John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors, Newcastle

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John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors in 571 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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About Us

John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors were established in 1914. We are proud to have served many of the local families in Newcastle upon Tyne for over a century.

Our funeral home at Oakwood House is easy to reach from the surrounding areas, including from Fenham, Arthur's Hill and Elswick. We are well equipped to provide the highest standards of funeral care, with four private chapels of rest, and a service chapel which can seat up to 30 people.

We are here to help make things a little bit easier during this difficult time. As professional funeral directors, we are here to advise, guide and support you, helping to put arrangements in place on your behalf.

You can reach us at any time that suits you on 0191 273 9292. We will never be more than a phone call away.

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 John Bardgett & 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.
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Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.

This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.
Our costs from
£1,995
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Full Service Funeral

Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
Our costs from
£3,545

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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

Where to find us

Address

Oakwood House 571 Westgate Road Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 9PQ GB

Parking and Directions

There is car parking available at the funeral home.
We are located on the Westgate Road, adjacent to the Beacon Centre at the top of Wingrove Road.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0191 273 9292 if you require our services outside of these hours.

VISITING HOURS

Day of the WeekHours
Mon08:30 - 17:00
Tue08:30 - 17:00
Wed08:30 - 17:00
Thu08:30 - 17:00
Fri08:30 - 17:00
SatClosed
SunClosed

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

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. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our 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.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This 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.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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Reviews of our services

4.9
Rating 4.9
based on 40 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Our family have used John Bardgett and Sons Funeral Directors on a few occasions. We have always found them to be most understanding; professional and caring when dealing with funeral arrangements. It was recently our mother's funeral, and from the minute we entered Bardgett's premises we felt valued and were treated with the utmost respect by the lady funeral director, Lorraine, who dealt with us.
    Throughout the whole preparation we were contacted by the funeral director. She was always aware of our emotions, but was kind and sympathetic to help us with whatever we needed. We felt that she could not have done any more to make our mother's funeral go without a hitch.
    I would certainly recommend Bardgett and Sons, and thank them for their wonderful service.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved. I am glad that you found our staff to be informative and reliable and that you and the family were well cared for.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Bardgett’s provided such a wonderful service to us at a time of great sadness. All of the staff we encountered showed such compassion and warmth to us as a family, ensuring we were comfortable with all the decisions we needed to make and we felt supported at every step of the way. We would not hesitate to use them again and I would highly recommend them.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    We are grateful of receiving your online review. I am pleased to hear that our team were so accommodating and their recommendations were helpful.
  • 4.0
    Rating 4.0
    On behalf of the family, I wish to put on record the exemplary service and due care provided by John Bardgett and Sons. Right from the very beginning of the process, Eric and the team at West Road have been very clear about all the services they are going to provide and helped us till the very end by keeping us informed of everything. The repatriation to India was smooth and the family was happy with the care and due diligence provided for. We will highly recommend their service.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your views with us on your online review. It makes a difficult time seem a little easier.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service could not praise loraine highly enough and all arrangements made over the phone as l did not live locally.
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    Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am pleased that our team looked after you so well and that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The care and standard of service given by Eric and the team at Bardgetts were excellent. Everything was carefully and sensitively explained as went went through the process of planning my mother's funeral. In the days before the service the regular brief phone calls to ensure all was well and nothing got overlooked were a great comfort and benefit. The unexpected memorial booklet we received after the funeral was really appreciated and will be treasured.
    Bardgetts have looked after funerals for my family for several generations and it was my Mother's request that they looked after her. While this is not longer a family firm it is clear that the culture of care and service that the family set up are still very present.
    Many thanks, JJC.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased it all went well for you and the family and that you had the trust and confidence in our team to be able to deliver the service you expected.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Many thanks to Jordan and his team. A very thoughtful suggestion was for the Union Jack flag for the coffin of our World War 2 veteran Uncle. Personable, respectful and nothing was too much trouble, made a difficult time as easy as it could possibly be. Highly recommended.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    We appreciate you leaving a review online for John Bardgett & Sons. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time and that we were able to help ease any worries you may have had.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very professional service and advice from Eric.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and the service was carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Having had Eric manage our mother's funeral in Nov 2015 it was never in doubt that when the time came we would ask him to manage our father's also. Throughout the whole process the dignity, understanding, professionalism and knowledge shown helped us all immensely during a very trying time. The respect shown to our father and us by Eric and the rest of Bardgett's staff was outstanding and made us all feel as comfortable as we could be in the circumstances. Thank you to everyone involved
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service. Jordan was professional, helpful, and respectful at all stages. We were regularly kept up to date with what was happening but not pressured in any way. Everything went smoothly on the day. Thank you.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    From the very first call all the way to the service your care was exemplary
    We can’t thank you enough for making such a difficult time less stressful you will know who directed our mums funeral and this Lady was outstanding
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    When the sad time came to arrange our Dad’s Funeral we had a few local Companies we could have used but based upon previous experiences of using John Bardgett & Sons we decided to stay with a local family run Company.

