W English & Son Funeral Directors, Bethnal Green

Our Bethnal Green Funeral Directors can provide a meaningful funeral now for your family and an additional memorial or commemorative service later once everyone can be together again.
W English & Son Funeral Directors in Bethnal Green
BASED ON 11 reviews
Rating 5.0
W English & Son Funeral Directors in Bethnal Green

About our Bethnal Green funeral home

We are W English & Son Funeral Directors in Bethnal Green, and we are proud to serve our London community with kindness and professionalism, helping to make things a little easier for families in our care.

W English & Son have been conducting funerals for over 200 years, giving us many generations of knowledge and expertise that has passed down over the years. The values of our founders remain at the heart of all we do today; every aspect of our duty is carried out with an unparalleled quality of care and uncompromising compassion.

We can arrange any kind of funeral service, from a traditional religious service to an alternative, bespoke theme. We are always here to talk, 24 hours a day. Please get in touch as soon as you need any assistance.

What we offer

  • The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
  • 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
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

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.
99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will arrange a funeral for your loved one suited to your requirements. Whether it's a traditional or a more contemporary service, you have choice with our Full Service Funeral. If a little flexibility with the arrangements is not a problem, a Simple Funeral at a lower cost may be preferable.

Where to find us


464a Bethnal Green Road
Bethnal Green E2 0EA

Directions and Parking

You can find us opposite the junction for Punderson's Gardens on Bethnal Green Road.

There is parking on the streets surrounding our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 13:00

24 Hour Availability

Outside of our funeral home’s opening times, we are available 24 hours a day by phone.
Call 24 hours on 020 7739 8933

Frequently asked questions

Reviews for W English & Son Funeral Directors in Bethnal Green

We take the greatest of care when we look after families. Read what our clients have to say about their experiences with our funeral directors in Bethnal Green.
Rating 5.0
based on 11 reviews
Rating 5.0
I would like to thank janet and staff at w.english & sons for handling the funeral of my late mother they showed compassion care and understanding especially under the current circumstances a d were polite and very accommodating and professional so on behalf of my family thank you dearly
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you so much for this lovely review which means all the more at this very challenging time. The team are working very hard to ensure that each family receives outstanding care and I am so glad their dedication has given you the service you needed.
Rating 5.0
We thank the staff for the collaboration and last but not least Janet who was at our disposal. Once again we thank you for your help.
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback and being open with us about the service we provided. I am glad that the team looked after you so well.
Rating 5.0
Funeral of Mrs Maureen Patricia Nayler 21st January 2020
Firstly We would like to Thank the staff of English's for conducting our Mothers Funeral, they are very professional at what they do and they conduct funerals with great emotion at a very sad time and they looked after us, all through the process of putting our Mother to rest.
Janet in reception is very good at her job and do it with the utmost sympathy and compassion she put us at ease fight from the start. She also kept us informed all through the process, so Thank you Janet. I certainly would not hesitate in telling people what a great firm English's is. THANKYOU from Robert and Keith (sons)of Mrs Nayler
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for your thoughtful and detailed review. It is incredibly helpful to other families in the same circumstances as yourself. The team will be very pleased to hear that their care and support made a difference to your family.
Rating 5.0
Good efficient and professional service. Caring staff.
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for these lovely words, it means so much to the whole team.
Rating 5.0
Very professional and caring I would not hesitate to recommend them
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for this positive recommendation, it is greatly appreciated. Your family continues to be in our thoughts and we are honoured to have been able to give you the service you needed.
Rating 5.0
The service that you provided for my father was 110%. You gave him the dignity that people deserve, and I will alway cherish that .
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
We appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Your comments will help us to ensure we are able provide the right level of care to our families. Thank you.
Rating 5.0
Very helpful staff kind and caring.. the staff at Bethnal Green made my mums funeral stress free, very compassionate towards my family..
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved. Thank you for your review.
Rating 5.0
Extremely pleased with the Professional way that the funeral was conducted carried out. Big thankyou to the pull bearers who were a rock to my family and showed so much dignity and respect. Thankyou all so much x
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
I am glad that you chose W English & Son to take care of your loved one and that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family.
Rating 5.0
Janet Savage is an absolute legend. What a wonderful lady and a credit to the company. She made the whole process so easy for my family at such a difficult time. I cannot thank her and the rest of the staff enough for what they did for my Nan. Professional, caring, dedicated, understanding, these guys have it all. Couldn't have asked for a better send off for my Nan. Janet literally organised everything so perfectly, we will be eternally grateful for all her work and if anyone is looking for a perfect funeral director than look no further. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am glad that we were respectful of your needs at such a difficult time and we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed.
Rating 5.0
Friendly, understanding and empathatic
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for your online review. 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.
Rating 5.0
Being such a difficult time, and my head all over the place, Janet at English made me feel very relaxed, helped me make decisions for my mum, without taking away the choices I had, I was dreading having to organise a funeral as never had to do it before, but I was so pleased, there was no stress, just calm, my mums day was amazing, she would have been very proud, and thankyou to Derrick who done my mums service, I felt as thou a friend was talking about my mum, well done English & sons
Response from W English & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time and that the arrangements for your Mother were carried out to your satisfaction.
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