Co-operative Funeral Services Broomfield

66 reviews

Chelmsford Star Co-operative Funeral Services offer compassionate, comprehensive funeral planning in Broomfield and the surrounding areas

Latest Verified Reviews

Christopher Hammond 20th Oct 2023

Done a very good job  Great customer service 

Sue Marshall 24th Sep 2023

Very impressed with the customer service and efficiency of all involved. Highly recommend particularly Ken Lodge the celebrant who was outstanding and made the day very personal to our loved one xx

Iain Taylor 10th Jul 2023

Very good service

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Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

78 Broomfield Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SS

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Call: 01245 209583

About Us

Chelmsford Star Co-operative Funeral Services has been established in the mid-Essex area for over 80 years These experienced funeral directors now operate across eight branches, providing comprehensive funeral planning services to the local community. The Broomfield branch is located in the centre of Chelmsford.

Chelmsford Star funeral directors promise to put customer care at the heart of their service. They are able to provide a 24/7 free-phone number, offering support and advice for any situation, and they also work extensively with local doctors, clergy and care workers to deliver a free bereavement and aftercare support service. A bereavement and aftercare support group is held three times a month for anyone affected by the loss of a loved one.

There is a wide range of funeral options available from Co-operative Funeral Services, encompassing every detail of the service and burial or cremation. Through their nationwide links, Chelmsford Star can meet any requirements, from dove releases and bag pipers to unusual transport options such as motorbike hearses.

In 2014 Chelmsford Star funeral directors became one of Good Funeral Guide’s ‘Best Funeral Directors’, and over the last 15 years has won eight local business awards and one for work within the community.

Contact Chelmsford Star Co-operative Funeral Services to find out more about planning your loved one’s funeral.

Latest Obituaries

Shirley   Myers

Shirley Myers

May 1943 - Oct 2023

Frederick   Wallis

Frederick Wallis

Oct 1931 - Oct 2023

Christine   Hammond

Christine Hammond

Oct 1945 - Sep 2023

Denise Patricia   Good

Denise Patricia Good

Jun 1956 - Sep 2023

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Christopher Hammond 20th Oct 2023

    Done a very good job 
    Great customer service 

  • 5 Sue Marshall 24th Sep 2023

    Very impressed with the customer service and efficiency of all involved. Highly recommend particularly Ken Lodge the celebrant who was outstanding and made the day very personal to our loved one xx

  • 5 Iain Taylor 10th Jul 2023

    Very good service

  • 5 Karen Marks 7th Jul 2023

    Wonderful service from first visit until mums funeral. Cathy was amazing, answering all my queries quickly and efficiently whilst remaining compassionate and caring.
    Highly recommended.

  • 5 David Tamsett 6th Jul 2023

    We were very happy with the service that we received from Co-operative Funeral Services Broomfield. The team were both professional and compassionate at every stage of the funeral arrangements and all attendees were highly complimentary of the kind and thoughtful way in which the funeral service was delivered by the celebrant.

  • 5 Annette Hall 25th Jun 2023

    Thank you for your sympathetic and helpful service at a sad time. Everything was explained and on the day, everything went very calmly and smoothly. Thank you again. 

  • 5 Stephen Wake 19th Jun 2023

    Your kindness, patience and professionalism over the weeks for a source for solace. Special thanks to Cathy and our celebrant Carolyn.

  • 5 Richard Lodge 31st Mar 2023

    The service we received from start to finish was excellent 

  • 4 Maggie Hyam 18th Oct 2022

    Co-op were very professional and efficient from beginning to end.  Contact was readily available if needed.

  • 4 Martin Duke 22nd Aug 2022

    All was well organised.  they responded to calls and emails promptly and we were kept informed.  you must check things they send to you as the original location for departure was incorrect but was soon sorted out.  without this issue, it would be 5*

  • 5 Madeleine Ellis 1st Aug 2022

    Thank you for your calm and reassuring guidance through this time. You have exceeded our expectations. M Ellis

  • 5 Peter Harrold 19th Apr 2022

    The whole team at Chelmsford Star Co-op were very professional and supportive during the preparation for my mother's funeral and on the day of the funeral itself.
    Everything was done according to my mother's wishes.
    Many thanks to the team at Chelmsford

  • 5 Adam Eade 15th Feb 2022

    Faultless service 

  • 5 Nicholas Bundy 11th Feb 2022

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  • 1 Yvonne Oliver 5th Feb 2022

    Jane in the Broomfield road office is a lovely lady she found us a lovely vicar and every thing she did was carried out as she told us. The funeral staff were also very good .I must thank them for a difficult day for us being well organised and going very smoothly well done to everyone

    Kevin Bennett replied
    Good morning Yvonne. Thank you for the kind words. Is there a particular reason you marked us as 1 out of 5? We'd be happy to discuss further if there is anything else we can do.
  • 5 Sue Bell 30th Jan 2022

    The whole process was handled with patience and understanding with prompt responses to queries, to make the day of the funeral and prior to this. The whole event ran smoothly and in line with the family’s wishes. 

  • 5 Mark Turner 7th Dec 2021

    all went very smoothly

  • 5 Jane Campbell 13th Nov 2021

    Excellent service from start to finish. 

  • 5 Carol Binding 15th Aug 2021

    Kind, empathetic and caring. They went out of their way to facilitate whats app calls from my brother in Scotland and i would highly recommend them

  • 5 Elaine French 26th Apr 2021

    Very happy with the service we received. In the current circumstances we were kept well informed and everything was done very efficiently. Special thanks to Jane who was very helpful.

    Elaine

  • 5 Tim Fitt 15th Feb 2021

    Sensitive, helpful and professional 

  • 5 Paul Arrowsmith 7th Feb 2021

    Very sensitive and efficient service - Jane in the office was outstanding. Thank you very much for all your help I would not hesitate recommending you to others.

  • 5 Kate Griggs 4th Jan 2021

    I can only thank Jane, Sheila and their team at Chelmsford Coop for their wonderful sympathetic help and support in arranging the funeral. Their service is faultless.

  • 5 Emma Bailey 27th Dec 2020

    Jane was most helpful from the very first phone call right up to and including the day of the funeral. Everything was explained. Even received a phone call on the morning of the Funeral explaining when the cars would be here and what would happen

  • 5 Lesley Williams 6th Nov 2020

    So very helpful, all the way 

Address
78 Broomfield Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SS

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

Latest Verified Reviews

Christopher Hammond 20th Oct 2023

Done a very good job  Great customer service 

Sue Marshall 24th Sep 2023

Very impressed with the customer service and efficiency of all involved. Highly recommend particularly Ken Lodge the celebrant who was outstanding and made the day very personal to our loved one xx

Iain Taylor 10th Jul 2023

Very good service

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