Useful Contacts

General-numbers
registrars
coroners
doctors
residential-homes
solicitor
crematoria
general-bereavement
bereaved-parents
bereaved-children
suicide
miscarriage

General Numbers

Citizens Advice
The Citizens Advice Bureau is a good source of practical help and advice and is particularly helpful with financial or legal problems.


Registrars

An appointment can be made with any Norfolk Registrar by contacting the central booking line on 0344 800 8020 or via the online booking system at www.norfolk.gov.uk/registrationservices

In Suffolk, there is a similar system for making an online appointment via their website at www.suffolk.gov.uk/births-deaths-and-ceremonies/how-to-register-a-death/

Diss, Thetford and Dereham registrars must be contacted by using the central booking number: 0344 800 8020

Lowestoft: 0345 607 2070

Norwich: 0344 800 8020


Coroners

Coroner for Suffolk:

Mr Nigel Parsley
2 Canning Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0EQ

Coroners Office Lowestoft
Lowestoft Police Station, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1PE
01986 835167 (Police Station)

Main contact details:
Dr. Peter Dean
H.M. Coroner, Police Station, Old Nelson Street, Lowestoft, NR32 1EG
www.suffolk.gov.uk
coroners.service@suffolk.gcsx.gov.uk

Coroner for Norfolk:

King’s Lynn Office (serving King’s Lynn & West Norfolk)
The Court House, College Lane, King’s Lynn, PE30 1PQ
information@norfolk.gov.uk

Main contact details:
Jacqueline Lake
H.M. Coroner for Norfolk, 301 Kings Street, Norwich, NR1 2TN
01603 276493
www.norfolk.gov.uk
norfolk@coroner.norfolk.gov.uk


Doctors surgeries

Attleborough – Queen’s Square Surgery and Station Road
01953 453166

Beccles – Medical Centre, St Mary’s Road
01502 712662

Botesdale – Health Centre, Back Hills
01379 898295

Bungay – Medical Practice, 28 St John’s Road
01986 892055

Diss – Lawns Practice Centre, Mount Street
01379 642021

East Harling – East Harling Surgery
01953 717204

Eye – The Health Centre
01379 870689

Halesworth – Cutlers Hills Surgery, Bungay Road
01986 874618

Hingham – The Surgery
01953 850237

Kenninghall – King’s Ride Surgery
01953 887208

Southwold – Surgery, York Road
01502 722326

Wymondham – Medical Centre
01953 602118

Wymondham – Windmill Surgery
01953 607607


Residential homes

Adele House, St John’s Road, Bungay
01986 892643

Ashmore House Nursing Home, Stanton
01359 251681

Austhorpe House, Forncett St Peter
01953 789215

Beauchamp House, Chedgrave
01508 520755

Beech House, Beech Close, Halesworth
01986 872197

The Beeches, 1 West Harling Road, East Harling, NR16 2NP
01953 717584

Brooke House, Brooke Gardens, Brooke, NR15 1JH
01603 859049

Brooklyn House, Queens Road, Attleborough, NR17 2AG
0808 223 5412

Bungay House, 8 Yarmouth Road, Broome, NR35 2PE
01986 895270

Carlton Hall Residential Home, Chapel Road, Carlton Colville, NR33 8BL
01502 513208

