Information about local crematoria and cemeteries

Our local crematorium/cemetery is Southend Crematorium in Sutton Road and we also regularly provide services to Basildon Crematorium in Pitsea and Chelmsford Crematorium. Additionally we are happy to provide services and transportation for all of the crematoria and cemeteries listed below. Prices can vary considerably for cremations and burial plots depending on the location, and most cemeteries will make a large surcharge for burial plots for non-residents. 
* We do our best to keep pricing details updated and accurate. However, please note that prices below may be subject to slight changes because cemeteries and crematoria regularly change their pricing.

Southend Crematorium/Cemetery
Southend Crematorium/Cemetery
285 Sutton Rd, Southend-on-Sea SS2 5PX
01702 603907 Website: https://www.southend.gov.uk/directory_record/280/sutton_road_cemetery_and_southend_crematorium Information:
  • Cremation (includes Chapel) £785
  • Grave purchase (resident) £815
  • Interment Fee £815
  • Use of South or West Chapel for burial service £195
Southend Crematorium/Cemetery
Basildon and District Crematorium/Cemetery
Basildon and District Crematorium/Cemetery
Church Rd, Bowers Gifford, Basildon SS13 2HG
01268 584411 Website: https://www.basildoncrem.co.uk/ Information:
  • Cremation (includes Chapel) £995
  • Grave Purchase £POA (From £1,425)
  • Interment £1,050
  • Use of chapel for burial £100
Basildon and District Crematorium/Cemetery
Chelmsford Crematorium/Cemetery
Chelmsford Crematorium/Cemetery
Writtle Rd, Essex CM1 3BL
01245 605630 Website: https://www.chelmsford.gov.uk/cemetery-and-crematorium/ Information:
  • Cremation (includes Chapel) £777
  • Grave Purchase for 50 years £1,152
  • Interment £764
  • Use of chapel for burial £207
Chelmsford Crematorium/Cemetery
Woodside Cemetery (in Benfleet)
Woodside Cemetery (in Benfleet)
Manor Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 4PH
Contact through Funeral Director
Information:
  • Grave purchase and interment £1,254 (with exclusive rights)
  • Use of chapel £53
Woodside Cemetery (in Benfleet)
South Essex Crematorium
South Essex Crematorium
Ockendon Rd, Upminster RM14 2UY
01708 434433 Website: https://southessexcrematorium.co.uk/ Information:
  • Cremation (includes Chapel) £905
South Essex Crematorium
Bentley Crematorium/Cemetery
Bentley Crematorium/Cemetery
Ongar Rd, Brentwood CM15 9RZ
01277 289111 Information:
  • Cremation (includes Chapel) £973
  • Grave purchase and interment £POA (From £2,060)
  • Use of chapel for burial £487
Bentley Crematorium/Cemetery
The Lawn Cemetery Rochford
The Lawn Cemetery Rochford
Hall Rd, Rochford SS4 1PA
Contact through Funeral Director
Information:
  • Grave Purchase £1,320
  • Interment £620
  • No chapel available at this site
The Lawn Cemetery Rochford
Herongate Wood (Woodland Cemetery)
Herongate Wood (Woodland Cemetery)
Billericay Rd, Herongate, Ingrave, Brentwood CM13 3SE
01277 811064 Website: https://www.green-burial.co.uk/ Information:
  • Standard single burial plot £1,215
  • Avenue single burial plot £1,900
  • Administration and Liaison £345
  • Interment £490
  • One hour use of Chapel £495
  • (Note; you can elect to have a graveside service in which case the chapel is not required)
Herongate Wood (Woodland Cemetery)
Old Park Meadow (Natural Burial Ground)
Old Park Meadow (Natural Burial Ground)
Old Park Meadow Natural Burial Ground, Coppice Lane, North End, Chelmsford, Essex, CM6 3PL
01245 806332 Website: https://oldparkmeadow.co.uk/ Information:
  • Wildflower Meadow £1,500
  • Spring Corner £2,250
  • Bluebell Wood £3,000
  • Water’s Edge £5,000
  • Admin and Interment £495
  • Two hour use of chapel £250
  • (Note; you can elect to have a graveside service in which case the chapel is not required)
Old Park Meadow (Natural Burial Ground)

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