Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors, Sunderland City Centre

Our Sunderland City Centre Funeral Directors can provide a meaningful funeral now for your family and an additional memorial or commemorative service later once everyone can be together again.
Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors in Sunderland
BASED ON 3 reviews
Rating 5.0
Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors in Sunderland

About our Sunderland funeral home

Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors in Sunderland City Centre is here to support you at this difficult time. We believe that a funeral service should be a unique and personal chance to say farewell to your loved one. We are here to help you plan a bespoke funeral service that allows you to do just that.

Located in the city centre, our funeral parlour is easily accessible from the surrounding areas. We also have a sister funeral home nearby, on the Chester Road.

Our funeral home is equipped with six private chapels of rest, and you can use these to spend time alone with your loved one before their funeral. We have designed and decorated our funeral home with your comfort and wellbeing in mind, to help you feel at ease whenever you visit our funeral parlour.

We want to help arrange a meaningful funeral service for your loved one, supporting you every step of the way. We will take care of the funeral arrangements on your behalf, to make things a little easier for you and your family.

You can reach us whenever you need us. Our telephone line is open 24 hours a day, so we are always available when you need our support, advice or guidance. Call us on 0191 567 2705.

What we offer

  • The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
  • Prepaid funeral plans
  • Funeral arrangements that are tailored to your needs
  • Use of our chapel of rest to view your loved one
  • Extensive expertise and local knowledge
  • Memorial masonry and tributes
  • A funeral service at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Hearses and funeral vehicles, including limousines
  • Funeral services for all faiths and cultures
  • Advice and guidance at every step
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

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.
99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will arrange a funeral for your loved one suited to your requirements. Whether it's a traditional or a more contemporary service, you have choice with our Full Service Funeral. If a little flexibility with the arrangements is not a problem, a Simple Funeral at a lower cost may be preferable.

Where to find us


6 High Street West
Sunderland SR1 3EX

Directions and Parking

Our funeral home is part of the Sunderland Empire Theatre’s building.

We only have disabled parking at our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
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Frequently asked questions

Reviews for Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors in Sunderland

Find out what Sunderland’s local community thinks about our funeral directors
Rating 5.0
based on 3 reviews
Rating 5.0
Excellent service and well looked after.
Response from Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors
Thank you for your 5* review and comments.
Rating 5.0
Excellent service and attention to detail from the staff at Alan Duckworths. Special mention to both Sam and Linda for ensuring all our needs and expectations were met in a courteous and respectful manner. Thank you
Response from Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am glad we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
Rating 5.0
From first contact your company looked after us as a family at a very difficult time. Can’t thank you enough for your care and for looking after Dad so well.
Thank you
Response from Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
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