Coffins & caskets

We offer a range of high-quality coffins and caskets to suit all budgets. We pride ourselves on helping customers to choose the best option for their loved one. With a wide variety of models, we are sure to be able to help you choose a style to suit all tastes and budgets.

Traditionally coffins and caskets have been wooden. However, in more recent years there is a larger choice to choose from made from a range of different materials including eco-friendly designs.

coffin with flowers laid on top

Wooden coffins

Wooden coffins are traditional and tend to still be favoured. Hardwood coffins are available in a range of sizes and timber, ranging from mahogany and oak, through to pine. It is possible for wooden coffins to be decorated with carvings if required. We also offer more affordable wooden veneered coffins which are more cost-effective while not compromising on quality.


Eco-coffins are becoming ever more popular as people strive to reduce their impact on the environment. Environmentally friendly coffins and caskets are made from materials that biodegrade back into the Earth naturally. Our eco-friendly coffins include:

  • Wicker
  • Bamboo
  • Banana
  • Pandanus
  • Willow
  • Cardboard
  • Wool and felt
Lady holding up a small tree to represent green funerals

Additional options

We offer a range of additional options which you can choose when ordering your coffin or casket. These include different finishing options such as handles and nameplates. Plant fibre coffins can have rope and cord handles, while metal plates are traditional for wooden coffins. Wood and cardboard can be hand finished with painted designs, carvings or a collage, which gives you the option to refelct the personality of your loved one through pictures, for example.

Choosing a coffin

The staff here at VA Peterson in Cwmbran are happy to help assist with selecting the right coffin for your needs and budget. We will discuss all the options with you at the funeral planning stage.

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