Best 5 Funeral Directors in Braintree

Discover funeral directors located in Braintree. 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

Paul J King Funeral Directors Braintree

Paul J King Funeral Directors Braintree


86 Manor St, Essex, CM7 3HR

Open 24/7
G Collins Sons

G Collins Sons


4 The Street, Essex, CM8 1RH

Open 24/7
Co Operative Funeral Services George Yard

Co Operative Funeral Services George Yard


Unit 9, 4 George Yard Shopping Centre, Essex, CM7 1RB

Open 24/7
Co Operative Funeral Services Braintree

Co Operative Funeral Services Braintree


6 Clare Road, Essex, CM7 2PA

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Paul J King Funeral Directors Braintree, G Collins Sons, Co Operative Funeral Services George Yard, Co Operative Funeral Services Braintree. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Bradley Lane Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

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Braintree is recognized for its picturesque Braintree District Museum, featuring exhibits on local history and heritage. The town is also known for the beautiful Great Notley Country Park, offering woodland walks, cycling paths, and a lake. The death rate in Braintree is 1,707 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 43,506 people.

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How many funeral directors in Braintree?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 6 Funeral Directors in Braintree On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Braintree?

The typical cost of funerals in Braintree typically sits around £3671 with burial constituting 25% and cremation accounting for 75% of the amount of funerals taking place in Braintree. 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 Bernard Chapman (Located on 31a Bank Street, BRAINTREE CM7 1UG, Essex) or Fleurtations (Phone number 01376 323194) typically charge approximately between £88 up to £466 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 Finchingfield Antiques or visiting their store at The Green Finchingfield, Braintree.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Braintree?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Braintree), Paul J King Funeral Directors Braintree and G Collins Sons all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Braintree. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Braintree.

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

Within 10 Miles off Braintree there are 2 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 2 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Braintree: Three Counties Crematorium, Dunmow 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:

Three Counties Crematorium, Halstead Road High Garrett CM7 5PB Phone: 01376 553489 with a fee of approximately £883 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days. Dunmow Crematorium, Braintree Road Stebbing CM6 3AL Phone: 01371 856377 with a fee of approximately £759 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 23 % of all deaths in Braintree take place in care homes such as Braintree Nursing Home or Longmead Court Nursing 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 Braintree?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Braintree. As funeral directors in Braintree 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 2 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Braintree.

Old Park Meadow located at Old Park Meadow CM6 3XB. Crouch Valley Meadow located at Crouch Valley Meadow CM3 6BZ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Braintree?
The Braintree District 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 Braintree District Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Brain is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Braintree near Braintree Community Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Braintree Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Braintree Community Hospital in Braintree then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Braintree?
The main newspaper is the Braintree & Witham Times. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Braintree & Witham Times allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Braintree) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Braintree?
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 Braintree who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Braintree?
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 (Braintree) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Braintree?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Braintree. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam. Typically the funeral would take place at one of the following mosques/locations Al Falah Braintree Islamic Centre.