New not-for-profit funeral director launches in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Crematorium

A not-for-profit funeral director has launched an Aberdeen.

Caledonia Cremations offers a simple funeral with no service for £995.

In Aberdeen the average cost of a cremation in 2017 was £3,102.

The not-for-profit funeral director aims to offer an affordable option for bereaved families.

Paul McColgan, the founder of Caledonia Cremations, said: “Borrowing thousands of pounds to cover a funeral is now common practice in Aberdeen.

“Our vision is for a Scotland where everyone can afford a dignified funeral, personal to their needs.”