B C Baker & Son Funeral Directors, Caterham
About our Caterham funeral home
We can cater for all kinds of funeral services, no matter what religion, culture or belief. We endeavour to meet any special requests, no matter how big or small, because we understand how important it is to get things right when it comes to saying goodbye to someone special.
From a traditional, religious ceremony to a colourful celebration of life, whatever type of service you choose, we will make sure it is personal and heartfelt to your loved one. You can rest assured every detail will be conducted with integrity and respect.
Founded in 1859 by Henry Baker, our Caterham funeral directors has two chapels of rest for you to find peace and solitude during the days leading up to the funeral if you wish. This choice is completely yours.
We love our community and everyone that is a part of it, serving families from Caterham, Chaldon, Woldingham, Whyteleafe, Old Coulsdon, Godstone, and beyond.
We are here for you, every step of the way. Please call us today on 01883 343219 at any hour.
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 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.Our costs from£995Includes all necessary third party costsIncludes all necessary third party costsOur 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.Our costs from£1,995Plus £1,275 estimated third party costsPlus £1,275 estimated third party costs
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
You can park for free at our funeral home; our car park can be accessed from the side of the building.
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|
|Saturday||09:00 - 13:00|
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 Caterham 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 of our services
I have no hesitation in recommending B C Bakers & Son.
So friendly and caring.
Taking care of everything from start to finish.
Even now after the funeral still helping me with the next process.
Highly recommend lovely service from all
From the point of first contact right the way through they have been exemplary in their service and have gone above and beyond in many’s ways helping sort some difficult issues other agencies caused.
The day of the funeral went so well, everything just came together and flowed nicely - a day my Uncle would have enjoyed and been proud of.
Thank you so much for all your hard work, you really made a difference to my family and I can’t thank you enough.
Kindest regards to you all
Chris Glen-Barber x
Gill was always there to listen and give words of support to me, which has been so appreciated, while arranging the funeral and visiting Mum in the Chapel of rest.
Also Ian and Les who directed my Aunts burial and my Mothers Cremation with such dignity, and help was always there, if required during the day.
I could not have asked for more.
Baker's are a totally professional,reliable and caring company that I have no problem in recommending,should you find yourselves in the sad position where your in need of a Funeral Director.