Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors

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About Us

Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Sydenham understand how difficult the loss of a loved one can be. We will do our utmost to ensure that you are looked after, that you receive the highest levels of care and that you can have peace of mind that your loved one is in good hands.

We want you to feel comfortable and at ease, so our premises are regularly refurbished to cater for you. We have two private and peaceful chapels of rest, both with disabled access, to allow you to spend time with your loved one.

It is paramount to us that every person we work with is treated with kindness, compassion and respect, and this extends to you. We are here to provide you with support and guidance, so feel free to call us at any time of day and we will do everything in our power to help you.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 020 8778 6658 to talk through your personal requirements.

What We Offer

  • 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

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.

Full Service Funeral

A funeral service that is personalised to honour the final wishes of your loved one, helping you create the perfect funeral. With our professional guidance and support, you will have the opportunity to decide what is included as part of their farewell. With a wealth of unparalleled expertise and local knowledge, we endeavour to honour your every request, no matter how small the detail. Our Full Service Funeral will ensure everything is perfectly organised, delivering a fitting tribute for your loved one.

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  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • Have complete choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
  • Eco-friendly, religious, colourful or any type of funeral you wish can be arranged for you
  • Choose your preferred coffin, casket or urn and form of transport
  • Arrangement of your favourite flowers, music, stationery and obituary notices

For more information, call us on

020 8778 6658020 8778 6658

Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, with the same quality of care that you would expect from any Dignity Funeral Director. This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to let us choose certain aspects of the service for you, such as the time of the service and the type of coffin. You can rest assured that our fully trained team will care for your loved one with dignity and respect.

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  • Our funeral experts will look after your loved one in our premium facilities
  • You can visit your loved one at our chapel of rest during working hours
  • We will provide a chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • The funeral service will be at a time and place of our choosing
  • You will have a funeral director present at the service to oversee arrangements

For more information, call us on

020 8778 6658020 8778 6658

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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

Where to find us


41 Sydenham Road Sydenham SE26 5EX GB

Parking and Directions

There is free parking on surrounding roads.
We are less than a five minute walk from Sydenham railway station, located on the junction for Newlands Park, opposite Ladbrokes.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on
020 8778 6658020 8778 6658
any time you require our services.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00

Supporting you along the way

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. This guide and checklist will explain the first steps you need to take so you can start making any necessary funeral arrangements.
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Your choices for a funeral service

From the moment you get in touch with us, we can begin to arrange the most fitting funeral for your loved one with the utmost compassion and care. Read through some of the decisions you will need to make for the funeral service.
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Meeting your needs

We believe a funeral should be as unique as the individual that has passed away, and we understand that everyone has different wishes when it comes to saying farewell. See how we can tailor your loved one’s funeral to suit any requirements you may have, creating a personal send-off that meets your needs.
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After the funeral

Once the funeral service is completed, there are often other matters that will need to be dealt with. This could be regarding legal affairs of the deceased, arranging memorials, or coping with grief. Our funeral professionals can advise you on all of these matters.
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