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Find funeral directors in Hitchin, Herts

Our directory helps you find funeral directors in Hitchin and plan a funeral at your own pace. We’ve looked throughout the town to find Hitchin funeral homes and gather the info you need to make a decision. It’s the simplest way to compare your options for Hitchin funeral care and get the right kind of support when you need it.

Planning a funeral in Hitchin

Hitchin has a crematorium and 2 cemeteries, so you can plan a burial or cremation funeral without having to travel very far. One of the town’s cemeteries (North Hertfordshire Memorial Park) includes a natural burial ground, as well as gated burial gardens and a mausoleum.

Are you looking for options for a religious funeral? Hitchin has a mosque (on Florence Street), 3 gurdwaras and a wide range of churches and other Christian places of worship.

Why compare Hitchin funeral homes?

Comparing funeral directors is a good way to find the best funeral prices in Hitchin. It can also help you get the right kind of support for the service you’re planning. Remember that each Hitchin funeral director has its own price list and areas of expertise. For instance, some might specialise in simple funerals, direct cremation or funerals for particular faiths. It’s worth doing some research to find the best fit for you.

Find a Hitchin crematorium

There’s a relatively new crematorium in Hitchin. It has a 100-seat chapel, webcasting facilities and television screens for pre-recorded eulogies. You’ll find it on Bedford Road.

You’ll find at least 2 more crematoriums near Hitchin (within 10 miles or so):

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Hitchin

Hitchin has 2 cemeteries. One is managed by a private company while the other is run by the local council.

  • Hitchin Cemetery (council-run) – also known as ‘St John’s Road Cemetery’
  • North Hertfordshire Memorial Park (privately run) – has a natural burial ground and private family burial gardens

If you don’t mind travelling a bit, you could also look at these options in Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City:

  • Almond Lane Cemetery (council-run)
  • Baldock Cemetery (council-run)
  • Icknield Way Cemetery (council-run)
  • Weston Road Cemetery (council-run)
  • Wilbury Hills Cemetery (council-run) – has woodland and meadow burial grounds and a dedicated Islamic section

Apart from North Hertfordshire Memorial Park, these burial grounds are run by either North Hertfordshire Council or Stevenage Council. Please note that Hitchin Cemetery and Icknield Way Cemetery only have space available for child burials and cremated remains.

Find funeral wake venues in Hitchin

This list of venues should help you decide where to hold a wake in Hitchin. If you can’t see a suitable venue on the list, you might want to ask a local cafe, pub or hotel. Or, if you prefer, you could hold the wake at home instead.

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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.