Gilderson & Sons Funeral Directors, Forest Gate

Our Forest Gate Funeral Directors can provide a meaningful funeral now for your family and an additional memorial or commemorative service later once everyone can be together again.
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About our Forest Gate funeral home

We are Gilderson & Sons Funeral Directors in Forest Gate, and with our compassion and professional guidance, we can make a difficult time a little easier for you and your loved ones.

The wellbeing of you and your family is everything to us, which is why from the moment you reach out, we will be here for you every step of the way. From arranging your favourite flowers, to finding the perfect tribute, we will make sure the funeral is exactly how you want it to be, right down to the last details.

Our funeral home has recently had a brand new wash and dress area built. You can use our modern facilities in the knowledge that they are of the highest standards, in order to give the best quality of care to every individual. We are also conveniently located close to the beautiful Manor Park and Crematorium.

As Dignity Funeral Directors, you can put your trust in our years of experience, as well as the strict codes of practise we follow as part of the National Association of Funeral Directors.

Gilderson & Sons will make your loved one’s funeral a unique and personal celebration of their life. Please give us a call at any time on 020 8472 0131 so we can be there for you.

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What we offer

  • The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • 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
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

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.
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99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will arrange a funeral for your loved one suited to your requirements. Whether it's a traditional or a more contemporary service, you have choice with our Full Service Funeral. If a little flexibility with the arrangements is not a problem, a Simple Funeral at a lower cost may be preferable.
  • Full Service Funeral

    Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died.
    Our costs from
    £2,995
    Current 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.
    Tailored funeral service

    Full Service FuneralOur costs from £2,995

    Our Tailored 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.
    • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • Have flexibility and choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • We can add services and tailor the funeral to suit your own specific requirements
    To find out more, please call us on 020 8472 0131, or read more about our dignified funeral now, and service later.
  • Simple Funeral

    A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.
    Our costs from
    £1,995
    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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    Simple FuneralOur costs from £1,995

    A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.
    • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • The service will be at a mutually agreed time and date dependent upon availability, usually on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • Some additional services such as arranging floral tributes or obituaries are not available
    To find out more, please call us on 020 8472 0131

Where to find us

Address

48 Woodgrange Road
Forest Gate E7 0QH
GB

Directions and Parking

We are located near Forest Gate Station between Hampton Road and Osbourne Road.

You can park on surrounding streets, paid by cash or on the phone.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 020 8472 0131 if you require our services outside of these hours.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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