W Thorp & Son Funeral Directors in Leigh On Sea

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Rating 5.0
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About Us

Established in 1838, our original Leigh on Sea funeral home was based on Leigh Hill Road, founded by "Chippie Thorp", who was a carpenter and a funeral director. As this point, the building was 'listed', therefore it could not be altered to meet the needs of our growing clientele.

Today, we are located on the corner that meets Avenue Road on the bustling Broadway high street, with a bigger team and improved facilities to provide our families with professional funeral care. Please call us so we can provide a personal and unique funeral service.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 01702 476323 to talk through your personal requirements.

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

Our Services

At W Thorp & Son Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
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Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.

This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.
Our costs from
£1,995
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Full Service Funeral

Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
Our costs from
£3,545

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us

Address

62 The Broadway Leigh on Sea SS9 1AE GB

Parking and Directions

There is free car parking available on surrounding streets for up to two hours.
We are situated directly on the zebra crossing in The Broadway, next to Barclays Bank.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01702 476323 if you require our services outside of these hours.

VISITING HOURS

Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00
SatClosed
SunClosed

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’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.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our 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.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This 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.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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Reviews of our services

5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 5 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    I cannot praise highly enough the service I received from Thorp & Son. Having to make the funeral arrangements for my late mother was never going to be easy but Terri, the funeral arranger ensured the lead up and day itself went smoothly. Her attention to detail and consideration was amazing and my family were very confident that my mother was in very capable and safe hands. She was always on hand to answer any questions and even a very last minute short notice viewing was accomadated. All the Thorp & Son staff were extremely professional and they all contributed to making a very difficult day and sad day, a great deal more manageable.

    I have no hesitation in recommending Thorp & Son, should you ever be in the unfortunate position of requiring the services of a funeral director.
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    Response on behalf of W Thorp & Son Funeral Directors
    We appreciate you leaving a review online for your experience with W Thorp & Son. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The service provided by W Thorp & Son was excellent. Their attention to my mother & the details of the cremation were also of superb. I'd like to thank both Terri & Ian for all their help.

    regards Lesley Lee
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    Response on behalf of W Thorp & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that the arrangements for your Mother were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Professional, considerate and friendly service.
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    Response on behalf of W Thorp & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very kind and considerate service throughout. Nothing was too much trouble and everything went like clockwork on the day.Thank you
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    Response on behalf of W Thorp & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that the arrangements for your Mother were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    A very professional service was provided which was empathetic and had full consideration of our feelings.
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    Response on behalf of W Thorp & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team.