Providing the highest standards of care
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Where to find us
Address134 Darwen Street Blackburn BB2 2AJ GB
Parking and Directions
There is car parking available on surrounding streets.
We are on the corner of Darwen Street and Canterbury Street, just before the bridge.
Our staff are available 24 hours a day on any time you require our services.
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Mon||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tue||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wed||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thu||09:00 - 17:00|
|Fri||09:00 - 17:00|
|Sat||09:00 - 12:00|
Why choose us?
Funeral services with distinction
Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
High quality facilities
Clear and upfront costs
Scales are a Blackburn funeral directors that was established in 1940. Back then, we were known as Gibsons. Our Lancashire funeral home was originally a public house called the Duke of York. This was believed to be the oldest pub in Blackburn, dating back as far as 1790. Our founder, Jim Gibson, bought the pub in 1989 and transformed it into the professional funeral directors that it is today. We will provide a compassionate funeral that will be carried out with the best standards of care, giving the departed a bespoke and dignified farewell. Get in touch to find out how we can help you.
What We Offer
- Advice and guidance at every stage including registering the death
- Arrangements personalised to meet your family's needs
- Local expertise and knowledge
- Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
- Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
- Hearse, funeral cars and other transport options
- Funeral plans
Supporting you along the way
When someone dies
It is quite normal to be unsure of what to do when someone dies, for example, not knowing how to register a death. Read our advice on the initial steps you will need to take, and let our funeral professionals give you their support and guidance through this difficult time.Find Out More
The funeral service
From the moment you get in touch with us, we can begin to arrange your loved one’s funeral with the utmost compassion and care. Read through some of the decisions you will need to make to ensure you can arrange the funeral you want for your loved one.Find Out More
Meeting your needs
We believe a funeral should be as unique as the individual that has passed away, and we understand that everyone has different wishes when it comes to saying farewell. See how we can tailor your loved one’s funeral to suit any requirements you may have, creating a personal send-off that meets your needs.Find Out More