Useful Links

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Golden Charter Funeral Plans

The UK’s largest provider of pre-paid funeral plans on behalf of Independent funeral directors across the entire country.


We are a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors, the NAFD. The NAFD are dedicated to maintaining the highest of standards throughout the funeral profession to ensure bereaved families receive the advice and support they need and deserve. Funeral firms are assessed against strict criteria. Members of the NAFD are then required to abide by a stringent Code of Practice and are monitored regularly to ensure a high quality of service is maintained.


As an independent funeral director we are a member of the National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors. In order to be a member of SAIF, a firm must have a trading history and/or extensive experience and/or qualifications in funeral service, must agree to comply with the code of practice and must undertake a premises inspection.

What to do when death occurs

Register the death within 5 days (8 days in Scotland) – this includes weekends and bank holidays. You must do one of these before the funeral can take place.

Cheltenham Registrars

A death must normally be registered within five days, unless it has been referred to the Coroner, in the registration district in which it took place. Please make sure you book an appointment.

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