Battle Resources

We understand that having to cope with the practicalities following a death can be a daunting and stressful prospect. Below is some useful information for your local area, but do not hesitate to contact us if we can help in any way.

Key Contacts

Crematoriums & Cemeteries

Local Churches & Celebrants

  • St Mary the Virgin C.o.E
    Upper Lake, Battle, TN33 0AN
    Tel: 01424 772693

  • Battle Baptist Church
    Mount St, Battle, TN33 0EG
    Tel: 01424 774825

  • Our Lady Immaculate & St Michael (R.C.)
    14 Mount St, Battle, TN33 0EG
    Tel: 01424 773125

  • Emmanuel Centre
    Harrier Lane, Battle, TN33 0FL
    Tel: 01424 777029

  • Celebrant - Lisa Pope
    Tel: 07742 444 782

  • Celebrant - Christopher Field
    Tel: 07882 475 168

Other Key Local Contacts

  • HM Coroner - East Sussex
    Hammonds Drive, Eastbourne, BN23 6PW
    Tel: 01273 404646

  • Hastings Registry Office
    Town Hall, Queen's Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1QR
    Tel: 0345 608 0198

  • Citizens Advice Bureau
    Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes, Rother and Wealden
    Tel: 03444 111 444

  • Bereavement Office
    Conquest Hospital, Bereavement Office, The Ridge, St Leonards, TN37 7RD
    Tel: 0300 131 4500

  • Hastings Mosque
    12 Mercatoria, St Leonards-on-sea, TN38 0EB
    Tel: 01424 426 232

Catering, Flowers, & Venues

Local Caterers

  • Food for Comfort
    Tel: 01323 766674 / 07949 491 780

  • Green Fig Catering Company
    Tel: 01323 913704

Local Florists

  • Sandra Lamb at East Sussex Sympathy and Funeral Flowers
    Tel: 07753 956 894

Wake Venues

  • The Ceremonies Room
    Battle Cemetery, Marley Lane, Battle, TN33 0BB
    Tel: 01424 772 210

  • Emmanuel Centre
    Harrier Lane, Battle, TN33 0FL
    Tel: 01424 777029

Taxis, Trains, & Hotels

Taxi Companies

  • AK Rother Taxi Services
    Tel: 01424 400 247 / 0770 300 6336

Train Stations

  • Battle Train Station
    Station Approach, Battle, TN33 0DE

Local Hotels

  • Abbey Hotel
    84 High St, Battle, TN33 0AQ
    Tel: 01424 772 755

  • The Powder Mills Hotel
    Powdermill Ln, Battle, TN33 0SP
    Tel: 01424 775 511

Parks, Gardens & Attractions

Parks & Gardens

  • Battle Recreation Ground
    North Trade Road, Battle, TN33 0HA

  • Almonry Gardens
    The Almonry, High St, Battle, TN33 0EA


  • Battle Abbey
    High St, Battle, TN33 0AE

Local Walks

  • The Heritage Trail (Route)

  • Battle Town Trail (Route)

Useful Information

Registering a death that happened in Battle

When you register the death, you will be asked for:

  • The medical certificate.
  • The deceased person’s medical card.
  • Any benefit books.
  • The deceased person’s marriage certificate, if there is a surviving spouse or civil partner.

You will also be asked for the following information about the deceased person:

  • First name, surname and any maiden name.
  • Date and place of death.
  • Last permanent address.
  • Date and place of birth (a copy of their birth certificate is helpful).
  • Occupation and name/occupation/date of birth of any surviving spouse or civil partner. Details of benefit being claimed, including State and private pension income.

The registrar will issue a death certificate. If the deceased person had financial dealings with a number of organisations including banks, building societies and insurance companies, you may find it useful to obtain additional copies. Many companies will require a certified copy of the death certificate when they are advised of the death.


If you’re struggling, you may find the following websites offer useful resources, advice and support groups for coping with grief and loss.