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Find funeral directors in Colchester

Find the right funeral director to plan the send-off you want. Whether you want a simple funeral, a woodland burial or a themed ceremony, you can use our directory to find a funeral director in Colchester who can help. From independent, family-run funeral homes to well-known names like Co-op, you’ll find them all listed on our site. Simply browse, compare and get in touch.

Planning a funeral in Colchester

Colchester has a wide selection of options for funerals, including a crematorium and several cemeteries. Natural burials are particularly well provided for. The city has two natural burial grounds – one is a meadow burial ground and the other is a woodland burial ground. For religious services, places of worship in the city include Baptist, Catholic, Evangelical and Methodist churches, a synagogue, a mosque and Kingdom Hall for Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Why compare Colchester funeral directors?

Funeral costs in Colchester vary depending on the type of service, when it takes place and also the funeral director you choose. That’s why it’s important to compare prices. If you want to plan an affordable funeral in Colchester, our directory makes it easy to compare costs all in one place, so you can make an informed choice.

Find a Colchester crematorium

If you’re planning a cremation, there is one crematorium in the city - Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium.

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Colchester

There are several cemeteries in Colchester, including two natural burial grounds:

  • Colchester Cemetery and Crematorium (council owned)
  • Comb Meadow Burial Ground in Stanway (council owned) – for natural burials
  • Feldy View Woodland Cemetery in West Mersea (council owned) – for natural burials
  • Ford Road Cemetery in West Mersea (council run)

Find funeral wake venues in Colchester

If you’re planning to have a wake or get-together after the funeral, there are plenty of options. You could decide to hold an informal get-together at your home or at a local community centre. Alternatively, if you want someone else to take care of the catering for you, you could hire a venue. You can find a selection of pubs, restaurants and other Colchester wake venues for hire.

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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.