Francis Chappell & A G Rice Funeral Directors, East Grinstead
About our East Grinstead funeral home
When you need support and a sympathetic ear to help ease your uncertainties, the funeral directors at our East Grinstead funeral home will be on hand to help. Using our expertise, we will help you to plan your final goodbye, providing advice and guidance to ensure it is tailored to your needs.
While in our care, your loved one will be treated with absolute respect by a team of professionals with years of experience in every aspect of funeral care. You can rest assured that they will be attended to in our modern facilities and available to visit in our private chapel of rest.
Our funeral directors is located on East Grinstead's High Street, next to the historic Sackville College, from where we are able to serve not only the local community, but also surrounding villages such as Felbridge, Ashurstwood and Dormansland.
You can contact our East Grinstead funeral directors throughout the day and night and there will be somebody available to talk. To begin arrangements for your loved one's funeral call 01342 321968 today.
What we offer
- Price Promise: Lowest price guaranteed
- 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, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria 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£1295plus £- (Includes cost of cremation).plus £- (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£2695plus £1474 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1474 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Our Price Promise
We regularly check our competitors' prices and are confident that we are unbeaten locally. To give you further peace of mind, we also promise to match any local prices you may find after arranging a funeral with us.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
We have a space on our driveway which may be reserved if you call in advance. There is also on street parking available.
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
I am glad that we were able to provide you with the dignity and respect needed at this time and thank you for these lovely words, it means so much to the whole team.
Chrissie at East Grinstead was very caring and was there for us every step of the way.
The directors on the day "Will" and his team were caring and considerate.
Regards to everyone
Mr Les Kemp
In as much as the arrangement of a funeral can be a pleasurable process, Francis Chappell & A G Rice made it that. Thank you very much to all of you.
I would recommend your services to anyone.