Wakes, Memorials and Celebration of Life

A tailor made package to help you through the day in private surroundings

No matter how large or small, Downham Hall is the perfect, tranquil setting to host a Wake, Celebration of Life or a Memorial Celebration. Situated in the heart of the Essex countryside, this Georgian manor house offers beautiful facilities, views and privacy. The Hall is close to Billericay and Wickford train stations which serve trains to London Liverpool Street. The M25 motorway provides direct access for guests. 

Service at a difficult time

During such a difficult time our team will ensure that your event is organised with the utmost care and understanding. We are always available to discuss your individual requirements and can tailor your event to meet your preferences. We endeavour to do all that we can to help take as much of the stress away as possible. 

Use the form below to get more details from our brochure with pricing, or to ask any questions of our team. If you need other information also call us on 01268 422 464.


With function spaces accommodating from 15 to 200 guests, both in the house and the marquee set in the beautifully landscaped grounds, Downham Hall provides a serene and relaxed setting. We offer a range of menus to suit all needs created by our professional catering team and a fully licensed bar. 

Our helpful staff pride themselves on a personal and attentive service ensuring you and your guests are well looked after. For guests travelling from afar, the Hall offers five boutique bedrooms, providing luxury comfort for a great night’s sleep and breakfast the next day. With plenty of free and secure parking, Downham Hall is the ideal choice to spend time together remembering your loved one. 

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