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Coffins

Choosing a Coffin

When a loved one has passed away, choosing their coffin can prove to be one of the most challenging aspects of arranging a funeral. This is because there is a lot to take into account. The coffin might differ depending on the final resting place. Will there be a burial or cremation, or will they rest in a mausoleum? All of these could dictate the coffin type.

Types of Coffins and Caskets

At Alan Greenwood, we are committed to supplying high-quality coffins, while acknowledging the effect that they have on the environment. We only use suppliers that source raw materials from Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) sources, and track the material through their manufacturing process. All coffins and caskets provided by us also come from suppliers accredited with the Carbon Trust Standard, therefore limiting the damage to the environment to the minimum.

There is also a selection of American-style caskets available in various designs. Please talk to our team for more information.

Eco Friendly Coffins

At Alan Greenwood & Sons, we can also provide a selection of sustainable and fully biodegradable coffins. Find out more about the range of eco friendly coffins we can supply.

Extended Range of Coffins

A further range of coffins and caskets can be seen here on this download. Should you require anything else, please contact our funeral home for more information.

Burial

Last Supper

Last Supper

A solid popular hardwood casket, depicting the last supper, the inside is fitted with an ivory velvet interior.

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Windsor

Windsor

A solid oak casket with decorative panels to the sides and ends, fluted corner raised lid.

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Cremation or Burial

Winchester

Winchester

A solid mahogany coffin with panelled sides and raised lid with superior exterior and interior furnishings.

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Albury

Albury

A simulated elm veneered effect coffin.

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Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne

Traditional crafted Semi Solid Oak coffin, with shaped featured panels to sides and ends.With a raised lid and gloss finish.

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Bisley

Bisley

A high quality oak veneered coffin.

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Farnham

Farnham

A simulated Oak veneered effect coffin.

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Guildford

Guildford

A solid mahogany coffin with superior exterior and interior furnishings.

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Kingston

Kingston

A high quality solid oak coffin with panelled sides and raised Lid and superior exterior and interior furnishings

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Richmond

Richmond

A high quality solid oak coffin with superior exterior and interior furnishings.

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Surbiton

Surbiton

A simulated Mahogany veneered effect coffin.

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Brighton

Brighton

Traditional shaped coffin, specially designed to be readily biodegradable. Using high quality European pine, polished with a water based natural polish. Engraved nameplate available.

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Windlesham

Windlesham

A semi solid mahogany coffin with panelled sides and raised lid.

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Eco

eWillow

eWillow

A natural traditional style chestnut-coloured wicker coffin with matching handles and engraved name plate.

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Brighton

Brighton

Traditional shaped coffin, specially designed to be readily biodegradable. Using high quality European pine, polished with a water based natural polish. Engraved nameplate available.

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A Few Kind Words...

“Dear Beth,

Just a short note from all of us to say “Thank You” for all the effort that you applied to ensure that Sarah’s funeral passed so seamlessly.

If it can be described as a “Great Day” (which I know will sound odd) I mean it purely in terms of the balance between sadness and celebration was met – that also the weather was perfect, the co-ordination between service and committal was excellent, the flowers so beautiful and everyone played their part so well. It was largely down to you that it did work so well.

So a “Big Thank You”

Barry, Jemma, Matthew, Josie and William

Dear Cindy,

I just wanted to say thank you for yesterday and please thank all the gentlemen who helped us. Everything ran very smoothly and they were excellent.

I was also very happy with the service booklet and photographs.

Lyla

“The family would like to thank you and the whole team at Greenwood’s for your warm and professional service. We were delighted with your attention to detail and the relaxed but respectful manner of the Attendant and Bearers on the day itself. Many of our friends commented on the ‘dignity with lightness of touch’ and said it was one of the best-organised funerals they had attended. It was certainly a very different experience from my father’s funeral twelve years ago, and we shall recommend you wholeheartedly to others.”

Carole Day and Family

“Thank you for all your kind attention during the funeral of my husband John on the 24th May. The arrangements were so efficiently and sympathetically handled that it lifted a huge burden from my shoulders. I enclose a cheque in favour of the Alzheimer’s Society in memory of my beloved John.”

Catherine Waterman

“To all that it concerns, thank you seems hardly enough for making our Pops (William Hadaway) day very special with love and dignity from the beginning to the end you all made the day very special as well as his wishes you were there for all the family and made it a bit easier for us all to handle, couldn’t have wished for anything more. Many thanks again.”

Mark Hadaway & family

“Dear Donna,

Just a little something to say thank you very much for all of your kind support during a very difficult time.

You really went above and beyond to help us and it was truly appreciated.

Thank you for helping us organise such a personal and fitting service for Margaret and everything else that you did for us.”

Bill, Sandra, Vicki and Family

“Just a note to say a huge thank you to yourself and the wonderful team at Send Greenwoods, they took care of us all yesterday at Les Ingram’s funeral. I’ve really valued your help and support over the last few weeks and the wonderful men yesterday went beyond their ‘call of duty’. They were certainly there at our great time of need. Please pass on my thanks to everyone. I also enclose four more donations. Many thanks again.”

Judith Hookins

“Dear Fran

I just wanted to drop you an email to thank you for all your care and support in the arrangements for my dad, John.

I know that my Mum, Valerie, was most grateful for your support and care, particularly last Friday which was a difficult day for her. Mum said to me that you went over and above in her eyes, making sure she was ok before you would let her leave.

Dad would have highly approved of the day yesterday, and that’s all we could have asked for. It really was the celebration of his life that he would have wanted.

Again, my sincerest thanks and gratitude to you all.”

Helena

To Lisa and all at Greenwood’s
Thank you for all the care and professionalism you have shown whilst caring for my Dad.
Thanks also for being so wonderful whilst looking after Diane and me, we are so grateful,
you took the pressure away from us during a very stressful time.

Sally and Diane

Dear Chloe,

We just wanted to all thank you and the rest of Alan Greenwood team for providing excellent service for organising and conducting our mother’s funeral – The day went perfectly.

Mike

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