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Simplicity Cremations in Wells

Old Wells Road, Croscombe, Wells, BA5 3RR

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Funerals in Wells

Simplicity Cremations in Wells

Simplicity Cremations can arrange a low cost funeral at Mendip Crematorium, allowing you to make it as personal or as straightforward as you choose. Mendip Crematorium in Wells is a completely modern establishment, allowing us to provide both direct cremations and simple funeral services. Opened by the then Bishop of Taunton in 2011, the crematorium is set within five acres of scenic grounds, carefully maintained to retain a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere. The chapel caters for all faiths and cultural requirements and, with seating for 94 plus additional space, can accommodate larger congregations.The Gardens of Remembrance provides a peaceful environment in which you can spend time in quiet contemplation. They are open all year around, including Christmas and Boxing Day.As well as the cathedral city of Wells, the crematorium serves families from the surrounding towns and villages in the Mendip district of Somerset. These include Frome, Glastonbury, Shepton Mallet and Street.Simplicity Cremations is here to help you whether you want an attended or direct cremation for your loved one. Call us today and we will arrange a simple funeral for you.

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Do you need further support, advice or to discuss an area in more detail? Our team are always on hand to help and guide you throughout your journey.

What We Offer

Funerals for every budget

Our range of services available at Simplicity Cremations in Wells allows you to arrange a funeral that suits you and your budget, without breaking the bank.

There's no need for the more expensive elements often associated with a traditional funeral, such as a hearse, limousines and pallbearers.

What's included
  A direct cremation with no mourners present at a CMG crematorium local to the place of rest
  Ashes scattered in our gardens of remembrance or returned to you upon request at an additional cost*
What's included
  A short time in the chapel for up to 12 people to reflect and say a few words^
  A cremation at a CMG crematorium local to the place of rest
  Return of ashes in a simple container*
What's included?
  A full-length service in the chapel with a ceremony and no limit on attendees^
  A cremation at a CMG crematorium local to the place of rest
  Return of ashes in a simple container*

What's not included in our funeral packages

  • Embalming, dressing the deceased in their own clothing, placing personal effects in the coffin or a Funeral Director present on the day - a Chapel Attendant will be available on the day of the funeral to ensure everything runs smoothly
  • Viewing of the deceased / chapel visits
  • Arranging of floral tributes (you can arrange floral tributes directly with a florist if an Intimate or Family Led Funeral is chosen)
  • Minister or celebrant (you can arrange for a minister/celebrant to be present on the day when arranging an Family Funeral)
  • A hearse or limousines
  • Collection of donations
  • A procession
  • Costs for removing artificial limbs and mechanisms such as pacemakers
  • Witnessing the committal of the coffin to the cremator

*Ashes will be hand delivered in a simple container at a mutually agreed time Monday to Friday, AM (9am – 1pm) or PM (1pm – 5pm). This service is only available within mainland Great Britain.


Our Location

How to find us

Finding Us

Simplicity Cremations in Wells

Old Wells Road, Croscombe,
Wells, BA5 3RR

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Finding Us

Simplicity Cremations in Wells

Old Wells Road, Croscombe,
Wells, BA5 3RR

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Why Simplicity Cremations

A simple alternative to a costly funeral

At Simplicity Cremations, our services allow you the freedom and flexibility to organise a funeral personalised for your loved one.

Less of an undertaking

Organising a funeral without the assistance of a funeral director is not as daunting as it may seem, our telephone-based arrangement team can assist you every step of the way.

Easier planning

Delivered with compassion

We understand that this is one of the most difficult times of your life. We are here to support and advise you at every stage, with uncompromising compassion and care.

Our promise to you

Uncompromising quality

As part of the UK’s largest funeral groups, we’re the only truly national direct cremation and low cost funeral provider that has its own staff, vehicles, crematoriums and mortuaries.

Our standards

Low cost

By removing some of the more costly extras often associated with a funeral, we can offer simple funerals which take care of the practical side of the cremation, leaving you the freedom to customise proceedings as you wish.

Why we're cheaper


By choosing to arrange a funeral with Simplicity, you’ll benefit from:

  •   Immediate arrangements by our professional telephone funeral arrangement team 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  •   Free online webchat
  •   Simple cremation services that are available throughout the whole of mainland Great Britain

At Mendip Crematorium

Our facilities

Beckenham Crematorium has beautiful Gardens of Remembrance, which are calm and comforting. They also include rose beds and private gardens where you can spend time and reflect. The gardens are open 365 days a year.

The crematorium also has disabled access, disabled toilets and a hearing loop.

All the facilities are listed below. If you have any questions or extra requirements, please do not hesitate to give us at Simplicity Cremations a call.


  • Parking Spaces64
  • Speaker SystemsYes
  • AttendeesUp to 94 (seated), plus additional space
  • Disabled Access & ToiletYes
  • Hearing LoopYes
  • Garden of RemembranceYes
  • Multi-faith ChapelYes


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Our customer experience is very important to us and we strive to deliver high quality service every time.

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