Recommended Funeral Directors
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We also work with these funerals directors with the provision of service drapes and advice on etiquette, service content and where possible the services of our Padre. If you contact any of these funeral directors for a service for your loved one, please mention Veterans Bereavement Support when talking to them.
Doves Funeral Directors
Doves Funeral Directors was founded by second-generation Funeral Director Sean Costello in the 1980’s. Doves Funeral Directors quickly established a local reputation for empathy and experience in supporting the community in planning funerals for loved ones and soon expanded the business across Kent. Many of the team at Doves are continuing a family history of funeral directing.
Lilley Funeral Directors
At Lilley Funeral Directors, you are not alone. We strive to ensure all your wishes are carried out to the fullest, and do absolutely everything possible to make these difficult decisions as easy as possible. The expert staff at Lilley Funeral Directors will help you with all of your questions and queries you may have. Tel: 01322 470266 www.lilleyfuneraldirectors.co.uk
Mears Family Funeral Directors
Mears is an independent, family-owned and run funeral directors offering cremation and burial services, monumental masonry and international repatriation. We pride ourselves on our high quality service at prices that the corporate chains are unable to offer.
Tel: 01959 573 838 https://mearsfamilyfunerals.co.uk/
PL Mulligan Funeral Directors
P L Mulligan Funeral Directors is a family business offering a professional service We recognise that when arranging a funeral or pre-planning for the future you require a personal service which fulfils your expectations. We will guide you through this difficult time in a professional and understanding manner so the arrangement and conducting of the funeral is carried-out to your absolute satisfaction. Tel: 020 8304 6196 (24 hour contact) www.plmulligan.co.uk/
Martins the Funeral Directors - Preston and Longridge
Martin Wootton is a fully qualified funeral director with over 40 years’ experience in the profession. He started in 1978 when at the age of 16 and following the death of his father he made the decision that he wanted to provide family’s with the care and support he had been shown following a bereavement. Tel: 01772 733007 / 01772 782121 www.martinsthefuneraldirectors.co.uk
Southport Funeral Care
Ed and Len are two friends with individual reputations who wish to combine their experiences in order to make a big difference when it comes to the quality and costs of funeral services. Their mission is to give families a unique and unrivalled help when it comes to their loss. Ed and Len - Here to serve 24 hours, 7 days a week. Tel: 01704 547274 https://southportfuneralcare.co.uk/
Wigston & District Funeral Directors
Tel: 0116 403 0302 www.wigstonfuneraldirectors.co.uk
The Natural Burial Company
At The Natural Burial Company we are passionate about protecting the environment and caring for the bereaved. Therefore, we are dedicated to providing tranquil, peaceful places for remembrance and helping ensure truly personal celebrations of life and funeral services. Which can be conducted, free of the time constraints, restrictions and the general conveyor-belt feel of so many funeral service locations.
Tel: (0116) 222 0247 www.thenaturalburialcompany.co.uk
Independent Lady Funeral Director caring for your needs when a loved one dies.
Tel: 0116 2788868 https://baytreefunerals.co.uk/
Armstrong & Sons Independent Funeral Directors Of Louth
Telephone: 01507 737003 https://www.armstrong-funeral-director.co.uk/
Lincoln County Funeral Directors
At Lincoln & County, We serve your loved one as if they were our own. We are here to help you through one of the emotional times. We will help you every step of the way guiding and directing you through the funeral arrangements with our caring and professional service. We will also advise you on the many funeral options that are available to ensure this final tribute is personal. We are dedicated to provide you with only the best service. Tel: 01522 581617 http://www.lincolnandcounty.com/
JS Hedges Funeral Directors
As a well established, privately owned company, we take great pride in what we do, and work tirelessly to provide the best service to every family we look after. Our vast local knowledge, coupled with many years experience in the funeral directing profession mean that we are able to offer a very personal level of service that is specific to your own requirements. Telephone 01744 22100 www.jshedges-funerals.co.uk/
Dallinger Funeral Services
Conveniently located by Wallasey Town Hall on Brighton Street, our modern bright funeral premises offers private chapels of rest and a calming relaxing environment. We offer a full range of funeral services from traditional to modern, burials and cremations.
