Wicker Coffins (also known as wicker basket coffins) in either traditional coffin shape (angular and tapered) or they have round ends.
We have a number of different styles and colours of willow coffin available to anyone in the UK to buy for quick delivery. We have an even large selection available if we are your chosen funeral director in the North West. Pictures and prices to the public are at the bottom of the page
Wicker coffins also have a variety of shapes of handles. Some coffins can even have a band of a bright colour. Some also have slightly curvy shape like the eco pod coffin below.
They have become popular again lately but are by no means a new idea. In the late 19th century Sir Frances Haden developed wicker coffins. His design had no lid and was to be filled with flowers or earth for natural burial.
Willow is a truly environmentally renewable resource. The willow plant grows up to 8ft in height and can be harvested annually from the same crown for up to 60 years.
Some of these beautiful wicker coffins are hand crafted by co-operative of cottage industries in Poland. Some are woven in Somerset.
Wicker basket coffins can look even lovelier with the addition of flowers. Because they are woven it is easy to attach flowers to a willow coffin. As well as the flower arrangement on the top of the coffin often a garland can be attached around the coffin and individual posies too. More information on how to decorate a willow coffin.
Wicker coffins can be supplied in any colour. Or with a coloured band. Below are a rainbow willow coffin and a solid purple coffin.
Our Wicker coffins are FFMA or CCSA approved for quality and we can provide certification. All our eco-coffins are suitable for traditional or green burial or cremation.
Wicker Coffins for UK Delivery
All prices include natural coffin liners, and delivery within mainland UK. There is no additional VAT.
These wicker coffins are made from sustainable resources; they are 100% natural and biodegradable. They are very strong and tested to bear heavy loads.
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Quick delivery. If you order before noon (Monday to Friday) we aim to deliver it within 48 hours. Deliveries are only Mondays to Fridays not weekends. Deliveries are only in mainland UK. Deliveries to the north of Scotland may take a little longer.
Cemeteries and Crematoriums require that the coffin is identified with a nameplate. We can have a bamboo nameplate engraved for you for 90p per letter. Alternatively you could print one off your computer on cardboard or even paint or draw one as long as it has the person’s legal name on it. This can be applied with double sided tape or tied on with ribbons.
Ordering & Payment
All prices include natural coffin liners and delivery within mainland UK.
There is no vat. No flowers are included.
Just call us anytime Monday to Friday 8am-6pm on 0161 969 6690 to place your order.
Once we have spoken to you we will call your funeral director (or on occasion the hospital) to discuss the size of coffin required. We’ll then send you an email confirmation so that you can check that we have all details correct. You can then either pay by debit card over the phone or by bacs transfer.
Payment for your order can be done with debit card, cheque or by bank transfer.
Please note that the coffin that you receive may not match the colour exactly of the coffin displayed on screen. They are natural materials therefore tone may vary harvest to harvest. Also your computer monitor may have different colour settings to ours.
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Commonly asked questions about buying an eco coffin
“Everybody commented on how beautiful the willow coffin was. So lovely decorated with flowers from her beloved garden.”Mrs Morley, Bolton