Latest news from R. Gwinnell & Sons

Oct 25, 2019

We received a big thank you recently from the Royal Air Forces Association Clacton branch following our contribution of the orders of service design and print for the 2019 Battle of Britain Memorial service

Oct 25, 2019

Our Clacton on sea branch held a coffee morning on behalf of Macmillan and raised over £1,100 to help people living with cancer.

Aug 22, 2019

Harwich and Parkeston's football stadium is now called the Gwinnell & Sons Royal Oak.

Aug 22, 2019

Gwinnells are extremely proud to support R.A.F.A. and were delighted to receive this communication from their Clacton branch.

Aug 22, 2019

A big thank to David Foxcroft for making a model of the iconic local lighthouse landmark to display in RG Gwinnells Harwich window. David is pictured with Jo in our team.

Aug 22, 2019

R. Gwinnell and Sons are proud to continue our support for the Essex Wildlife Trust.


As a Corporate Silver Member, we have committed to reducing our environmental impact and protect the wildlife heritage of Essex.

May 30, 2019

R. Gwinnell & Sons Undertaker Dan Gibson took part in the London Marathon 2019 and has raised over £3,000 for Leukaemia Care, an amazing charity helping those affected by blood cancer.

Nov 1, 2018

10th November 2018 - 10.30am Please join us for tea, coffee and conversation about that step we all must one day take. An opportunity to hear from a representative of R. Gwinnell & Sons Funeral Directors and the local vicar about the what, when, how and who of death and dying.

Nov 1, 2018

Our teams have been busy raising money for Macmillan, a charity that provides individuals and families who have been affected by cancer with a constant source of free advice and support as part of the world’s biggest coffee morning on Friday 28 September. 

Oct 4, 2018

We received a big thank you recently from the Royal Air Forces Association Clacton branch following our contribution of the orders of service design and print for the 2018 Battle of Britain Memorial service

Aug 26, 2018

The team at Gwinnell & Sons were delighted to support the Clacton Battle of Britain Memorial Service 

Jul 11, 2018

R. Gwinnell & Sons Funeral Directors in Manningtree are supporting the Stour Sailing Club Manningtree Town Regatta on the 14th and 15th July by making a donation to the firework display.

Apr 25, 2018

Roy and Matt Gwinnell, of funeral directors R. Gwinnells & Sons,  came to the rescue after a 186-year-old tomb collapsed leaving a gaping hole in the graveyard of a church. Roy and Matt Gwinnell offered to help the church out and complete the work free of charge.

Nov 16, 2017
R. Gwinnell & Sons funeral directors in Ipswich were last night awarded a commendation from the prestigious Ipswich Society at their annual awards ceremony for the renovation of the Old Bell Inn
Award winning Funeral director in Ipswich R. Gwinnell and Sons

Oct 3, 2017

On 17th September 2017 the Royal Air Force and Branches of the Royal Air Forces Association (the Charity which provides help and support to current and former members of the Royal Air Force and their dependants) remembered the Battle of Britain by holding Services to commemorate the Battle in...

Sep 30, 2017
The team at R. Gwinnell and Sons took part in the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning, and raised a whopping £736.59 for Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer.

Sep 17, 2017
Local businesses in Clacton on sea including R.Gwinnell & Sons added extra atmosphere to the Tour of Britain as it came to town in September.

May 22, 2017
We would like to thank all those who came to see us on Saturday 20th May at the Hadleigh Show in Suffolk and for the kind welcome they gave us. Find out if you or anyone you know who visited the Hadleigh Show was a winner in our prize draw.
Hadleigh Funeral Directors R Gwinnell & Sons were at the Hadleigh Show in May 2017

Apr 14, 2017

Our long-established family firm of Essex & Suffolk funeral directors recently opened our newest branch in Ipswich in 2017.  Contact the team on 01473 351800


Nov 10, 2016
A new RAF association memorial stone created by R Gwinnell & Sons paying tribute to those who died fighting for their country has been unveiled in Clacton's seafront gardens.

Sep 14, 2016
R Gwinnell & Sons were delighted to present Macmillan Cancer Support a cheque for £3450.00 which was raised on Saturday 6th August 2016.

Aug 2, 2016

Due to our great success in the past we have decided this year our Macmillan Coffee morning will have a twist.

Colours of the Rainbow Fair

Jul 25, 2016

On Wednesday 8 June 2016, the Frinton (North East Essex) RSPCA shop teamed up with the staff at R. Gwinnell & Sons Thorpe le Soken, to run a Coffee and Cake stall.


Jun 20, 2016
R. Gwinnell & Sons provides seminars in funeral ethics for the care sector and other interested parties.

Jun 20, 2016
We are delighted to once again support the Macmillan Coffee Morning, which this year will be held on Friday September 30th, 2016.
Macmillan logo

Jun 18, 2016
A group of Rolls Royce enthusiasts recently paid R. Gwinnell & Sons a visit to see our large selection of vehicles.

Mar 24, 2016
R. Gwinnell & Sons is a proud supporter of the Essex Wildlife Trust and our corporate membership underlines our commitment to social responsibility.
Essex Wildlife Trust

Feb 21, 2016
Another little known fact about R. Gwinnell & Sons .... we enjoy bowling and supporting local bowls' clubs!

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