FPA Registered Providers
A "Registered Provider" is a person or a business entity that provides funeral plans and is regulated by the Authority.
- Registered Providers regulated by the FPA maintain high standards of professional conduct;
- The money paid by customers to Registered Providers for a funeral is safeguarded so that, when the time comes, the funeral is provided in accordance with that plan;
- Registered Providers shall co-operate in the delivery of the FPA's Pledge to Customers.
The following Providers of Pre-Paid funeral plans are Registered by the Funeral Planning Authority:-
Advance Planning Limited
4 King Edwards Court
King Edwards Square
Telephone: 0800 028 31 37
Fax: 0121 321 5643
Advance Planning Limited offers the Age UK Guaranteed Funeral Plan to customers and also manages the Age Concern Funeral Plan.
Alternative Planning Company Limited
Wellswood House, 11 Babbacombe Road
Telephone: 01803 298243
Alternative Planning Company Limited is part of Funeral Partners Group and is a national funeral plan provider.
It offers Choice funeral plans to people throughout the UK.
Plans are sold primarily through Funeral Partnerís network of branches but also through a number of partner companies
Avalon Trustee Company Limited
Brooke Court, Lower Meadow Road
Telephone: 0808 163 9135
Avalon was established in 1993 and offers a range of pre-paid funeral plans to customers across the UK.
Customers can buy Avalon plans directly or via a number of carefully selected third party partners.
Avalon is also a leading provider of funeral plans in Europe (note that the FPAís jurisdiction only covers UK business).
BFD Prepaid Funeral Plan
Telephone:01179663268 or 9663262
Bristol Funeral Directors Limited offers the BFD Prepaid Funeral Plan to customers in Bristol and surrounding areas,
through family owned independent funeral directors.
Plans can be arranged to suit individual requirements and funds are held in a Trust,
the Trustees of which are a major firm of Bristol solicitors.
Central England Cooperative
Telephone: 0800 454552
Fax: 01543 421408
Central England Cooperative offers the Midlands Cooperative Funeral Bond to its customers.
Chelmsford Star Cooperative Society Limited
78 Broomfield Road
Telephone: 0800 028 4808
Fax: 01245 351467
Chelmsford Star Cooperative Society Ltd offers the Chelmsford Star Cooperative Society Funeral Plan to its customers.
Clydebank Co-operative Society Limited
11 Hume Street,
Telephone: 0141 952 1573
Clydebank Co-operative is an independent regional retail Society offering the Co-operative Funeral Bond throughout the Clydebank
and Greater Glasgow areas and is a member of the National Association of the Funeral Directors,
the Funeral Planning Authority and the Co-operative Funeral Service Association.
All services are provided on a 24 hour basis.
Dignity Pre Arrangement Limited
4 King Edwards Court
King Edwards Square
Telephone: 0800 38 77 17
Fax: 0121 321 5643
Dignity Pre Arrangement Limited is a national funeral plan provider and offers the Dignity, Royal London, Age Concern funeral plans, as well as the Funeral Assistance Plan and the Guaranteed Funeral Plan, to its customers throughout the UK.
East of England Co-operative Society Ltd
Telephone: 01473 257242
Fax: 01473 215940
We are an independent Co-operative Society, and are proud to be owned by hundreds of thousands of Members from across Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. Choosing a funeral plan is flexible and straightforward with our comprehensive range of plans and tailor-made options. Whichever plan you chose you can spread the cost over a period of time that’s convenient for your budget. All funeral plan payments are deposited with Royal London Group.
F A Albin & Sons Ltd
Arthur Stanley House
52 Culling Road
London br /> SE16 2TN
Telephone: 020 7237 3637
F A Albin & Sons Limited offers Prearranged Funeral Plans to itís customers in London, Kent and the surrounding areas.
The company is a family owned independent funeral director and has been in business for over 200 years.
Plans can be arranged to suit individual requirements and funds are held in a Trust which was formed in 1990.
The Trust is managed by a number of trustees the majority of whom are independent.
Family Funerals Trust Limited
Telephone: 020 8818 7710
Fax: 020 8751 4927
Family Funerals Trust Limited offers Pre-payment and Pre-arrangement Funeral Plans to its customers.
