Established in 1847, H L Hawes & Son is a privately owned Independent Funeral Directors with a funeral office in Barkingside IG6 1QE, Chingford E4 6AG and Leytonstone E11 1HR.

A funeral is one of life's most personal events and we understand how important it is for each family to discuss, plan and agree upon the funeral service. 

Our involvement and support begins the moment the bereaved family contacts us, and continues beyond the day of the funeral.

For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Professional Membership

A member of The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)
H L Hawes & Son  is
committed to upholding professional standards and delivery of excellence in 'client service' and 'aftercare support'.

Excellence in Customer Service

We pride ourselves on our high standard of deceased care and genuine understanding  of our clients' individual and cultural needs.

Always ensuring that we listen to their particular needs and circumstances, we treat every funeral individually. 

We aim to bring people together to celebrate a life when it ends and provide family and friends with a meaningful and memorable day. 

Comprehensive ranges of Services and Products

Our bespoke product ranges and services include: traditional and green funerals, ‘Fair Trade’ accredited
environmentally-friendly coffin, casket and ashes urn ranges, horse-drawn hearse,
Order of Service sheets,
memorial portraits, release of doves, online donations via our own website, monumental masonry
and a
monthly bereavement group; as well as a full range of other products and services. 

Golden Charter Funeral Plans

H L Hawes & Son offer 'The Independent Way' Golden Charter Funeral Plan.

More details can be found at Golden Charter Funeral Plans.

For more information or assistance, please feel free to contact us to discuss your individual requirements.

Our Mission Statement

To provide a professional funeral service that meets the individual needs of our clients. 
To provide a respectful bespoke service at a reasonable cost.


Our Fees

We will guide you through the funeral choices available at your pace and give you a clear, written estimate of how much the funeral will cost based on the arrangements you have chosen.  You will never be rushed, and you do not have to arrange everything in one go.

Every funeral we arrange is unique and it is the choices that you make that will determin the final cost of the funeral.  Whatever is requested of us, we will never comprimis our high quality service.  There are no hidden extras.

To download the standardised price list please click here.

Registered Address:

H L Hawes & Son
Funeral Directors
106 Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford IG6 1QE
Tel: 020 8550 4047

Terms of business
On every occasion we issue a confirmation of arrangements made, which includes a full estimate of the complete charges.
We require all disbursement fees to be paid in full, 4 working days prior to the funeral.
All unattended funerals will need to be paid in full before taking place.
The balance of the a/c will be sent 1 week after the funeral. It is expected for the outstanding payment to be made within 30 days.
If no payment or contact has been made within 60 days giving assurance of
payment, the account will be forwarded to third party debt recovery company and additional recovery/legal costs will be incurred.

Disclosure of Interests
The ultimate owners of HL Hawes & Son Funeral Directors are West & Coe Ltd, owned by the West family.
Jeremy West is the Chairman and Managing Director.
Other trading names: A.G. Butler & Sons, James Hawes, William Denys, J Jeffries, Harwich & Dovercourt,
Kirby Cross & Frinton, J. Perigoe & Son, A.W. Court.
The Ultimate owners of the above are, West & Coe Limited, owned by the West family.
Jeremy West is the Chairman and Managing Director.

 Registered Number: 1663282 England & Wales
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