In this section are a number of organisations who supply funeral and memorial related products and services that may be of interest to you:
Please note that the companies and organisations in our helpful services section have all been recommended to us and is an independently compiled list. As a charity and as a matter of policy MuchLoved do not accept any commission or payment in kind from any organisation for appearing in this section.
Please do let us know if you have any feedback regarding any of our recommended providers or would like to suggest additional products or ideas to appear here.
QR Memorial Plaques
Personalised Coffin suppliers
Green Funerals and natural burial
Leedham Natural Heritage provide simple, natural green burial sites throughout the UK. Green burial is all about keeping things as simple, natural and beautiful as possible - returning to nature in a way that will actually preserve the landscape and enhance opportunities for wildlife. http://www.leedam.com
The Order of Service was created in answer to an increasing demand for high quality printed service sheets that could be created easily and delivered quickly. With their unique order of service creator you can create a beautiful order of service in minutes.
Funeral Planners and Civil Funerals
The Institute of Civil Funerals promotes awareness of this important new choice both to Funeral Directors and bereaved families and keeps a public list of registered Celebrants to help people find an appropriate one for their ceremony.
Memorial Keepsakes & Dedications
The Woodland Trust, The UK's leading conservation charity, offer a tree dedication service as a way of marking a life in an original and caring way. As well as helping create new woodland, you will receive a personalised certificate plus a map of your chosen wood.
A remembrance film kept on a DVD can be another treasured way of keeping memories.
The service involves sequencing a person’s story to film clips, photographs and personal memories creating a tribute that can be as elaborate or as basic as the person requires. The whole process can be carried out either in person, through email or on the telephone depending on needs and location.
It is now possible to create a memorial diamond using an extract from the carbon within the ashes of your loved one.
Diamonds are cultivated in specialist laboratory conditions including heat and pressure over a period of many weeks to result in diamonds with the chemical, optical and physical properties of a natural diamond.
Unusual Memorial Ideas
Heavens Above Fireworks celebrates the life of a partner, relative or friend. We arrange special fireworks displays amongst which will be a number of fireworks specially modified to incorporate the cremation ashes, allowing for a spectacular memorial event and happier farewell.