James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, Clayton

James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors are here to support you if a loved one has just passed away and you need help arranging the funeral. We offer a range of funerals to suit your needs. You can find out more below or give us a call to discuss.
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Rating 5.0

About our Clayton funeral home

Here at James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors in Clayton, we help the families of the local community organise personalised goodbyes for their loved ones. You can count on us to be your support, and be on hand to help you every step of the way.

You can find our funeral home on North Road. We serve the whole of Manchester, including the surrounding neighbourhoods of Newton Heath, Openshaw, Droylsden, Fairfield, Bradford and Beswick. Even if you live further afield in the likes of Stockport, Tameside or Stretford, we will still be there for you. We also have another James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors in Wythenshawe.

We understand how important life is, and more so how important saying goodbye is, which is why we will work with you to meet your wishes. Over the years we have gained experience and expertise in every type of funeral, so you can depend on us to ensure the day goes without a hitch.

Looking after you is our number one priority, which is why our approach is flexible and we will go above and beyond to make you feel comfortable.

Please pick up the phone as soon as you need us, our phone lines are open 24 hours a day. If you would prefer, you can pop into our funeral home during our opening hours, which can be found below, or arrange a home visit.

What we offer

  • Supporting you every step of the way
  • Tailoring every aspect of the day to meet all your wishes
  • Expertise of the local area and traditions
  • Burial or cremation at any of the local cemeteries or crematoriums
  • Expertise in funerals for all religions
  • Viewing of your loved one in our chapel of rest before the day of the funeral
  • Arranging all funeral vehicles
  • Helping you pick a memorial which reflects the way your loved one lived
  • Finding a funeral plan which suits your needs
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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, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria 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.
    Find out more
    From
    £1150
    plus £- (Includes cost of cremation).
    plus £- (Includes cost of cremation).
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    The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    From
    £1150
    plus £- (Includes cost of cremation).
    plus £- (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.
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  • The Simple Funeral

    Our Local Simple Funeral allows you to celebrate the life of your loved one, with an Attended Funeral with some restrictions.
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    From
    £1925
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation.
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation.

    The Simple Funeral

    Our Local Simple Funeral allows you to celebrate the life of your loved one, with an Attended Funeral with some restrictions.
    From
    £1925
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation.
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation.
  • 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.
    Find out more
    From
    £2395
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
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    The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    From
    £2395
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    plus £1173.5 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    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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  • Cremation Service

    A funeral service at your chosen venue, where family and friends can celebrate the life of your loved one, followed by an unattended cremation.
    When you choose our local Alternative Venue service, our expert funeral directors will help you to arrange a touching service for your loved one, where family and friends can come together to remember them and celebrate their life. The cremation will then be carried out with the utmost care at one of our selected local crematoria without any mourners present.
    Find out more
    From
    £2599
    plus £3449 Platinum Funeral Option Price.
    plus £3449 Platinum Funeral Option Price.
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    Cremation Service

    A funeral service at your chosen venue, where family and friends can celebrate the life of your loved one, followed by an unattended cremation.
    From
    £2599
    plus £3449 Platinum Funeral Option Price.
    plus £3449 Platinum Funeral Option Price.
    When you choose our local Alternative Venue service, our expert funeral directors will help you to arrange a touching service for your loved one, where family and friends can come together to remember them and celebrate their life. The cremation will then be carried out with the utmost care at one of our selected local crematoria without any mourners present.
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Where to find us

Address

10/12 North Road
Clayton
Manchester M11 4WE
GB

Directions and Parking

Call us or click on the map for directions to our funeral home.

We have a car park at the back of the building, which you can access from North Road.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
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

24 Hour Availability

Outside of our funeral home’s opening times, we are available 24 hours a day by phone.
Call 24 hours on 0161 223 0595

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 James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors in Manchester