Funeral Planning Services Limited
Telephone: 01508 532632
Fax: 01508 531988
Funeral Planning Services Ltd was established in 1995 and provides a range of pre-payment plans for clients of any age and state of health, in conjunction with independent funeral directors throughout the UK. Funeral payments are held in Funeral Planning Trust, with Capita Trust Company Ltd as Custodian Trustee.
Golden Charter Limited
10 Canniesburn Drive
Telephone: 0800 833 800
More than 475,000 people in the UK have planned their funerals with Golden Charter, an independent company which is owned by approximately 1,200 funeral directors who are members of the SAIFCharter Association. Golden Charter provides a truly nationwide service, with over 3,300 independent funeral directors accepting their plans.
Golden Leaves Limited
No 1 Croydon, 12-16 Addiscombe Road
Telephone: 0800 854448
Golden Leaves has been at the forefront of Pre-paid Funeral Planning since 1984 when plans first became available in the UK.
Golden Leaves is available throughout the UK.
Funeral plans (outside the regulation of the FPA) are also available in Spain, Portugal & Cyprus,
provided locally by reputable Funeral Directors, IFA's and authorised representatives
Heart of England Co-operative Society Limited
22 Abbey Street
Telephone: 024 7638 2331
Fax: 024 7634 2448
Heart of England Co-operative Society Limited offers the Heart of England Cooperative Society Pre-paid Funeral Plan to its customers.
Lincolnshire Co-Op Funeral Services
Telephone: 01522 781077
Lincolnshire Co-op is an independent retail co-operative founded in 1861 and owned by some 250,000 members across Lincolnshire,
North Nottinghamshire and East Yorkshire.
We are a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors and registered with the Funeral Planning Authority.
We offer set packages and bespoke funeral plans with various payment options and monies paid are invested in whole of life insurance policies with Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Ltd.
Perfect Choice Funeral Plans
from Ecclesiastical Planning Services Limited
Telephone: 0800 633 5626
Perfect Choice Funeral Plans are provided throughout the UK by funeral directors who are members of the National Association of Funeral Directors. Ecclesiastical Planning Services is part of the Ecclesiastical Group, a specialist, UK-based financial services group which has been protecting people, property and funds since it was founded in 1887.
Reynolds Funeral Service
27-31 High Street
Telephone: 01243 864745
Fax: 01243 840890
Reynolds Funeral Service does not offer new funeral plans but remains registered in respect of existing plans
Scotmid CoĖOperative Funeral Directors
78-79 Angle Park Terrace
Telephone: 0131 346 3140
Scotmid Co-operative is Scotlandís largest independent co-operative and has been at the heart of Scottish communities since being founded in Edinburgh in 1859.
Scotmid Co-operative Funeral Directors are members of the National Association of Funeral Directors and are recommended by the Good Funeral Guide.
They provide burial and cremation funeral plans, the funds are held in individual life insurance policies backed by the Royal London Mutual Insurance Society.
Tamworth Co-operative Society Ltd
Telephone 01827 62094
Fax 01827 312736
Tamworth Co-operative Society offers Tamworth Co-operative Funeral Service Guaranteed Plans to all our customers.
The Co-operative Funeralcare
Funeral Plan Service Centre
12th floor 1 Angel Square
Telephone: Freephone: 0800 289 120 (Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm: Sat 9am-12pm)
Fax:0843 751 4522
The Co-operative Funeralcare, as the UK's leading Funeral Director,
offers the Co-operative Funeralcare Funeral Plan to customers throughout the UK which is available to purchase through different channels,
including their own nationwide funeral home network, Co-operative Insurance Services Agents,
regional building societies as well as directly, by telephone, post or by email.
The Midcounties Co-operative Ltd
Technology Park Warwick
Telephone: 0800 454 940
The Midcounties Co-operative is the second largest member owned independent co-operative in the U.K. It provides locally owned and managed services to a large region that broadly runs from Walsall and Woverhampton in the west to High Wycombe and Aylesbury in the east, Gloucester, Cheltenham and Swindon in the south and Litchfield in the north. It has over 80 funeralcare homes in its region.
The description of providers provided above are provided by the individual provider and do not imply any recommendation or endorsement of any particular provider, or their description, by the FPA.