Search & Compare Funeral Directors in Lewisham

We aim to make finding a funeral director in Lewisham easier at an emotional and difficult time, with our free comparison tool. We collate the opening times, funeral costs and contact details from funeral directors in Lewisham and the surrounding areas in the South East.

Your Funeral Choice is completely impartial, with small funeral directors displayed alongside larger chains. You can sort either by proximity to you or by price, so you can find a funeral director which suits your family, friends and recently lost loved one’s wishes.

How to search for undertakers in Lewisham

Simply look below to see all the funeral homes in the Lewisham area and find one which suits your budget and can provide a ceremony which aligns to your family and loved one’s wishes. Whether it be religious or secular, most funeral directors will be able to help facilitate the funeral arrangements your loved one wanted.

Before contacting a funeral director, it is useful to spend some time planning any special considerations or ideas which you have in mind for the funeral. There are lots of ways to make a funeral service personal to your loved one with attention to detail, such as a unique hearse, décor which reminds you of the person you have lost or simply selecting flowers in their favourite colours. This means that when you contact funeral directors, you will have in mind the types of funeral arrangements you wish to organise.

If you are wanting to hold a funeral elsewhere, you can search nationwide for funeral directors by clicking here and entering the location name or postcode of where you would like the service to take place. Choosing a local funeral director means that they will be more familiar with the area’s facilities and contacts, to be able to put together a meaningful funeral for your loved one.

Lewisham Funeral Director Costs

The prices we list here give you an indication of the cost of a simple funeral service, or direct cremation, with your local funeral directors.

  • Paperwork relating to the death and funeral, including host meetings
  • Collection of body and its care before the funeral
  • The fees for vehicles used
  • A simple coffin or casket

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There are extra funeral services to consider such as third-party costs or disbursements that incur extra costs, such as:

  • Fees from the cemetery or crematorium
  • Medical certificate for cremation
  • Clergy or officiant fee for conducting the ceremony

Other optional extras you may wish to have at the funeral are:

  • Funeral flowers
  • Memorial (venue hire, catering etc.)
  • Memorial headstone
  • Orders of service

Frequently Asked Questions

What do funeral directors do?

A funeral director is there to support bereaved families through a very challenging time. Whilst their role prioritises the practical aspects of organising the service, the main intentions of a funeral director is to give the family peace of mind so that they can hold a thoughtful and respectful ceremony with as little stress as possible. To learn more about the role of a funeral director, click here.

How do you plan a low cost funeral?

Needing to stick to a tight budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on your loved one’s ceremony. There are lots of ways to reduce the financial impact of a funeral whilst still putting together a memorable service. Click here to read some of our experts’ advice on smart ways to budget for a funeral.

Where is my nearest funeral director?

Almost every town and city in the UK has several funeral directors to choose from. This can include everything from small, family run funeral homes to larger chains. No matter what your family’s wishes are, you are sure to find a funeral director who feels right for your loved one using our search tool here.

Do I have to have a funeral?

There are other options besides what we traditionally imagine as a funeral. These include direct cremation (where the cremation and memorial service are held separately, with the memorial being optional) or a natural burial (where the deceased is buried at a woodland or other natural site). You can find out more about funeral alternatives by clicking here.

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Funeral Director fees

The price quoted contains the Funeral Director fees for a simple funeral. This includes:

  • Funeral Director fees for meetings, paperwork and running the funeral
  • Collection of the deceased and care prior to funeral
  • Hearse or appropriate vehicle for transport to the funeral
  • Basic coffin

The Funeral Director fees quoted do not include third party costs (often called disbursements). The Funeral Director will guide you through your options. These costs are:

  • Cremation or burial fees
  • Medical certificate for cremation
  • Clergy or officiant fee for conducting the ceremony

In addition to the disbursements you may want to discuss optional costs with your Funeral Director - these could include:

  • Funeral flowers
  • Memorial (venue hire, catering etc)
  • Memorial headstone
  • Orders of service
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What is a Direct Cremation?

A Direct Cremation is an alternative to the traditional funeral. This involves the cremation of the deceased without a funeral service. A Direct Cremation is generally the most economic option because costs of the coffin, preparation of the body, funeral service and expensive transportation are not included. However, many people choose Direct Cremations for reasons other than expense, for example:

  • - Wanting to have a memorial at a different time to the cremation
  • - Expressed desire from the deceased to not have a ceremony
  • - Individuals with relatives who face big physical or geographical challenges in coming together for a ceremony

The prices quoted for Direct Cremations include:

  • All charges, meetings and paperwork for the cremation
  • Collection of deceased and care prior to cremation
  • A simple coffin and urn for the ashes
  • Cremation fees and delivery of ashes to the family
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Attended funeral

This is Funeral Choice’s best estimate of this Funeral Director’s fees for an Attended Funeral, which is where family and friends have a ceremony or service for the deceased person at the same time as they attend their burial or cremation.

This price includes the following:

  • Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements
  • Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care
  • Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities.
  • Providing a suitable coffin
  • Optional viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the funeral director
  • At a date and time you agree with the funeral director, taking the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) in a hearse or other appropriate vehicle

In addition to the Funeral Director’s fee, there will be third party costs to consider (sometimes called disbursements) to cover the other aspects of a funeral (such as the crematorium or burial fees). Your chosen Funeral Director will be able to provide these for you.

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Unattended funeral

This is Funeral Choice’s best estimate of this Funeral Director’s fees and the crematorium fee for an Unattended Funeral, which is where family and friends may choose to have a ceremony, event or service for the deceased person, but they do not attend the burial or cremation itself. This is also known as a Direct Cremation.

This price includes the following:

  • Funeral Director's fees
  • Crematorium fee (for an unattended funeral) as selected by the Funeral Director

In addition to this fee, there might be additional third party costs to consider (sometimes called disbursements). Your chosen Funeral Director will be able to explain these for you.

If you wish to attend the funeral, you should view the “Attended Funeral” price instead.

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Why is this price Estimated?

We work hard to ensure the Funeral Director Fees we display are accurate and up to date. However, unlike with our partners, we cannot guarantee this price is correct today.

Funeral Director fees

The price quoted contains the Funeral Director fees for a simple funeral. This includes:

  • Funeral Director fees for meetings, paperwork and running the funeral
  • Collection of the deceased and care prior to funeral
  • Hearse or appropriate vehicle for transport to the funeral
  • Basic coffin

The Funeral Director fees quoted do not include third party costs (often called disbursements). The Funeral Director will guide you through your options. These costs are:

  • Cremation or burial fees
  • Medical certificate for cremation
  • Clergy or officiant fee for conducting the ceremony

In addition to the disbursements you may want to discuss optional costs with your Funeral Director - these could include:

  • Funeral flowers
  • Memorial (venue hire, catering etc)
  • Memorial headstone
  • Orders of service
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Funeral Choice charity donation

To redeem the £20 charity donation all you have to do is select the charity from the dropdown list in the Make Contact form. Once you have confirmed arrangements with that funeral director send us an email to info@yourfuneralchoice.com confirming the service has been arranged. After we receive this email we will make the donation to the chosen charity and confirm back to you.

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