www.dallingers.co.uk Tel: 0151 637 1000
Owens Funeral Service
We are an independent family run funeral service company who pride ourselves in offering a very personal, compassionate, professional service at a time when families are most vulnerable. We offer an affordable service to the highest standard without you having to compromise on quality or service for an affordable price. Tel: 0151 372 1000 / 0151 372 2000 www.owensfunerals.com
Calos Funeral Directors
We are a family business running in excess of 50 years, established by Mr Barney Calo in 1968 who, until recently, was at the helm of the business instilling his many years of wisdom and respect to all of his employees. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help and guide you through this hard time discussing all the aspects to the funeral.
Tel: 020 8958 2112 Web: https://calosfuneraldirectors.co.uk/
Chris Fear Funeral Directors
Professional and determined to ensure the families I serve receive the very best care and attention possible, before, during and after the funeral service. I am dedicated to my client families and am available at any time, every day of the year.
M&R Funeral Services
M&R Funeral Carriages was established in 2020 by Christopher McCafferty (2nd Generation Funeral Director) and Thomas Radford. As an independent funeral director we provide the personal touch to create bespoke funerals for your loved ones. Tel: 02036212892
Scott Otley Funeral Directors
Northern Ireland's ONLY Funeral Director who has signed up to the Fair Funerals Pledge 2021 to ensure clear, realistic & transparent pricing. Leading the way to end funeral poverty. Tel: 028 9096 9044 www.scottotleyfuneraldirector.co.uk
James Stevenson and Son Funeral Directors
Established in 1900, James Stevenson & Son currently spans five generations. We are highly professional and sensitive funeral directors available to help you organise and carry out everything you could need on such a difficult day. As a family-run business, we offer personal and sympathetic funeral services. Tel: 028 2565 2429 https://jamesstevensonandson.co.uk/
Jordan Young Funeral Directors
Welcome to Jordan Young Independent Funeral Home, the established family-run funeral directors in the heart of Dereham, Norfolk. We pride ourselves with the attention to detail we provide for each family we serve, ensuring each funeral we conduct is bespoke and personal to the deceased and their wishes, providing transparency and peace of mind to each client throughout during what is an extremely difficult time. Tel: 01362 692193 www.jordanyoungfunerals.com
Rosedale Funeral Services
We are an independent, family-run Funeral Directors focusing on the needs of bereaved families in Norfolk and Suffolk. Rosedale Funeral Home is run by Simon and Anne Beckett-Allen. Our aim is to provide a fitting tribute for your loved one with confidence that our high quality of service and our reputation will help you through this most difficult time. Tel: 01379 640810 www.rosedalefuneralhome.co.uk
Andrew Francis Funeral Directors
Independent family funeral directors in Swaffham, Watton, Kings Lynn and surrounding areas
Call us :(all 24 hr service) 01842 266145 (Thetford ) | 01760 720200 (Swaffham) | 01553 762242 ( Kings Lynn ) www.afrancisfunerals.co.uk/
Blyth Family Funerals
All families will receive a friendly, personal, professional service from Stephen, Nicola and Kylie. We will help you every step of the way and always be there for you 24 hours a day. It's always difficult to go through bereavement, which is why we serve as funeral director's for families throughout our local community. Here when you need us most. Our family really do care about your family.
Tel: 01670 356418 / 01665 710755 www.blythfamilyfunerals.co.uk
AW Lymn Funeral Directors
A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service are here to help you when you need us most, by providing a high standard of service and care, ensuring we are there for the families we serve through every step of the funeral process. One of our qualified staff is ready to talk with you at any time We are available to discuss your own personal requirements 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through our network of 27 Offices serving Nottinghamshire and South Derbyshire.
https://www.lymn.co.uk/ tel:0115 941 4101
Jackson and Browning Funeral Services
We are fully independent and family-run, with no connection to any other business outside of Jackson & Browning Independent Funeral Services Ltd. With over 7 year’s experience, we pride ourselves on providing a good value, honest and excellent service. Tel: 01367 244992 or 01865 426056 www.jacksonbrowningfunerals.co.uk
Peter Smith and Son Funeral Directors
Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors are proud to be a fully independent funeral directors with family values at its heart and over 40 years’ experience. Tel: +441993702000 www.petersmithandson.co.uk/
Ewing’s Funeral Directors
We are a small independent family, owned and run, funeral directors based in the village of Kelty in West Fife.
