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A Birkin and Sons

Colchester, CO6 1NH

A Birkin & Sons is a small independent and family-owned and run funeral director covering the entirety of the Colchester area and available 24 hours a day. Every day. We continue the traditions of our family business to work with hand-picked, caring staff to make sure that we provide the most professional service to bereaved families. We endeavour to deliver our funeral services with genuine care, compassion and every aspect is performed with compassion and dignity for the deceased and their family. Every family’s goodbye is different, so we’re dedicated to providing you an exceptional level of personalised service to ensure the arrangements will be as unique as your loved one. We have been provided personalised memorial services for many years and tailor made funeral arrangements allow you to honour your loved ones in a way that is both meaningful and healing. We hope to be able to provide you and your family with support and care while delivering funeral services that celebrate life and help families find the peace they deserve. From simple and traditional packages to cremation and burial, we have the trusted experience to provide options that truly meet your needs - not suggestions that merely add expense. Regardless of family or financial situation, we are here to help guide you through all the things you never thought you would have to do for your loved one. You can always expect a caring, thoughtful, personal and affordable service when you call us. We’re here to help you navigate through the maze of important decisions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If you’re seeking an honourable celebration of life in and the surrounding areas, we invite you to call us or make an enquiry through the site and we would gladly talk to you and help you through all options. Here at A Birkin & Sons, pride ourselves to be members of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) and the Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors SAIF.

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This funeral director can be found at Colchester, CO6 1NH
Services included in our fees
Facilities and support
  • Home visits
    You can arrange the funeral from home
  • Visiting the deceased
    You can visit your loved one
  • Free parking
    At or near their premises
  • Out of hours collection
    No extra charges for collection
  • Care at home
    We’ll help you look after your loved one at home
  • Family participation
    We can involve you in your loved one’s care
  • Green or eco-funeral
    You can arrange an eco-friendly funeral
Multi faith
  • Roman Catholic
  • Church of England
  • Hindu
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Sikh
Funeral director fees
Arrangements selected
Wood, Standard Coffin
1 Limousine
Classic Hearse
Three Counties Crematorium, CM7 5PB
Doctors’ Fees
0137 656 1316
24-hour personal support available