Joseph Swift Funeral Directors, Aylestone
About our Aylestone funeral home
We are honoured to have the trust of the people of Leicester, and have two funeral homes in the city, one on Uppingham Road and other on Narborough Road, which you can consider if they are closer to you.
We believe that life with those we love is deeply personal, and that a funeral service should be the same. We are here to help you and your family arrange a personal and fitting farewell to honour the memory of your loved one and do everything we can to make your life a little bit easier during a difficult time.
Our telephone lines are always open, 365 days of the year and 24 hour hours a day. You can reach us at any time for our support, our advice and our guidance. We are here for you, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with us as soon as you need.
What we offer
- Support, advice and guidance available whenever you may need it
- Personalised funeral service to suit your requirements
- Over 70 years of local expertise and knowledge at hand to help you through this difficult time
- Burial or cremation at your chosen site
- Experience in honouring the funeral rites and wishes of families and communities of different faiths and cultures in Leicester
- Chapel of rest to spend some time with your loved one
- Bespoke funeral transportation and fleet available for you to choose from
- Variety of memorial headstones and personalised options for tributes available to choose from
- A secure future with a prepaid 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
If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.
View our Standardised Price List, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£1,995plus £1,253 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,253 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is free parking at the front of the funeral home.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesOur guide here will help you understand what the immediate steps are following the passing of your loved one. An experience such as this can be quite emotional and confusing, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you need help.Find out more
Planning a funeralThere are quite a few things to consider when planning a funeral, our guide here will help you understand your options when making your decisionsFind out more
The day of the funeralThis is a detailed guide of what you can expect on the day, from the procession to the wake, and what you can expect from our Funeral Directors at every step.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 Aylestone
Could not fault
Would definitely use again
Thankyou to everyone involved for everything... you are all diamonds 💎
The team were great on the day. To be honest perfect. Very humble, patient and caring.
I would recommend all those that have loss a member of friend or family to their services. I am so grateful that it went well from the beginning to the end. Thank you
Took any concern about how to organise the detail of the funeral.
The service received by all of those involved and any contact made from staff was excellent.
I cannot think of anything that could improve the service given.