About Us

 

I would just like to take this opportunity to thank the team for their support over the last few weeks. The team all made the terrible tragedy of my partner’s death a truly bearable experience. Their patience and help with all aspects of the funeral and the celebration service was wonderful.

The Essex Barn is a very special place compared to many of the other options we viewed and it was perfect for the intimate funeral and also a lovely venue for the celebration of life service. Many of our friends and family commented that it was the nicest funeral service or celebration of life service they had ever attended.

It suited my partner, our family and the requirements perfectly and for that I will be eternally grateful. I wish you many successful years in business and shall be recommending you to anyone of an age to start considering their cremation and service requirements.

Thank you

Alison.

Secure Haven Independent Funeral Directors, owned by Paul and Cheryl, was formed from their own experience of loss and decided to help other families going through the same.

We understood that like ourselves, families need to create the funeral service or life celebration that are right for their loved one as we would our own. We built this facility where families can arrange the funeral in the peaceful surroundings of the Essex Barn in Margaretting – away from the busy High Streets – where decisions can be made and family’s wishes discussed.

By creating bespoke funeral packages, with all-inclusive pricing and costs and services on all literature and website, we knew that like us, families need to understand how much a funeral costs before arrangement.

Our qualified, professional Funeral Director, Kate Brew, with over 14 years experience within the funeral industry understands the importance that Secure Haven Funeral Directors can provide the best personal care to our families from arrangement to ashes storage to grief recovery.

We believe that funerals should not always be priced on cost alone however, and as we are confident in our facilities and levels of professional care, we will always match any written professional quote from a local funeral director.

To discuss your needs with our experienced Funeral Director, Kate Brew, here at the Essex Barn or within the privacy of your own home, please contact us no matter the time of day.

Our Price Promise

We promise to price match any written quotation from another Funeral Director.

We are confident that families should choose our services based on our facilities and professional care rather than on cost alone.

Funerals

Secure Haven believe, that at a time of grief, families should immediately be able to view the funeral costs involved in preparing the arrangements for their loved one. We have created three bespoke packages which represent the needs of the modern family to enable them to provide a service fully tailored to their wishes.

Whatever package a family chooses, they will always receive our utmost care and full support throughout this difficult time. Secure Haven can provide funerals from a non-service cremation, without the need for a ceremony, to a full service at a church or crematorium of their choice in the most traditional manner. By using our packagesextras if they so wish – families can understand how much the funeral will cost and can tailor the ceremony to their wishes.

Cremation Packages

Honesty
£1395
Honesty Package
Serenity
£1795
French Grey (2)
Sympathy
£3195

To discuss Cremation Packages with our experienced Funeral Director, Kate Brew, here at the Essex Barn or within the privacy of your own home, please contact us no matter the time of day.

Burial Packages

Forget-Me-Not
£1795
Forget-Me-Knot Burial Package
Poppy
£2995
Poppy Burial Package | Secure Haven
Rose
£3595
Rose Burial Package

To discuss Burial Packages with our experienced Funeral Director, Kate Brew, here at the Essex Barn or within the privacy of your own home, please contact us no matter the time of day.

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Bespoke Storage for your Beloved’s Ashes

Services

 

When A Loved One Dies

Family members face many important tasks to perform and sadly this is needed to be done at a time of personal distress.

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Pre-Paid Funeral Plans

Our advisors at Secure Haven will offer you a free consultation either at our tranquil Grade II listed Barn or at your home so we can outline the options available to you.

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Life Celebrations

Secure Haven can create funerals and memorials that are meaningful, reflect the  journey through this world and celebrate the life of your loved one.

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Grief Recovery

We believe that our service to the family does not stop at the funeral ceremony. We understand that your heart will be broken and you may need support to overcome this grief.

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To discuss any of our Services with our experienced Funeral Director, Kate Brew, here at the Essex Barn or within the privacy of your own home, please contact us no matter the time of day.