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Best 5 Funeral Directors in Swanscombe

Discover funeral directors located in Swanscombe. 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

Hergest Cavell Funeral Directors

Hergest Cavell Funeral Directors


128b Milton Road, Kent, DA12 2RQ

Open 24/7
Hergest Cavell Funeral Directors

Hergest Cavell Funeral Directors



Open 24/7
Bournes Of Dartford Funeral Directors

Bournes Of Dartford Funeral Directors


118 The Brent, Kent, DA2 6DE

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare South Ockendon

Co Op Funeralcare South Ockendon


14c Derwent Parade, Essex, RM15 5EE

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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Swanscombe is famous for its association with Swanscombe Heritage Park, a nature reserve that is home to rare wildlife and has important archaeological sites, including the Swanscombe Skull Site. The town is renowned for its connection to Ebbsfleet International Railway Station, a major transport hub that offers high-speed train services. With a population of 22,321 people.

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How many funeral directors in Swanscombe?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 22 Funeral Directors in Swanscombe On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Swanscombe?

The typical cost of funerals in Swanscombe typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Swanscombe. 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 thecelebrantdirectory.co.uk, 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 Bella's Bouquets (Located on 41 High Street, SWANSCOMBE DA10 0AG, Kent) typically charge approximately between £95 up to £473 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Swanscombe?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Swanscombe 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 Swanscombe: Thames View Crematorium & Cemetery, South Essex Crematorium, Eltham 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 £810 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. South Essex Crematorium, Ockenden Road Corbets Tey RM14 2UY Phone: 01708 434433 with a fee of approximately £837 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Eltham Crematorium, Crown Woods Way SE9 2AZ Phone: 020 8921 6700 with a fee of approximately £849 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 19 % of all deaths in Swanscombe take place in care homes. 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 Swanscombe?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Swanscombe. As funeral directors in Swanscombe 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 Swanscombe.

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 Swanscombe?
The Kent 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 Kent Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Thames is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Swanscombe near Swanscombe Health Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Swanscombe Health Centre. If someone has recently died at Swanscombe Health Centre in Swanscombe then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Swanscombe?
The main newspaper in Swanscombe is the Gravesend Reporter, which provides local news and events coverage for the Gravesend area, including obituaries, which can be found in the classified section of the newspaper or on its website. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Swanscombe) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Swanscombe?
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 Kent?
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 Swanscombe 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 Swanscombe?
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 (Swanscombe) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Swanscombe?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Swanscombe. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.