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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
  • Mitcham Road Cemetery

    Croydon, CR9 3AT

  • South London Crematorium

    London, SW16 5JG

  • Beckenham Crematorium

    Beckenham, BR3 4TD

  • North East Surrey Crematorium

    Surrey, SM4 4NU

  • West Norwood Crematorium

    London, SE27 9JU

  • Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery

    Croydon, CR6 9EQ

  • Sutton Cemetery

    Sutton, SM3 9PX

  • Beckenham Cemetery and Crematorium

    Beckenham, BR3 4TD

  • Battersea Cemetery

    Morden, SM4 4NU

  • London Road Cemetery Mitcham

    Mitcham, CR4 3LA

  • Merton and Sutton Joint Cemetery

    Morden, SM4 4NW

  • Epsom Cemetery

    Epsom, KT18 5JT

  • Lambeth Crematorium and Cemetery

    Lambeth, SW17 0BY

  • Biggin Hill Cemetery

    Westerham, TN16 3UB

  • Streatham Cemetery

    Streatham, SW17 0LT

  • Gap Road Cemetery

    Wimbledon, SW19 8JA

  • Oxted Burial Ground

    Oxted, RH8 9NB

  • St Lukes Cemetery

    Bromley, BR2 8EH

  • Bromley Hill Cemetery

    Bromley, BR1 4JU

  • London Road Cemetery (Bromley)

    Bromley, BR1 3RR

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Latest Verified Reviews

Fatima Tyrell 1 year ago

Excellent service very patient and welcoming. Mum had an amazing send off. 

Ivy Johnson 1 year ago

Under the circumstances with the lock down, Rowland Brothers did a wonderful job in providing a excellent service in burying my husband. Special thank you to Carol one of the consultants.

Cully Lyn 1 year ago

I found the staff extremely helpful especially Anji whose help and advice was invaluable. Would recommend you highly.  Lyn Cully. 

Wendy Pikula 1 year ago

Rowland Brothers have shown absolute compassion and care during this very difficult time for my family and I. They guided us through the whole process from start to finish, with professionalism.

Geoffrey Passey 1 year ago

The actual funeral on the 7th April, was very well conducted. Thank you Some of our earlier negotiations, especially with the printers, seemed unnecessarily difficult. Perhaps any minor shortcomings were due to the coronovius lockdown we were experiencing.