Further Information and Support

General Numbers
Registrars
Coroners
Doctors Surgeries
Residential Homes
Solicitors
crematoria
General Bereavement
Bereaved Parents
Bereaved Children
Suicide & Deaths
Miscarriage & Stillbirths

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.

Trust Inheritance trustinheritance.com
A free helpline where you can find clear information during bereavement, delivered by a compassionate team.
0800 8401665
Crown House, 1 Stafford Place, Weston-super-Mare, BS232QZ

Information correct as of 2021


Registrars

An appointment can be made with any Norfolk Registrar by contacting the central booking line on 0344 8008020 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 8008020

Lowestoft: 0345 6072070

Norwich: 0344 8008020

Information correct as of 2021


Coroners

Coroner for Suffolk:

HM Senior Coroner
Mr Nigel Parsley

Area Coroner:
Mrs Jacqueline Devonish

Assistant Coroners:
Dr Dan Sharpstone
Mr Tim Deeming
Mr Christopher Long
Mrs Catherine Wood

Suffolk Office
Beacon House, Whitehouse Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 5PB
0345 6072040
Open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 4pm
Closed weekends and bank holidays

www.suffolk.gov.uk
[email protected]

[email protected]

Information correct as of 2021

Coroner for Norfolk:

HM Senior Coroner
Jacqueline Lake

Area Coroner:
Yvonne Blake

Assistant Coroners:
Johanna Thompson
Simon Milburn
Nigel Parsley
Christopher Long
Catherine Wood

Norwich Office
County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2DH
01603 774773

www.norfolk.gov.uk
[email protected]


Doctors surgeries

Attleborough – Queen’s Square and Station Road Surgeries
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 Medical Practice, Mount Street
01379 642021
– Parish Fields Practice, Mount Street
01379 642023

East Harling – East Harling Surgery, Market Street
01953 717204

Eye – The Health Centre, Castleton Way
01379 870689

Information correct as of 2021

Halesworth – Cutlers Hills Surgery, Bungay Road
01986 874618

Hingham – The Surgery, 26-28 Hardingham Street
01953 850237

Kenninghall – King’s Ride Surgery, Quidenham Road
01953 887208

Southwold – Sole Bay Health Centre, Teal Close
01502 722326

Wymondham Medical Partnership – Postmill Close
01953 602220


Residential homes

All Hallows Nursing Home, Adele House, 26 St John’s Rd, Bungay NR35 1DL
01986 892643

Ashmore House Nursing Home,Barningham Rd, Stanton, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 2AD
01359 251681

Beauchamp House, Proctor Rd, Chedgrave, Norwich NR14 6HN
01508 520755

Beech House, Beech Close, Halesworth IP19 8BQ
01986 872197

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

Blyford Care Home, 61 Blyford Rd, Lowestoft NR32 4PZ
01502 537360

Broadland Care Home, Borrow Rd, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft NR32 3PW
01502 512895

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

Brooklyn House, Queens Road, Attleborough, NR17 2AG
08082 235412

Buckingham Lodge Care Home, Buckingham Close, Norwich Rd, Watton, Thetford, IP25 6WL
01953 858750

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

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

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

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

The Dell, 5 Nelson Way, Beccles, NR34 9PH
01502 449855

De Lucy House, 40 Victoria Road, Diss, IP22 4HZ
01379 671333

The Depperhaugh, Chickening Road, Eye, IP21 5BX
01379 384236

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

Farnish House, Chapel Lane, Botesdale, Diss, IP22 1DF
01379 898593

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

Hartismere Place, Castleton Way, Eye, IP23 7DD
01379 888235

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 Retirement Home, Earlsfield Road, Mellis, Eye, IP23 8DY
01379 788114

Lynfield Care Home, 22 Norwich Road, Ditchingham, Bungay, NR35 2JL
01986 897196

Melton House Care Home, 47 Melton Road, Wymondham, NR18 0DB
01953 606645

The Moorings Residential Care Home, Church Road, Earsham, Bungay, NR35 2TJ
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, Lowestoft Rd, Reydon, Southwold, IP18 6RY
01502 724955

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

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

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

Trees Nursing Home, 12 Candlers Lane, Harleston, IP20 9JA
01379 853919

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

Information correct as of 2021


Solicitors

Allens Cadge & Gilbert 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 715818

