Best 5 Funeral Directors in Basildon

Discover funeral directors located in Basildon. See pricing details and information regarding the inclusions offered. Also opening hours and contact details. Find comprehensive details below of NAFD & SAIF approved funeral directors.

Rosy Company


Open 24/7

Pitsea Funeralcare

Pitsea Funeralcare


85 Rectory Road, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 2AF

Open 24/7
Butler English Funeral Directors

Butler English Funeral Directors


31 Laindon Centre, Essex, SS15 5TQ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Wickford

Co Op Funeralcare Wickford


65a High Street, Essex, SS12 9AQ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Billericay

Co Op Funeralcare Billericay


30 High Street, Essex, CM12 9BQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

All Funeral Directors in Basildon operate 24 hours 7 days a week for emergencies this includes bank holidays.


You can use public transportation to reach Pitsea Funeralcare, Butler English Funeral Directors, Co Op Funeralcare Wickford, Co Op Funeralcare Billericay. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Basildon is known for the iconic Basildon Park, an impressive Georgian mansion surrounded by picturesque gardens. The town is also recognized for its association with the arts, with the Towngate Theatre showcasing a variety of performances. The death rate in Basildon is 1,799 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 115,269 people.

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How many funeral directors in Basildon?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 20 Funeral Directors in Basildon On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Basildon?

The typical cost of funerals in Basildon typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 17% and cremation accounting for 83% of the amount of funerals taking place in Basildon. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices. For instance, if a family prefers a local celebrant, such as 'Vince Hawkes Rustic Celebrant' found on, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Kingswood Flowers (Located on 162 Clay Hill Road, BASILDON SS16 5DF, Essex) or Gilly's Lilly's (Phone number 01268 548074) typically charge approximately between £93 up to £454 for funeral flower arrangements.

Even though funeral jewellery, like a cremation necklace, is not typically considered a direct expense of a funeral, it does add to the overall cost. To obtain pricing information about funeral jewellery, we suggest reaching out to PANDORA Basildon or visiting their store at Unit 28, Eastgate Shopping Centre, Basildon.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Basildon?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Basildon), Pitsea Funeralcare and Butler English Funeral Directors all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Basildon. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Basildon.

What Crematorium do Funeral Directors use in Basildon for Traditional and Direct Cremation?

Within 10 Miles off Basildon there are 3 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Basildon: South Essex Crematorium, Sutton Road Cemetery and Southend Crematorium, Basildon and District Crematorium, which could potentially be your loved one's final resting place. While you have the freedom to choose your preferred crematorium, it's advisable to consult with your local funeral director. Their expertise will be valuable, especially considering that crematoriums availability can often be unpredictable and busy. See the list of crematoriums in the area:

South Essex Crematorium, Ockenden Road Corbets Tey RM14 2UY Phone: 01708 434433 with a fee of approximately £928 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Sutton Road Cemetery and Southend Crematorium, Sutton Road SS2 5PX Phone: 01702 215015 with a fee of approximately £946 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Basildon and District Crematorium, Church Road Bowers Gifford SS13 2HG Phone: 01268 584411 with a fee of approximately £789 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days.

What happens in the event of a death at a care home in Basildon?

In the event of a death at a care home, your local funeral director is responsible for collecting the deceased and transporting them to their funeral home with care. According to the Office for National Statistics, approximately 22 % of all deaths in Basildon take place in care homes such as Mundy House Care Centre or Oaklands Care Home. At Rosy, we offer prompt collection services for your loved one, irrespective of the care home where the passing occurred. For immediate assistance, please contact us at 0800 260 6922.

Frequently asked questions

Are there any Funeral Directors offering Natural/Green burial Funerals in Basildon?
Yes there is 4 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Basildon. As funeral directors in Basildon we are committed to providing support and guidance in arranging Natural Burial funerals to commemorate your loved ones in the local area. We take great pride in endorsing environmentally-friendly traditions. See details below of 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Basildon.

Deerton Natural Burial Ground located at Deerton Natural Burial Ground ME9 8QL. Old Park Meadow located at Old Park Meadow CM6 3XB. Herongate Wood located at Herongate Wood CM13 3SE.
Where can you scatter ashes in Basildon?
The Basildon Borough Council enforces particular guidelines concerning the scattering of ashes in public spaces, which may be revised at any point. For the latest information and guidelines, we recommend visiting the Basildon Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Thames is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Basildon near Basildon University Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Basildon University Hospital. If someone has recently died at Basildon University Hospital in Basildon then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Basildon?
The main newspaper is the Basildon Recorder. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Basildon Recorder allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Basildon) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Basildon?
Indeed, Rosy is capable of meeting your needs. Should you require assistance with a Jewish funeral, please feel free to reach out to us at 0800 260 6922
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Essex?
Yes, Rosy can accommodate your requirements. If you're looking for a hindu funeral contact us on 0800 260 6922.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Basildon who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company such as Basketful Catering Services. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 22 Norwood End, Basildon,. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Basildon?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Basildon) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Basildon?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Basildon. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.