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Funeral Director in Benfleet – A.R. Adams Ltd

24 Hour Service, Benfleet:  01268 743102

As a family and fully independent funeral director in Benfleet, A.R. Adams has the ability to provide you with accurate and honest information. Our main aim is to guide you through this difficult process by providing you with any advice you may need, helping to make what may be a difficult time a little easier.

Providing a 24-hour service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and with private chapels of rest at all offices, we are able to provide everything from traditional horse-drawn hearse funerals to unattended direct cremations and pre-need funeral plans. Contact us on 01268 743102.

The Next Steps

Death Registration

What to do when someone dies can vary depending on the circumstances of death and where the death occurred. Follow these pages for advice on registering a death and Coroner’s procedures.

Pre-Need Funerals


A.R. Adams funeral plans provide outstanding financial security for your money. We offer competitive and secure pre-paid funeral plans, bespoke funerals, and pre-need direct cremations with Ecclesiastical Planning services.

Death Registration Benfleet

Benfleet Death Registration Services
You do not need to collect the Medical Certificate of Death. The Doctor’s surgery or Hospital will forward this certificate to the Registrar. Once you know this has been done, contact The Essex Registration Service to make an appointment  to register.
Tel: 0345 603 7632
Book online: Essex Death Registration Service

The Registrar will ask for our email address: 

The local death registration office for Benfleet is held at Benfleet Library, however appointment times may be limited.  You are able to register the death at any other registration office within Essex (excluding those in Southend and Thurrock)

Benfleet Library
264 High Road, South Benfleet, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 5HD
Tel: 01268 361350

In Memory Donations

In Memory Donations

Search for the name of your family member or friend to find their tribute page. View details of their funeral service, leave a message for their family, and make donations to their chosen charity directly online.

Direct Cremation

Benfleet Funeral Director - A.R.Adams Ltd

With Direct Cremation we can offer low-cost funeral options. Not having a traditional funeral service is becoming an increasingly popular option. Rising funeral costs could be an issue or maybe you simply don’t want the ceremony of a funeral service.

Why Choose A.R. Adams

Choosing an experienced funeral director in Benfleet can help unburden you from the stress of funeral arrangements. A.R. Adams provide a comprehensive range of services and are able to help you with every aspect of your loved one’s funeral service.


We have years of experience as a funeral director in Benfleet. Our team of dedicated professionals place the utmost importance on providing respect and dignity to every person we care for.


Whatever your requirements are for a minister or a celebrant, we will contact the relevant person and inform them of the pending funeral service. We will ask them to contact you and make arrangements to meet with you to discuss the service.


A.R. Adams funeral directors Benfleet can help and support you with information on completing important documents such as death certificates and certificates for burial or cremation.


Our funeral directors in Benfleet are on-call whenever they are needed, day or night. A.R Adams provides a 24-hour service, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You can contact us on 01268 743102.


As a Benfleet funeral director, we can arrange many types of transport, from a traditional horse-drawn carriage to a motorcycle to specialised funeral fleets. We are well known locally for our fleet of gunmetal grey Daimler Jaguar limousines and hearses.


A.R. Adams will assist you in arranging the music for the funeral service and are happy to receive floral tributes on the day of the funeral from a florist of your choice. We can discuss the different options available.

Useful Benfleet Numbers

Benfleet Venues

The Anchor Inn
1 Essex Way, Benfleet,
Essex, SS7 1LS
Tel: 01268 756 500
Anchor Inn

Cemeteries & Crematoria

Woodside Cemetery
Manor Road, Benfleet, SS7 4PA
Tel: 01268 208130
Woodside Cemetery

Basildon Crematorium & Pitsea Cemetery
Church Road, Bowers Gifford,
Basildon, SS13 2HG
Tel: 01268 584411
Basildon Crematorium & Cemetery

Benfleet Florists

Ellie May Florist
323 London Road
South Benfleet,
Benfleet, SS7 1BL
Tel: 01268 569439
Ellie May Florist

Belgravia Florist
188-190 High Road
South Benfleet,
Benfleet, SS7 5LD
Tel: 01268 792671
Belgravia Florist