Hove 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

  • Downs Crematorium
    Bear Road, Brighton, BN2 3PL
    Tel: 01273 572 472

  • Woodvale Crematorium
    Lewes Road, Brighton, BN2 3QB
    Tel: 01273 604 020

  • Brighton & Preston Cemetery (Downs Cemetery)
    Hartington Road, Brighton, BN2 3PL
    Tel: 01273 572 472

  • Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    Warren Road, Woodingdean, Brighton, BN2 6DX
    Tel: 01273 604 020

  • Hove Cemetery
    Old Shoreham Road, Hove, BN3 7EF
    Tel: 01273 604 020

Local Churches & Celebrants

  • The Church of the Sacred Heart (Roman Catholic)
    39 Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BF
    Tel: 01273 732 843

  • St Peter’s Church (Roman Catholic)
    Portland Road, Hove, BN3 5GD
    Tel: 01273 733840

  • St Andrew’s Church (Church of England)
    Church Road, Hove, BN3 2AD
    Tel: 01273 735 785

  • There are many celebrants who work in Brighton and Hove; we do our best to match families with celebrants who we feel will best suit the individual’s needs.

Other Key Local Contacts

  • Brighton & Hove Registry Office
    Town Hall, Bartholomews, Brighton, BN1 1JA
    Tel: 01273 292 016

  • HM Coroner - Brighton & Hove
    Tel: 01273 404 056

  • Royal Sussex County Hospital Bereavement Office
    Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BE
    Tel: 01273 664 611

Catering, Flowers & Venues

Local Caterers

  • None that we can recommend.

Local Florists

  • Gunns Florist
    19 Sydney Street, Brighton BN1 4EN
    Tel: 01273 683 038

Wake Venues

  • The Hove Club
    28 Fourth Avenue, Hove, BN3 2PJ
    Tel: 01273 730 872

  • Sussex Cricket Ground
    The 1st Central Country Ground, Eaton Road, Hove, BN3 3AN
    Tel: 01273 827 100

Taxis, Trains, & Hotels

Taxi Companies

  • Streamline Taxis
    Tel: 01273 202 020

  • Radio Cabs
    Tel: 01273 204 060

Train Stations

  • Hove Train Station
    Goldstone Villas, Hove, BN3 3RX

Local Hotels

  • The Claremont
    Second Avenue, Hove, BN3 2LL
    Tel: 01273 735 161

  • Best Western Princes Marine Hotel
    153 Kingsway, Hove, BN3 4GR
    Tel: 0333 003 4277

Parks, Gardens & Attractions

Parks & Gardens

  • Hove Park
    Goldstone Crescent, Hove, BN3 6BG


  • Brighton i360
    Lower Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2LN
    Tel: 0333 772 0360

  • Hove Museum of Creativity
    19 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4AB
    Tel: 0300 029 0900

Local Walks

  • The South Downs

  • Hove Seafront

Useful Information

Registering a death that happened in Hove

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.