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Dignified funeral services in Catford

Our professional funeral directors in Catford will help you plan the funeral you want for your loved one.

We provide two options to choose from - the Attended Funeral and the Unattended Funeral. Our Attended Funeral offers flexible arrangements and we can help arrange any additional services you may wish for. The Unattended Funeral offers a simple and dignified direct cremation without mourners present.
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Our Funeral Services

  • The Unattended Funeral

    We 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.
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    From
    £995
    (Includes cost of cremation).
    (Includes cost of cremation).
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    The Unattended Funeral

    We 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.
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  • The Attended Funeral

    A 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.
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    From
    £1,995
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
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    The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    From
    £1,995
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
    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.
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Comparing different funeral services

Compare our packages to decide which best suits your needs and preferences. Whether you're looking for a fully bespoke funeral with a service, a direct cremation, or anything in between, our expert team will be able to help.

Rest assured that both you and your loved one will receive the same, high quality of care that we pride ourselves on, regardless of which option you choose.
Your loved one will always:
  • Be cared for by our experienced and professionally trained staff
  • Lay at peace in our climate-controlled mortuary, where they will receive continuous care
  • Be treated with the respect and dignity that we are known for
Whichever package you choose, we will always provide advice and guidance on all aspects of the funeral. This includes liaising with the necessary third parties on your behalf. We will provide support with the administration and arrangement of the funeral, and will take care of the necessary paperwork for the funeral to legally proceed.
Service details
Our optional embalming service
Dressing your loved one in their own clothes
Visiting your loved one once they are in our care
The reception of your loved one into a home or place of worship prior to the funeral
The use of a hearse
The use of a limousine
A personalised funeral procession
An unlimited mourner attendance at the service (up to service venue capacity)
The attendance of a Funeral Director
The arrangement of services, such as arranging a minister, officiant and organist on your behalf
The organisation of additional services, like flowers, obituaries and the collection of donations on your behalf
A choice of committal location
The attendance of mourners at the committal
The delivery of ashes within 20 miles
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Additional cost for visits outside office hours
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Attended Funeral
Available at an additional cost
*With a Full Service Funeral package, we will create a personalised service to suit your requirements

What does a Dignity funeral director do?

People often ask us: what is a typical day here at Francis Chappell & Sons? And, what do your funeral directors do?
Support the family ...
We don't have a typical day here at Francis Chappell & Sons. Our roles and responsibilities are always different depending on the people we meet. We also don't work typical hours. We provide a 24 hour service so that we can be contacted if a loved one passes away outside of normal working hours. One of our funeral directors will be on call to offer support and help people in those difficult moments.

Tending to the deceased is a key part of our responsibility and ensuring the wellbeing of those left behind is equally as important. This is why we support all of the families we speak to, to help ease the stress of coping with a loved one's passing.

Our funeral directors offer a helping hand to those people during difficult times and guide them in making arrangements for the funeral service.
Supporting family members at a funeral service
At Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors it's important for us to hear stories about the deceased and what they enjoyed in life. That way, we can make appropriate recommendations for the service based on what we learn.

Coping with the emotional repercussions of loss is already a difficult process for grieving families. Alongside this, there is a requirement to attend to certain formalities and fill out the correct paperwork.

We understand that this can often add to stress levels when making funeral service arrangements. This is why we offer a helping hand to ensure all the paperwork is completed within the correct timeframes. Our aim is to make the administrative aspect of this process as smooth as possible.
Funeral procession at a woodland burial
High levels of service are constant here at Francis Chappell & Sons. Each person brought into our care will be tended to with the same close attention and treatment due to our 'care of the deceased' process.

We are extremely proud of our experienced funeral operatives, embalmers and arrangers, who unfailingly operate to the highest standards. From the funeral service to the last goodbye, we ensure the deceased is cared for with the utmost consideration in accordance with the family's wishes.
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Whether we are working with care homes or advising local clergy, the people of Catford give us an eternally warm welcome. We are thankful to them for allowing us to provide support during their most difficult times.
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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.


  • The average cost of a cremation funeral in the UK is £3,744. However, this will vary according to location and other factors. Talk to your local funeral director to get a better idea of costs for the type of service you require.


  • The average cost of a burial in the UK is £4,798. This comprises burial charges, minister or celebrant fees, and funeral director fees. This cost does vary by location, your local funeral director will be able to give you a better understanding of costs.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.