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

Services we offer from our funeral home in Catford

At Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors, we have a service to fulfil every wish. We understand how special life is with those that you love, which is why we always ensure every detail of what we do is carried out with uncompromising quality. Whether you would like a totally personalised Full Service Funeral, or have the flexibility for a Simple Funeral at a lower cost, you can expect the same impeccable standards.
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Simple Funeral in Catford

Our Simple Funeral is the best choice if you have the flexibility to let us choose the dates and times of the funeral, and if you do not need to add many additional extras on the day.

This type of service also comes at a lower cost, delivered with same uncompromising compassion and care that you would expect from any Dignity funeral service.
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Full Service Funeral in Catford

Our Full Service Funeral is perfect if you are looking for a completely personal commemoration of your loved one’s life. Every detail can be made unique as we will tailor everything around your needs and wishes.

Your loved one will be taken care of with the utmost respect by our professional team. Please get in touch if a Tailored Funeral Service with Dignity is right for you.
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Why choose Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors?

Funeral services with distinction in Catford and beyond

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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

Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Catford is here to help you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

Our 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.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our 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.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This 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.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Read about the things you may still need to take care of after the funeral. We will always be here to help you, from choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters; we'll offer all the support you need.
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