Brixton 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

  • Lambeth Crematorium
    29 Blackshaw Rd, London, SW17 0DH
    Tel: 020 7926 4221

Local Churches & Celebrants

  • Our Lady of the Rosery
    364 Brixton Rd, London, SW9 0TH
    Tel: 020 7274 2367

  • Celebrant - Fr Samuel Alabi
    Tel: 020 7274 2367

  • Celebrant - Fr Marcus Holden
    Tel: 020 8150 1150

  • Celebrant - Fr Reid / Fr Casper
    Tel: 020 7498 3005

Other Key Local Contacts

  • Lambeth Registry Office
    Lambeth Town Hall, 1 Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1RW
    Tel: 020 7926 9420

  • HM Coroner - Southwark
    Tel: 020 7525 4200

  • Bereavement Office
    10 Wandsworth Rd, London, SW8 2LL
    Tel: 0345 302 2312

  • Brixton Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre
    1 Gresham Rd, London, SW9 7PH
    Tel: 020 7326 4098

Catering, Flowers, & Venues

Local Caterers

  • Moo Jevons Catering
    Baytree Rd, Brixton Hill, London, SW2 5RR
    Tel: 020 7101 3861

Local Florists

  • Jayesh Florist
    366 High Rd, London, NW10 2EA
    Tel: 020 8459 2275

Wake Venues

  • Lambeth Assembly Hall
    1 Brixton Hill, London, SW2 1RW
    Tel: 020 7926 6940

Taxis, Trains, & Hotels

Taxi Companies

  • Brixton Hill Cars
    Tel: 020 8674 4944

Train Stations

  • Brixton Station

Local Hotels

  • Premier Inn - Brixton
    434 Coldharbour Ln, London, SW9 8HH
    Tel: 033 3321 9362

Parks, Gardens, & Attractions

Parks & Gardens

  • Windmill Gardens


  • David Bowie Memorial
    463 A23, London ,SW9 8BN (open 24/7)

Local Walks

  • Brockwell Park
    Brockwell Park Gardens, London, SE24 0NG

Useful Information

Registering a death that happened in Brixton

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.