Chevington Lodge, 6-8 Flixton Road, Bungay, NR35 1HQ
01986 892710

Culrose Nursing Home, Norwich Road, Dickleburgh, IP21 4NS
01379 741369

The Dell, 14 Nelson Way, Beccles, NR34 9PH
0333 321 8591

The Depperhaugh, Chickening Road, Eye, IP21 5BX
01379 882 594

Fairland House, Station Road, Attleborough, NR17 2AS
01953 452161

Farnish House, Chapel Lane, Botesdale, IP22 1DF
01379 898598

Harker House Care Home, Flower Pot Lane, Long Stratton, NR15 2TS
01508 530777

Hartismere Place, Castleton Way, Eye, IP23 7DD
01379 888162

Hassingham House Care Centre, Hingham, NR9 4JB
01953 851890

Hethersett Hall, Norwich Road, Hethersett, NR9 3AP
01603 810478

Highfield Residential Home, London Road, Halesworth, IP19 8LP
01986 872125

Holmwood, 37 Upper Olland Street, Bungay, NR35 1BE
01986 892561

Jubilee Court Residential Home, Lansbury Road, Halesworth, IP19 8SP
01502 523480

The Laurels Nursing Home, West Carr Road, Attleborough, NR17 1AA
01953 455427

Leonard Cheshire Disability, The Grove, Scott’s Hill, NR14 8HP
01508 570279

Lound Hall Nursing Home, Jay Lane, Lowestoft, NR32 5LH
01502 732331

The Limes Nursing Home, Earlsfield Road, Mellis, Eye, IP23 8DY
01379 788114

Ogden Court, 60 Ogden Close, Wymonham, NR18 0PE
01953 605060

Oulton Park Care Centre, Union Lane, Oulton Broad, NR32 3AY
01502 539998

Melton House, 47 Melton Road, Wymondham, NR18 0DB
01953 828673

The Moorings, Church Road, Earsham
01986 892269

North Bay House, Borrow Road, Oulton Broad, NR32 3PW
01502 512489

Norwood House Residential Home, Littlemoor Road, Saxmundham, IP17 3JZ
01728 668600

The Nunnery, 14 Denmark Street, Diss, IP22 4LE
01379 643201

Oaklands House, Covert Road, Southwold, IP18 6RD
01502 724955

Priory Paddocks Nursing Home, Darsham, Saxmundham, IP17 3QD
01728 668244

St Edmunds Home, Surrogate Street, Attleborough, NR17 2AW
01953 452011

St Mary’s House, 54 Earsham Street, Bungay, NR35 1AQ
01986 892444

St Mary’s Rest Home, Market Place, New Buckenham, NR16 2AN
01953 860956

Sutherlands Nursing Home, 136 Norwich Road, Wymondham, NR18 0SX
01953 600900

Wainford House, 3 Saltgate, Beccles, NR34 9AN
01502 714975

Walcot Hall Nursing Home, Diss, IP22 5SR
01379 641030

Weavers Court, Mount Street, Diss, IP22 4QH
01379 643496

The White House, 15 Ashmans Road, Beccles, NR34 9NS
01502 717683

Yaxley House Care Home, Church Lane, Eye, IP23 8BU
01379 882488


Solicitors

Allen’s Solicitors 
55 Thoroughfare, Halesworth, IP19 8AR
01986 875246

Cadge Gilbert
9 High Street, Loddon, Norwich, NR14 6EU
01508 520361

Chamberlins Solicitors 
3 Ballygate, Beccles, NR24 9NB
01502 713131

Cross, Ram & Co 
18 Thoroughfare, Halesworth, IP19 8AJ
01986 873636

Fosters Solicitors
1 Middleton Street, Wymondham, NR18 0AB
01953 607724

Mears, Hobbs & Durrant 
11 Ballygate, Beccles, NR34 9NA
01502 625156

Norton Peskett 
52 Thoroughfare, Halesworth, IP19 8AR
01986 872513

Spire Solicitors LLP
The Pines, 50 Connaught Road, Attleborough, NR17 2BP
01953 453143

Spire Solicitors LLP 
2 Victoria Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4EY
01379 641221

Spire Solicitors LLP
5-7 Church Street, Wymondham, NR18 0PP
01953 606351

Sprake & Kingsley
16 Broad Street, Town Centre, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1EN
01986 892721

St Andrews Financial Services 
1 Pilling Road, Norwich, NR7 0DL
01603 437477

Steeles 
Nicholas House, Nicholas Street, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4LD
01379 652141


Crematoria

Earlham Crematorium
193 Earlham Road, Norwich
01603 508146
http://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/crematoria-and-cemeteries/crematoria/find-a-crematorium/earlham-crematorium

Great Yarmouth Crematorium
Magdalen Cemetery, Oriel Ave, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, NR31 7JJ
01493 441974
http://www.great-yarmouth.gov.uk/crematoriumandcemeteries

