Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors

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Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Catford

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London Funeral Directors in Catford

At Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Catford, London every detail that matters to you, matters to us. We have always specialised in memorial masonry, with our very own showroom and workshop. We began conducting funerals for the community we love in 2003.

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.

We are here for you, every step of the way. Please call us today on 020 8698 8929 at any hour.

What We Offer

  • 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

Our Services

At Francis Chappell & Sons 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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Simple Funeral in Catford

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.
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Full Service Funeral in Catford

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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Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us


196-200 Verdant Lane Catford SE6 1LL GB

Parking and Directions

There is limited parking at the rear of the branch, and off street parking outside.
We are located opposite Hither Green Cemetery next door to a tyre shop.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 020 8698 8929 if you require our services outside of these 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
Sat09:00 - 13:00

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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