Co-operative Funeral Services Broomfield

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

Latest Verified Reviews

Jenny Darrington 3rd Aug 2020

I am residing in Spain and had to arrange all of my mothers funeral service by telephone or email. Jane listened and took on board all of my requests. The celebrant Chris Cornell was provided by the Co op. On the day the service went exactly to plan and the service was just perfect. Many thanks for your kind, efficient service.

Valerie Seago 8th Jun 2020

Very helpful and friendly especially given the current limitations. Made a real effort to find the music my mother had requested.

Howard Rowlinson 31st May 2020

I like to thank Jane for all her help. She was excellent from when I first spoke to her to the day before the funeral.she was polite thoughtful and very understanding in the difficult circumstances.

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Location

Address
78 Broomfield Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SS

About Us

Chelmsford Star Co-operative Funeral Services has been established in the mid-Essex area for almost 80 years. These experienced funeral directors now operate across seven 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.

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Jenny Darrington 3rd Aug 2020

    I am residing in Spain and had to arrange all of my mothers funeral service by telephone or email. Jane listened and took on board all of my requests. The celebrant Chris Cornell was provided by the Co op. On the day the service went exactly to plan and the service was just perfect. Many thanks for your kind, efficient service.

  • 5 Valerie Seago 8th Jun 2020

    Very helpful and friendly especially given the current limitations. Made a real effort to find the music my mother had requested.

  • 5 Howard Rowlinson 31st May 2020

    I like to thank Jane for all her help. She was excellent from when I first spoke to her to the day before the funeral.she was polite thoughtful and very understanding in the difficult circumstances.

  • 5 Daphne Wheeler 11th May 2020

    Can’t think of anything they could have done better. Kind and thoughtful from the start. Thoroughly recommended 

  • 5 Raymond Harbord 4th Apr 2020

    The Co-operative Funeral Stall provided a professional, excellent and efficient service, with clear explanations and guidance on all the procedures for the Funeral and the Crematorium. They were extremely polite and helpful with all the arrangements through to the day of the Funeral. Nothing was too much trouble, and they gave me the time I required where decisions had to be made on the options available. There were no problems or concerns, and my Family and I were always made very welcome. We were treated with the utmost respect, consideration, courtesy and sympathy at a very emotional time.

  • 5 Keith Lewin 5th Nov 2019

    The staff at Broomfield Road were excellent and took me through the process step by step - patiently and with sound advice. This was the first funeral I had ever had to organise and I was full of (transparent) trepidation. The thing I most admired was that they kept me informed of every step, as each step happened. They also anticipated things I might overlook - before I could overlook them. I felt that I could trust them straight away and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them. 

  • 5 Ann Price 15th Oct 2019

    Sheila and everyone at Co op were wonderful. They were all very kind and respectful and I highly recommend them

  • 5 Marion Papararo 30th Jun 2019

    Everything ran very smoothly and in accordance with our wishes.

  • 5 Angela Wild 12th Feb 2019

    From the initial meeting to the final goodbye all went smoothly. The hearse was prompt to the time specified on the day and all staff were friendly and professional. I would recommend their services. Thank you again.

  • 5 Linda Findlay 24th Jan 2019

    Considered, respectful and practical advice at what is an unusual, difficult time for clients. All aspects of the service we had were excellent and I have no hesitation in recommending Coop Star Funeral Directors of Broomfield Road Chelmsford.

  • 5 Julie Bettis 21st Jan 2019

     It was excellent couldn’t fault it Chris who took the service was brilliant and also the drivers and the pallbearers look very sympathetic I would recommend it to anyone 

  • 5 Christine Harris 1st Jan 2019

    I was very happy with the service I received from the Co-Op they sorted out all aspects of the funeral and took all the worry out of doing all the arrangements. There information was excellent and I would be very happy to recommend their services to anyone. The day went very well and I cannot thank you enough for all your help and support.. Christine

  • 5 Clare Hawes 27th Oct 2018

    The pasting of my mum has been a very difficult and stressful time but from the start of our experience with the coop everyone has been fantastic and kind and showed great compassion.  Jane in particular made a very sad time easier to bare. Thank you

  • 5 Geoff Brignell 26th Oct 2018

    All requested arrangements were met. Jane Millbank ensured that nothing was overlooked. On the day, everything went smoothly and to time. The FD for the day, Craig(?), was excellent and the rest of the staff performed their services well. This is the second funeral that Broomfield has arranged under my direction, and the second time that they have provided an excellent service for me.

