Tanners Funeral Directors, Prittlewell
About our Prittlewell funeral home
We understand losing a loved one can be very emotional and difficult. We promise to be by your side every step of the way, to guide and advise where needed and ensure your loved ones funeral service is arranged beautifully and exactly as you wish.
A combination of rich heritage, many years of experience and a compassionate team means that we provide the very best quality of care for people in their time of need. You can trust us to look after your loved one with the utmost care and always have your family's best interest at heart.
Please call us at any time, we are available 24 hours a day.
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.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 £1,203 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,203 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 plenty of parking available at the rear of our funeral home.
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
We met with Claire who was very sympathetic to our loss. She was patient, kind, caring, professional and realistic which we appreciated. Funerals aren’t cheap! And you don’t want to feel like you are not giving your loved one the best but Claire knew there was a budget and helped us to stick to it.
After our initial meeting Claire called a couple of days later to see how we were all doing which we thought was a lovely touch.
I took the responsibility of organising the funeral and was the client but the week of the funeral the manager contacted me to come over to meet my mother in law so that she would know who was coming on the day, reassure us as to what would happen and it was nice to know who would be taking care of Jim- another lovely touch.
My only niggle would be not knowing where Jim was. I was told that I would get a phone call when he had been taken into Tanners care. I didn’t get a call and thankfully everyone felt they had said their goodbyes so we didn’t need to see Jim but it was in the back of my mind. I also requested a newspaper obituary and had to chase for the proof to be sent over. Once I had made that call and asked where it was I was reassure it was an accidental oversight and it was rushed through and put in with ample time.
From initial contact with the Dignity call centre to paying the bill I was treated professionally and with sympathy and respect. Jim was a true gentleman. Considerate and kind with the patience of a saint and with the assistance of Claire and the team at Tanners he had the send off he deserved. For that, we will always be grateful.