Joseph Swift Funeral Directors

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Joseph Swift Funeral Directors in Leicester

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About Us

We are Joseph Swift Funeral Directors in Westcotes, Leicester. We help the families in our cherished local community by arranging compassionate and respectful funerals. We have experience arranging all kinds of funerals, from religious ceremonies to woodland burials. Whatever kind of funeral you have in mind, we will be able to help you.

We were established in 1930, and we have been conducting dignified funerals ever since. Our funeral home is warm and welcoming, so that you can be at ease when visiting us. Your wellbeing is of utmost importance to us, so you can rest assured knowing that we do everything with this in mind.

We are always here to help you, and you can reach us 24 hours a day by telephone. Whenever you need us, we will never be more than a phone call away.

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 0116 254 8825 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 Joseph Swift 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.
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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.
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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


135 Narborough Road Leicester LE3 0PB GB

Parking and Directions

There is free parking for up to one hour on side streets, and paid parking on Upperton Road at 20 pence for one hour.
We are situated close to the Upperton Road/Narborough Road Junction.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0116 254 8825 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00

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

Rating 4.5
based on 4 Reviews
  • 4.0
    Rating 4.0
    Well organised and thoughtful, service was excellent.
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    Response on behalf of Joseph Swift 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.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very sensitive and supportive staff & service, all went well on the day!
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    Response on behalf of Joseph Swift 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 that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 4.0
    Rating 4.0
    Overall the experience was a very good one. Billy was kind and caring. We had expected, however, that the service itself would be a little less religious - perhaps we did not make this clear to the celebrant.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Extremely professional service.Smart courteous caring staff.Our funeral planner B was helpful caring and knowledgeable.
    The support given by Joseph Swift at the time you need it most is invaluable.
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    Response on behalf of Joseph Swift Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.