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Halliwell Coffins and Caskets

Halliwell’s wide range of coffins and caskets includes eco-friendly options

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Halliwell offers a wide selection of coffins and caskets to suit varying budgets and personal preferences.

Some families request traditional materials and we have a range of coffins made from veneered wood and solid timber. We also have a choice of American-style caskets.

Coffins can be finished in various colours and designs, or even personalised and decorated with pictures.

In a world that is rapidly being depleted of its natural resources, Halliwell is also pleased to offer various environmentally-friendly coffins, made from sustainable materials. These include cardboard, bamboo and willow. The latter are handmade and 100 per cent biodegradable. They are made in villages and farms using traditional skills, which helps support rural economies, keeping communities together.

Bamboo is an exceptionally good choice in terms of sustainability. It is the fastest growing woody plant on earth and actually benefits from being harvested. In addition, plantations prevent soil erosion, cooling the temperature and producing oxygen. The type of bamboo used in our coffins is not eaten by pandas and therefore does not harm their natural habitat.

Willow is also fast growing and thrives on regular cropping. It has the added advantage of absorbing and locking in carbon dioxide during growth. The CO2 will remain in the willow if it is buried. When cremated, only the same quantity is released into the environment, making it carbon neutral. It grows without the need for fertiliser and even makes poor soil more fertile. A further benefit is that it helps provide a valuable haven for wildlife. Urns are available in bamboo and willow too.

If you’re looking for something more unusual, our Memory Bear has velvety, light brown fur, black button eyes and a brown nose and mouth. The bear comes with a soft pouch which can hold a child’s cremated remains, or a small amount of adult cremated remains. The pouch can also be removed to store precious keepsakes.

Our funeral arrangers will be happy to discuss your individual requirements.

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Halliwell is a member of the Funeral Planning Authority and the National Association of Funeral Directors which was established in 1905. All members abide by the NAFD Funeral Promise.

“By choosing us, you can be assured that the funeral is a fitting farewell to your loved one at a price you are comfortable with, that we will treat you and your loved one with respect at all times, and act with integrity, and that we will seek to fulfil any special wishes and requests. In the unlikely event that it goes wrong, you have a right to redress”

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Amanda Woodward M.B.I.E.
Dip.FAA, FdSc, General Manager of Halliwell Funeral Services

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Glen Speak M.B.I.E. Halliwell Deputy Funeral Manager

“We are part of the local community and are here for our families before, during and after a bereavement”

Our Locations

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Coseley

Holmwood Funeral Home
20 Castle Street, Roseville Precinct
Coseley, Bilston
West Midlands
WV14 9DP
Telephone: 01902 884881 | 24-hour service

Great Wyrley

Kingswood Funeral Home
164 Walsall Road,
Great Wyrley
West Midlands
WS6 6NQ
Telephone: 01922 419090 | 24-hour service

Heath Hayes

Halliwell House Funeral Home
70 Hednesford Road,
Heath Hayes
Staffordshire
WS12 3EA
Telephone: 01543 459200 | 24-hour service

Pelsall

Commonside Funeral Home
63 Norton Road,
Pelsall
West Midlands
WS3 4NR
Telephone: 01922 685999 | 24-hour service