Brighton And Hove Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Brighton And Hove

Brighton is a city in East Sussex on the south coast, some 50 miles south of London. It has enjoyed a reputation as a popular seaside resort since its patronage by the royal family in Georgian times and has since grown into a major tourist centre.

Brighton has a population of about 155,000 with many more living in Hove and the wider area. There are 21 funerals directors in Brighton serving bereaved families across the area.

Due to its diverse multicultural, cosmopolitan makeup there is likelihood that specific religious or cultural services can be arranged and that many funerals directors in Brighton will be able to accommodate your needs.

Brighton is also noted for its large secular contingent within its population with 42% listed as non-religious. Local funeral directors are therefore experienced in, and able to offer funeral arrangements specifically tailored for non-religious and humanist clients.

There are two crematoria in Brighton, Woodvale on Lewes Road which has three chapels and is run by the council, and Downs on Bear Road which is privately owned. Brighton and Hove city council own and maintain seven cemeteries across the area the grounds of which are open every day of the year.

Search for local Brighton funeral directors now to see funeral homes near you. You can filter search results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you. Click on a funeral director’s listing to see their profile page, where you can read independent customer reviews, search for recent obituaries, and learn more about the funeral services they can offer to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do when someone dies?

When someone dies you need to get a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death from a doctor, register their death and choose a funeral director to arrange their funeral. The Registration Office will give you a Death Certificate and Certificate for Burial or Cremation (GR021 in Northern Ireland).

Read more: What to do when someone dies
How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

Read more: How to arrange a funeral
How much does a funeral cost?

The cost of a funeral depends on where you are in the UK and whether you choose a burial or a cremation. Natural burial is becoming increasingly popular, but can often be more expensive than burial in a traditional cemetery. The cost of coffins, flowers, catering and transport also varies a lot. There is also an almost unlimited list of options for personalising a service, such as professional funeral singers or a motorcycle-hearse. You can compare the price of funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • The Downs Crematorium

    Brighton, BN2 3PL

  • Woodvale Crematorium

    Brighton, BN2 3QB

  • Worthing Crematorium

    Findon, BN14 0RQ

  • Wealden Crematorium

    Horam, TN21 0LH

  • Surrey and Sussex Crematorium

    Crawley, RH10 3NQ

  • Hove Cemetery

    Brightton , BN3 7EF

  • Lawn Memorial Cemetery

    Brightton , BN2 6DX.

  • Southwick Cemetery Brighton

    Brighton, BN42 4WA

  • St. Nicolas Churchyard

    Shoreham-By-Sea, BN43 5NR

  • Mill Lane Cemetery (Shoreham-By-Sea)

    Shoreham-By-Sea, BN43 5NA

  • Lewes Cemetery

    Lewes, BN7 1LJ

  • Lancing and Sompting Cemetery

    Lancing, BN15 0PB

  • Burgess Hill Burial Ground

    Burgess Hill , BN6 9LA

  • Newhaven Cemetery

    Newhaven, BN9 9AD

  • Durrington Cemetery

    Worthing, BN14 0AA

  • Findon Cemetery

    Bognor Regis, BN14 0TR

  • Seaford Cemetery

    Seaford, BN25 3JH

  • Snatts Road Cemetery

    Uckfield, TN22 1AE

  • Littlehampton Cemetery

    Little Hampton, BN17 6LX

  • Little Trees Cemetery

    Crawley , RH11 9TR

Nearest Funeral Directors (Brighton And Hove)

Latest Verified Reviews

Manon Courtney 19 hours ago

Great service on appointment day and actual day of funeral  Thank you Manon Courtney 

Martina Hall 23 hours ago

Even though nobody should say goodbye to a loved one,I found this funeral company so supportive and understanding to all the wishes my relative wanted the arrangements were put into action they never tried to offer anything and I couldn't recommend them enough.What a lovely family business and the staff were patient and understanding to every need.Thank you to you all.

Susan Jones 5 days ago

When my husband passed away in hospital a piece of valuable advice I was given: make sure you visit a few funeral directors as it has to be the right one for you. After visiting the local funeral directors where I live I truly was unsure who to go with, that's when I was recommended to speak to Jefferies. After a brief telephone call to find out some details as Jefferies was a little further away, I booked an appointment to speak to Maria the following day. After the meeting there was no hesitation in booking Jefferies as they were everything I was looking for even with recommending Paul the Celebrant who was amazing. The team at Jefferies are wonderful, very friendly, helpful, comforting and very patient when it came to us making decisions. Chris spoke about Ed with such warmth and I knew he was being well looked after. We went to visit Ed and he looked so peaceful and Chris being so attentive to detail and with huge respect had attached a remembrance poppy to Ed's top what with Ed being ex service. The day of the funeral came and everything was just perfect. I cannot recommend Jefferies Funeral Directors any higher.

Terry Kirby 1 week ago

Our special thanks to Chris,Maria and your team for ensuring all went perfectly on a difficult occasion.Your care and professionalism were very much appreciated.       Family and friends of Keith Hughes Deceased.

Trevor MacNeill 1 week ago

Excellent service