Provision of Funeral Services both Burial and Cremation on behalf of the Authority

This procurement is to fulfil a statutory duty under the remit of the Authority to provide Funeral Services for Liverpool residents over the age of 18.

This requirement is covered under Section 46 of the Public Health (control of disease) Act 1984 which imposes a duty of the Local Authority to make arrangements for the burial or cremation of any person who dies in the community, where it is satisfied that no other arrangements have been made or are being made.

Core Requirements

The successful supplier will be expected to deliver the following requirements as a minimum

• Availability – Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
• Discretion – Provide a discreet & Respectful Service
• Provide Suitably Experienced and Trained Staff
• Provide Suitable Vehicles- see Hearse minimum requirements below
• Provision of Coffins as per specification – see Coffin minimum requirements below
• Funeral Arrangements in conjunction with the Property Protection Team
• Family liaison

Full Details can be found in Appendix A Specification