Best 5 Funeral Directors in Hitchin

Discover funeral directors located in Hitchin. 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 Service

Powell Funeral Service


52 High St, Hertfordshire, SG1 3EF

Open 24/7
Hitchin Funeralcare Inc V R Jennings Ickleford

Hitchin Funeralcare Inc V R Jennings Ickleford


32 Arlesey Road, Ickleford, Hertfordshire, SG5 3UU

Open 24/7
Benedict Funeral Directors Ltd Henlow

Benedict Funeral Directors Ltd Henlow


1 Bedford Road, Henlow Camp, Bedfordshire, SG16 6DR

Open 24/7
County Funerals Independent Family Funeral Service

County Funerals Independent Family Funeral Service


3 Priory Lane, Little Wymondley, Hertfordshire, SG4 7HE

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Powell Funeral Service, Hitchin Funeralcare Inc V R Jennings Ickleford, Benedict Funeral Directors Ltd Henlow, County Funerals Independent Family Funeral Service. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Hitchin is famous for its medieval Hitchin Lavender Farm, offering stunning lavender fields and picturesque views. The town is also renowned for the historic St. Mary's Church, known for its unique architecture and beautiful stained glass windows. With a population of 36,202 people.

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How many funeral directors in Hitchin?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 13 Funeral Directors in Hitchin On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Hitchin?

The typical cost of funerals in Hitchin typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 25% and cremation accounting for 75% of the amount of funerals taking place in Hitchin. 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 Stephanie Rose (Located on 3-4 The Arcade, HITCHIN SG5 1ED, Hertfordshire) or Town Garden (Phone number 01462 434440) typically charge approximately between £92 up to £472 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 Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery or visiting their store at North Barn, Fairclough Hall Farm, Halls Green, Weston, Hitchin.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Hitchin?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Hitchin), Powell Funeral Service and Hitchin Funeralcare Inc V R Jennings Ickleford all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Hitchin. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Hitchin.

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

Within 10 Miles off Hitchin 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 Hitchin: North Hertfordshire Memorial Park, 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:

North Hertfordshire Memorial Park, Bedford Road Holwell SG5 3RT Phone: 01462 600168 with a fee of approximately £880 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days. Luton Vale Cemetery and Crematorium, Butterfield Hitchin Road LU2 8DD Phone: 01582 723700 with a fee of approximately £946 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. Harwood Park Crematorium, Watton Road SG2 8XT Phone: 01438 815555 with a fee of approximately £813 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days.

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

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 Hitchin take place in care homes such as Foxholes Care Home or Benslow 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 Hitchin?
Yes there is 7 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Hitchin. As funeral directors in Hitchin 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 Hitchin.

St Albans Woodland Burial Ground located at St Albans Woodland Burial Ground MK44 2JP. Olney Green Burials located at Olney Green Burials MK46 5EH. Chesham Bois Woodland Burial Ground located at Chesham Bois Woodland Burial Ground HP5 1SU.
Where can you scatter ashes in Hitchin?
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 Hiz is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Hitchin near Pinehill Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Pinehill Hospital. If someone has recently died at Pinehill Hospital in Hitchin then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Hitchin?
The main newspaper is the Comet. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Comet allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Hitchin) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Hitchin?
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 Hitchin 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 Gardiff Catering. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Unit 10, Hitchin, SG4 0TW. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Hitchin?
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 37 Wilbury Way, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0TW. 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 (Hitchin) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Hitchin?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Hitchin. 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 Hitchin Jame Masjid.