Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors, Gloucester

With our Unattended Funeral from £995 and our Attended Funeral from £1,995, our Gloucester Funeral Directors will help arrange a fitting farewell for your loved one.
BASED ON 14 reviews
Rating 5.0

About our Gloucester funeral home

Based just over a mile away from Gloucester town centre, you can find Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors. For many years we have given the local communities of The Docks, Saint Pauls, Linden, Hempsted, Tredworth, Wotton and Coney Hill an outstanding standard of funeral care.

Looking after you, your family and your loved one with uncompromising compassion and respect is our number one priority. We are here to be your shoulder to lean on and help you with anything we can during this difficult time.

We are flexible in everything we do, which is why we will personalise every aspect of your loved one’s funeral, so you can say a heartfelt goodbye. By tailoring your loved one’s farewell, this means their send off will unique and fitting of the way they lived their life. No request is too big or small.

We have experience in organising funerals of all kinds, from religious to cremations to contemporary ceremonies like a woodland burial or bright celebration of life.

Our funeral directors are easily accessible to the whole of Gloucestershire, as we are based just off the A34. We are also close to the Gloucester Quays shopping centre and the Gloucester War Memorial.

Helping the families of Gloucester is of the greatest importance, which is why our dedicated team are just a phone call away, 24 hours a day. Call us at any time to get assistance, support or advice.

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 be able to arrange the funeral you have in mind for your loved one.

If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.

View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
  • The Unattended Funeral

    We 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.
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    Our costs from
    £995
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    The Unattended Funeral

    The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our costs from
    £995
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    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 Unattended Funeral
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  • The Attended Funeral

    A 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.
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    Our costs from
    £1,995
    Plus £1,278 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,278 estimated third party costs
    The Attended Funeral

    The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our costs from
    £1,995
    Plus £1,278 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,278 estimated third party costs
    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.
    The Attended Funeral
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Where to find us

Address

47 Seymour Road
Gloucester GL1 5PS
GB

Directions and Parking

For help with directions, please see our map or get in touch.

If you would like our advice on parking, feel free to give us a call.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday09:00 - 13:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

24 Hour Availability

Outside of our funeral home’s opening times, we are available 24 hours a day by phone.
Call 24 hours on 01452 523289

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 our services

5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 14 reviews
Rating 5.0
5 star service. Very helpful & talked us through everything clearly. Thank you!
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send us your online review. Your feedback is always valuable to us
Rating 5.0
I am so glad I chose this funeral director for my husband. Their kindness compassion and friendliness made the whole daunting process so much easier. When I had specific requests, nothing was ever a problem. On the day of the service, again the process was handled with sheer professionalism. Thank you so much
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
It has been an honour to look after you and your loved one and to respond sensitively to your specific needs. I am glad we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed. Thank you for using our services for your loved one.
Rating 5.0
Excellent service caring staff would highly recommend.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for leaving a review online for Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors and recommending our services.
Rating 5.0
We were dealt with sympathetically patiently and with understanding throughout. The service provided was excellent.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for your review. I hope that our team has provided you with some comfort through this challenging time. 
Rating 5.0
My auntie requested we use you as all her family had in the past, the service we received was perfect and nothing was to much trouble.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and being open with us about the service we provided.
Rating 5.0
We were treated with compassion and kindness at all times. Everything went very smoothly especially considering the additional difficulties which unavoidable due to COVID-19. We would definitely recommend your company.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you so much for this lovely review which means all the more at this very challenging time. The team are working very hard to ensure that each family receives outstanding care and I am so glad their dedication has given you the service you needed.
Rating 5.0
Sensitive and warm
Kept me informed at different stages of process
Very accommodating, sourced a fantastic person to perform the service
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
We are grateful of receiving your online review. I am glad that our staff went above and beyond to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
I would love to thank Craig Arkhurst for making sure that mums funeral and mum and grans internment went smoothly. Craig is very friendly down to earth, professional, and very approachable. Ready to answer any questions regardless how crazy they may seem. I asked if we could do hand casts for of my mums hands and was so happy we could, Craig over and beyond, and we are so grateful to have had him for pur funeral director. He truely is a great asset to the team. Always ready to help.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
We are grateful of receiving your online review. I am glad that you found our staff to be informative and reliable and that you had the trust and confidence in our team to be able to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
A first class, professional service.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send us your online review. Your feedback is always valuable to us.
Rating 5.0
Extremely caring and professional staff. Worked with me step-by-step to ensure that all of the expectations I had were met, would highly recommend their services.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for your online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
Rating 5.0
Very courteous, respected our wishes and gave a great service
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
Everything was dealt with in a dignified, friendly, personal and professional manner.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
We dealt with dean at selim smith who was very professional kind and considerate at this difficult time
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for your online review. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
Rating 5.0
As a family, we received an excellent service from everyone at Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors when planning our late mother ‘s funeral. We felt very supported from the planning stages right through to the actual funeral day, and after. Would highly recommend their services.
Response from Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time and that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed.
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