Not all funeral directors are the same.

If you are looking for a funeral director to help you with funeral arrangements, we suggest you look on the Funeral Advisor website and see if other families have reviewed the services they received from companies near you. 

We recommend the following:

The list below is of Funeral Directors who are all flexible, transparent and accomodating and who have pledged in writing to the criteria we set out below. Many have been know to the NDC for years, and others have been recommended to us by families they have helped.

The list is under constant review as we receive feedback and recommendations from families for exceptional service provided. 

The funeral directors below have all agreed to the following criteria:



Acton Green, W Sherry & Sons, London
Addiscombe, Croydon, A & J Morriss & Sons
Beddington, Croydon, A & J Morriss & Sons
Camden Town, Leverton & Sons, London
Coulsdon, Rowland Brothers
Croydon, Rowland Brothers
East Barnet, BB Funerals, Herts
East Barnet, Brooks Funeral Directors
East Croydon, Croydon, JB Shakespeare Ltd
Golders Green, Leverton & Sons, London
Gospel Oak, Leverton & Sons, London
Greater London, Poppy's Funerals
Green Lanes, Simply Funeral Company, London
Greenford, W Sherry & Sons, Middlesex
Hampstead, Leverton & Sons, London
Hanwell, W Sherry & Sons, London
Harrow, James Funeral Service, Greater London
Ickenham, W SHerry & Sons, Middlesex
Kentish Town, Leverton & Sons, London
Kingston Upon Thames, Crumpton Rudd Funerals
Ladbroke Grove, Green Endings, London
London, Poetic Endings
Muswell Hill, Leverton & Sons, London
New Addington, Rowland Brothers
Purley, Rowland Brothers
Shephards Bush, Barnes & Hicks Ltd
South Croydon, Croydon, JB Shakespeare Ltd
Sudbury Hill, W Sherry & Sons, Middlesex
Tufnell Park, Green Endings Funerals Ltd, London
Uxbridge, W Sherry & Sons, Middlesex
Wanstead, Compassionate Funerals, Greater London
Warlingham, Rowland Brothers
Whetstone, Oakleigh Funerals Ltd, North London
Whitton, Green Endings Funerals Ltd, Middlesex