Over three generations we have had the privilege to care for 100s of families at their time of need across West Fife, Kinross-shire and further afield and we are happy to help with any enquiry you might have. One of the directors is a serving member of the Armed Forces
Tel: 0800 783 0386 https://ewingfs.com/
Mitchells Funeral Directors
We offer the same traditional dignified funeral services as other funeral directors but at an affordable price. As a family-run funeral directors who care, our aim is to help you celebrate your loved one’s life and give them a funeral in a caring, dignified manner. We are here for you 24hrs a day, 365 days of the year and can guarantee that our service and personal attention starts from the first phone call you make to us and that we are here to assist and guide you at such a sensitive time. Tel: 08081 968 657 www.mitchellsfunerals.co.uk/
R.Greaves Independent Lady Funeral Director
Rhian Greaves has been a funeral director since 2002. Rhian is the only funeral director in Wem to have gained the Diploma in funeral arranging and administration (Dip FAA) which is a recognised qualification through the National Association of funeral directors (the NAFD) and is endorsed by Birmingham City University. She has enormous knowledge of all areas of the funeral business, having covered military funerals, sea burials, motorbike and horse-drawn funerals, as well as humanist services, specialist repatriations and green woodland burials. Tel: (01939) 768 070 www.rgreaves.co.uk
Friendship and Sons Funeral Directors
Friendship & Sons Funeral Directors is an independent business . We provide professional and caring services to families throughout our local area. Since our beginning, we have delivered dignified and respectful services to those who have lost a love one, as well as giving help and advice throughout the process. Tel:01398 324590 www.friendshipandsons.co.uk
Simpson and Wilde Funeral Directors
During difficult times you need a funeral director who you can trust and has the expertise and empathy that you deserve. Here at Simpson & Wilde Independent Funeral Directors, we understand this. That is why as soon as we are instructed you will be guided through every stage of the process with professionalism and compassion. Being an Independent, family business, we have the flexibility to tailor our services to suit your individual needs. Tel: 01782 616034 www.simpsonwilde.co.uk/
Rowland & Foulkes Funeral Directors
John Rowland has been actively involved in all aspects of the funeral industry since the age of 16. He has worked solely for a large funeral directors based in Stoke for over 18 years conducting many family’s funerals across Stoke-On-Trent, Newcastle-Under-Lyme and beyond Staffordshire, building up a good reputation in the funeral industry. He takes great pride in all aspects of the job and fulfils families wishes. Darren Foulkes came into the funeral industry in 2019. He has served for our country in the armed forces and explored different options to find that he wanted to be in the funeral industry. Tel: 01782 901080 www.rowlandandfoulkesfuneralservices.co.uk/
Durrant Funeral Directors
Durrant funeral Services was established by Neil and Tracy Durrant in 2019, following Neil’s decision after a long career in funeral service with a large regional co-operative society, to setup his own funeral service, aided by his wife Tracy, where personal service is more important, caring for family’s at a time of loss like they were part of our own family. We want to provide a service where you see the same people all the way through the funeral arrangements. Tel: 01889 574 593 www.durrantfuneralservices.co.uk
Love’s Independent Funeral Directors
A trusted traditional service with a heartfelt approach. Proud to be based in the historic heart of Stafford, supporting our community with funeral services that feel truly personal. As an independent funeral director, we believe that the most important role we have to play in our community is one of support, service, and empathy. Tel: 01785 630100 www.lovesfunerals.co.uk
Hunnaball Family Funerals
Established in 1983 by Trevor and Melanie Hunnaball, our business operates with a simple ethos – to provide funeral services with dignity, humanity and the greatest of care. We conduct our business with gentle, yet capable hands while maintaining a delicate balance of formality and empathy. Always. The funeral business is one built on trust and reputation. We are a close-knit, community minded family group with 15 outlets throughout Essex and Suffolk, making us the largest independent funeral company in East Anglia.
