Best 5 Funeral Directors in Hastings

Discover funeral directors located in Hastings. 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

Hinkley Funeral Directors

Hinkley Funeral Directors


50 Mount Pleasant Road, East Sussex, TN34 3SH

Open 24/7
Bexhill Funeral Directors

Bexhill Funeral Directors


35 Sackville Road, East Sussex, TN39 3JD

Open 24/7
Banfield Pomphrey Funeral Directors

Banfield Pomphrey Funeral Directors


476 Old London Road, East Sussex, TN35 5BG

Open 24/7
Douglas Mercer Son Funeral Directors St Leonards

Douglas Mercer Son Funeral Directors St Leonards


29 Sedlescombe Rd North, East Sussex, TN37 7DA

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Hinkley Funeral Directors, Bexhill Funeral Directors, Banfield Pomphrey Funeral Directors, Douglas Mercer Son Funeral Directors St Leonards. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is St Leonards Warrior Square Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

About City

Hastings is renowned for its picturesque Old Town, characterized by narrow streets, medieval architecture, and the iconic Hastings Castle ruins. The town is also famous for the Battle of Hastings site, where the historic battle took place in 1066. The death rate in Hastings is 1,171 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 93,592 people.

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How many funeral directors in Hastings?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 11 Funeral Directors in Hastings On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Hastings?

The typical cost of funerals in Hastings typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 20% and cremation accounting for 80% of the amount of funerals taking place in Hastings. 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 'Unique Ceremonies, Your Way' 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 Shimizu Flowers (Located on 22a High Street, HASTINGS TN34 3EY, East Sussex) or Mount Pleasant Flowers (Phone number 01424 429464) typically charge approximately between £96 up to £451 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 Stone Corner or visiting their store at 42A High Street, Hastings.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Hastings?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Hastings there are 1 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 1 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Hastings: Hastings Cemetery and 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:

Hastings Cemetery and Crematorium, The Ridge TN34 2AE Phone: 01424 451057 with a fee of approximately £772 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 Hastings take place in care homes such as Whitegates or Mountside Residential 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 Hastings?
Yes there is 3 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Hastings. As funeral directors in Hastings 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 40 miles off Hastings.

Eden Valley Woodland Burial Ground located at Eden Valley Woodland Burial Ground TN8 5LQ. Deerton Natural Burial Ground located at Deerton Natural Burial Ground ME9 8QL. Clayton Wood Natural Burial Ground located at Clayton Wood Natural Burial Ground BN6 9PD.
Where can you scatter ashes in Hastings?
The Hastings 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 Hastings Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Brede is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Hastings near Conquest Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Conquest Hospital. If someone has recently died at Conquest Hospital in Hastings then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Hastings?
The main newspaper is the Hastings Observer. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Hastings Observer allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Hastings) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Hastings?
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 East Sussex?
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 Hastings 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 Hastings?
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 (Hastings) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Hastings?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Hastings. 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 Masjid Al Haq, East Sussex Islamic Association.