What is included?

What is included?

  • Collection from within East Sussex or anywhere in mainland Great Britain
  • A simple, traditional coffin
  • Removal of a pacemaker if required
  • Crematorium fees
  • An unattended cremation at our partner crematorium
  • We let you know the date and time of the cremation so you can be thinking about it
  • Ashes scattered at the crematorium garden of remembrance or we can return them to family by hand for a small fee
  • We donate to plant a tree in memory of your loved one
  • Contact
  • Collection
  • Cremation
  • Ashes
Direct cremation in East Sussex

Arranging a direct cremation for a loved one in East Sussex

Our friendly in-house team will be alongside you every step of the way, from your initial call to the personal delivery of the ashes. Don't hesitate to contact us, we cover East Sussex as well as the rest of mainland Great Britain.

Speak to our team today
Plant a tree East Sussex

A tree planted in memory

Celebration of Life™ donate to plant a tree with the National Trust 'Plant a Tree Fund' for every service we do. A certificate is provided in memory of your loved one.

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How much is a direct cremation in East Sussex?

Our direct cremation service starts from £895

There may be a couple of extra costs you may need:

£100 ashes returned by hand in a beautiful biodegradable urn

£82 if a doctor has completed the cause of death paperwork

£295 if we need to do an urgent collection from a private residence

Direct Cremation Services in West Sussex

Call our friendly team for an accurate price on

0800 150 3555

 

To arrange a cremation for someone who has passed away

Lines are open 24 hours a day

General enquiries - opening hours:

8am - 6pm, 7 days a week

 

 Are you planning ahead for the future?

 

Find out about our prepaid plan

Hastings

Scattering ashes in East Sussex

East Sussex is a picturesque county located in the South East of England boasting breath taking natural landscapes, stunning coastlines, and beautiful countryside. Explore some of the most beautiful places in East Sussex for scattering ashes.

4 places to scatter ashes locally
Venues East Sussex

Destinations to celebrate your loved one's life in East Sussex

Scattering ashes in East Sussex unveils a range of serene locations, each contributing to a heartfelt farewell. From the iconic Camber Sands with its expansive golden beaches to the meandering rivers and cliffs of Cuckmere Haven, and the historical charm of Alexandra Park in Hastings, each setting provides a unique backdrop for scattering ashes.

Covering East Sussex and the rest of Great Britain

With a population of approximately 559,000 people, West Sussex is a popular county located in the south of England. Its largest settlements include Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea, Seaford, Crowborough, and Hailsham. 

The death must be registered at the local register office to where the death occurred. There are 5 register offices locally.

  • Brighton and Hove Register Office Bartholomew Square, Town, Brighton BN1 1JA, United Kingdom
  • Lewes Register Office Southover Grange, Southover Road, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1TP
  • Eastbourne Register Office Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4UG
  • Hastings Register Office Town Hall, Queen's Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1QR
  • Crowborough Register Office Hookstead, Goldsmith's Avenue, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 1RH

Areas we cover in West Sussex

We can arrange fuss-free direct cremations across the whole of West Sussex, covering areas such as Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Bexhill-on-Sea, Seaford, Crowborough, and Hailsham. 

Regardless of where your loved one is located, we will take care of everything from collecting them to arranging the cremation, and personally delivering their ashes to you at any location in East Sussex.

We frequently attend the general hospitals in the area, including the Eastbourne District General Hospital in Eastbourne, Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, and Bexhill Hospital in Bexhill, and are familiar with the local staff to ensure that the collection takes place without delay.

Frequently asked questions about our East Sussex direct cremation

What is the difference between a direct cremation and a standard funeral in East Sussex?

Unlike a standard funeral, a direct cremation in East Sussex means there is no hearse, pallbearers or service held with mourners at the crematorium. This gives family the time to plan something unique and personal in their own time, with or without the ashes.

Can I attend the service with a direct cremation in East Sussex?

A direct cremation is unattended, so there is no service at the crematorium. However, we do let the family know the date and time of the cremation so they can do something special at home.

How much is a direct cremation in East Sussex?

Our direct cremation service in East Sussex which includes collection, care at our mortuary and the cremation costs is £895. Extras include; £100 for the return of ashes, £82 for a doctor's fee (which is always needed if there has not been a post-mortem) and £295 for an urgent collection (which is needed if someone dies at home).

Can I pay in advance for a direct cremation in East Sussex?

Yes, we offer a fully inclusive prepaid direct cremation plan. Once you have paid for a plan, the cost is fixed and guaranteed no matter how far in the future you need us. Visit our Pre-Paid Plan Page to find out more.

Will the cremation take place in East Sussex?

Although we cover all of East Sussex, we are a national direct cremation provider which means that the cremation may not take place at your local crematorium. We have facilities around the country and as a direct cremation is unattended, the location is chosen by Celebration of Life and we then let you know the date and time so you can do something special at home.

Speak to our team today

Call us free on

0800 150 3555