https://www.hunnaball.co.uk 24 Hour Funeral Helpline 01206 760049
East Coast Funerals
East Coast Funerals Ltd is an independent and family funeral business. It is run by our founder Cilla Wilcock and is based at Battery Green Road in Lowestoft. With it’s own fleet of vehicles and their own private Chapel of Rest, East Coast Funerals prides itself on providing an exceptional & personal service at an affordable price. Tel: 01502 217060 www.eastcoastfunerals.co.uk
David Button Independent Funeral Directors
We are a small independent family funeral directors based in Walton, Felixstowe in Suffolk and we cover the areas of Walton, Trimley St Mary, Trimley St Martin, Levington, Stowmarket, Needham Market, Claydon, Kirton, Bucklesham, Woodbridge, Shotley, Harwich
Tel: 01394 20079 www.davidbuttonfuneraldirectors.co.uk/
Rouse & Co. Funeral Directors Ltd
We are an Independent husband and wife funeral director team based in Forestdale, in South Croydon. We can offer you a full bespoke service that we tailor to your needs and budget. Our prices start from £1,350.00 for an unattended cremation. We cover all local cemeteries and crematoriums in and around the South London area. We have over 30 years of experience within the funeral industry, and we will pass on our knowledge to you and help advise you with every aspect of the funeral arrangements. tel:020 8651 0544 https://www.rouseandcofunerals.co.uk/
Lee-Hobson Funeral Services
When a loved one dies, organising a funeral can seem overwhelming. At Lee-Hobson funerals, we strive to make the bereavement process as simple, clear and stress-free as possible, giving you the time and space you need to deal with your loss.
Tel: 01243 601747 www.lee-hobsonfunerals.co.uk/
Towners Funeral Directors
We are the oldest established locally owned undertakers in the Hastings and Rother area - the last of the independents from the 19th Century. This year is our 146th anniversary. We are a small, family owned business so we don’t have to answer to shareholders in the way the big, national companies have to. Our fees have always been extremely competitive and we do not ‘sell up’ the funeral with, for instance, a more expensive coffin than is necessary. tel:01424436386 https://towners.co.uk/
Chris and his team at Polegate Funeralcare look forward to welcoming Veterans and their families for help and support during bereavement. Chris has experience of working with veterans and families having himself served in the Army.
HD Tribe Funeral Directors
With offices in Worthing, Goring by Sea, Rustington, Storrington, Littlehampton, Shoreham by Sea, Sompting and Lancing we are ideally positioned to give you an efficient, local and dedicated service. All our offices are open Monday to Friday, 9.00am until 5.30pm, and Head Office at Broadwater is also open Saturday from 9.00am until 12.30pm Tel: 01903 234516 ww.hdtribe.co.uk
Bungard Funeral Directors
We are an independent, fifth generation family run business dedicated to serving the communities of Brighton, Hove, Portslade, Patcham, Southwick, Lancing, Shoreham, Worthing and surrounding areas in Sussex with a professional, respectful and personal funeral service.
Tel: 01273 820018 www.bungards.co.uk
P&S Gallagher Funeral Directors
P & S Gallagher is one of the leading funeral service companies in Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill and Mid Sussex. We’re a compassionate and respectful family-run company that offers a full range of services, including funerals, cremations, burials and memorial services.
