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Find funeral directors in Waltham Forest

If you’re searching for affordable funeral homes in Waltham Forest, we’re here to help. Our directory includes everything you need to know about local independent funeral directors and well-known companies like Dignity and Co-op. You can use it to find Waltham Forest funeral homes in all parts of the borough including Aldersbrook, Chingford, Leytonstone, Snaresbrook, Walthamstow and Wanstead.

Planning a funeral in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest council does not own a crematorium. However, there are 3 crematoriums close to the borough. These are City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Enfield Cemetery and Crematorium and Forest Park Cemetery and Crematorium. In addition, there are 2 council-run cemeteries in Waltham Forest. The borough has many different places of worship and religious buildings. These include churches, mosques, synagogues and temples. Waltham Forest Muslim Burial Trust runs a dedicated Waltham Forest Muslim Cemetery for people of Islamic faith.

Why compare Waltham Forest funeral directors?

The overall cost of a funeral in Waltham Forest depends on a variety of factors. These include your chosen funeral director, type of service and whether you opt for a burial or cremation. It’s best to look at all the options before making any decisions. With our directory, it’s easy to compare your different options in one place.

Find a Waltham Forest crematorium

Waltham Forest does not have a dedicated crematorium. However, there are 3 crematoriums close to the borough of Waltham Forest. These are:

  • City of London Cemetery and Crematorium (council-run) - this council-run cemetery and crematorium has 4 multi-faith chapels, an Anglican Church and a non-conformist church. A range of memorial options are offered and cremated remains can be scattered in the gardens of rest.
  • Enfield Cemetery and Crematorium (privately managed) - one of the largest crematoriums in London with 2 multi-faith chapels, both of which can hold around 150 people. They also offer direct cremations.
  • Forest Park Cemetery and Crematorium (privately managed) - in a peaceful, rural location that overlooks Hainault Forest. It has a multi-faith chapel and memorial gardens. A range of memorial types are available.

Find a Waltham Forest cemetery

There are 2 cemeteries in Waltham Forest:

  • Walthamstow Queens Road Cemetery (council-run)
  • Chingford Mount Cemetery (council-run) - new available graves include lawn graves, traditional graves, burial chambers, garden plots for cremated remains and half-plots for cremated remains.

There are no designated areas for scattering cremated remains at either of the council-run cemeteries. All cremated remains must be buried.

Find funeral wake venues in Waltham Forest

Choosing a funeral wake venue is a personal decision. You might want to hold the wake at home or in a community centre or village hall. If you want to hold the funeral wake in a private venue, here is a list of funeral wake venues close to Waltham Forest.

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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.