Richards Funeral Directors in Witham

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Rating 4.9
Based on 11 Reviews
Richards Funeral Directors in Witham

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About Us

Here at Richards Funeral Directors, we have been helping the families of Witham arrange unique and dignified funerals since 1842. Our many years of experience enables us to help you and your family through this difficult time.

Our funeral directors on Newland Street are kind and compassionate, and here to ease any concerns you may have.

You and your family are our priority, and we will do everything we can to help you make the day of your loved one’s funeral special.

Call us at any time and we will be there for you.

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 01376 513114 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 Richards 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
£3,525

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

78 Newland Street Witham CM8 1AH GB

Parking and Directions

There is parking available at our funeral home.
We are on Newland high street, between Maggie's salon and McColl's newsagents.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01376 513114 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

4.9
Rating 4.9
based on 11 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Professional and always understanding of the needs of respect and dignity at all times. Cannot fault them in any way.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the dignity and respect needed at this time and that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    I was advised of all associated matters regarding the cremation and everything went according to plan. Staff were kind and helpful and I would like to state my appreciation for their services.
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    Response on behalf of Richards 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
    Sam and the staff at Witham were exceptional nothing was any trouble.Any time we went in to the office they were there to help.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am glad we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Absolutely faultless.assisted in myself my brother and friends carrying dad in and service ran so smoothly and everyone said how great it was.would recommend dignity and Richards funeral services greatly.thankyou
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time and that the arrangements for your Father were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    We were very pleased as a family for the polite, curteous and respectful service we received for our late father from everyone we contacted and visited us. Thank you.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am pleased that the arrangements for your Father were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    No complaints at all, all matters handled efficiently and in accordance with my wishes.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 4.0
    Rating 4.0
    Excellent and compassionate customer service. Everything explained clearly step by step. The funeral itself went smoothly and as planned.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction and we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Thank you to all the staff at Richards of Witham for providing a caring and supportive service at a most difficult time - Our Mum would have been proud of the dignity and respect shown to her.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us on your online review. I am pleased that the arrangements for your Mother were carried out to your satisfaction and that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The service was excellent from the start through to the finish. Always available to answer any question immediately and showed great care and compassion.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am glad that our team were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The people at Richards in Witham were extremely kind, helpful and professional. They did a very good job of organising my father's funeral and the ceremony passed without any problem.
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    Response on behalf of Richards Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that the arrangements for your Father were carried out to your satisfaction and that you were so well looked after by our team.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    I would highly recommend this company to anyone. The staff are kind, considerate and compassionate.
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    Response on behalf of Richards 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 all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.