East Grinstead 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

  • Surrey and Sussex Crematorium
    Balcombe Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 3NQ
    Tel: 01293 882 345/ 888 930

  • Kent and Sussex Crematorium
    Benhall Mill Rd, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5JJ
    Tel: 01892 523 894

  • Wealden Crematorium
    Horam Road, Horam, Heathfield, TN21 0FX
    Tel: 01323 443400

Local Churches & Celebrants

  • St Johns Church
    The Glebe, Felbridge, East Grinstead, RH19 2QT
    Tel: 01342 314 027

  • St Mary’s Church
    Windmill Ln, East Grinstead, RH19 2DS
    Tel: 01342 617 164

  • St Withuns Church
    8 Church Ln, East Grinstead, RH19 3BA
    Tel: 01342 325 026

  • St Margarets Church
    North Ln, West Hoathly, RH19 4PP
    Tel: 01342 810 757

  • Celebrants

    Karen Acres, Barny Harrison, Julia Hill, Mandy Cook, Serena Atkinson, Chris Young, Kate Mitchell, Jessica Hulbert

Other Key Local Contacts

  • Crawley Registry Office (where death occurred in West Sussex)
    Southgate Avenue, Crawley RH10 6HG
    Tel: 01243 642122

  • Leatherhead Registry Office (where death occurred in Surrey)
    The Mansion, 70 Church Street, Leatherhead KT22 8DP

  • Crawley Hospital
    West Green Drive, Crawley, RH11 7DH
    Tel: 01293 600 300

  • East Surrey Hospital
    Canada Avenue, Redhill, RH1 5RH
    Tel: 01737 768 511

Catering, Flowers & Venues

Local Caterers

  • Paella Fella
    01342 777846

  • Elliott Jones
    01342 712 992

  • The Garden Chef
    01342 811 706

Local Florists

  • Zara Flora
    1, Old Stone Link, Ship St, East Grinstead, RH19 4EF
    Tel: 01342 300 500

  • Wiltshires
    Northside Nursery, Balcombe Rd, Crawley, RH10 3NQ
    Tel: 01293 884 287

  • Ashdown Florists
    8 West St, East Grinstead, RH19 4EQ
    Tel: 01342 321 388

Wake Venues

  • Heathy Farm
    Balcombe Road, Crawley, RH10 3NQ
    Tel: 01293 886 879

  • Parsons Pig
    Balcombe Road, Crawley, RH10 3NL
    Tel: 01293 883 104

  • The Old Dunning Mill
    Dunning's Rd, East Grinstead, RH19 4AT
    Tel: 01342 821 080

Taxis, Trains, & Hotels

Taxi Companies

Train Stations

  • East Grinstead Station
    Railway Approach, East Grinstead RH19 1EB

Local Hotels

  • The Crown Plaza

  • Travelodge

  • Lingfield Marriott

Parks, Gardens & Attractions

Parks & Gardens

  • Ashdown Forest

  • Worth Way


Local Walks

Useful Information

Registering a death that happened in East Grinstead

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.