Seaford & Newhaven Funeral Directors, Seaford
About our Seaford funeral home
Established in 1844, we have a long history of serving the families of the Seahaven area and the experience we have gained over this time, which has been passed on from one generation to the next, is used to ensure you receive the highest standard of funeral care.
We provide a guiding hand, ensuring that your loved one’s farewell is a fitting and meaningful tribute to their memory. Our team of funeral directors is here to listen and will take the time to find out about you and your family, allowing us to tailor a send off entirely personal to you.
Your wellbeing is our first concern and you will be treated with integrity and respect from the moment you first call, through to the funeral and beyond. You can also rely on us for informed advice, when you need it, regarding any decision, so you are not left to make important choices alone.
Our funeral directors can provide any type of funeral for your loved one, whether it is religious or non-religious, traditional or contemporary, or even a burial at sea.
We are situated on the Sutton Road, around the corner from the main shopping parade, and our location makes us easily accessible to not only the local communities in Seaford and Newhaven, but also nearby towns and villages in East Sussex. These include Lewes, Peacehaven, Polegate, Ringmer and Saltdean.
Available 24 hours a day, we are here to listen. To speak with one of our professional and caring advisors,
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, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria 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.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).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.
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.From£2,225plus £1,041 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,041 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is on-street parking available and a public car park about 50 metres from our premises.
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
The lady in the funeral parlour was very helpful throughout and so was the lovely chappie at the chapel of rest.The funeral service was very nice and went smoothly.The only reason i have not given five stars is the minister made some mistakes in the order of service when he was reading it out and pronounced my name wrong.
They were always on the end of the phone if we needed to ask them any questions .And on the day of the funeral the team were first class and made us feel very well looked after .
Margaret didn't want a standard funeral, and the arrangements made by Margaret's Granddaughter with Shellie were a one off, but the funeral was so much more a celebration of life as a result.
So well done Shellie and the team, who worked to make a sad and stressful event become a celebration.
Shellie, Janet and all the team were understanding and James the funeral director on the day was excellent. Martin, our Celebrant guided us through all the preamble and then the service with with a professional yet friendly style that made the day a special memory for us all. Thank you.
With their care and help Mum’s funeral was beautiful and appropriate.
We would have no hesitation recommending Seaford and Newhaven Funeral Directors.
The funeral itself went ahead much easier and smoother than I would have thought possible.
I would not hesitate in recommending Seaford and Newhaven Funeral Directors for others that have the misfortune in needing Funeral Services.
"in my 83 years i have sadly been to many funerals, but i can honestly say that was the best!"
Praise indeed from a lady who had just said goodbye to her husband!
Thank you so much xx
Everything possible is done to carry out your wishes and those of the deceased.
All the staff were very kind and considerate and nothing was too much trouble.
Thank you for helping us through this very sad and difficult time.
There was however confusion over the price of memorial cards which only became apparent - too late - when invoiced, so it is important to clarify individual costs of items from the outset.
A big thank you to everyone at Seaford & Newhaven Funeral Directors - a bespoke community service - guiding us through a very sad time with such personal care. You enabled us to give our mother (and previously our father) the beautiful send off she so deserved.
The service by our friend Bob Carrington went very well, as did all other aspects of the funeral thanks to Rosemary and her team and the staff of Seaford cemetery.
Mick & Diana Barrett