Flowers and Floral Tributes

Floral tributes to your loved one most commonly adorn the Funeral Vehicle and the Coffin and sometimes the Funeral Home. Flowers are a traditional way of expressing sympathy and grief and floral displays are a simple and beautiful way of celebrating a life and showing support during the funeral.

Flowers

Most florists will offer a selection of standard floral displays and many people are happy to be guided by their florist and choose from their range. Others like to create a personal, bespoke tribute by selecting styles, flowers and colours with their florist. Floral tributes can take many forms and both your florist and your Funeral Director will be able to give help and advice with this.

It is recommended that you have the flowers delivered to the office of your Funeral Director on the morning of the funeral and the director’s staff will display them suitably in the hearse for you.

Once at the funeral the flowers will be moved to a location in the gardens designated for you. Your Funeral Director will guide you and your guests to this spot when he leads you from the service. This is a space where you can gather, see the flowers and read the cards and take time to reflect after the Funeral.

Local florists

There are lots of good local florists and we are happy to work with whichever florist you choose. Below are a few suggestions for excellent florists who we work with on a regular basis.

We do not receive a commission or finders fee from any florist or business that we recommend. All recommendations are based solely on reputation and personal experience.

The Flower Hamper

106 Bridgewater Drive
Westcliff-On-Sea
Essex
SS0 0DH

01702 437979 info@theflowerhamper.co.uk http://www.theflowerhamper.co.uk
The Flower Hamper
Bizzy Lizzy

484 Sutton Road
Southend-on-sea
Essex
SS2 5PN

01702 616172 bizzylizzyflorist@gmail.com http://www.bizzylizzyflorist.co.uk
Bizzy Lizzy
Meades Florist by Christina

57 London Rd,
Southend-on-Sea
SS1 1PF

01702 348884 orders@meadesflorist.com https://www.meadesflorist.com/default.aspx
Meades Florist by Christina
Penny Jane Flowers

148 Broadway,
Southend-on-Sea,
Leigh-on-Sea
SS9 1AA

01702 482034 info@pennyjaneflowers.co.uk http://www.pennyjaneflowers.co.uk
Penny Jane Flowers

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If you wish to talk to one of our funeral arrangers about our services please get in touch.
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Testimonials

Nathan, Jeremy and the Penrose Team,

​My wife, myself and our family would like to say a heartfelt thank you for the wonderful service we received from Penrose. We could not have asked for kinder or more helpful people and certainly everyone who attended David’s funeral gave high praise indeed to the whole event.​

I cannot recommend Penrose highly enough on the amazing service provided and wish you all the very best in the future.

Steve and Brenda Bester - December 2017

Thank you so much for all you have done for us and for Justin. We appreciate how amazing and accommodating you have been. Thank you for giving Justin the dignity and respect he needs.

Sarah, Tracey and all of Justin’s family - December 2017

To Nathan and all the team at Penrose,

We would just like to say a big “Thank you” for the care and consideration you gave our dad, Alan. We really appreciated your assistance and attention to detail as this sad time. Your kind support and guidance was a huge help to us.

Many thanks again

The Winch Family - July 2017

Jeremy, I just wanted to thank you and your team so very much for making mum’s celebration of life so special.

Despite the awful weather and road and rail problems on the day your team were kind, considerate, majestic and splendid throughout.
My family and I are most grateful to you all.

Kind regards,
Amanda
Mandy B - June 2021

To Jeremy, Nathan and everyone involved with our father’s funeral. We would like to express our deepest thanks for all you did after the loss of our dear husband/father. Your kindness and professionalism were incredible. The fact that you all wore ‘silly socks’ without prompting blew us away! You are all very special people, Thank you again

Kay, Matt and Sam - November 2016

Thank you all so very much​

You are a lovely bunch, you made what was a terrible time much more bearable. Best Wishes,

Dawn and Dee Ivens - April 2019

To all the staff at Penrose

I am writing on behalf of my son Steven and myself to say thank you for the dignified and respectful way you conducted the funeral of my late partner Derek.

It was greatly appreciated

Yours sincerely

Jean Pegrum - Sept 2021

To Jeremy and your lovely team

Thank you for all your support during our hard times. Your team are lovely, kind and so respectful. Many family members commented how lovely you all are.

Best wishes,

Angela Nash and all the family of Arthur Buckley - October 2020
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