    Right from that first telephone call to Louise and her prompt invitation for us to meet with her at our convenience we knew why we had returned for repeat business. John Bardgett & Sons know how to provide a close family experience and how to support people through this tough personal experience, openly discussing the various options and allowing us to choose what worked best for us, totally without any pressure.

    Louise acted as a calming influence, was extremely efficient and understood our needs even before we had thought of them ourselves. She also accommodated the personal touches we wanted and ensured that nothing was left to chance.

    Thank you for giving our Dad the send off he deserved. Fully recommend your services to anyone looking for a top quality Funeral Director in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

    Very happy to provide this account of our experience and the fact this is three times you ran the funerals for close family members over a 30-year period this is evidence of your consistent excellent service.

    Dr Paul McMahon
    Son of Kevin McMahon 11.12.33 to 3.3.19
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and that I am glad that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service by the team from start to finish. Mark McGurk made the whole process easy - and Michael, who ran the team on the day (as Mark was unwell), did a great job. The whole team were very considerate and helpful - nothing was too much trouble. It made a difficult day easier for the family.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Bardgett & Sons did all the necessary arrangements for my 95 year old Mum's funeral/celebration of her life, in a very professional and caring manner. Lorraine Shortt went above the call of duty and my expectations, wearing a yellow tie I really felt she knew exactly what I wanted to achieve. The service by Colin Laidler our chosen Civil Funeral Celebrant was everything we could have hoped for and more. I will always be grateful for the friendly service and personal touches which helped make the day a memorable one for all the family, light and full of sunshine. I think my Mum would have loved it.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    John Bardgett funeral directors provided us with excellent service. They were very helpful and thoughtful and very professional. They were attentive and respectful before during and after the service guiding us every step of the way.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    John Bardgett & Sons were chosen for my father’s funeral (Allan Taylor)
    because of the professional yet personal service we received when they did my mother’s funeral (Alice Annie Taylor)
    yet again we were not disappointed they organised everything we requested, my parents had very dignified yet personal funerals. John Bardgett & sons guided us through this emotional process and were on hand every step of the way.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The Service from John Bardgett & Sons Was First Class Louise & Natalie were both Sympathetic & Efficient I would Recommend them without any reservations
    Peter Snow
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that our team provided the highest level of care and guidance needed at this team.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    A very comprehensive and considerate approach to my requirements for my wife’s funeral, the support I received during this very difficult period by Louise the funeral director helped me a great deal. My wife’s family who travelled from Limerick in Southern Ireland commented that it was an excellent funeral service and were very impressed with the way it was conducted.
    Overall an excellent all round service.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Mark was excellent, guiding us through all the arrangements for our fathers cremation, i would readily recommend Bardgetts
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    John Bardgett & Sons were the obvious choice to contact about funeral arrangements for my sister.
    This is because the family used their services for both of my parents, as far back as 1959.
    From first notifying them in March 2018 that my sister was dying, through her death in December 2018 to her cremation in February 2019 the standard of care and consideration has been nothing less than excellent.
    As you know I live abroad and knowing that there was someone on the other end of a telephone able to advise, listen and then organise was invaluable. Truly excellent.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    I wanted everything to be right for my mum’s funeral and I could not have asked for more from John Bardgett & Sons. From start to finish everything was perfect. Could not fault them on anything. Highly recommended.
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    Response on behalf of John Bardgett & Sons Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.