R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors, Bitterne Park
About our Bitterne Park funeral home
Your wellbeing at this difficult time is our first concern and the support we offer will help to ease a little of the pressure you may currently be under. You and your loved one will be cared for by the team at our Bitterne Park funeral home, where the funeral directors and arrangers will offer guidance and advice, so that your final farewell is the meaningful send off you would wish for.
The R C Payne & Son name has been associated with funeral care in Southampton for more than 130 years, with our first funeral home opening in nearby Bitterne. Our Bitterne Park funeral directors has been a part of the community since 1997.
You can find us on Woodmill Lane, a location that allows us to also serve the families in the surrounding areas of Southampton, such as Highfield, Midanbury and Swaythling.
You can speak to our funeral professionals any time of the day or night. To arrange your loved one's funeral, call us today.
What we offer
- Professional funeral guidance for you and your family, along with registering your loved one's passing
- Funeral arrangement that suits your needs
- Expert knowledge of Bitterne Park and the wider Southampton area
- Cremation and burial arrangement at one of Southampton's crematoria or cemeteries
- Funeral services catering for any faith, along with cultural or humanist belief
- The opportunity to visit your loved one at our Bitterne Park funeral home
- Traditional and bespoke funeral vehicle options
- Funeral memorials, stonemasonry and personalised tributes
- Prepaid funeral plans
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
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 £1,223 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,223 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
You can park free of charge at our funeral home.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||08:30 - 16:30|
|Tuesday||08:30 - 16:30|
|Wednesday||08:30 - 16:30|
|Thursday||08:30 - 16:30|
|Friday||08:30 - 16:30|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesWhen a loved one passes, it can often leave us uncertain of what happens next. This guide carefully explains what needs to be done when someone dies.Find out more
Planning a funeralPlanning a funeral may seem daunting, but we are on hand to offer all the help you need. You can read about what to expect in our 'Planning a Funeral' guide.Find out more
The day of the funeralWhat to expect on the day of the funeral, covering everything from the procession through to the wake.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.