Tel: 01444 451166 www.pandsgallagher.co.uk
Sussex Funeral Services
Sussex Funeral Services are Independent Funeral Directors located in Brighton and Hove, serving the communities of Brighton, Hove, Portslade and other neighbouring communities. Tel: 01273 736469 www.brightonfuneraldirectors.co.uk/
FH Holland Funeral Directors
Local Funeral Director who have worked with VBSS before and provides the personal approach for all funerals
Contact Tara on 01243 671 396
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Richard Thoms & Son Family Funeral Directors
Richard Thoms & Son Family Funeral Directors with over 30 years experience Serving the community with care and compassion. 24 hour help and advise. All area's covered Helping to keep funeral costs down. Tel: 0191-9087975
Thompson Brothers and Sons Funeral Directors
Here at Thompson Brothers funeral directors, Simon and Craig pride themselves on providing the best personal care and attention to detail. We are trained to provide the best funeral services to you and your loved ones. We understand that planning a funeral can be stressful that is why we have set up all the services you will need from bereavement help to personalisation to make the day even more special. We offer a variety of services, including traditional funerals, simple burials, eco funerals and repatriation. Every service is provided by us. Tel: 0191 385 4000 www.thompsonbrothersfunerals.co.uk
Manor House Funerals
We are here for you when you need us most. For 22 years we’ve been proudly serving our local community, offering support and guidance throughout one of the most difficult times of life. As a family firm we recognise the importance of a caring, personal approach. From your first call to us, you’ll have a dedicated Funeral Director at your service. They will guide you through all the stages, up to the day of the funeral and beyond, giving you all the options to help you choose what is right for you and your family.
Tel: (0191) 536 5000. www.manorhousefunerals.co.uk
E Turnball and Sons Funeral Directors
Funeral care has been in our family since the 18th century. It was in 1790, when the founder of the business, John Turnbull, began work as a cabinetmaker and undertaker on the quayside at North Shields. It is still an independent, completely family owned and run funeral directors. Tel: 0191 257 1201 www.eturnbull.co.uk
Craig Thomas Funeral Directors
Death may be a part of life, but when someone close to you passes away it can be a very stressful time. On top of the grief, there’s an awful lot to organise. At Craig M.Thomas Funeral Directors, we understand how important it is to celebrate the life of the recently departed and say goodbye in an appropriate way. Our service is respectful and discreet: we’ll meet with you to understand your wishes and budget, and then offer a package that suits. If you need to get in touch with our funeral home in Pontypridd
Tel: 01443 401881 https://cmtfuneraldirectors.co.uk/
Tom Owen and Son Funeral Directors
We are an award-winning, family run, independent community Funeral Director situated in the beautiful setting of Llandudno, Conwy. As Funeral Directors based in Llandudno for over 90 years, we have a wealth of experience and have been serving the local and neighbouring communities for many years. Led by Tristan and Kelly, and supported by Chris and Scott, we are people first and funeral directors second. Tel: 01492 860 280 www.tomowenandson.com
Lord-Brown & Harty Funeral Directors
We are an independent, privately owned, professionally qualified funeral directors and monumental masons with over fifty years of combined experience, situated in the heart of Llandudno on the North Wales Coast. Relying on our expertise, knowledge, and local contacts, we are entrusted by families to arrange and conduct the funerals of their loved ones to the very highest of standards.
We cover Llandudno, Deganwy, Llanrhos, Craig y Don, Penrhyn Bay, Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay, Old Colwyn, Conwy and all surrounding areas. t. 01492 588585 Web: www.lbandh.co.uk/chris-and-jonathen
Caerphilly Funeral Services
Your Award Winning Independent Funeral Director. Established in 1989, we are a privately, locally owned and managed funeral director based in the heart of Caerphilly with locations in Church Village and Miskin
Tel: 02920 862100 https://cfs.wales/
Cowbridge Funeral Directors
Cowbridge Funeral Directors are a local team of funeral directors based in Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, and are working hard to provide our community with a source of support during what is inevitably a very difficult time. We will take care of the funeral arrangements, offer bereavement support, and do whatever we can to help you. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so call us when you need us and we’ll be there. Run by a Royal Navy Veteran. Website: www.cowbridgefuneraldirectors.co.uk
Tel: 01446 788681
Franklin and Hawkins Family Funeral Directors
Franklin & Hawkins Family Funeral Directors was established in 2008 when the Franklin and Hawkins families opened the first branch in Tile Hill, Coventry shortly followed by Marston Green, Birmingham. With decades of experience in the funeral industry along with their dedicated staff, Franklin & Hawkins continues to thrive into the successful business it has become today. Tel: 024 7647 3000 https://franklinfunerals.co.uk/
WH Scott &Son Funeral Directors
Welcome to W. H. Scott & Son Funeral Directors in Edgbaston, where we help our local families honour the memory of their loved ones with dignity. We are proud of our rich heritage and would be honoured to arrange a unique and personal funeral for your loved one.
