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At Charles Stephens, we pride ourselves on the quality of our coffins.

We work with one of the largest manufacturers of coffins and caskets in the UK, a family run company like ourselves which is also based on the Wirral. Working with them we are able to offer our customers a wide selection of quality coffins and caskets. Every single coffin is tailored to the individual specification of our Funeral Directors. Over 95 per cent of these coffins are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified. In fact, they are the only company to manufacture FSC certified coffins and coffin sets. This means they ensure that all of the selected materials can be traced back to wood from responsibly managed forests.

Choosing the right coffin or casket for your loved one is an important part of the funeral arrangement and we can help you with the process.

Often it helps to think about the life of the loved one and consider what would best reflect their life.

Whether you would like a traditional style wooden coffin or a wood veneer, a cardboard or wicker coffin or would like to consider a painted or colourful coffin, we can help.

Below are some of the different options we have available:

Veneered Coffins

The Prenton

An oak veneered coffin.

The Huyton

An elm veneered coffin.

The Milburn

A mahogany veneered coffin.

The Murrow

An oak veneered coffin with panel sides.

The Prescot

An oak veneered coffin with square panels.

The Mostyn Contrasting

A mahogany veneered coffin with a doubled raised lid and optional beaded panels.

The Mottram

An oak veneered coffin with panel sides.

Solid Wood Coffins

The Castle

A solid oak coffin with double mouldings.

The Wyatt

A solid mahogany coffin with routered panel sides, a double raised lid and double mouldings.

The Claughton

A solid oak coffin with routered panel sides, a double raised lid and double mouldings.

The Chester

A solid oak casket, complete with routered panel sides and ends, , a double raised lid, solid oak corner pillars and plinths and double mouldings.

Religious Coffins

The Last Supper

Pictured with side panels, Crown of Thorns ends and Antique Golden Oak Stain.

Woodland Coffins

Our Woodland Trust Collection can be made in natural unpolished solid wood, high quality weave willow or sustainably sourced FSC boards. All are suitable for woodland burials. We are delighted to support the Woodland Trust in the work it does, planting more trees, protecting centuries-old trees and restoring woodland so that native trees can grow and thrive. Our range of coffins are designed to reduce the carbon footprint of a standard coffin, with higher recycled content, reduced energy consumptions and reduced material usage. These coffins are an ideal alternative to cardboard.

Natural Wool

Solid wood coffin with white, loose cover in natural wool.

The Willow (Oval Shape)

Wicker willow coffin, a modern alternative with rounded corners.

The Willow (Traditional Shape)

A high quality weave willow which is suitable for woodland burials.

Colourful Coffins

Colourful Coffins is the UK’s leading supplier of environmentally friendly custom design picture coffins. Decorating a coffin with colourful pictures can help some people come to terms with the bereavement process. These bespoke and personalised coffins can be brightly coloured or reflect the loved one’s favourite football team, hobbies or interests. Some 90 per cent of these coffin requests are customised with family photographs, holiday pictures and favourite hobbies or sports, often integrated into bespoke designs. Many people tell us that having a Colourful Coffin is seen as celebrating the life of the person they have lost. Often it helps to bring a smile to a very sad occasion.

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Wales

Heavenly Angel

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Village Cricket Classic

Pool Table

Classic The Fairway

Bed Of Roses

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