Colchester Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Colchester

Colchester is home to over 104,000 residents and the town and surrounding borough is just over 60 miles from London. There are around 17 funeral directors in Colchester offering their services to the bereaved.

Just over half the of Colchester’s residents identify as Christian, while more than a third have no religious beliefs. Other faiths practiced by local people include Islam, Hinduism, Judaism and Buddhism and many funeral directors in Colchester are likely to be able to accommodate the needs of the bereaved according to faith and custom. Funeral directors in Colchester should also be able to help those seeking to arrange a Humanist funeral.

Colchester has around 20 churches, two mosques and a synagogue. Funerals in Colchester take place at the council-owned Cemetery and Crematorium on Mersea Road, which has sections reserved for Jewish, Muslim and military burials

Search for local Colchester 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).

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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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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
  • Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium

    Colchester, CO2 8RU

  • Weeley Crematorium

    Weeley, CO16 9JP

  • Three Counties Crematorium

    Braintree, CM7 5PB

  • Ipswich Crematorium

    Ipswich, IP4 2TQ

  • Seven Hills Crematorium

    Suffolk, IP10 0FG

  • Colchester Cemetery

    Colchester, CO2 8RU

  • St Osyth Cemetery

    St Osyth, CO16 8HQ

  • Hadleigh Cemetery

    Hadleigh, IP7 6DF

  • Halstead Cemetery

    Halstead, CO9 2EN

  • Witham Cemetery

    Witham, CM8 2NH

  • Clacton-on-Sea Cemetery

    Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 4LF

  • Sudbury Cemetery

    Sudbury, CO10 2QE

  • Heybridge Cemetery

    Heybridge, CM9 4QR

  • Kirby Cross Cemetery

    Frinton-on-Sea, CO13 0HS

  • Maldon Cemetery

    Maldon, CM9 6LJ

  • Bocking Cemetery

    Braintree, CM7 5SH

  • Braintree Cemetery

    Braintree, CM7 2AS

  • Ipswich Old Cemetery

    Ipswich, IP4 4AL

  • Burnham-on-Crouch Cemetery

    Burnham on Crouch, CM0 8QF

  • Millenium Cemetery

    Ipswich, IP4 3QH

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium

    Colchester, CO2 8RU

  • Weeley Crematorium

    Weeley, CO16 9JP

  • Three Counties Crematorium

    Braintree, CM7 5PB

  • Ipswich Crematorium

    Ipswich, IP4 2TQ

  • Seven Hills Crematorium

    Suffolk, IP10 0FG

  • Colchester Cemetery

    Colchester, CO2 8RU

  • St Osyth Cemetery

    St Osyth, CO16 8HQ

  • Hadleigh Cemetery

    Hadleigh, IP7 6DF

  • Halstead Cemetery

    Halstead, CO9 2EN

  • Witham Cemetery

    Witham, CM8 2NH

  • Clacton-on-Sea Cemetery

    Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 4LF

  • Sudbury Cemetery

    Sudbury, CO10 2QE

  • Heybridge Cemetery

    Heybridge, CM9 4QR

  • Kirby Cross Cemetery

    Frinton-on-Sea, CO13 0HS

  • Maldon Cemetery

    Maldon, CM9 6LJ

  • Bocking Cemetery

    Braintree, CM7 5SH

  • Braintree Cemetery

    Braintree, CM7 2AS

  • Ipswich Old Cemetery

    Ipswich, IP4 4AL

  • Burnham-on-Crouch Cemetery

    Burnham on Crouch, CM0 8QF

  • Millenium Cemetery

    Ipswich, IP4 3QH

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Latest Verified Reviews

Sue Ryder 2020-09-23 05:00:05

Lee at Freedom Funerals has been very kind and thoughtful throughout. Thank you for making a hard time a lot easier

David Vince 2020-08-23 09:11:32

An absolutely fantastic service. Professional and calm manner

Rona . 2020-08-14 14:21:29

Thank you Lee and all the team at Freedom Funerals for taking the emotional strain/stress out of a very difficult time in mine and my families ordeal. We would highly recommend Freedom Funerals to look after your loved one and make the path along this journey more bearable

Anne Reynolds 2020-08-12 20:32:38

Lee and his team have been absolutely amazing. Lee helped us give dad the send off he deserved and would have wanted. We have really appreciated his approach and the input the family were able to give to the service, we would highly recommend freedom funerals to anyone that wanted a personal and professional service for their loved one. 

Peter French 2020-08-08 10:54:25

I was impressed with their efficiency and caring, which is genuine. They made the process of arranging a funeral as painless as it could be, and all at a reasonable price. Definitely recommended.