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Find funeral directors in Whitechapel
If you’re looking for Whitechapel funeral services, our directory is just what you need. We include independent family-run funeral directors, alongside well-known names like Dignity and F A Albin. And if you’re planning a simple send-off, we also list direct cremation providers in the area.
Planning a funeral in Whitechapel
Whitechapel has a wide selection of options for funeral arrangements. There are 2 crematoriums in east London, and another south of the river in Honor Oak. The nearest cemetery to Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, is closed for burials, but there are several other burial grounds within easy reach.
For religious ceremonies there are many local Christian and Catholic churches, and the East London Mosque in Whitechapel offers Islamic funeral services. There are also synagogues in nearby Oldgate and Shadwell. And there are many other places of worship in the wider London area, including chapels, gurdwaras and temples, depending on what you need.
Why compare Whitechapel funeral directors?
Funeral costs vary depending on the type of service you want, when it takes place and also the funeral director you choose. So it’s important to compare prices. Our directory makes it easy to compare Whitechapel funeral homes, so you can make an informed choice for your funeral arrangements.
Find a Whitechapel crematorium
If you’re planning a cremation, the 3 crematoriums below are closest to Whitechapel:
- City of London Cemetery & Crematorium, Aldersbrook (council-run)
- East London Crematorium and Cemetery, Plaistow (privately-owned by Dignity Funerals)
- Honor Oak Crematorium (council-run)
Find a burial ground or cemetery in Whitechapel
There are several council-run and privately-owned cemeteries near Whitechapel. These include:
- Camberwell New Cemetery (Southwark Council)
- Camberwell Old Cemetery (Southwark Council)
- East Ham Jewish Cemetery
- Islington & St Pancras Cemetery (Islington & Camden Crematorium Services)
- Nunhead Cemetery (Southwark Council)
- Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park (Tower Hamlets Council) - closed for burials
- West Ham Cemetery (Newham Council) - includes areas for Muslim burials
- Woodgrange Park Cemetery (privately run)
Find wake venues for a Whitechapel funeral
If you’re planning a wake, you might choose to host it at your home or at a community centre. Alternatively, if you’d rather hire a local venue, here's a selection of pubs, restaurants and other wake venues for hire in East London.
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We recommend taking some time to look into the different cemeteries and crematoriums listed above before you make your choice. You can find more information through their websites or by reading independent reviews. This will help you to find the best option to meet your needs.