Joseph Swift Funeral Directors

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Where to find us


209 Uppingham Road Leicester LE5 4BQ GB

Parking and Directions

There is car parking available at the rear of the branch.
We are at the traffic lights on the corner of Uppingham Road and Coleman Road.

Opening Hours

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on
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any time you require our services.

Visiting 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

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

Providing the highest standards of care
Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
High quality facilities
Clear and upfront costs

About Us

We are Joseph Swift Funeral Directors in Leicester. Our premises was previously a Bank, before turning into our Leicestershire funeral home in 1946. Back then our official name was Abbey Funerals.

We have specially equipped facilities that allow us to cater for all religions and personal preferences; we have an Asian chapel and wash and dress facilities for our Asian communities, as well as full disabled access.

We offer you our professional and compassionate guidance as we make arrangements for your loved one's funeral service. Give us a call at any time of the day if you require our help.

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
  • Memorials
  • 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.
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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.
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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.
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After the funeral

There may still be matters that we can advise you on after the funeral. We will call you a few days afterwards to see if there is anything else we can do for you. This could be regarding the affairs of the deceased, arranging memorials, or coping with grief.
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