Mitchell Funeral Directors, Exeter
About our Exeter funeral home
For more than 100 years, we have provided funerals in Exeter, a role we have always fulfilled with integrity and kindness. When you ask us to arrange a funeral, we will ensure your wishes are met.
You may already have in mind the type of funeral you want, but don't worry if you haven't. Our team of Exeter funeral directors will be available to offer guidance and advice, as well as help ease any of your concerns. Whatever your request, be it a religious or a humanist funeral, a traditional service or a more modern offering, we will endeavour to make it happen, creating a unique tribute to your loved one.
Since 1860, we have been a part of Exeter, originally in the building trade before moving into funeral arrangement at the start of the twentieth century. In the intervening 100+ years, we have provided support and funeral care to families throughout the community, always ensuring we adhere to the values we were founded upon: kindness and understanding.
Once out of necessity and once out of convenience we have moved premises. Our first funeral home in Exeter opened on Summerland Street, where it remained until it was destroyed during the Blitz of 1942. We subsequently moved to Old Tiverton Road, with the chapels and workshops based at our present site. During our time at both locations, we were known by the family name of W Mitchell & Son. This changed in 1988, when it was decided to move everything to the current premises and the name was shortened to Mitchell.
Our Exeter funeral directors can be found on King William Street, near to the main shopping parade. This central location means we are accessible to all areas within the city, such as Exwick, Heavitree and St Thomas. We are also within reach of nearby Devon villages, including Cowley and Exminster.
Allow us to take care of the arrangements for your loved one’s funeral. We are available to listen 24 hours,
What we offer
- The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
- Professional advice from our Exeter funeral directors and compassionate care throughout
- A funeral arranged to meet the needs of you and your family
- Comprehensive local knowledge of Exeter and the surrounding area of Devon
- Cremation or burial at an approved site of your choosing
- Faith funerals, humanist funerals and funerals tailored to suit cultural preferences
- A chapel of rest for visiting your loved one
- Funeral vehicles, hearses and bespoke options if preferred
- Specially crafted memorials and tributes to your loved one
- Prepaid funeral plans for peace of mind
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
Full Service FuneralOur Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died.
Current restrictions might mean that you can’t have a funeral today how you imagined it to be. However, we can still provide a dignified and meaningful funeral now and a memorial or commemorative service later.
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.
Full Service FuneralOur Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died.Our costs from£2,995Current restrictions might mean that you can’t have a funeral today how you imagined it to be. However, we can still provide a dignified and meaningful funeral now and a memorial or commemorative service later.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.
Full Service FuneralOur costs from £2,995
Simple FuneralA 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.
Simple FuneralA complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.Our costs from£1,995This 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.
Simple FuneralOur costs from £1,995
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is parking nearby at the John Lewis multi-storey car park.
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 diesUncertainty affects most people following the loss of a loved one. Our online guides carefully walk you through what needs to be done when somebody dies.Find out more
Planning a funeralAlong with the complete support from our funeral directors in Exeter, these guides help you to plan a funeral that is both personal and dignified.Find out more
The day of the funeralA forthcoming funeral can be a daunting prospect, especially if you don't know what to expect. We explain what happens on the day, from the procession through to the wake, and how we will be there to support you throughout.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 for Mitchell Funeral Directors in Exeter
I would certainly recommend Mitchells.
We had a few issues with medical profession, Mitchell’s took that worry off us and dealt with the situation but keeping us updated!
Sheril looked after us she was lovely ! Martin was always on the end of the phone if you needed help or advice.
I would highly recommend Mitchell’s !,, Once again would like to thank them for all their support at a very difficult time !!
I can’t fault their approach and service in anyway. At such a challenging time for our family they were like a close friend.
Their experience and attention to detail meant the day went as well as I could have expected given the circumstances
Thank you for making a very difficult process bearable.
from the introduction through to the end of the burial. We found every member of your staff kind and caring