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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

Elizabeth Cichon 2 years ago

I was very grateful for the help and support I had from Sylvia and Suzanne while arranging my mother’s funeral. The whole team were very professional and respectful and really helped to make the funeral itself a thoughtful, reflective tribute to my mother.

Paul Barber 2 years ago

Mears Family Funerals Bromley provided an excellent level of service. They were emphatic and professional throughout.

Gillian Golesworthy 2 years ago

Having used the services of Garner’s on several previous occasions within the past four years, we returned to them again following the death of a very close family member last month. Their respectful, friendly yet professional approach from making initial arrangements to the funeral itself was reassuring to our family. Their attention to detail was reassuring and appreciated whilst their respect to our deceased family member was unfailing.

Sue Frederick 3 years ago

Most caring ,compassionate and understanding. I couldn't have asked for a better service. Thank you Sue Frederick

Stephen Haskell 3 years ago

From start until finish, David & Michael were excellent, I felt very comfortable with them fro the off, and they guided me through a very difficult time effortlessly. I would highly recommend this family business to anyone having to deal with the passing of friends or family.  Thank you guys,  Steve & Vicki.  Chessington residents.