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Find funeral directors in Romford

Are you looking for an independent funeral director in Romford? Perhaps you’d prefer a familiar name like Co-op? Our directory is here to help you find and compare Romford funeral homes, so you can get the support and advice you need. The listings cover the whole of Romford, as well as neighbouring towns in London and Essex.

Plan a funeral in Romford

As a busy part of London, Romford has a good selection of funeral venues, crematoriums and cemeteries. There are 6 burial grounds within easy reach of the town, including one that caters exclusively to Islamic burials. Travel a little further east and you’ll find a natural burial site at City of London Cemetery. There are also 4 crematoriums nearby, plus a wide selection of mosques and churches. If you find a good Romford funeral parlour, they can help you choose a venue or burial ground that suits the funeral you want.

Find a crematorium near Romford

There is no Romford crematorium. If you’re planning a cremation service or direct cremation in Romford, you’ll have to travel a short distance to one of these venues instead:

Find a burial ground or cemetery in Romford

Since 1871, Romford residents have been served by Romford Cemetery on Crow Lane. It has a 50-seat chapel and dedicated burial areas for Catholics and people of Islamic faith. The cemetery is managed by South Essex Crematorium, which is part of Havering London Borough Council. Other burial grounds nearby include:

  • Chadwell Heath Cemetery (run by Barking and Dagenham Council)
  • Eastbrookend Cemetery (run by Barking and Dagenham Council)
  • Forest Park Cemetery (privately run)
  • Gardens of Peace Five Oaks (privately run) – a Muslim cemetery
  • Hornchurch Cemetery (run by South Essex Crematorium)

You can click the links above for more details on the council-run burial grounds.

Find funeral wake venues in Romford

Sometimes called a funeral reception, a wake is a social gathering after a funeral. You can hold a wake for free at home or in a public space like a park. Alternatively, you can hire a venue such as a cafe, pub or hotel function room. This website has a few ideas for Romford wake venues.

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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.