South East

Aylesham, T. Davis & Son, Kent
Banbury, Edd Frost & Daughters, Oxon
Battle, Arthur C Towner, East Sussex
Bexhill-on-Sea, Arthur C Towner, East Sussex
Bicester, D.L. Hancock LTD, Oxon
Bishops Waltham, Nigel Chamberlain & Partners, Hampshire
Bognor Regis, Reynolds Funeral Service
Bracknell, AB Walker & Sons Ltd, Berkshire
Bracknell, Miles & daughters, Berkshire
Brighton & Hove, Sussex Funeral Services Ltd, Sussex
Brighton, ARKA Original Funerals , Sussex
Brighton, ARKA Original Funerals, Sussex
Brighton, The Modern Funeral, Sussex
Burgess Hill, P&S Gallagher Funeral Directors & Monumental Masons, West Sussex
Burwash, C. Waterhouse & Sons, East Sussex
Canterbury, Woollard & Kent Funeral Services
Caversham, AB Walker & Son Ltd, Berkshire
Chatham, John Weir Funeral Directors, Kent
Chesham, Church View Funeral Service, Buckinghamshire
Chichester, Oaklands Funeral Service, West Sussex
Chichester, Reynolds Funeral Service
Cranbrook, Holly's Funerals, Kent
Crowthorne, Miles & Daughters, Berkshire
Dartford, Stephen P Gay Funeral Service
Deal, J. Dilnot Smith & Sons, Kent
Dover, Sullivan & Son Independent Funeral Service, Kent
Edenbridge, Alex Jones Funeral Directors
Folkestone, W J Farrier & Son, Kent
Forest Row, Alex Jones Funeral Directors
Gillingham, John Weir Funeral Directors, Kent
Gravesend, Lewis Solomon Funeral Service
Haywards Heath, Masters & Son Funeral Directors
Haywards Heath, P & S Gallagher Funeral Directors & Monumental Masons, West Sussex
Haywards Heath, R A Brooks & Son, West Sussex
Heathfield, Heathfield Funeral Service, East Sussex
Henley-on-Thames, AB Walker & Sons Ltd, Oxfordshire
Herne Bay, Beltinge & District Funeral Service Ltd, Kent
Horsham, West Sussex, Dandelion Farewells
Hove, Bungard Funeral Directors, East Sussex
Lingfield, Alex Jones Funeral Directors
Littlehampton, Reynolds Funeral Service
Longfield, Stephen P. Gay Funeral Service, Kent
Newbury, Camp Hopson Funeral Directors, Berkshire
Newick, R A Brooks & Son, East Sussex
Orpington, Colin Fisher Funeral Directors, Kent
Oxford, D.L. Hancock LTD, Oxfordshire
Oxford, The Individual Funeral Company
Oxted, Alex Jones Funeral Directors
Parkwood, John Weir Funeral Directors, Kent
Petersfield, Michael Miller & Partners, Hampshire
Rainham, John Weir Funeral Directors, Kent
Reading, AB Walker & Son Ltd, Berkshire
Reading, Miles & Daughters, Berkshire
Romsey, A H Cheater Ltd, Hampshire
Sandhurst, Go Your Own Way - Independent Funeral Services, Berkshire
Sandwich, J. Dilnot Smith & Sons, Kent
Sandwich, T. Davis & Son, Kent
Southampton, A H Cheater Ltd, Hampshire
Southampton, J. Lawrence & Sons (Undertakers) Ltd, Hampshire
St Leonards-on-Sea, Arthur C Towner, East Sussex
Tadley, Ash Brook Funeral Directors
Tenterden, Holly's Funerals, Kent
Thatcham, AB Walker & Sons Ltd, Berkshire
Tonbridge, Abbey Funeral Services Ltd, Kent
Tring, Church View Funeral Directors, Hertfordshire
Twyford, Miles & Daughters, Berkshire
West End, Adrian Pink Funeral Director, Surrey
Whitstable, Woollard and Kent Funeral Services
Winchester, Richard Steel & Partners, Hampshire
Wokingham, AB Walker & Sons Ltd, Berkshire
Wokingham, Miles & Daughters, Berkshire
Worthing, Rounce Funeral Services Limited, West Sussex

South West

Axminster, W. G. Potter, Devon
Barnstaple, R.P.Byrom & Son, North Devon
Bournemouth, Harmony Funeral Service
Braunton, L Clarke & Sons, N. Devon
Bridgwater, Wallace Stuart Lady Funeral Directors, Somerset
Bridport, A. G. Down, Dorset
Bristol, BCM Funeral Services
Buckfastleigh, Heart & Soul Funerals, Devon
Cheddar, Cheddar & District Funeral Directors Ltd.
Cheltenham, Ian George (Funerals) Ltd, Gloucestershire
Coleford, Ernest Heal & Sons Funeral Directors, Gloucestershire
Crewkerne, A.E. Stoodley & Son, Somerset
Dorchester, Higher Ground Family Funerals, Dorset
Dorchester, Matthew Lucas Funeral Directors, Dorset
Exeter, Exeter & District Funeral Service, Devon
Exeter, Shoobridge Funeral Services, Devon
Exmouth, Shoobridge Funeral Services, Devon
Frome, Greenwood Funerals, Somerset
Honiton, E. A. Dodd & Son, Devon
Honiton, Shoobridge Funeral Services
Melksham, Go Simply Funerals
Ottery St Mary, E.A Dodd & Son, Devon
Penzance, Alfred Smith & Son, Cornwall
Seaton, Overmass & Chapple, Devon
Stroud, Bussage, Fred Stevens Funeral Directors. Gloucestershire
Stroud, Family Tree Funeral Company, Gloucestershire
Stroud, Michael Gamble Funeral Directors Ltd, Gloucestershire
Stroud, Nailsworth, Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Gloucestershire
Taunton, Crescent Funeral Services Ltd, West Somerset
Taunton, Oak Funeral Services Ltd, West Somerset
Tiverton, Countryside Funerals, Devon
Torrington, Dafforn & Son, Devon
Totnes, Heart & Soul Funerals, Devon
Totnes, The Green Funeral Company, Devon
Truro, The Cornish Funeral Company, Cornwall
Watchet, Green Undertakings, Somerset
West Looe, Looe & District Funeral Service
Winscombe, C V Gower Independent Funeral Directors, North Somerset