  • 5 Alex Patience 13th Oct 2018

    We are very pleased with how my mother’s funeral went. Out Funeral Director was extremely helpful and very efficient and accommodating during a very difficult time. Thank you for making a difficult time so much easier to bear. 

  • 5 Michael Lake 9th Oct 2018

    A very respectful service much appreciated. The efficiency of Craig was excellent

  • 5 Jennifer Edler 2nd Oct 2018

    I was guided through the whole procedure with a great deal of understanding and kindness. Nothing was too much. I am very grateful. Thankyou

  • 5 Michael Gwinn 29th Sep 2018

    The care and compassion shown to me from beginning to end was exemplary. The attention to detail and professionalism ensured that my wishes at all times, but particularly on the day, were carried out in full. Very much appreciated and my grateful thanks to all concerned.

  • 4 Andreas Antoniou 25th Aug 2018

    We were very happy with the service we received. Jane was very sympathetic, supportive and efficient. Everything was carried out with great sensitivity and concern. The funeral director gave great respect to our family and to our loved one. We were also very happy with the service at the crematorium. However, we unfortunately did not receive a courtesy call from the limousine company about pick up times which did cause us a little stress on the day.

  • 4 Susan last 8th Jul 2018

    Smooth support at every event Took time to listen to what was being asked, nothing appeared to be to much trouble. Very supportive at at a distressing time. Would have been s 5 star rating, but I was not happy with the transfer from coming out of the hearse and up onto the shoulders, 1 of the members of staff almost lost his footing and went flying backwards, while trying to ensure that my husband remained on shoulders and on his coffin. Heart was in my mouth and myself and family members, thought that he was going to be dropped. Rest of service went very well. Sue Last.

  • 5 Robert Izzard 23rd Apr 2018

    The funeral was exactly how our Mother would have wanted it. The Funeral Director, the drivers and pall bearers did a fantastic job which was very helpful given the stressful occasion. In any other circumstances it would be judged as a resounding success for organisation, the helpfulness of the staff coupled with their professionalism. Thank you to you all. Bob Izzard & Pauline Ward [nee Izzard] and family.

  • 5 Lynn Barron 23rd Apr 2018

    Jane Milbank from broomfield rd Chelmsford and Craig and his men were fabulous from start to finish. Used Co-op many times over the yrs 

  • 5 Venetia Collins 12th Apr 2018

    Very professional service - cannot fault them in any way

  • 5 Beryl Symes 10th Apr 2018

    You thought about everything and it was all perfectly organised in good time, which was a great weight off. Everyone we came into contact with was lovely, kind and helpful. I would thoroughly recommend.

  • 5 Gillian Peartree 1st Apr 2018

    I can highly recommend the Co-operative Funeral Services. Their experience, professionalism and understanding at such a difficult time, eases the heartache and stress felt.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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What are disbursements?

Disbursements are additional costs for a funeral service that are paid to third-parties, such as florists, celebrants and burial fees. The funeral director will usually charge you for them and then pay the suppliers themselves.

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How can I get help with funeral costs?

If the cost of a funeral is not covered by a prepaid funeral plan, or the estate of the person who has died, you may be able to get financial help from the government’s Bereavement Support Payment or from War Disablement Pensions, charitable funds or budgeting loans.

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Address
78 Broomfield Road
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 1SS

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Latest Verified Reviews

Jenny Darrington 3rd Aug 2020

I am residing in Spain and had to arrange all of my mothers funeral service by telephone or email. Jane listened and took on board all of my requests. The celebrant Chris Cornell was provided by the Co op. On the day the service went exactly to plan and the service was just perfect. Many thanks for your kind, efficient service.

Valerie Seago 8th Jun 2020

Very helpful and friendly especially given the current limitations. Made a real effort to find the music my mother had requested.

Howard Rowlinson 31st May 2020

I like to thank Jane for all her help. She was excellent from when I first spoke to her to the day before the funeral.she was polite thoughtful and very understanding in the difficult circumstances.

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