Serenity Funeral Directors, Eastbourne
About our Eastbourne funeral home
Here to provide support at a difficult time, the team at our Eastbourne funeral directors will be able to offer you comfort and advice when you most need it. We will help to ease your concerns and answer your questions as we find out how you would like the funeral to proceed.
However you choose to remember your loved one, we will tailor the details according to your wishes. This will be the case regardless of whether you choose a religious or a humanist funeral, a traditional service or something more contemporary.
Our funeral home is a charming building situated on Eastbourne’s South Street. With its welcoming reception area, private arrangement room and two chapels of rest, all appointed to help you feel more at ease when you visit, you can rest assured you will be well looked after while in our care.
We are accessible to all parts of the town, including Lagney, Meads and Willingdon, along with our neighbouring communities on this part of the East Sussex coast. If, for any reason, you are unable to get here, we can visit you at your home, or somewhere equally convenient.
The team at our funeral directors is here for you at a time of need. There is somebody waiting to listen and provide guidance both day and night.
Call us any time and arrange the funeral of your loved one.
What we offer
- Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
- Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
- Local expertise and knowledge
- Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
- Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
- Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
- Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
- Memorials and tributes
- Prepaid funeral plans
Funeral Services with distinction
Many Dignity funeral directors have been part of the local community for generations and it is a privilege to serve those who live beside us. Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our service with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise.
Our funeral services
If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.
View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our costs from£995Includes all necessary third party costsIncludes all necessary third party costsOur Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our costs from£1,995Plus £1,068 estimated third party costsPlus £1,068 estimated third party costs
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is paid parking on our street for up to two hours. Please call if you need advice on where to park.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesIt’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews of our services
They went ovet smd sbobe my expectations checking in on me at every opportunity msking sur things ran smoithly on the day . A gift of guest book and framed photo was a special gesture on their deparure after tbe service. Much appreciated
Natalie helped us with choosing the coffin and supported with each process. Liaising between the Father and ourselves at every turn.
We were extremely pleased that the opportunity to view the service on the web could be available as so many people were unable to attend. Especially those overseas.
Steve Jones could not have made the service go any smoother and also passed remaining order of service pamphlets to guests who could not enter for the service. They stood outside and listened to the service.
We are so pleased with the service and care provided by Serenity
As you promised, we all felt we knew exactly what was going to happen at every moment of the sad event yesterday afternoon. The casket and the flowers looked magnificent and the event was conducted with a feeling of calmness and respect. We very much appreciated Mr Jones' agreement to alter the plans to allow for the route for the hearse and limousine to pass by areas of particular importance to my mother. I know that the managers and nurses at Sovereign Lodge Care Centre were pleased that they could share in the celebration of her life.
I would also like to thank you for the book of remembrance and for the orders of service, which we will be able to send to her friends who were not able to attend due to either infirmity or distance.
Well done Serenity and thankyou.
The whole team at Serenity were helpful throughout particularly during these pandemic times. They listened to what myself and brother wanted for mum and understood that, although mum had written down her wishes, we wanted to tweak them slightly. 25yrs is a long time and mum’s ideas had changed over that time. Nothing drastic though and Serenity understood why we were doing what we did.
I can’t thank Serenity enough for everything they did which made the day go smoothly even ringing up on the morning to check everything was ok our end. The Dignity plan certainly saved us a lot of worry too.
Although not the size of funeral my mother had expected and indeed planned for, I know she would have approved of the way we all said our goodbyes to her.
Please thank Steve and his team very much for their superb service and attention to detail.
I would 100% recommend Serenity Funeral directors