Francis Chappell & A G Rice Funeral Directors

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Francis Chappell & A G Rice Funeral Directors in East Grinstead, West Sussex.

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About Us

Francis Chappell & Sons have been at the heart of the London community for over 175 years. Our Francis Chappell & A G Rice funeral home is in East Grinstead, one of Chappell's 25 funeral homes in south east England.

We continually strive to set the bar in standards for funeral services, care and facilities, because we understand how important it is to get things right when it comes to saying farewell. We still carry the same values of our founders from the 19th century; uncompromising compassion, quality and professionalism are at the heart of all we do.

Our funeral home has a beautiful frontage and comforting interior to help you feel more at ease when you visit us. Our team will listen to your thoughts and wishes with the utmost care, guiding you wherever you feel you need it. We are proud to work with some of the longest serving, hardest working and most dedicated funeral professionals in Greater London and West Sussex, some of whom worked with the Chappell family themselves.

We are always here to help you, 24 hours a day. Please call us as soon as you need any advice or assistance.

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 01342 321968 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 Francis Chappell & A G Rice 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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Full Service Funeral

A funeral service that is personalised to honour the final wishes of your loved one, helping you create the perfect funeral. With our professional guidance and support, you will have the opportunity to decide what is included as part of their farewell. With a wealth of unparalleled expertise and local knowledge, we endeavour to honour your every request, no matter how small the detail. Our Full Service Funeral will ensure everything is perfectly organised, delivering a fitting tribute for your loved one.

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  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • Have complete choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
  • Eco-friendly, religious, colourful or any type of funeral you wish can be arranged for you
  • Arrangement of your favourite flowers, music, stationery and obituary notices

For more information, call us on

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Simple Funeral, £1,995

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, with the same quality of care that you would expect from any Dignity Funeral Director. This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to let us choose certain aspects of the service for you, such as the time of the service and the type of coffin. You can rest assured that our fully trained team will care for your loved one with dignity and respect.

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  • Our funeral experts will look after your loved one in our premium facilities
  • You can visit your loved one at our chapel of rest during working hours
  • We will provide a chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • The funeral service will be at a time and place of our choosing
  • You will have a funeral director present at the service to oversee arrangements

For more information, call us on

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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

79 High Street East Grinstead RH19 3DD GB

Parking and Directions

We have a space on our driveway which may be reserved if you call in advance. There is also on street parking available.
We are the last shop on the High Street, next to Sackville College.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01342 321968 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

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