Best 5 Funeral Directors in Harpenden

Discover funeral directors located in Harpenden. 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

Phillips Funeral Directors St Albans

Phillips Funeral Directors St Albans


68 Alma Road, Hertfordshire, AL1 3BL

Open 24/7
Phillips Funeral Directors Marshalwick

Phillips Funeral Directors Marshalwick


67 The Quadrant, Marshalwick, Hertfordshire, AL4 9RD

Open 24/7
Phillips Funeral Directors Harpenden

Phillips Funeral Directors Harpenden


Parchment House, 9 Victoria Road, Hertfordshire, AL5 4EB

Open 24/7
E Seymour Son Funeral Directors

E Seymour Son Funeral Directors


26 Marlborough Road, Hertfordshire, AL1 3XQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Harpenden is renowned for its association with the picturesque Rothamsted Park, offering woodlands, meadows, and a lake. The town is also known for its proximity to the historic Rothamsted Manor, a Grade I listed building with beautiful gardens and scientific significance. With a population of 31,167 people.

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How many funeral directors in Harpenden?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 7 Funeral Directors in Harpenden On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Harpenden?

The typical cost of funerals in Harpenden typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 17% and cremation accounting for 83% of the amount of funerals taking place in Harpenden. 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 Reads Florist (Located on 13 High Street, HARPENDEN AL5 2RT, Hertfordshire) or Perry Florist (Phone number 01582 764554) typically charge approximately between £97 up to £461 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 Mary Durward Ltd or visiting their store at High Street, Kimpton, Harpenden.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Harpenden?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Harpenden 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 Harpenden: West Hertfordshire Crematorium, Luton Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, Harwood Park 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:

West Hertfordshire Crematorium, High Elms Lane Garston WD25 0JS Phone: 01923 673285 with a fee of approximately £730 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Luton Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, Butterfield Hitchin Road LU2 8DD Phone: 01582 723700 with a fee of approximately £737 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days. Harwood Park Crematorium, Watton Road SG2 8XT Phone: 01438 815555 with a fee of approximately £935 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 Harpenden take place in care homes such as Field House Care Home or Willow Court. 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 Harpenden?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Harpenden. As funeral directors in Harpenden 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 Harpenden.

Chesham Bois Woodland Burial Ground located at Chesham Bois Woodland Burial Ground HP5 1SU. Woodcock Hill Woodland Cemetery located at Woodcock Hill Woodland Cemetery Woodcock Hill Harefield Road WD3 1PD.
Where can you scatter ashes in Harpenden?
The Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Lea is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Harpenden near Harpenden Memorial Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Harpenden Memorial Hospital. If someone has recently died at Harpenden Memorial Hospital in Harpenden then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Harpenden?
The main newspaper is the Herts Advertiser. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Herts Advertiser allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Harpenden) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Harpenden?
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 Hertfordshire?
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 Harpenden 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 Harpenden?
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 (Harpenden) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Harpenden?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Harpenden. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.