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 
St Nicholas House, 3 St Nicholas St, Diss, IP22 4LB
01379 652141

Trust Inheritance
1 Stafford Place, Weston-super-Mare BS232QZ
0800 9540112

Information correct as of 2021


Crematoria

Breckland Crematorium
Norwich Rd, Norwich, NR9 4NR
01953 850219
brecklandcrematorium.co.uk

Earlham Crematorium
193 Earlham Road, Norwich
01603 508146
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
great-yarmouth.gov.uk/crematoriumandcemeteries

Seven Hills Crematorium
Felixstowe Rd, Ipswich IP10 0FG
01473 655614
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

Information correct as of 2021


General bereavement contacts

Cruse Bereavement Care
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.cruse.org.uk
[email protected]


British Association of Counselling

01455 886616
A directory of UK counselling and befriending organisations.
www.bacp.co.uk
[email protected]


The Samaritans
08457 116123
Samaritans offer a 24-hour phone listening service.
www.samaritans.org
[email protected]


At A Loss
At A Loss is a charitable movement of people across the UK who are passionate about enabling the bereaved the receive the support that they need- in easing the pain together.
https://www.ataloss.org/


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


WAY- Widowed and Young
Suite 14, College Business Centre, Uttoxeter, New Road, Derby, DE22 3WZ
WAY is the only national charity in the UK for people aged 50 or under when their partner died. It provides peer-to-peer emotional and practical support to young widowed people married or not, with or without children and regardless of sexual orientation as they adjust to life after the death of their partner.
https://www.widowedandyoung.org.uk/


Trust Inheritance
0800 8401665
A free helpline where you can find clear information during bereavement, delivered by a compassionate team.
1 Stafford Place, Weston-super-Mare BS232QZ
www.trustinheritance.com

Information correct as of 2021


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
[email protected]

 

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
[email protected]

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
[email protected]

Tommys
08000 147800
Tommy’s funds research into pregnancy problems and provides information to parents.
tommys.org
[email protected]

 

The Compassionate Friends
0845 1232304
The Compassionate Friends offers help for parents whose children have died.
www.tcf.org.uk   
[email protected]

Information correct as of 2021


Bereaved children

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

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 
[email protected]

Nature and Nurture
07802 481333
Their goal is for no person to feel isolated and alone with their struggles. They offer a safe outlet for personal and often overwhelming emotions. They will listen, nurture, empower and help in any way they can.
http://www.natureandnurturetherapeutic.com
[email protected]

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
[email protected]

Child Bereavement UK
08000 288840
Support for bereaved children and families, including an online family support forum.
www.childbereavement.org.uk
[email protected]

Information correct as of 2021


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 protected]

The Anchor Project- Suicide Bereavement Support
Over eight weeks a group will support you to speak openly about your reactions, feelings and emotions, to find support and to meet others who are going through similar experiences.
For more information contact:
https://www.norfolkandwaveneymind.org.uk/how-we-can-help-you/services-support-groups/anchor-project
[email protected]

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

Suicide&co
Suicide&Co aim is to start a conversation about suicide-related grief. They recognise that an end like this, should be the start of many new conversations.
https://www.suicideandco.org/
[email protected]

Information correct as of 2021


Miscarriage and stillbirth

SANDS
Our registered office is in London but is currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Write to us at: CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London, N1 6AH.
0808 1643332
[email protected]
www.sands.org.uk/

The Lullaby Trust
CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR
Bereavement Support: 0808 8026868
www.lullabytrust.org.uk

 

The Miscarriage Association
17 Wentworth Association, Wakefield, WF1 3QW
01924 200799
[email protected]
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

Time Norfolk
Time Norfolk Norwich 70 Catton Grove Road, Norwich, NR3 3NT
Time Norfolk Great Yarmouth 14a Crown Road, Great Yarmouth, NR30 2JN
01603 927487
Time Norfolk aims to support women and their partners who need support following a pregnancy loss or infant death, are facing an unplanned pregnancy, need support with a difficult pregnancy or need support for other pregnancy related issues eg, infertility and pre or post-natal depression.
https://timenorfolk.org.uk/
[email protected]