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Guide to Funeral Directors in London

Find funeral directors in London. Funeral Guide is the UK's most popular funeral director comparison site, with clear and comprehensive pricing, and verified, independent reviews.

Simply click on a funeral director’s listing to see their profile page, where you can learn more about the funeral services they provide, read customer reviews, and find out how to contact them to find out more.

How much does a funeral cost in London?

 

The average cost of a simple funeral in London is £1,931.61. Whilst this isn't the highest average for a city in the UK, it is towards the top end. While the average price for a simple funeral may be high, the range of options you have in the nation's capital is wide enough that you should be able to find a local funeral director in your price range in our listings. 

How much does cremation and burial cost in London?

 

In addition to the funeral director’s professional services, you’ll need to factor in the cremation or burial fees. The average price of burial in London is currently at £4,391.28, whilst the average price of cremation is significantly cheaper at £755.38. In contrast to the high price of a burial, London's average cremation is actually £87.83 less than the highest regional average in the South West.

What services do funeral directors in London provide?

 

London offers a great deal of choice, with some of the oldest and most well-established funeral directors in the country, as well as modern, innovative firms and respected family-run independents.

London has around 400 funeral homes serving it's population of roughly 8.5million. As a modern, diverse city, London is home to people of all different faiths, religious sects and beliefs, from different branches of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism, to Neopaganism, Wicca, and non-religious belief systems such as Humanism. Therefore it’s relatively easy to find a funeral director that can meet these requirements. In fact many funeral homes will often specialise in providing funeral services for specific faiths.

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
  • Honor Oak Crematorium

    London, SE4 2LW

  • West Norwood Crematorium

    London, SE27 9JU

  • Golders Green Crematorium

    London, NW11 7NL

  • Lambeth Crematorium and Cemetery

    London, SW17 0BY

  • St Marylebone Crematorium

    London, N2 0RZ

  • Margravine Cemetery

    Hammersmith, W6 8RL

  • Kensal Green Cemetery

    Kensington, W10 4RA

  • Highgate Cemetery

    Highgate, N6 6PJ

  • Fulham Cemetery

    Fulham, SW6 6UB

  • Wandsworth Cemetery

    Wandsworth, SW18 3ER

  • St Mary's Catholic Cemetery

    Sheppards Bush, NW10 5NU

  • Camberwell New Cemetery

    Camberwell, SE23 3RD

  • Brockley Cemetery

    Brockley, SE4 2QY

  • Streatham Cemetery

    Streatham, SW17 0LT

  • Lambeth Crematorium and Cemetery

    Lambeth, SW17 0BY

  • Chiswick New Cemetery

    Chiswick, W4 2SA

  • Gap Road Cemetery

    Wimbledon, SW19 8JA

  • The East London Cemetery

    Plaistow, E13 0HB

  • London Road Cemetery Mitcham

    Mitcham, CR4 3LA

  • Islington and St Pancras Cemetery

    Islington, N2 9AG

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Honor Oak Crematorium

    London, SE4 2LW

  • West Norwood Crematorium

    London, SE27 9JU

  • Golders Green Crematorium

    London, NW11 7NL

  • Lambeth Crematorium and Cemetery

    London, SW17 0BY

  • St Marylebone Crematorium

    London, N2 0RZ

  • Margravine Cemetery

    Hammersmith, W6 8RL

  • Kensal Green Cemetery

    Kensington, W10 4RA

  • Highgate Cemetery

    Highgate, N6 6PJ

  • Fulham Cemetery

    Fulham, SW6 6UB

  • Wandsworth Cemetery

    Wandsworth, SW18 3ER

  • St Mary's Catholic Cemetery

    Sheppards Bush, NW10 5NU

  • Camberwell New Cemetery

    Camberwell, SE23 3RD

  • Brockley Cemetery

    Brockley, SE4 2QY

  • Streatham Cemetery

    Streatham, SW17 0LT

  • Lambeth Crematorium and Cemetery

    Lambeth, SW17 0BY

  • Chiswick New Cemetery

    Chiswick, W4 2SA

  • Gap Road Cemetery

    Wimbledon, SW19 8JA

  • The East London Cemetery

    Plaistow, E13 0HB

  • London Road Cemetery Mitcham

    Mitcham, CR4 3LA

  • Islington and St Pancras Cemetery

    Islington, N2 9AG

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Latest Verified Reviews

Elizabeth Dunne 2019-07-02 09:20:20

The support from Ann was amazing. She thought of everything. The funeral was lovely, everyone commented on how shiny the cars were and how smart the staff were. A great send off for Andy 

Steven Quinton 2019-04-12 11:50:30

Cannot give enough praise to Gary and his team, the service and support was outstanding. Would not hesitate to recommend Harold White's to anyone.

maria Davies 2018-11-18 09:47:01

Impeccable service from the beginning to the end. In circumstances of utmost grief for me and the family,  Gary , Bernadette and the whole team dealt with professionalism, tact and discretion with the practical arrangements for the funeral, showing compassion and understanding for our loss. The funeral was elegant, beautifully conducted by the celebrant, Ms Lynn Herbert with great help from Gary and the team.Heartfelt thanks from the family and Maria, the spouse. We ll definitely want to use you again albeit not for a very long time, hopefully. Maria and the Coan family

Christine Chapman 2018-09-25 10:03:09

The service myself and my family received was impeccable. Bernadette and Mathew were so warm and friendly and made us feel at ease, and nothing was too much trouble for them. On the day the professionalism from Gary was outstanding, taking control of everything in a very warm and friendly manner. All of the staff at Harold White were amazing, and we are so happy to have picked them for our darling Dad’s funeral. We would certainly recommend this excellent service. 

Alison Todd 2018-05-27 10:53:36

Thank you Gary and the team for everything you done for my husband funeral. Everything was first class and all the formalities were done with such ease. It helped knowing Gary as he was by my side every step of the way and I really don’t think I would of pulled through without him. He gave me the extra strength throughout and helped me lift my head and control tears. The ceremony was perfect and the choice of Celebrant was totally spot on! Thank you everyone for your expertise, kindness, thoughtfulness during such a painful time with my family.  The website you have is amazing too and helped all our family and friends link up together. Thank you x