Houghtons are proud to deliver the Halton Residents' Funeral Scheme in association  with Halton Borough Council.



The Halton Residents’ Funeral is a fixed cost funeral product for cremation at Widnes Crematorium or burial at Runcorn or Widnes cemetery (or burial in an existing plot at Halton Cemetery). Any person who is a resident of Halton is able to purchase a Halton Residents’ Funeral either at the point of need or in advance. A cremation funeral purchased at the time of need costs only £1,989 A burial for one in existing grave prices start at £1,870 for Borough resident, additional charges for two and three may be obtained from the Funeral Director.

The Halton Residents’ Funeral is like any other and includes

  • Collection of the deceased (within 25 miles)
  • Dressing of the deceased. A viewing of deceased at Houghtons Chapel of Rest (during office hours)
  • Provision of a coffin with handles and an engraved nameplate.
  • The funeral directors professional fees for making all necessary arrangements for the funeral service including provision of all appropriate staff and facilities to ensure that the funeral service proceeds with dignity.
  • Transportation of the deceased in a hearse from the funeral home to the funeral service and one following limousine.
  • A funeral service of 30 minutes in Widnes Crematorium chapel or a graveside ceremony at Runcorn Cemetery.
  • Cremation at Widnes Crematorium or burial at Runcorn, Widnes or Halton (in an existing family plot).​

Please bear in mind if the headstone needs to be removed prior to burial there is and additional cost of £100.

Additional Services

Bringing into our care £125 (between 4.30pm & 9.30am and weekends £1 per mile over 25 miles)

Second Limousine £195

Embalming £125

Weekend & 4.30pm – 8pm chapel visits £35 per half hour

Pall Bearers £25 per person

Attending a Church or venue prior to burial or cremation £395

Additional Expenses to consider

The exclusive right of burial in a grave can be purchased at Widnes cemeteries. One, two or three person graves are available. The exclusive right of burial is for 50 years from the last burial in the grave.

Service in Church from £175

Headstone removal £ variable
Flowers £ variable
Catering £ variable
Service booklets from £1.00 per copy

Notices, Acknowledgments Obituaries £ variable

Click here to see Residents Funeral Plan


Click here for the price list, application form and terms and conditions.