Here are what the families who have entrusted us to look after their loved one have said:
5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 13 reviews
Rating 5.0
I can only speak highly about the staff and the service I and my family was afforded by James Bradley and Sons FD on North Rd Clayton. In Particular, Elaine our services manager is an absolute asset and is, without doubt, a warm and sympathetic efficient lady invaluable on these occasions. My family and I were kept informed from start to finish. My mother peacefully passed away in a care home and she was collected the same day by Bradley’s and the whole process was just so smooth. My wishes were carried out to the letter, we had a two-vehicle procession, and the Hurst and Limousine drivers paused outside my mother's house as a sign of respect on the way to the crematorium. The eurology speaker chosen by Elaine was so fantastic during the service and spoke like she had known my mother all her life. We made this a joyous occasion rather than sad and we can totally include everyone at Bradley and Sons, highly recommended, well done
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
t has been an honour to look after you and your loved one and to respond sensitively to your specific needs. Thank you for this positive recommendation, it is greatly appreciated.
Rating 5.0
Just want to say a big thank you to Yvonne Holden and Elaine in the office for all there help in getting us through this difficult time when we lost our dad they was absolutely brilliant with us really was we wouldn’t of knew what to do if it wasn’t for them lovely ladies helping us through this difficult time every step of the way they was there for us especially Yvonne and on the day of the funeral it was a lovely send off and wouldn’t of been able to do it without Yvonne she went above and beyond to give my dad a special day really is a lovely lady with a lovely heart of gold so thank you x
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
I am glad that you chose James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors to look after your Dad. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time. Your kind words mean a great deal to the team who always work very hard to deliver great care.
Rating 5.0
From first contact they were extremely professional and caring. Prepared to do anything to make the funeral go well. Lots of good advice, and always to,hand if we had any questions.
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. Your comments will provide great encouragement to the team to keep doing their job to the best of their ability.
Rating 5.0
Elaine and the team were great, really helpful with my mum who has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and helped to tailor the service around her needs.
I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to anyone needing your service. Thanks for everything.
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
It has been an honour to look after you and your loved one and to respond sensitively to your specific needs. Thank you for this positive recommendation, it is greatly appreciated.
Rating 5.0
The service received from your team was not only proficient but extremely professional as well as personal and I will recommend your good selves to all and sundry in my position as Retired Members Secretary to a local hospital in your local area and beyond.
May I also add my thanks to you at Dignity for your invaluable insight in accepting the responsability of "Safe Hands" funarel plans to save us, that were bereaved, from an impossable financial situation, once again my personal thanks and admiration for your courage and understanding.

May God bless you all, from a thankful family, Ron Shackleton.
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for your comments left as part of your online review. I am glad that our team were there to guide you through the arrangements for your loved one at such a difficult time. I am pleased to hear the team looked after you and the family well and it's nice to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful. Your feedback is always valuable to us.
Rating 5.0
From start to finish me and my sister were looked after really well this is what you need at such a sad time the funeral itself went off without a hitch and everything was taken care of which took the pressure off us our questions were answered with sympathy and understanding thank you all so much
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for sharing your experience online. You are helping others to make more informed funeral choices, whatever those may be. The team will be very pleased to hear that their care and support made a difference to your family.
Rating 5.0
Brilliant, professional, empathic, thoughtful, Elaine made you feel very ease, nothing was too much, this lady went above and beyond to make everything perfect, during this upsetting times, even though it was strict covid conditions that where adhered to, whilst Elaine was very professional, she also mad you feel like you were sat in your own living room, very down to earth lady, she went above and beyond to make it as painless as she possibly could, Elaine also recommended a minster Denise, she too was Brilliant, perfect, I woukd definitely recommended and I myself will continue to use them if the need arises,
As a family we thought Elain had done such a brilliant job, we bought a gift for her, which she was truly emotionally humble
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
It means a great deal when people take the time to share their experience and to highlight individuals in the team who have made a difference. Your family continues to be in our thoughts and we are honoured to have been able to give you the service you needed.
Rating 5.0
I was very impressed by the high standard of service provided by the Manchester office and by their kind, thoughtful attitude.
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and being open with us about the service we provided. The continuity of care is something we are proud of and we know what a difference it makes to the families in this time of need.
Rating 5.0
Very professional and I would highly recommend them.
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review
Rating 5.0
James Bradley were excellent at helping and advising during the weeks after the death of our father . The day of the funeral was planned well in advance and everything went very smoothly on the day . Help and advice were offered days after the funeral and as a family can only say a big "thank you " to your wonderful staff .
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
We are incredibly grateful that you took the time to leave us this review. It is good to know that we managed to make the day run as smoothly as possible for you.
Rating 5.0
fantastic service especially Elaine and David 5 star service
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience online with us. It helps other families in their time of need. Thank you.
Rating 5.0
Excellent service from start to finish all staff both friendly and professional
Response from James Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors
Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved.
Rating 5.0
We, as a family, had a really positive experience when having to arrange my recently deceased fathers funeral. We found the staff were professional, courteous and compassionate in the utmost. All the while, we were made to feel that nothing would be too much trouble. Thank you so much!!!
Response from James Bradley & 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 we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time.
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