A guide to funerals – when death occurs

We offer a 24-hour telephone service, so please don't hesitate to contact us immediately after a death has occurred. We will offer you comfort, support and advice regardless of the time day or night and we will advise you of whom to inform and notify.

For further information follow the links below:

When death occurs at home

When death occurs in hospital

When death occurs at a nursing home

When death occurs away from home

If a death occurs then please feel free to contact us at any time, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Call your local branch during office hours and use our FREEPHONE number out of hours - 0800 17 42 20.

Hatfield (head office)

Tel: 01707 262122

Knebworth & Codicote branches

Tel: 01438 815656

St Albans branch

Tel: 01727 899066

Welwyn Garden City branch

Tel: 01707 391808


Quick links

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