Attleborough, Rosedale Funeral Home, Norfolk
Baldock, Shires Funeral Directors, Hertforshire
Beccles, Rosedale Funeral Home, Suffolk
Bedford, Bedfordshire Funeral Services
Bedford, Molyneux Jones Family Funeral Directors, Bedfordshire
Bedford, Shires Funeral Directors
Billericay, Adam & Greenwood Funeral Home, Essex
Brentwood, Herongate Wood Funeral Director, Essex
Bungay, Rosedale Funeral Home, Suffolk
Bury St-Edmunds, Hyde-Chambers Funeral Service, Suffolk
Cambridge & Huntingdon, Woodland Wishes, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge, Richard Stebbings Funeral Services Ltd
Cambridge, Waterbeach Funeral Service, Cambridgeshire
Canvey Island, S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd
Chelmsford, Adam & Greenwood Funeral Home, Essex
Chelmsford, Secure Haven Cremations, Essex
Clacton-on-Sea, R Gwinnell & Sons, Essex
Colchester, Freedom Funerals
Colchester, R Gwinnell & Sons, Essex
Diss, Rosedale Funeral Home, Norfolk
Dovercourt, R Gwinnell & Sons, Essex
Dunstable, Shires Funeral Directors
Hadleigh, R Gwinnell & Sons, Essex
Hadleigh, S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd
Halesworth, Rosedale Funeral Home, Suffolk
Hockley, S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd
Huntingdon, Cambridge, Kingfisher Independent Funeral Services
Ipswich, Farthing Funeral Service, Suffolk
Ipswich, G M Taylor Independent Funeral Directors, Suffolk
Ipswich, Hyde-Chambers Funeral Service, Suffolk
Ipswich, Southgate & Roberts Funeral Directors, Suffolk
Kempston, Shires Funeral Directors, Bedfordshire
Leigh-on-Sea, S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd
Letchworth Garden City, Shires Funeral Directors, Hertfordshire
Luton, Bedfordshire Funeral Services
Luton, Shires Funeral Directors, Bedfordshire
Manningtree, R Gwinnell & Sons, Essex
Rayleigh, A.R.Adams Funeral Directors Ltd.
Shefford, Bedfordshire Funeral Services
Shoeburyness, S. Stibbards & Sons Ltd
Southend-on-sea, A.R.Adams Funeral Directors Ltd.
St Neots, Cambridge, Kingfisher Independent Funeral Services
St. Osyth, L & K Funeral Directors, Essex
Stowmarket, Andrew Bingham Independent Funeral Service, Suffolk
Waltham Abbey, H L Hawes & Son Ltd, Essex
Wymondham , Rosedale Funeral Home, Norfolk

East Midlands

Ashbourne, G. Wathall & Son Ltd, Derbyshire
Broughton Astley, Charlotte Graham and Daughters
Corby, Northamptonshire, Margaret Rose Funerals
Derby, A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, Derbyshire
Derby, G. Wathall & Son Ltd, Derbyshire
Derby, Marc Stephens Funeral Services
Gainsborough, Respect Direct Funeral Service, Lincolnshire
Grantham, Robert Holland Funeral Director Ltd
Lincoln, Jonathan Whiting Independent Funeral Directors
Mansfield Woodhouse, A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, Notts
Northamptonshire, Margaret Rose & Bespoke Funerals
Nottingham, A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, Notts
Southwell, D J Hall Funeral Directors, Notts
Sutton in Ashfield, A.W. Lymn The Family Funeral Service, Nottinghamshire
Swadlincote, Measham Family Funeral Service, Derbyshire

