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The Golden Leaves Zinc Funeral Plan

This plan provides a simple cremation funeral service, including the professional services of the funeral director, a hearse to meet the mourners and a simple coffin. The time and date of the funeral service is set by the Funeral Director. This plan includes a contribution only towards “disbursements” such as cremation, cemetery or clergy fees.

What’s included in the Zinc Funeral Plan?

  • Funeral Director’s professional services
  • Advice on funeral registration, documentation and certification
  • Removal from place of death to Funeral Director’s premises within 25 miles in normal working hours
  • Care of deceased prior to funeral
  • Chapel of Rest available for family and friends to visit
  • Basic coffin
  • Attendance of conductor and four pallbearers on day of funeral
  • Provision of hearse for service at Crematorium / Cemetery
  • The memorial must be at the same location as the cremation or burial
  • The funeral director will decide on the date and time of the funeral
  • Bereavement counselling (where available)
  • Allowance towards Disbursements* – see below


*A contribution towards Minister’s fees, Crematorium or Cemetery fees. After the amount contributed, these costs may still require additional payment from estate / executors at the time of funeral. Cost of the Funeral Director’s services are guaranteed to be met in full. (See Terms & Conditions).

The Zinc Plan provides a contribution to disbursements of £931 included.

Special Details

The Zinc plan provides a basic funeral service with limited services included. This extremely cost effective plan selection however, does not allow the client a choice on the date and time of the funeral service provided or a choice of funeral director. The Funeral Director will be allocated by the company in the client’s locality.

Once you’ve decided on the plan that best suits your needs, just talk to us and we can arrange the payment method that is most appropriate to your personal circumstances. Payments can be made by way of low Fixed Monthly Payments, single payment, or by instalments over 12-60 months.

Contact us if you would like a more detailed chat about all your options.
Call 0800 85 44 48.

For the Fixed Monthly Payment option, to provide the benefits of your Golden Leaves Plan, your Fixed Monthly Payments are paid to Phoenix Life Ltd, trading as SunLife to secure a whole of life policy. Golden Leaves, (who are the beneficiaries of the policy,) will utilise the proceeds of the policy at the time of your death, to provide your chosen funeral services.

With their roots going back to 1810, SunLife has strived to deliver affordable financial products providing peace of mind and excellent service to thousands of customers.

Any more Questions?

If you require any further information and wish to speak with one of our advisors, please select the Request a callback button, submit your details and a member of staff will contact you shortly. Alternatively you may find the info you require in our FAQs section.

You can also call us on 0800 85 44 48

Zinc Funeral Plan Costs

Single payment:
For all payment plans an initial deposit is followed by:
12 Monthly Payments:
£236.58 p/m
Total Payable:
24 Monthly Payments:
£125.39 p/m
Total Payable:
36 Monthly Payments:
£88.61 p/m
Total Payable:
60 Monthly Payments:
£59.74 p/m
Total Payable:
Fixed monthly payments - Sun Life Policy:
Monthly payment from:

The deposit amount assumed in the above calculations has been set at £250. Although a higher deposit will be accepted. Please be aware that a higher deposit will lower your monthly premium payment.

Payment by instalments are subject to a cumulative management fee of 6% per year after the first 12 months – The first 12 months has no management charges.

Regional variations in pricing
Our plan prices are based on a national average – in some areas of the country the prices of services may be considerably higher – should your chosen funeral director not accept the plan at our national average price we will advise you of the regional variation in pricing.

Fixed Monthly Payments
Price illustrated is based on starting the policy aged 50. Insert your correct age when purchasing the plan to see the applicable monthly payment.

There is a compulsory deposit of £25 payable to Golden Leaves.