Metal Caskets in the UK

If you are looking for a funeral casket then you may have looked at wooden coffins or caskets. However, not many people are aware that metal caskets are also available these days and they provide various advantages over traditional types of coffin.

When choosing a coffin or casket for a loved one you will have to balance many different factors. These will include cost, size, appearance, and the message you want to portray. For many families, they want to aim for a dignified and respectable send-off for their loved one.

For this reason metal caskets are gaining in popularity in the UK, and their prices are becoming more affordable for the general population.

Why choose a metal casket?

If we consider general appearance and design then a metal casket is larger and more spacious than a regular coffin. They also tend to have more ornate design features and come in a range of colours and styles. Some caskets have handles or other adornments making them look more impressive than simpler coffins.

Since a metal casket is made of metal it gives a more robust and elegant impression. Many people will choose a metal casket to make a stronger statement than wood. As a casket it is available in half or full couch meaning either the top half opens or the entire top.

How much does a metal casket cost?

Metal caskets will generally be more expensive than wooden caskets or coffins as they are made from more expensive materials. The standard price for a metal casket in the UK is from £1,300 although some are more or less than this.

Are metals caskets better than wood?

Metal caskets are preferred over wooden coffins or caskets mainly because they appear more impressive. Metal caskets will be heavier and made of more expensive materials so in this sense they are better than wood alternatives.

Why you should choose a metal funeral casket?

A metal funeral casket is a statement piece which reflects the high regard of your loved one. Families will opt for metal caskets where they feel they want to display their love and affection for the deceased. Many people will choose a metal casket for their loved one because it shows the value of their loved one.

Where to buy a metal casket?

At The Casket Cooperation we sell a range of metal caskets which you can view in our online catalogue. If you have any specific queries please contact us and we will endeavour to assist you. We also have a show room based in London where you can view our range of caskets and hand pick the right one for your recently deceased.