Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors, Woolwich
About our Woolwich funeral home
We promise to help you feel as comfortable as possible and relieve some of the pressure when it comes to making important decisions. We understand that this is a difficult time, so we want nothing more than to make it a little easier for you.
Being based in London’s vibrant multi-cultural community, we have experience in providing funeral services for the many faiths and cultures in the capital, as well as non-belief services.
Our funeral directors can also cater for special requests, no matter how big or small. You may wish for a bespoke service, such as a green or eco-funeral, burial at sea, or a traditional horse and carriage procession. Your options are limitless.
Francis Chappell & Sons celebrated 180 years of service in 2021, and we are proud and lucky to have been able to help the community we love for all this time. The Chappell’s name is present in 25 locations across South East England. Now, as a part of the Dignity group, we are backed by continuous investment in our funeral homes, expert teams and funeral vehicles.
We are always here to talk on 020 8854 0289. Please call us at any hour.
What we offer
- Advice and guidance every step of the way
- Each detail arranged around your needs and wishes
- A team of kind, local people who have close ties with the community
- Cremation or burial at your chosen site
- Funeral services for all faiths, cultures and personal preferences
- Chapel of rest for spending time with your loved one
- Various options for bespoke transport, such as limousines, hearses, & horse-drawn carriages
- An array of beautiful memorials and tributes to choose from
- Prepaid Funeral Plans for you or your family members
Funeral Services with distinction
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.
Our funeral services
If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.
View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£1,995plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,113 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is car parking available at the rear of our funeral home.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesOur 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 Woolwich for advice and guidance on what to do when someone dies.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur 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.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis 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.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews for Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Woolwich
Luckily for me, I had the pleasure of dealing with the kind and caring Jackie at Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors in Woolwich, I have no problem recommending them, they will definitely look after you and make sure everything runs smoothly and respectfully.
The staff are friendly and very helpful.
Thank you to all at Francis Chappell, Woolwich.