Best 5 Funeral Directors in Harlow

Discover funeral directors located in Harlow. 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

Powell Funeral Directors Hoddesdon

Powell Funeral Directors Hoddesdon


79 Burford St, Hertfordshire, EN11 8HX

Open 24/7
Pepper Phillips

Pepper Phillips


64 High St, Hertfordshire, EN11 8ET

Open 24/7
Broxbourne Funeralcare

Broxbourne Funeralcare


35 High Road, Hertfordshire, EN10 7HX

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Old Harlow

Co Op Funeralcare Old Harlow


20 High Street, Old Harlow, Essex, CM17 0DW

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Powell Funeral Directors Hoddesdon, Pepper Phillips, Broxbourne Funeralcare, Co Op Funeralcare Old Harlow. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Harlow is known for its unique and innovative Harlow New Town architecture, showcasing modernist designs and landscaped spaces. The town is also recognized for the beautiful Gibberd Garden, a charming landscape garden designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd. The death rate in Harlow is 804 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 86,321 people.

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How many funeral directors in Harlow?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 15 Funeral Directors in Harlow On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Harlow?

The typical cost of funerals in Harlow typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 15% and cremation accounting for 85% of the amount of funerals taking place in Harlow. 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 The Flower Box (Located on 31 High Street, Old Harlow, HARLOW CM17 0DN, Essex) or Bernard Chapman (Phone number 01279 444245) typically charge approximately between £92 up to £452 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 The Mystery Chest Ltd or visiting their store at 136 Long Ley, Harlow.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Harlow?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Harlow 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 Harlow: Woollensbrook Cemetery and Crematorium, Parndon Wood Crematorium and Cemetery, 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:

Woollensbrook Cemetery and Crematorium, Hertford Road EN11 9BN Phone: 01992 705900 with a fee of approximately £918 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Parndon Wood Crematorium and Cemetery, Parndon Wood Road CM19 4SF Phone: 01279 620620 with a fee of approximately £881 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days.

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

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 21 % of all deaths in Harlow take place in care homes such as Tye Green Lodge or Ashlyn 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 Harlow?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Harlow. As funeral directors in Harlow 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 Harlow.

Old Park Meadow located at Old Park Meadow CM6 3XB. Herongate Wood located at Herongate Wood CM13 3SE.
Where can you scatter ashes in Harlow?
The Harlow 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 Harlow Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Stort and River Lee is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Harlow near Princess Alexandra Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Princess Alexandra Hospital. If someone has recently died at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Harlow?
The main newspaper is the Harlow Star. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Harlow Star allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Harlow) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Harlow?
Absolutely, in Harlow, Rosy, in particular, features expert Jewish Funeral Directors ready to assist during your time of need.Whether your needs involve arranging a service at a Funeral Synagogue like 'Harlow Jewish Community' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Harlow there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
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 Harlow 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 Quality Indian Takeaway & Catering services. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 15 Horsecroft Place, Harlow, CM19 5. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Harlow?
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 (Harlow) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Harlow?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Harlow. 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 Islamic Centre And Mosque.