Tel: 01215588801 Web: https://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/funeral-directors/locations/england/west-midlands/birmingham/426-rotton-park-rd
Daniels and Turner Funeral Directors
Small independent family run funeral directors based on Salisbury Plain
Service area includes Salisbury, Tidworth, Bulford and surrounding areas. www.danielsturnerfunerals.co.uk Tel: 01980 655439
Hilliers Funeral Directors
Since 1923, Hillier Funeral Service is proud to be one of the oldest family owned and independent funeral service providers in Wiltshire, offering compassionate funeral care to the families of Swindon and its surrounding areas for four generations. Highly recommended for Veterans Funerals. Tel: 01793 522797 Web: https://www.hillierfuneralservice.co.uk/
Jackson Family Funeral Directors
Jackson Family Funeral Directors are an independently owned business and run by the Jackson family.
Matthew has over 10 years’ experience as a funeral director in Worcestershire and, together, we opened our first office in Upton-upon-Severn, Worcestershire. Our company and team has grown considerably over the past few years although we have been very careful not to lose sight of our foundations and ethics.
Tel: 01684 594971 www.jacksonfamilyfunerals.com/
JG Fielder and Son Funeral Directors
J G Fielder & Son Funeral Directors are York’s most experienced independent funeral director, having served the community for over 130 years, and offer a caring and sympathetic service. Our compassionate team of professionals are available round the clock with help and advice.
Tel: 01904 654460 www.jgfielderandson.co.uk/
Carden & Sons Independent Family Funeral Directors
Here at Carden and Sons we want to end Funeral Poverty and provide the highest level of service and care for an affordable price. I have worked for corporate companies and had to ask families for thousands of pounds more than what a funeral costs just for the big companies to make a profit. I believe that everyone has the right to a fitting tribute that does not have to cost the world and we are here to deliver this promise. Tel: 0113 450 8501 https://carden-sons-independent-funeral-directors.business.site/
Ernest Brigham Funeral Directors
Ernest Brigham Funeral Directors have merged with F. Kneeshaw & Sons from 25 West Street. Together we will strive to better support the families in our care. We believe that life with those we love is deeply personal. We feel that a funeral service should reflect this, which is why we will work closely with you to help arrange the perfect farewell for your loved one. Together, we can ensure that each of your requests is catered for. Tel: 01262 333 243 www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/funeral-directors/locations/england/east-yorkshire/bridlington/51-st-john-st
Hannah Rose Funerals
At Hannah Rose, we truly believe every life deserves to be honoured and celebrated. We work hard to fulfil your requests and to carry out the final wishes of the person who has passed away. Hannah Rose are based in Bridlington. We also cover Filey, Hull, York, Scarborough, Whitby and the villages in-between. tel: 01262 425253 www.hannahrosefunerals.co.uk/
Huddersfield Funeral Services
We are your trusted, independent family funeral directors in Huddersfield. We have over 20 years of experience providing professional and compassionate funeral services. We are also associated with the National Society Of Allied And Independent Funeral Directors.
Tel: 01484 451 313 www.huddersfieldfunerals.com
Joseph C Roberts Funeral Directors
Joseph C Roberts are a family owned independent funeral directors who take the stress out of making funeral arrangements, whether it be the simplicity of a direct cremation, traditional cremation, or burial we pledge to help you make those plans with immediate personal attention. We provide for a range of budgets to meet your individual needs, from DWP assisted funerals to the most elaborate of bespoke funerals including horse drawn funerals. Harrogate and Wetheby areas. Tel: 01423 887824 www.josephcroberts.com/
Roseberry Funeral Services
Independent family owned funeral director. Michelle and her team provides outstanding support to bereaved families at their time of need and beyond Telephone: 01642 756 324 www.roseberryfuneralservice.co.uk/