Traditional Coffins

pic-introAt Sussex Funeral Services our funeral directors are able to offer a range of traditional veneered or solid coffins, crafted using only sustainable, Forest Stewardship Council certified timber. Veneered coffins are made using oak, mahogany and elm style veneers, which are laminated on to chipboard or MDF.

Our chosen traditional coffin supplier and manufacturer is Bradnam’s Joinery.

“Over the years Bradnam Joinery have earned an unrivalled reputation for producing the very highest quality coffins and caskets, made in house by our team of highly skilled craftsmen and women. Backed up with our prompt delivery service and first class customer care.”

Like us, Bradnams look to sell only products made to the highest environmental standards, ensuring any choice is the right choice.

Click here for further information on our ethical trading policy.

A sample selection of our more traditional coffins

(Please enquire if you wish to see our full range, including solid wood coffins)

The Ardingly – £400

Oak veneer with double moulding and flat lid (only four handles for cremations)

(99% of our clients choose The Ardingly, for its simplicity and finish)


The Pevensey – £435

Oak veneer with double moulding and raised lid


The Shipley- £475

Oak veneer with double moulding, panel sides and raised lid (only four handles for cremations) – Sometimes considered more appropriate when considering for female)#


The Loxwood – £505

Oak veneer, with single moulding, tudor rose decorated panels and raised lid


Some of our less traditional coffin range

The Plain White – £450

A simple white gloss finish (only four handles for cremations)


The Brighton Pine Coffin – £450

  • A plain and simple pine coffin, which can be hand painted or left natural wood
  • Built by craftsmen from solid, responsibly sourced redwood pine.
  • To help the environment further, why not choose hemp rope handles?


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