant…the service that John and Carole from the Kilmarnock gave was exemplary and nothing was a bother to them.

Alexander, East Ayrshire

Lynn was excellent throughout. Thank you.

Robert, Perthshire

I felt that you would do all that you could to help and that we mattered to you.

Laura, Perthshire

You made a difficult time so very much easier with your kindness and attention to detail.

David, Perthshire

Thank you for everything you did!

I am very pleased with the staff, they were so nice and made the funeral arrangements stress free
and always kept in touch.
On the day of the funeral, everything went smoothly.

Customer, Newton Mearns

Caroline could not have been more compassionate during what was a tough time. She has the right words and made me feel so comfortable. I’m very grateful for her help through this traumatic time.

Lesley, South Lanarkshire

“Woodside were absolutely brilliant with me and my family when organising my Dad’s funeral. May was very kind and took care of everything for us.”

Stephen, Paisley

Sandra was absolutely amazing went above and beyond to help me.

Lynsey, Leith

Elaine .. you really are amazing at what you do and I would recommend your services to family & friends in the future, thank you so so much, I know Mum would have been proud of the small intimate service we had for her xxxxx

Donna, Edinburgh

To all the staff I would like to say a massive thank you for all your help and assistance.

James, South Lanarkshire

“They helped us through a very difficult time and made a sad day much easier to bear. Thanks especially to May for her thoughtfulness.”

Kelly, Johnstone

Special thanks to Tony from Greenock office. Outstanding service during the UK lockdown crisis. Absolutely fantastic help to me and my father.

Shawn, Inverclyde

Can’t thank Angela, at Stirling, enough, for all the help she gave me. Thank you again, Angela

Frances, Stirlingshire

Hayley, thank you so much for all the care attention you showed our family at this difficult time. Can I also say that all of your staff were kind, courteous and very patient on the day of mum’s funeral. Everyone was very professional and caring.

Robert, Edinburgh

I’d like to thank Carole for her care and attention to detail

Robert, East Ayrshire

A heartfelt thank you to Caroline Kinloch at Burnside for her caring and understanding approach. She went over and above to make our Mum’s funeral special.

Pamela, South Lanarkshire

Fiona is outstanding so professional and compassionate. She really is one of life’s Angels who could not do enough to help. She went over and above for us.

Michelle, Inverclyde

Jackie was so helpful and caring. We really appreciate all the support she and the rest of the staff gave us. THANK YOU!!

Stephen, South Lanarkshire

All of the staff were brilliant.

Jacqueline, East Ayrshire

Thank you Angela (Stirling) for your compassion and understanding.

Lisa, Stirlingshire

Sarah from Rutherglen [parlour] was very helpful from start to finish. Thank you very much.

Drew, South Lanarkshire

I’d like to say all of the staff we dealt with very professional, friendly and helpful.

Colin, Leith

Extremely empathetic and showed real care to make what was a hugely difficult time for my family a lot easier. Tony was very willing to go above and beyond, he personally delivered my dads ashes to our family home. We cannot thank Tony enough.

Graham, Inverclyde

Caroline was fantastic & I would highly recommend when going through such an emotional time.

Morven, South Lanarkshire

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde

“Thank you to Claire for the dignity, care and compassion you showed to my mum and my family. Her funeral was beautiful and I know she’d be happy with the send off she received.”

 

Jacqui, Bellshill

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde

Caroline Tummon provides an excellent service to all customers. She is supportive, knowledgeable and makes you feel comfortable during a families difficult time.

Diane, Glasgow

Special thanks to Marie at Leith Branch for her empathy and attention to detail.

Abigail, Edinburgh

Claire was fantastic. Patient, caring and really made us feel supported during a difficult time and process.

William, North Lanarkshire

If I could award more stars I would. Fosters Cumbernauld has been absolutely fantastic, and I would like to specifically mention Yvonne who was an amazing help and support to us throughout everything. Such a difficult time and with the current pandemic only making it harder, you were wonderful. Yvonne is a total credit to Fosters and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend and use them again in the future.

Katie (Google Review)

You all made such a difficult experience that wee bit easier by going above and beyond for my mum. On behalf of myself and my family thank you xxx

Natalie, South Lanarkshire

Special mention to Jim Jarvie. The time and care taken with the family was very much appreciated. You made a terrible situation a little easier, Thank You.

Karen, East Ayrshire

Dear Angela and team, many thanks for the help, advice and assistance. You all made this difficult time so much easier to deal with. Thank you for the patience and for the additional touches on the day. Awesome team, thanks again.

David, Stirlingshire

You were so good to our family and I would definitely recommend the funeral parlour to anyone. Thanks again.

Kieran, South Lanarkshire

Claire in your Bellshill branch was amazing! Nothing was too much for her and when she was with us, we were the only people that mattered to her, this is exactly what we needed. Claire helped us with songs and flowers, she had empathy in abundance.

Andrea, North Lanarkshire

I received excellent customer support – thank you so much! It was just amazing and totally professional.

Marc, Perthshire

Jackie from Rutherglen [parlour] was amazing – supportive, approachable, with a wonderful warm manner, and very efficient.

