W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors, Benton
About our Benton funeral home
As funeral directors and memorial consultants, our duty is to help you plan a fitting farewell for your loved one. We will make the funeral arrangements on your behalf, so you can focus on personalising the service.
Our funeral home is easy to reach from the surrounding areas including Killingworth, Benton, West Moor and Palmersville. There are also W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors in Byker, Gosforth and Whitley Bay.
The modern facilities at our funeral home are here for you to use, including two private chapels of rest. After all, we understand how difficult a time this can be. Our funeral directors extend their full support to you and your family.
Please get in touch with us at a time that suits you. We are on hand to help 24 hours a day. Call us on 0191 215 0775.
What we offer
- A choice of funeral vehicles including hearses and limousines
- Funeral services at any local crematoria
- tailored funeral arrangements to suit your needs
- A selection of personalised tributes and memorials
- Funeral services for people of all faiths and cultures
- Expert advice and guidance
- Extensive local knowledge and expertise
- Prepaid funeral plans
- Use of our chapel to visit your loved one
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£2,495plus £1,124 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,124 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
You can park nearby on Albany Avenue and Cambridge Avenue.
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 diesYou might be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. Our step-by-step guides are designed to carefully explain everything you need to know.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur handy guides on planning a funeral will help to ensure that your loved one’s funeral service is a unique and personal celebration of their life.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide explains what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, the funeral service and the wake. Our funeral directors will be here to guide you at every step.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 W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Everything from start to finish was outstanding and very professional my father got the send off he wanted. Nothing was a problem for the team. I also received a book of remembrance with my fathers service and cards from the floral tributes it is beautiful.
My father also requested that Dee Wheatley do his service she is a wonderful lady very kind and compassionate and listened to me and my brothers reminisce memories from our childhood.
I would recommend your company to anyone,it it a 5 star service.
Thanks so much from the Langdown & Ogilvie family.x
It did in full and the level of customer service I received from Jerry and the team was exceptional throughout.
I would have nor hesitation in recommending W S Harrison & Son
kept in touch all the time. Would definitely recommend.
From the moment I rang for assistance with guiding me through the funeral procedure I was treated with compassion and care by Louis he is very professional and very easy to talk to gentleman and took me through everything step by step, we are a large family but each and every one of us was made to feel at ease considering there is a current pandemic,all safety procedures were in place and guidelines adhered to,Kelly from the forest hall branch was absolutely amazing nothing was a bother to her,she talked us through what we needed to know in chapel of rest when visiting our mam.Mam was well looked after in there care.
The day of the funeral everything went really well the sun shined down,the after care we have received from Harrison's was outstanding, me and my family would like to thank you all,stay safe and keep up the good service you provide,we will definitely use the company again.
The Langdown family.x
The service went off accordingly and without any problems and was beautiful. Thank you for everything