Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors, Sunderland

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Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors in Sunderland

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Sunderland Funeral Directors

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

Located in the city centre, we are easily accessible from the surrounding areas. We also have a sister funeral home nearby, on 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 us.

We want to help you arrange a meaningful celebration of life for your loved one, supporting you at every step of the way. We will take care of the arrangements on you behalf, to make things a little bit 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.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 0191 567 2705 to talk through your personal requirements.

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 Alan Duckworth 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 in Sunderland

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.
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Full Service Funeral in Sunderland

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.
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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


6 High Street West Sunderland SR1 3EX GB

Parking and Directions

We only have disabled parking at our funeral home.
We are part of the Sunderland Empire Theatre's building.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0191 567 2705 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00

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Reviews for Alan Duckworth Funeral Directors in Sunderland

Rating 5.0
based on 2 Reviews
  • 5.0
    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
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    Response on behalf of 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.
  • 5.0
    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.
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    Response on behalf of 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.