Nancy, South Lanarkshire

All the staff in Fosters Glasgow Road were amazing. Thank you all.

Gemma, South Lanarkshire

Angela took care of everything and has been a great support to our family through this hard time. She is professional, kind and holistic in her approach and she helped us to give our Michael an amazing send off.

The Gamble Family, Stirling

Elaine from the West Mains Branch in Edinburgh was outstanding in every way, she explained everything fully, was understanding, empathetic, she made the whole process much easier for me and I sincerely cannot thank her enough.

Donna, Edinburgh

The professional and kindness service given to our family by Angela and staff has been outstanding

Lynn, Google Review

Tony, thank you for your help and you’re caring attitude, it made everything easier to deal with.

Leonie, Inverclyde

To Jackie, thank you for making such a difficult time easier by being so understanding and helpful, couldn’t have asked for a nicer person.

Susan, South Lanarkshire

A big thank you to Lynne for everything she did for us to arrange our Dads funeral. She is such a compassionate person, a credit to Fosters.

Scott, Perthshire

Caroline was very helpful but I should also commend the personal approach of all the people involved

Gladys, South Lanarkshire

Special thanks to Craig at West Mains Branch who went over and above to ensure everything went smoothly on the day of the funeral.

Abigail, Edinburgh
This is just to say thank you for all the arrangements Claire made.  I attended the service by web link with my family.
Everything was perfect under the circumstances. Thank you so much.  I won’t forget your kindness and your professionalism.  You did my Mum proud.
Jim C, North Lanarkshire

All members of staff were exceptional. Were very personal and friendly with amazing support.

Chris, Edinburgh

A special thanks to Hayley from Fosters West Mains Road office in Edinburgh. I have already contacted this office personally to praise Hayley’s customer service.

Nicholas, Edinburgh

A special mention to Fiona in the Greenock branch for going over and beyond in helping the family and daily correspondence to help us in our time of grief – it was beyond compassionate.

Daniel, Inverclyde

Sharon, you made everything so easy. Your contact with us was really appreciated throughout.

I wish I had used fosters for my mums funeral prior.

Gillian, South Ayrshire

“We have been touched by the kindness shown by the Woodside team.”

Mrs Scott,  Bridge of Weir

During this time you have been a tower of strength for my family & always at hand for anything we needed. I would have been lost without your support. Thank you.

Terry, South Lanarkshire

Thank you for your professional and sensitive approach.

Robert, Perthshire

Testimonials

I am very pleased with the staff, they were so nice and made the funeral arrangements stress free
and always kept in touch.
On the day of the funeral, everything went smoothly.

Customer, Newton Mearns

“Thank you to Claire for the dignity, care and compassion you showed to my mum and my family. Her funeral was beautiful and I know she’d be happy with the send off she received.”

 

Jacqui, Bellshill

To Jackie, thank you for making such a difficult time easier by being so understanding and helpful, couldn’t have asked for a nicer person.

Susan, South Lanarkshire

Fiona is outstanding so professional and compassionate. She really is one of life’s Angels who could not do enough to help. She went over and above for us.

Michelle, Inverclyde

Alison was brilliant…the service that John and Carole from the Kilmarnock gave was exemplary and nothing was a bother to them.

Alexander, East Ayrshire
This is just to say thank you for all the arrangements Claire made.  I attended the service by web link with my family.
Everything was perfect under the circumstances. Thank you so much.  I won’t forget your kindness and your professionalism.  You did my Mum proud.
Jim C, North Lanarkshire

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde

Thank you Angela (Stirling) for your compassion and understanding.

Lisa, Stirlingshire

Claire was fantastic. Patient, caring and really made us feel supported during a difficult time and process.

William, North Lanarkshire

Sandra was absolutely amazing went above and beyond to help me.

Lynsey, Leith

I felt that you would do all that you could to help and that we mattered to you.

Laura, Perthshire

Excellent & extremely friendly service from Elaine Edinburgh branch, would rate her highly

Hazel, Edinburgh

“We have been touched by the kindness shown by the Woodside team.”

Mrs Scott,  Bridge of Weir

During this time you have been a tower of strength for my family & always at hand for anything we needed. I would have been lost without your support. Thank you.

Terry, South Lanarkshire

Sharon, you made everything so easy. Your contact with us was really appreciated throughout.

I wish I had used fosters for my mums funeral prior.

Gillian, South Ayrshire

Thank you for your professional and sensitive approach.

Robert, Perthshire

Caroline Tummon provides an excellent service to all customers. She is supportive, knowledgeable and makes you feel comfortable during a families difficult time.

Diane, Glasgow

All members of staff were exceptional. Were very personal and friendly with amazing support.

Chris, Edinburgh

Tony, thank you for your help and you’re caring attitude, it made everything easier to deal with.

Leonie, Inverclyde

“They helped us through a very difficult time and made a sad day much easier to bear. Thanks especially to May for her thoughtfulness.”

Kelly, Johnstone

Special thanks to Craig at West Mains Branch who went over and above to ensure everything went smoothly on the day of the funeral.