Seven Hills Crematorium
Felixstowe Rd, Ipswich IP10 0FG
01473 655614
http://www.sevenhillsnacton.co.uk/

St Faith’s, Norwich
75 Manor Rd, Horsham St Faith, Norwich NR10 3LF
01603 897727
http://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/crematoria-and-cemeteries/crematoria/find-a-crematorium/norwich-st-faith-crematorium

West Suffolk Crematorium
Risby, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6RR
01284 755118
http://www.westsuffolkcrematorium.co.uk/

Waveney Memorial Park
Warrens Lane, Benacre Road, Ellough, Beccles NR34 7XE
01502 477200
http://www.waveneymemorial.co.uk/


General bereavement contacts

Cruse Bereavement Care
0808 8081677
Beccles: 01502 722234
Norwich: 01603 219977
Cruse can provide bereavement support for anyone who has lost someone they love.
www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
helpline@cruse.org.uk

British Association of Counselling
01455 886616
A directory of UK counselling and befriending organisations.
www.bacp.co.uk
bacp@bacp.co.uk

The Samaritans
08457 116123
Samaritans offer a 24-hour phone listening service.
www.samaritans.org
jo@samaritans.org

Focused On
07917 873478
Offering counselling services from offices in Norwich and Wymondham, Norfolk to a wide range of clients from all walks of life and happily offer a free face-to-face initial consultation.
www.vickygoddard.co.uk
vickylgoddard@gmail.com

Counselling Directory
03333 252500
Connecting you with professional support.
www.counselling-directory.org.uk


Bereaved parents

Bereaved Parents Support
02920 810800
For any parent who’s son or daughter has died an any age, in any circumstance and at any stage of their journey of grieving.
www.careforthefamily.org.uk
mail@cff.org.uk

The Child Death Helpline
0800 282986 | 08088 006019
A helpline for anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.
www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk
contact@childdeathhelpline.org

The Lullaby Trust
08088 026868
The Lullaby Trust offers help for parents whose children have died from cot death.
The Lullaby Trust, 11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1V 1RB
www.thelullabytrust.org.uk
support@lullabytrust.org.uk

Tommys
08000 147800
Tommy’s funds research into pregnancy problems and provides information to parents.
www.tommys.org
mailbox@tommys.org

The Compassionate Friends
0845 1232304
The Compassionate Friends offers help for parents whose children have died.
www.tcf.org.uk   
helpline@tcf.org.uk


Bereaved children

Winston’s Wish
08088 020021
Helps bereaved children and young people rebuild their lives after a family death.
www.winstonswish.org.uk
info@winstonswish.org.uk

Nelson’s Journey
01603 431788
Supporting bereaved children and young people in the Norfolk area, providing residential weekend camps and follow-up social events.
www.nelsonsjourney.org.uk 
enquiries@nelsonsjourney.org.uk

Childhood Bereavement Network
02078 436309
Working with bereaved children, young people and their families across the UK to enable them to manage the impact of a death in their lives.
www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk
cbn@ncb.org.uk

Child Bereavement UK
08000 288840
Support for bereaved children and families, including an online family support forum.
www.childbereavement.org.uk
support@childbereavementuk.org


Suicide and violent deaths

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide
03001 115065
Helps meet the needs and break the isolation of those bereaved by the suicide of a close relative or friend.
www.uk-sobs.org.uk
email.support@uksobs.org

National Association of Victim Support
03003 033706
A charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected.
www.victimsupport.org.uk


Miscarriage and stillbirth

SANDS
11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1v 1RB
0207 436 5881

The Lullaby Trust
11 Belgrave Road, London, SW1v 1RB
0207 802 3200
www.lullabytrust.org.uk

The Miscarriage Association
17 Wentworth Association, Wakefield, WF1 3QW
01924 200 799
www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk

 

National Childbirth Trust
30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB
0300 3300700
www.nct.org.uk

Compassionate Friends
Kilburn Grange, Priory Park Road, London, NW6 7UJ
0345 1232304
www.tcf.org.uk