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Simplicity Cremations in Oxford

Bayswater Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9RZ

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Funerals in Oxford

Simplicity Cremations in Oxford

At Simplicity Cremations, we understand the high costs of a traditional funeral, which is why our priority is to offer you a cheaper, low cost alternative, with the same high standards as if you used a funeral director at Oxford Crematorium. By choosing an attended funeral, you can take care of all the personal arrangements of your loved one�s funeral, so you can organise it exactly how they would have wanted it, whilst we take of the essentials.Since 1939, the families of Oxford have been using Oxford Crematorium to give their loved ones a beautiful farewell. The crematorium has also served the neighbouring areas of Headington, Beckley, Horton-cum-Studley, Wheatley, Yarnton, Kidlington and Sandford-on-Thames, since it opened its doors. You can find Oxford Crematorium on Bayswater Road, down the road from Headington. Set on 22 acres of stunning greenery, Oxford Crematorium blends in with the surrounding skyline. In the Gardens of Remembrance, you will find a relaxing space where you can spend time and reminisce on your loved one�s life. The gardens are renowned for their eye catching daffodils and providing a tranquil place for all visitors.The crematorium has two chapels which can accommodate all kinds of services, small or large, religious or non religious. There is also a waiting room where you, your friends and family can congregate before the funeral service if you choose to have one.Everything can be organised over the phone in your own time. Our lines are open 24 hours a day, so call us at any time.

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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 Oxford 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 Oxford

Bayswater Road, Headington,
Oxford, OX3 9RZ

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Finding Us

Simplicity Cremations in Oxford

Bayswater Road, Headington,
Oxford, OX3 9RZ

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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 Oxford Crematorium

Our facilities

Oxford Crematorium has been designed so you and the rest of the guests feel comfortable. It has wheelchair access, disabled parking and toilets, Braille service books and a hearing loop system, so no one misses any part of the ceremony.

The rest of our facilities are listed below. If you have any more requirements, feel free to call us.


  • Parking Spaces100 (3 disabled)
  • Disabled Access & ToiletYes
  • Braille literatureYes
  • Hearing LoopYes
  • Garden of RemembranceYes
  • Multi-faith ChapelYes


What our customers say

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

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