J W Tate & Son Funeral Directors

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Where to find us


74 North Road Westcliff on Sea Southend SS0 7AH GB

Parking and Directions

There is car parking available at the rear of the branch.
We are situated next to North Road Cemetery.

Opening Hours

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on
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any time you require our services.

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

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

Providing the highest standards of care
Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
High quality facilities
Clear and upfront costs

About Us

J W Tate & Son are funeral directors in Westcliff on Sea. We were established in 1898 and have served bereaved families for over a century. Before becoming Southend funeral directors, the Tate family began as builders, who in fact built many of the surrounding homes on North Street.

We want nothing more than to help you arrange a funeral that will celebrate your loved one’s life. With so many different options, we understand that these decisions can be difficult to make, so we are here to guide you every step of the way. Please get in touch to find out more about our services.

What We Offer

  • Advice and guidance at every stage including registering the death
  • Arrangements personalised to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearse, funeral cars and other transport options
  • Memorials
  • Funeral plans

Supporting you along the way

When someone dies

It is quite normal to be unsure of what to do when someone dies, for example, not knowing how to register a death. Read our advice on the initial steps you will need to take, and let our funeral professionals give you their support and guidance through this difficult time.
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The funeral service

From the moment you get in touch with us, we can begin to arrange your loved one’s funeral with the utmost compassion and care. Read through some of the decisions you will need to make to ensure you can arrange the funeral you want for your loved one.
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Meeting your needs

We believe a funeral should be as unique as the individual that has passed away, and we understand that everyone has different wishes when it comes to saying farewell. See how we can tailor your loved one’s funeral to suit any requirements you may have, creating a personal send-off that meets your needs.
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After the funeral

There may still be matters that we can advise you on after the funeral. We will call you a few days afterwards to see if there is anything else we can do for you. This could be regarding the affairs of the deceased, arranging memorials, or coping with grief.
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