Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors

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Rating 5.0
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Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors on Vaughan Way, Leicester

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About Us

We are Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors in Leicester. Since our establishment over 100 years ago, we have had the honour of helping our local families arrange dignified and personal funerals for their loved ones.

We promise to listen to you carefully and help you at every turn. We have specially equipped facilities providing disabled access, a wash and dress area for those who need it, and catering services that can be used for the wake.

Our funeral home was the first one in the city to have a motorised hearse. You can see our history through old pictures and ledgers when you visit us, if you wish.

If there is anything we can do to ease your concerns or make you feel more comfortable, please let us know. You can call us at any time of the day, we are here for you.

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 251 6117 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 Ginns & Gutteridge 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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Full Service Funeral, from £3,545

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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  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
  • Have flexibility and choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
  • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • We can add services and tailor the funeral to suit your own specific requirements

For more information, call us on

0116 251 61170116 251 6117
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Simple Funeral, from £1,995

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.

More information

  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
  • The service will be at a mutually agreed time and date dependent upon availability, usually on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
  • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • Some additional services such as arranging floral tributes or obituaries are not available

For more information, call us on

0116 251 61170116 251 6117

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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Where to find us

Address

St Nicholas House 51 Vaughan Way Leicester LE1 4NR GB

Parking and Directions

There is parking available at our funeral home.
We are close to the High Cross Shopping Centre and a short walk from Cathedral Square.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0116 251 6117 if you require our services outside of these hours.

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
SatClosed
SunClosed

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Reviews of our services

5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 11 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very happy with the professional, courteous and sensitive handling of the whole process from beginning to end. Would certainly recommend.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction and that you were so well looked after by our team.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Quietly efficient service from all those involved. I have written a personal thankyou to the directors.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am glad that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Everything was perfect staff were brilliant and so compassionate x was hard losing our mum so was unsure what we needed to do but the staff made it the perfect funeral my mum had the send off she would of been proud of us all. We were all pleased with the service we were given we have done a funeral plan for my dad. Thank you to all involved.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Staff were sensitive to our needs, friendly and well informed. Information given was appropriate to our needs and staff allowed us plenty of time to consider the various options available to us. Advice given was helpful and the final check regarding the arrangements was reassuring. On the day of the funeral undertakers managed the entirety of the proceedings perfectly. Thank you all.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the comments left as part of your online review. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    From start to finish their service was excellent. We were guided through every step in arranging my Mothers funeral and all our requests and wishes were carried out accordingly. Everyone involved was kind, caring and sympathetic to our needs.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    From initial contact, to sorting final arrangements, general advice etc, the staff were both compassionate and sympathetic at all times regarding the sad loss the family were experiencing when speaking to us on the telephone or in person at the family meeting. We were kept informed at every step, which meant so much pressure was taken away from the family at this sad time. The additional service/advice provided by Dignity with the funeral plan has also been most welcome.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am happy to hear that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    We were very happy with the service provided by Ginns & Gutteridge in Leicester.
    We would like to say a big thank you to Helen for her care and attention whilst making the arrangements for my Mother's funeral.
    Thank you.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time and that the arrangements for your mother were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Everything was carried out all according to our wishes along with an abundance of sympathy dignity and respect. Could not fault your services in any way.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction and that you were so well looked after by our team.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Helen was very thoughtful and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble.
    Dignity Funeral logo
    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. 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
    Our family has used Ginns & Gutteridge since the '70s. First class service, as always.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am glad that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Everything was professionally done and all of the staff were sympathetic, friendly, helpful and accommodating throughout. Thank you.
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    Response on behalf of Ginns & Gutteridge Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. 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.