Cyril H Lovegrove Funeral Directors, Reading
Our Reading funeral home in Caversham
Just like our other Reading branch in Tilehurst, you’ll find a modern and accessible home with on-site parking and a warm and caring team of experts here to support you. We’re perfectly placed to serve families in Emmer Green, Lower Caversham, Caversham Heights and the surrounding areas, with a bus stop on the central Reading bus route right outside our door.
Your dedicated funeral director will do all they can to make this difficult time as easy as it can be, handling all arrangements on your behalf and offering guidance and advice at every step. We offer a choice of funeral services starting from £995 and can deliver the funeral that is the perfect tribute to your loved one. From an unattended cremation to a woodland and green burial, or a themed commemoration, we have the knowledge and experience to meet your exact requirements. We’re proud to serve our diverse community and welcome those of all faiths into our care.
You’re not alone; our Reading funeral directors are here for you 24 hours a day on 0118 946 1393.
Looking to make arrangements for the future? Discover our prepaid funeral plans.
What we offer
- Available to help 24 hours a day on 0118 946 1393
- Expert, dedicated advice at every step, from registering the death to finalising all arrangements
- A choice of funeral services, from an unattended cremation to a fully bespoke attended ceremony
- Local expertise and knowledge of Reading and the surrounding suburbs
- Cremation or burial at any local site of your preference
- Expertise in arranging funerals to suit all religions, backgrounds and cultures
- A choice of hearses, funeral vehicles and other means of transport
- Private viewing of your loved one in our modern chapel of rest
- A choice of memorials and a personalised Funeral Notice to help you share the details of your loved one’s funeral
- Prepaid funeral plans that help you plan ahead
Funeral Services with distinction
Many Dignity funeral directors have been part of the local community for generations and it is a privilege to serve those who live beside us. Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our service with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise.
Our funeral services in Reading
Choose from an Attended Funeral (a full funeral service with mourners present) or a lower-cost Unattended Funeral (a cremation without mourners present). Whichever you choose, you can rest assured that we will take great care of you and your loved one and deliver a meaningful and compassionate farewell.
View our Standardised Price List, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£2,225plus £1,213 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,213 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
We have a limited number of free, accessible parking spaces at our premises. Should these be in use, on street parking is also available.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesOur step-by-step guide will carefully explain everything you need to do after losing a loved one. You can also get in touch with your local Dignity funeral director in Reading for advice and guidance on what to do when someone dies.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guide on Planning a Funeral is here to explain the process of arranging a funeral, so you can know what to expect and the choices you will have to make. Our Dignity funeral directors will be here to help you plan the service.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide covers what will happen during the funeral service itself, such as the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. Our dedicated team will be here to help you through every step of the journey.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews of Cyril H Lovegrove Funeral Directors, Caversham
Jill, who conducted the service was also very helpful and the service conducted with respect and empathy. Many who attended, mostly family and a few old and close friends, commented on this.
Thank you all for making a sad occasion bearable.
Thankyou so much for everything you have done for me
Promptly dealt with any concerns.
The funeral day of the funeral they carried out the service with the dignity my Nan deserved , and were most kind.
I would certainly use them again , many thanks
They are patient when sorting things out as it is often easy to get confused under the stress of the situation.