Robert Nicholls Funeral Directors, Stafford
About our Stafford funeral home
We have come a long way in a relatively short space of time. Having moved to Rising Brook in 1993, we provide bespoke and dignified funeral services to our local community. Our funeral home includes a preparation area and three chapels of rest, which you and your family can use to spend some peaceful moments with your loved one.
In 2005, we incorporated A Walker & Son Funeral Directors into our fold. Established in 1890, A Walker & Son Funeral Directors was managed by three generations of the family before they joined us.
As Dignity funeral directors, we serve our ever faithful community of Stafford, Gnosall and other neighbouring areas. Our priority is you, which is why you can rest assured that we will go above and beyond to deliver exactly what you want.
As part of our service, we are always available to call. So, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at any time of the day. We will be there for you, to help ease any concerns you may have and guide and support you.
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
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, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria 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 £1,141 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,141 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 limited parking on site, with additional parking a short walk away in Burton Square.
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 diesIt’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We 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 of our services
We have used them five times in recent years and they are so very kind, thoughtful, efficient and courteous. Nothing is too much trouble and every detail is covered.
I can’t think any anyone better to look after my Mum on her final journey. I could go on for hours - they did not disappoint - thank you Jane and the gang at Stafford Robert Nicholls
Coping with the loss of a parent is hard enough without the added complications of a national lockdown. Ben and his team made sure that we could say goodbye properly and in the best way possible.
The team went above and beyond focusing on the smallest details that made a difference. Robert Nicholls were recommended to us and there is no doubt that we made the right decision. As a family we cannot praise Ben and his team highly enough.
thank you all god bless from Jackie Neil& Samuel
Thank you Robert Nicholls, especially Emma, who went absolutely above and beyond for making my moms repatriation very smooth and hassle free.
Thank you for your great help.