R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors

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4.8
Rating 4.8
Based on 6 Reviews
R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors in Bitterne, Southampton.

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About Us

Here at R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors in Bitterne, we offer the families of Southampton a dignified way to say goodbye to their loved ones. If you have experienced the loss of somebody special, we can arrange a fitting funeral in which to remember them.

At what will be a time of increased emotional pressure, our team of funeral directors is here to support you. We can provide guidance and comfort, helping you face some of the difficulties that arise following bereavement. We will place your needs first and ensure that your loved one receives the farewell you want to give them.

All types of funeral can be arranged and tailored to meet your specific wishes. So whether you want a religious or humanist ceremony, a traditional service or something a little more out of the ordinary, we will give you, your family and friends the opportunity to pay your respects in an appropriate and heartfelt manner.

You can find our funeral home on Bitterne Road East, with the location putting us within easy reach of the surrounding areas in Southampton, such as Harefield, Itchen, Thornhill and Weston. We have a chapel of rest on the premises, which allows you to spend time with your loved one, in a peaceful and private environment, on a day of your choosing prior to the funeral.

The friendly team at our Bitterne funeral directors is always available to help in a time of need. You can contact us 24 hours of the day and there will be somebody ready to listen. To arrange your loved one’s funeral, call us today.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 023 8044 9111 to talk through your personal requirements.

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

Our Services

At R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
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Simple Funeral

A 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.
Our costs from
£1,995
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Full Service Funeral

Our Full Service 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 costs from
£3,545

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us

Address

485 Bitterne Road East Bitterne Southampton SO18 5EQ GB

Parking and Directions

We have a car park you can use at the rear of our funeral home.
You can find us on the corner of Bitterne Road East and Commercial Street.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 023 8044 9111 if you require our services outside of these hours.

VISITING HOURS

Day of the WeekHours
Mon08:30 - 16:30
Tue08:30 - 16:30
Wed08:30 - 16:30
Thu08:30 - 16:30
Fri08:30 - 16:30
SatClosed
SunClosed

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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Reviews of our services

4.8
Rating 4.8
based on 6 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    We were very pleased with the way everything was handled, very respectful, thoughtful and caring.
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    Response on behalf of R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am glad that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 4.0
    Rating 4.0
    R C Payne & Son showed respect, comfort and guidance through the emotional time that is organising a parent's funeral. The staff were respectful and polite throughout and offered various options for the ceremony and product choices. Each choice was explained in detail to assist the selection of each option and they executed of wishes without question.
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    Response on behalf of R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am glad we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The moment we entered the premises we were met with digified welcome and the procedure explained compassionately and professionately.
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    Response on behalf of R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that the arrangements for your mother were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The service was excellent from start to finish, would highly recommend.
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    Response on behalf of R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very happy with the service provided by Paynes. The funeral director went out of his way for us he was very kind and attentative.
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    Response on behalf of R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction and that you were so well looked after by our team.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent, Joanne and Matthew from Bitterne branch were so good and helpful in all ways. They made me feel so much better on a upsetting time. I would reckon mend people to use Paynes....
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    Response on behalf of R C Payne & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.