Eco funerals – your questions answered

Freeman Brothers has been carrying out funerals in Sussex and Surrey since 1855. As we have been so long established as Funeral Directors, we have a good sense of some of the most common questions people have around funerals. Taking feedback from colleagues in Horsham, Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint as to what we are asked […]

Bereavement support at a distance

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors has offices across West Sussex, in Billingshurst, Crawley, Horsham and Hurstpierpoint.  The business was first established in 1855, and remains independent and family-run.  The company employs 30 local people, and the team has a wealth of expertise.  As coronavirus continues to impact the way we live our lives, it has also […]

Freeman Brothers reinstates limousine service

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  The company remains independent and family-run, and now has a further three offices across the county, in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint.  Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Abi and Becky have provided regular updates on how the team have been adapting to new ways […]

St Catherine’s Hospice takes Memory Meadow online

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  Now owned and operated by the fifth generation of the Freeman family to oversee the business, the company has additional offices in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint.  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate 2020, all businesses have been impacted.  The company’s standing […]

Hazard controls in the workplace – PPE and more

Freeman Brothers has been based in Horsham since 1855 and so has been serving the communities of Sussex and Surrey for 165 years this year. Our plans for our anniversary year have been disrupted by the dreadful COVID-19 pandemic, but work at our offices in North Parade, Horsham, and in Billingshurst, Crawley, and Hurstpierpoint has […]

Funeral director joins the Zoom boom

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855.  With additional offices across the county – in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint – the company employs 30 local people, all of whom play a part in the organisation’s breadth of expertise.  Today, Community Co-Ordinator Becky shares her recent experiences of giving talks […]

Changes in the workplace: PPE and social distancing as a funeral director

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was first established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855. Manager Abi Pattenden is responsible for the company’s four branches – also in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint – and has been continuing to oversee operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Following her post earlier in the week, she expands further today on the […]

Workplace best practice: safely managing a pandemic

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was established in Horsham, West Sussex in 1855. As the team across the company’s four offices – also in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint – continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, Manager Abi Pattenden shares how she has steered changes to the organisation’s working practices. With the UK’s lockdown beginning to be […]

Freeman Brothers features on BBC ‘South Today’

Freeman Brothers Funeral Directors was established in Horsham, West Sussex, in 1855.  The company remains independent and family-run, currently operated by the fifth generation of the Freeman family to run the business.  With three further offices – in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint – across the county, the organisation employs 30 local people and has developed […]

Dying Matters Awareness Week 2020 Blog – day five, part two!

Freeman Brothers has been based in West Sussex since 1855 and this year celebrates 165 years of service to our local communities in Horsham, Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint. For us, the role of a funeral director is not only to help people at their time of bereavement, but also to seek to be a source […]