More people are now planning for cremation

April 27, 2016   //   No Comments

forestSAIFinsight recently reported that more than half of Britons are now turning to cremation over burial. Research compiled by the British Seniors Insurance Agency found that more than half of Britons (55%) wish to be cremated. The research also showed that only 22% of people surveyed were choosing to be buried and 20% remained unsure. It seems that many Britons already know exactly where they want to be laid to rest despite only 21% of them having some form of life cover in place to meet the costs of their funeral.

The most popular – and conventional – options are at sea, alongside a loved one, in a graveyard, in a favourite beauty spot or even in their garden.  In addition, people may choose to have their ashes used, for example in a glass ornament, a firework or even within tattoo ink.  Among the top places on the nation’s list were football grounds, including Stamford Bridge, Old Trafford, the Emirates Stadium, Loftus Road, Hull City, Elland Road, Anfield, Celtic Park, Ibrox, Dorchester Town FC and Villa Park. And some are planning on making a long final journey with Las Vegas and Canada among popular destinations.