Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors, Catford
About our Catford funeral home
We can create a beautifully crafted memorial or headstone to stand in remembrance of your loved one, which family and friends can visit for years to come. We can also arrange for the perfect urn that can keep your loved one’s ashes safe, as well as plaques for sentimental places that can be visited to find peace and solitude.
Our funeral directors can arrange beautiful funeral services of all religions and cultures, from traditional to contemporary, we will always be able to help you. We treat every individual in our care with same kindness and respect, just as we would want for our own families.
We serve families from all of the surrounding areas of Catford, such as Lewisham, Hither Green, Downham, Grove Park and Greenwich. We are also conveniently located opposite Hither Green Cemetery, and a short walk from Lewisham Crematorium. Please give us a call at any hour, as soon as you need a helping hand.
Following the recent death of Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, we know that many in the community would like to pay their condolences. Sign the online condolences book, and your message will be passed onto members of the Royal Family.
We are here for you, every step of the way. Please call us today on 020 8698 8929 at any hour.
What we offer
- The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
- Memorial specialists with showroom and workshop
- 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
- Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
- Prepaid funeral plans
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 FuneralOur Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died.Our costs from£3,545Current restrictions might mean that you can’t have a funeral today how you imagined it to be. However, we can still provide a dignified and meaningful funeral now and a memorial or commemorative service later.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.
Full Service FuneralOur costs from £3,545
Simple Funeral Service in CatfordA complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.Our costs from£1,995This 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.
Simple Funeral Service in CatfordOur costs from £1,995
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is limited parking at the rear of the branch, and off street parking outside.
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|
|Saturday||09:00 - 12:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesOur step-by-step guide will carefully explain everything you need to do after losing a loved one. You can also get in touch with your local Dignity funeral director in Catford for advice and guidance on what to do when someone dies.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guide on Planning a Funeral is here to explain the process of arranging a funeral, so you can know what to expect and the choices you will have to make. Our Dignity funeral directors will be here to help you plan the service.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide covers what will happen during the funeral service itself, such as the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. Our dedicated team will be here to help you through every step of the journey.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 Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Catford
The whole experience was expertly delivered, with sensitivity and empathy throughout.
I cannot thank them enough for the commitment and expertise shown in arranging the funeral for us, accepting input from everyone which enabled the service to be made a personal experience for all.
Also their recommendations for Vicar and Flowers were perfect.
Francis Chappell, thank you so much for your professionalism.
as we had in the past everything was carried to our
wishes with so much care we Caroline in the verdant lane
office so helpful put us ta ease at the sad time arranging
the funeral the flowers and everything at this difficult time
with the virus a very big thank you to Caroline for all her help
for the 5 star service she gives with putting you at ease she lifts
the big weight off out=r shoulders as do the company .
Thank You Brian Peters
I received.I couldn’t fault any aspect of the arrangements they provided.
They were always in contact with me making sure everything was ok and that I was happy with everything.
I couldn’t have wished for a better send off for my mum.Thank you
The day went smoothly and it was a beautiful service. Everyone was respectful and the celebrant that Francis Chappell recommended was wonderful and really worked hard to understand my sisters character and gave a beautiful eulogy.
Could not fault the support that was provided