Abigail, Edinburgh

You all made such a difficult experience that wee bit easier by going above and beyond for my mum. On behalf of myself and my family thank you xxx

Natalie, South Lanarkshire

Elaine .. you really are amazing at what you do and I would recommend your services to family & friends in the future, thank you so so much, I know Mum would have been proud of the small intimate service we had for her xxxxx

Donna, Edinburgh

Special mention to Jim Jarvie. The time and care taken with the family was very much appreciated. You made a terrible situation a little easier, Thank You.

Karen, East Ayrshire

You were so good to our family and I would definitely recommend the funeral parlour to anyone. Thanks again.

Kieran, South Lanarkshire

Caroline could not have been more compassionate during what was a tough time. She has the right words and made me feel so comfortable. I’m very grateful for her help through this traumatic time.

Lesley, South Lanarkshire

The professional and kindness service given to our family by Angela and staff has been outstanding

Lynn, Google Review

Can’t thank Angela, at Stirling, enough, for all the help she gave me. Thank you again, Angela

Frances, Stirlingshire

I’d like to say all of the staff we dealt with very professional, friendly and helpful.

Colin, Leith

Caroline was fantastic & I would highly recommend when going through such an emotional time.

Morven, South Lanarkshire

Lynn was excellent throughout. Thank you.

Robert, Perthshire

You made a difficult time so very much easier with your kindness and attention to detail.

David, Perthshire

Dear Angela and team, many thanks for the help, advice and assistance. You all made this difficult time so much easier to deal with. Thank you for the patience and for the additional touches on the day. Awesome team, thanks again.

David, Stirlingshire

Hayley, thank you so much for all the care attention you showed our family at this difficult time. Can I also say that all of your staff were kind, courteous and very patient on the day of mum’s funeral. Everyone was very professional and caring.

Robert, Edinburgh

Jackie was so helpful and caring. We really appreciate all the support she and the rest of the staff gave us. THANK YOU!!

Stephen, South Lanarkshire

Claire in your Bellshill branch was amazing! Nothing was too much for her and when she was with us, we were the only people that mattered to her, this is exactly what we needed. Claire helped us with songs and flowers, she had empathy in abundance.

Andrea, North Lanarkshire

A big thank you to Lynne for everything she did for us to arrange our Dads funeral. She is such a compassionate person, a credit to Fosters.

Scott, Perthshire

Special thanks to Tony from Greenock office. Outstanding service during the UK lockdown crisis. Absolutely fantastic help to me and my father.

Shawn, Inverclyde

If I could award more stars I would. Fosters Cumbernauld has been absolutely fantastic, and I would like to specifically mention Yvonne who was an amazing help and support to us throughout everything. Such a difficult time and with the current pandemic only making it harder, you were wonderful. Yvonne is a total credit to Fosters and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend and use them again in the future.

Katie (Google Review)

Angela took care of everything and has been a great support to our family through this hard time. She is professional, kind and holistic in her approach and she helped us to give our Michael an amazing send off.

The Gamble Family, Stirling

“Woodside were absolutely brilliant with me and my family when organising my Dad’s funeral. May was very kind and took care of everything for us.”

Stephen, Paisley

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde

Special thanks to Marie at Leith Branch for her empathy and attention to detail.

Abigail, Edinburgh

Sarah from Rutherglen [parlour] was very helpful from start to finish. Thank you very much.

Drew, South Lanarkshire

Jackie from Rutherglen [parlour] was amazing – supportive, approachable, with a wonderful warm manner, and very efficient.

Nancy, South Lanarkshire

Elaine from the West Mains Branch in Edinburgh was outstanding in every way, she explained everything fully, was understanding, empathetic, she made the whole process much easier for me and I sincerely cannot thank her enough.

Donna, Edinburgh

A special thanks to Hayley from Fosters West Mains Road office in Edinburgh. I have already contacted this office personally to praise Hayley’s customer service.

Nicholas, Edinburgh

I’d like to thank Carole for her care and attention to detail

Robert, East Ayrshire

I received excellent customer support – thank you so much! It was just amazing and totally professional.

Marc, Perthshire

Thank you for everything you did!

To all the staff I would like to say a massive thank you for all your help and assistance.

James, South Lanarkshire

A heartfelt thank you to Caroline Kinloch at Burnside for her caring and understanding approach. She went over and above to make our Mum’s funeral special.

Pamela, South Lanarkshire

Caroline was very helpful but I should also commend the personal approach of all the people involved

Gladys, South Lanarkshire

A special mention to Fiona in the Greenock branch for going over and beyond in helping the family and daily correspondence to help us in our time of grief – it was beyond compassionate.

Daniel, Inverclyde

All the staff in Fosters Glasgow Road were amazing. Thank you all.

Gemma, South Lanarkshire

Extremely empathetic and showed real care to make what was a hugely difficult time for my family a lot easier. Tony was very willing to go above and beyond, he personally delivered my dads ashes to our family home. We cannot thank Tony enough.

Graham, Inverclyde

All of the staff were brilliant.

Jacqueline, East Ayrshire