Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Eltham

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Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Eltham

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London Funeral Directors in Eltham

We are Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Eltham, London. We understand that saying goodbye to a loved one isn’t easy, so we are here to help you by taking care of all the arrangements, relieving some of the pressure you may be feeling.

Being trusted with your loved one's funeral arrangements is an important and special duty that we do not take lightly. We will take care of everything for you, looking after every detail with heartfelt kindness and the best quality of care.

We can arrange any kind of funeral, no matter how simple or elaborate. From a traditional, religious service to a colourful woodland burial, whatever you think is right for your loved one, we will be able to help you. After all, it will be a personal event that can be a sentimental tribute to your loved one's life.

Our Eltham funeral directors opened in 1905, and is the home of two quiet and comfortable chapels of rest. For peace, solitude and reflection, we welcome you to use these for spending time with your loved one before the day of the funeral.

Our founder, John Chappell, began trading as a cabinet marker in Deptford, 1840. Since then, four generations of the Chappell family have helped our funeral directors grow and flourish to be a trusted and renowned part of South East London.

We have old ledgers in our Eltham funeral home which you are welcome to see. They date back all the way to 1924, when the cost of a funeral was £14. Our branch has expanded over the years, once a single premises with a jeweller and solicitors on either side. We merged our building with the jewellers, so we have a lot more space for the comfort and convenience of families.

We are here for you, every step of the way. Please call us today on 020 8850 1039 at any hour.

What We Offer

  • Serving Eltham and surrounding communities since 1905
  • 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
  • Two chapels of rest for spending time with your loved one
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans

Services we offer from our funeral home in Eltham

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 Eltham

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 Eltham

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 Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors?

Funeral services with distinction in Eltham 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


72 High Street Eltham SE9 1BT GB

Parking and Directions

There is paid car parking for up to four hours, and car parks at Sainsbury's, Lidl and Marks & Spencer.
We are located at the bottom of the High Street opposite St. John the Baptist Church.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 020 8850 1039 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 - 12:00

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What to do when someone dies

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Reviews for Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Eltham

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 Eltham.

Rating 5.0
based on 3 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The service I had from Elaine was superb, her patience and understanding was best to none.
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    Response on behalf of Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    From the first and last telephone call I made, Elaine and the team always greeted me with a friendly, sympathetic and knowledgeable advice. They explained what was going to happen throughout, they made my unbearable situation a trouble free one.
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    Response on behalf of Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that you had the trust and confidence in our team to be able to deliver the service you expected.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    We were looked after with compassion & consideration during this difficult time. The service was planned in detail & I was kept up to date at all times in the run up to it. The day of the service went as well as we could’ve hoped.
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    Response on behalf of Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your online review. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.