Gilderson & Sons Funeral Directors, Ilford

We take the greatest care as we look after the families of Ilford.
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About our Ilford funeral home

Since 1920, Gilderson & Sons Funeral Directors in Illford have been at the heart of the Essex community, supporting families from all of our surrounding areas, such as Cranbrook, Redbridge, Seven Kings, Loxford, Wanstead, Forest Gate and beyond.

Our duty is to help you and your family through what we understand is a difficult time. We know it’s the little things that go a long way, so every detail that matters to you, matters to us.

From a simple, modest service to an elaborate celebration, we will always be able to cater to your needs. Above all, you will have our uncompromising compassion and support at every step.

We have a wealth of experience in funeral services for our Sikh, Hindu, Tamil and Latter-Day Saints families, and we have a bathe and dress area, which you can use if required.

Please give us a call at any hour. We are here for you every step of the way.

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
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

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.
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99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will arrange a funeral for your loved one suited to your requirements. Whether it's a traditional or a more contemporary service, you have unlimited choice with our Tailored Funeral. If a little flexibility with the arrangements is not a problem, a Simple Funeral at a lower cost may be preferable.
  • Tailored Funeral Service in Ilford, from £2,995

    Our Tailored 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.
    • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • Have flexibility and choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • We can add services and tailor the funeral to suit your own specific requirements
    To find out more, please call us on 020 8478 0522
  • Simple Funeral Service in Ilford, from £1,995

    A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.
    • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • The service will be at a mutually agreed time and date dependent upon availability, usually on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • Some additional services such as arranging floral tributes or obituaries are not available
    To find out more, please call us on 020 8478 0522

Where to find us

Address

90/92 Ley Street
Ilford IG1 4BX
GB

Directions and Parking

We are in a parade of shops close to the Exchange Shopping Mall.

We have two public car parks close by; one at the local shopping mall (around 100 yards away) and Ley Street public car park (around 400 yards away). There is limited parking behind our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 020 8478 0522 if you require our services outside of these hours.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Reviews of our services

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Rating 5.0
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Rating 5.0
The staff were kind and actively listened to our requests. All the staff were respectful and did their best to accommodate our needs. The communication was good and we were given reassurance that our requests would be carried out. The chapel of rest was very tastefully furnished and personalised to reflect the age of our loved one . We were given ample time to discuss our choices and the charges were explained in detail.
Response from Gilderson & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.

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