West Midlands

Birmingham, A Natural Undertaking
Birmingham, Lilies Funeral Directors
Bromsgrove, James Giles & Sons Ltd, Worcs
Buxton, Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Derbyshire
Coventry, A J Lloyd Independent Family Funeral Directors
Coventry, A. Pargetter & Son Ltd
Kidderminster, Attwood Funerals, Worcestershire
Leek, David H Smith Funeral Directors, Staffs
Ludlow, Victoria Allen Funeral Services, Shropshire
Malvern, Andrew Phillips Funeral Services, Worcs
Nuneaton, Volkswagen Funerals, Warwickshire
Shrewsbury ,Pughs Funeral Directors
Sutton Coldfield, Daniel Ross Funerals, West Midlands
Worcester - Andrew Phillips Funeral Services, Worcs

North East & Yorkshire

Bradford, Gateway Funeral services, West Yorkshire
Bradford, Kane Family Funerals Ltd, West Yorkshire
Cleckheaton, Gateway Funeral Services, West Yorkshire
Darlington, Saint and Forster Funeral Directors Ltd, County Durham
Direct Burials & Cremation
Leeds, Full Circle Funerals
Leeds, Gooding Funeral Services, West Yorkshire
Rotherham, J P Neal Independent Funeral Service
Rotherham, Maltby Independent Funeral Service Ltd
Sheffield (South), Peace Funerals, Yorkshire
Skipton, Wendy Clarkson Funeral Services, N. Yorkshire

North West

Ashton-under-Lyne, Elizabeth Way Funeral Directors, Greater Manchester
Carlisle, Final Journey, Cumbria
Chester, G & M Goold Independent Funeral Directors
Crewe, South Cheshire funeral Services, Cheshire
Formby, Barringtons Funeral Services
Liverpool, Barringtons Funeral Service, Merseyside
Lytham St Annes, Simplicita Cremations, Lancashire
Macclesfield, Andrew Smith Funeral Services, Cheshire
Manchester, Natural Endings, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Paul Williams Independent Funeral Directors Ltd
Marple, Family Arranged Funerals, Cheshire
Northwich, Pope Funeral Services, Cheshire
Poulton-le-Fylde, Moons Funeral Service, Lancashire
Preston ,Martin's the Funeral Directors
Preston, Martin's the Funeral Directors
Wigan, Edwards Funeral Directors, Greater Manchester
Winsford, Fowles Funeral Services, Cheshire
Winsford, Pope Funeral Services, Cheshire
Wirral, Belmar & Liston Funeral Directors Ltd


Birchgrove, Cardiff, Coles Funeral Directors
Cardiff, Coles Funeral Directors
Cardiff, Green Willow Funerals
Dinas Powys, Green Willow Funerals, Vale of Glamorgan
Dinas Powys, Parkman Funeral Home
Gwynedd, Angladdau Tirion Funeral Directors
Llanelli, G. E. O’Driscoll & Daughters, Independent Funeral Directors, Carmarthenshire
Merthyr Tydfil, Harp Funeral Services
Monmouth, Ernest Heal & Sons Funeral Directors, Monmouthshire
Newport, Green Willow Funerals, Gwent
Swansea, John Edwards Funeral Directors
Tonyrefail, Parkman Funeral Home


Aberdeen, Mark B. Shaw Independent Funeral Director, Aberdeenshire
Caledonia Cremation
Galashiels, A. & A. Doyle Limited, Selkirkshire
Glasgow, Jamie Pearson Independent Funeral Directors
Helensburgh, James Auld Funeral Directors
Kilcreggan James Auld Funeral Directors
Stenhousemuir, Cowan Funeral Directors

Northern Ireland

Banbridge, Heaney Keenan Funeral Home
Newry, Heaney Keenan Funeral Home


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