Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors in Kempston

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Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors in Kempston, Bedford

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About Us

We are Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors in Bedford. We have many years of experience serving our local community. We can help you to arrange the perfect farewell for your loved one, listening carefully to your requests to plan a meaningful celebration of life.

Our dedicated funeral professionals are always on hand to help make things a little bit easier for you. Your wellbeing is of utmost importance to us, and you will be treated with kindness and compassion every step of the way.

We understand how difficult it can be to arrange a funeral, and we want to offer you our full support. If you need any advice or guidance, you can reach us by telephone 24 hours a day.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 01234 860038 to talk through your personal requirements.

What We Offer

  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans

Our Services

At Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
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Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.

This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.
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Full Service Funeral

Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
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Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us


6 Bedford Road Kempston Bedford MK42 8AD GB

Parking and Directions

There is parking behind the funeral home. The entrance is on Beatrice Street.
We are on the corner of Bedford Road and Beatrice Street.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01234 860038 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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Reviews of our services

Rating 4.7
based on 4 Reviews
  • 4.0
    Rating 4.0
    All staff were very helpful and friendly. They delt with everything took the strain from us.
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    Response on behalf of Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased to hear that our team were so kind and caring to your family and that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    During our sad time things were made so much easier by Amanda's professionalism. She kept me updated and informed at all times.
    Peter recommended Eugene to us and I am so glad I followed his advice. The service, although sad, was made so much easier by his humour and lighthearted means of delivery and his ability to make everyone think he knew Dad.
    I close friend of mine has asked for Eugene's details for when he father passes, which is a great compliment.
    Thank you to all staff for your help in laying Dad to rest.
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    Response on behalf of Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors
    We appreciate you leaving a review online for your experience with Clarabut & Plumbe. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time and that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    We received an excellent service from the first call to Clarabut and Plumbe until the day of the funeral. Staff were all respectful, polite and provided a first class service. Thank you all fro all the Staff at Oaklands Bedford
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    Response on behalf of Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction and that you were so well looked after by our team.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service. Can not fault anything. All wishes were carried out and arrangements were made in a very professional and caring manner. The funeral director who dealt with the arrangements actually dealt with my mother's arrangements a few years ago and I requested that he arranged my father's. His attention to detail is second to none and he always goes that extra mile.
    Even three weeks after the funeral, I am receiving phone calls from different areas of your company to advise that people are there if we need anything at all, which is so nice.
    The funeral director also made suggestions that I would never have thought of at the time, like burying Dad's ashes (they are going in the plot with Mum's) and he suggested doing them on their wedding anniversary which also happens to be Mother's Day, which we thought would be a lovely idea.
    If I was ever asked to recommend a funeral director it would definitely be Clarabut & Plumbe.
    Thank you so much for the excellent attention, care and service we received.
    Linda Herbert
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    Response on behalf of Clarabut & Plumbe Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and that we were able to help make things a little easier for you at such a difficult time.