Joseph Swift Funeral Directors, Humberstone
About our Humberstone funeral home
Since our establishment in 1946, when we were called Abbey Funerals, we have acquired a wealth of local knowledge and experience. All of which we will use to help you in this difficult time.
Our funeral home caters to all religions and personal preferences. We have an Asian chapel and wash and dress facilities for our local families. We also have full disabled access for your convenience.
Our funeral home is ideally located to serve the families of Humberstone, New Humberstone, Spinney Hills, North Evington, Goodwood, Rowlatts Hill and more. We are proud to serve the people of Leicester from our funeral home here in Uppingham Road and from our sister funeral homes in Saffron Lane and Narborough Road.
You and your family are our priority. If there is anything we can do to ease any of your concerns or make you feel more comfortable, please do not hesitate to let us know. You can call us at anytime you want, we are here for you 24/7.
What we offer
- The option for a dignified funeral now and a memorial service later, when all your friends and family can get together
- Help, advice and support available at every step, 24/7
- Personalised funeral arrangements to suit your requirements
- 50+ years of knowledge and expertise at hand to guide you
- Cremation or burial at a local site of your choosing
- Experience in honouring funeral rites and wishes of different faiths and cultures
- Chapel of rest to spend some time with your loved one
- Bespoke funeral transportation, hearses and limousines
- Different types of tributes and memorial headstones
- A secure future with a funeral plan
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
Full Service FuneralA personalised funeral service to honour and celebrate the life of your loved one. We will care for them and every detail of the service to the highest standards.
Full Service FuneralOur costs from £2,995
Simple FuneralA complete funeral service with limited personalisation options, for a lower cost. You can rely on us for an uncompromising level of service, compassion and care.
Simple FuneralOur costs from £1,695
Direct Cremations from £995
Direct Cremations from £995
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is parking available at the rear of our funeral home.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 13:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesOur step-by-step guide will explain what needs to be done after the death of a loved one. An experience such as this can be emotional and confusing, and we are here to help through every stage, in any way we can.Find out more
Planning a funeralPlanning a funeral can be overwhelming. Our guides are here to help you make the best choices to celebrate your love one’s life with honour and dignity.Find out more
The day of the funeralFrom the funeral procession to the wake, this guide is here to help you understand what to expect on the day of your loved one’s funeral.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.
Reviews for Joseph Swift Funeral Directors in Humberstone, Leicester
I haven’t got any bad points whatsoever and would recommend them to anyone.
Thank You All Very Much
Mrs Janis Hall