Richards Funeral Directors, Witham

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Rating 4.9
based on 14 reviews

About our Witham funeral home

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.
Richards Funeral Directors in Witham

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
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

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.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will arrange a funeral for your loved one suited to your requirements. Whether it's a traditional or a more contemporary service, you have unlimited choice with our Full Service Funeral. If a little flexibility with the arrangements is not a problem, a Simple Funeral at a lower cost may be preferable.
  • Full Service Funeral in Witham, from £3,525

    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 funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • Have flexibility and choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • We can add services and tailor the funeral to suit your own specific requirements
    To find out more, please call us on 01376 513114
  • Simple Funeral Service in Witham, from £1,995

    A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.
    • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • The service will be at a mutually agreed time and date dependent upon availability, usually on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • Some additional services such as arranging floral tributes or obituaries are not available
    To find out more, please call us on 01376 513114

Where to find us

Address

78 Newland Street
Witham CM8 1AH
GB

Directions and Parking

We are on Newland high street, between Maggie's salon and McColl's newsagents.

There is parking available at our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01376 513114 if you require our services outside of these hours.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Reviews of our services

4.9
Rating 4.9
based on 14 reviews
Rating 5.0
The team at Richards were very knowledgeable and helped with every part of the arrangements and put us in touch with an excellent civil celebrant. The funeral went very smoothly indeed.
Response from Richards Funeral Directors
Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved. I am glad that you confided in us as a team to take care of your loved one.
Rating 5.0
Richards in Witham were very kind, helpful & supportive all the way through. They kept in regular contact & advised us on all aspects of the funeral. They were very professional and very kind.
Response from Richards Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am glad that our staff went above and beyond to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
From the beginning to the end of the process I was very impressed with the professionalism of Richards Funeral Directors, nothing was to much trouble, and everything was perfect on the day. Thank you very much. Best Regards, Adrian Page
Response from Richards Funeral Directors
We are grateful of receiving your online review. I am pleased that you had the trust and confidence in our team to be able to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
Professional and always understanding of the needs of respect and dignity at all times. Cannot fault them in any way.
Response from 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.
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.
Response from 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.
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.
Response from 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.
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
Response from 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.
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.
Response from 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.
Rating 5.0
No complaints at all, all matters handled efficiently and in accordance with my wishes.
Response from 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.
Rating 4.0
Excellent and compassionate customer service. Everything explained clearly step by step. The funeral itself went smoothly and as planned.
Response from 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.
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.
Response from 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.
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.
Response from 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.
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.
Response from 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.
Rating 5.0
I would highly recommend this company to anyone. The staff are kind, considerate and compassionate.
Response from 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.
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