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) £1,100 (£1,210 for non residents)
  • Lawn Grave purchase from £1,430 (£4,290 for non residents)
  • Interment Fee £1,150.60
  • Use of South or West Chapel for burial committal service £275
  • Use of cemetery church for burial committal service £189.20
southend funeral location
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) £1,195
  • Grave Purchase from £2,070 in Lawn section (50 years)
  • Interment £1,465 (single and double depth)
  • Use of chapel for burial £660
Basildon Crematorium
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) £1134
  • Grave Purchase for 50 years £1,829
  • Interment £1,128
  • Use of chapel for burial £301
chelmsford 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 £60
woodside cemetery Benfleet
South Essex Crematorium
South Essex Crematorium
Ockendon Rd, Upminster RM14 2UY
01708 434433 Website: https://southessexcrematorium.co.uk/ Information:
  • Cremation (includes South Chapel- 60min slot) £1,115
  • Cremation (includes East Chapel- 40min slot) £1,060
south essex cemetery and crematoria location
Bentley Crematorium/Cemetery
Bentley Crematorium/Cemetery
Ongar Rd, Brentwood CM15 9RZ
01277 289111 Information:
  • Cremation (includes Chapel) £1220
  • Grave purchase and interment £POA (From £2,467)
  • Use of chapel for burial £500
bentley cemetery location
The Lawn Cemetery Rochford
The Lawn Cemetery Rochford
Hall Rd, Rochford SS4 1PA
Contact through Funeral Director
Information:
  • Grave Purchase £1,320
  • Interment £768
  • 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
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 £1,545 (Ash plot £645)
  • Spring Corner £2,315 (Ash plot £875)
  • Bluebell Wood £3,095 (Ash plot £1,110)
  • Water’s Edge £5,150 (Ash plot 1,855)
  • Admin and Interment  for burial £510 (for ashes this is £155)
  • One and a half hour use of chapel £260 (each hour thereafter is £130)
  • (Note; you can elect to have a graveside service in which case the chapel is not required)
  • Webcasts and visual tributes are available, please contact us for details and pricing.
Old Park Lodge

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Thank you Brendon and Kevin for your sympathy, kindness and compassion when you took Cliff into Penrose’ care.

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Carole, Darren and Ruth Wingrove - January 2020

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Please accept our heartfelt appreciation for your sincere kindness, empathy and guidance during a time of great sadness. Your kindness and care of our lovely mum will be held close to our hearts and always remembered.

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Next of Kin and Family - Dec 2023

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May C. and Family - Nov 2018

To all at Penrose Funerals,

From all our family, thank you for the care and organisation for Ronald Steel’s Funeral on 15th Jan. You all did a fantastic job and it made things a lot easier.

Best wishes

Lucy McIntyre - January 2021

To Nathan an all staff at Penrose

Thank you for making the worst day of my life bearable.

The difficulties I faced arranging a funeral for my beloved husband were made easier with your empathy, compassion and professionalism, particularly considering the added pressure during the Pandemic.

Love always

Tina Arthur – wife of Geoffrey Arthur - August 2020

Thank you so much for making Brian’s funeral so special, he would have loved it. I cannot thank you enough for all your care and compassion through a very difficult time.

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