Best 5 Funeral Directors in Grays

Discover funeral directors located in Grays. 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

Howard Son Funeral Directors

Howard Son Funeral Directors


32 High Rd, Essex, RM16 3HB

Open 24/7
Howard English Funeral Directors

Howard English Funeral Directors


2 South Parade, South Road, Essex, RM15 6BT

Open 24/7
Hergest Cavell Funeral Directors

Hergest Cavell Funeral Directors


128b Milton Road, Kent, DA12 2RQ

Open 24/7
Bournes Of Dartford Funeral Directors

Bournes Of Dartford Funeral Directors


118 The Brent, Kent, DA2 6DE

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Howard Son Funeral Directors, Howard English Funeral Directors, Hergest Cavell Funeral Directors, Bournes Of Dartford Funeral Directors. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Grays is situated on the banks of the River Thames and offers picturesque riverside walks, as well as the popular Grays Beach Park. The town also features the historic Grays Town Park, providing a green oasis with beautiful gardens and recreational spaces. With a population of 73,892 people.

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How many funeral directors in Grays?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 18 Funeral Directors in Grays On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Grays?

The typical cost of funerals in Grays typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 17% and cremation accounting for 83% of the amount of funerals taking place in Grays. 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 Forget Me Not (Located on 19 Lodge Lane, GRAYS RM17 5RY, Essex) or Thurrock Florist (Phone number 01375 375445) typically charge approximately between £86 up to £468 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 Emson Haig - Lakeside or visiting their store at Lakeside Shopping Centre, Grays.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Grays typically ranging from £1037 up to £2446 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 2 memorial masons in Grays. Please find the following details: leyton stone Address: unit 10 baldwins farm, Grays, Essex, rm142xb. Stone Architecture Ltd Address: 2,star Business park,Chadwell St.Mary, Grays, Essex, rm16 4lr.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Grays?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Grays 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 Grays: Thames View Crematorium & Cemetery, South Essex 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:

Thames View Crematorium & Cemetery, Gravesend Road Shorne DA12 3JH Phone: 01474 823963 with a fee of approximately £861 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. South Essex Crematorium, Ockenden Road Corbets Tey RM14 2UY Phone: 01708 434433 with a fee of approximately £823 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days.

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

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 Grays take place in care homes such as Grays Court or The Whitecroft. 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 Grays?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Grays. As funeral directors in Grays 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 Grays.

Deerton Natural Burial Ground located at Deerton Natural Burial Ground ME9 8QL. Herongate Wood located at Herongate Wood CM13 3SE.
Where can you scatter ashes in Grays?
The Essex 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 Essex Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Thames is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Grays near Orsett Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Orsett Hospital. If someone has recently died at Orsett Hospital in Grays then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Grays?
The main newspaper is the Thurrock Gazette. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Thurrock Gazette allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Grays) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Grays?
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 Grays 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 Grays?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. The funeral ceremony itself typically takes place at the Sikh temple at 6 Maidstone Road, Grays Thurrock, Essex. However, the decision on the choice of temple, home, or any other location is entirely up to you. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Grays) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Grays?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Grays. 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 Thurrock Bangladesh Welfare Institution.