W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors, Whitley Bay

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W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors in Whitley Bay

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About Us

W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors provide dignified, respectful funeral services to the local community. We take pride in helping families celebrate the lives of their loved ones. We will always go the extra mile to ensure your loved one receives a fitting service.

As part of Dignity, you can rest assured in the knowledge that your loved one will be in the care of dedicated professionals. We take care of every individual as if they were a part of our own family, helping us to provide a consistently high quality of care.

Our funeral home in Whitley Bay is easy to reach from the surrounding areas of Monkseaton, Old Hartley, Holywell and Shiremoor.

Please call us as soon as you need our assistance, we are always here to offer you our support. You can contact us by telephone 24 hours a day, whenever you need us most.

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 W S Harrison & Son 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

17 Claremont Crescent Whitley Bay NE26 3HL GB

Parking and Directions

Car parking is available at the front of the funeral home within the shopping centre.
We are situated within the Whitley Lodge Shopping Centre, near Tesco and the Kittiwake public house.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0191 252 8779 if you require our services outside of these hours.

VISITING 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
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

5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 24 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The staff were all excellent and very caring. Their professionalism helped us to deal with a very difficult and stressful occasion.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    We appreciate you leaving a review online for W S Harrison & Son. I am happy that we were able to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of a difficult situation and make things easier for you.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The service we received was first class. Everyone involved did so with empathy and dignity.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son 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 at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Thank you so much to Michael for all the help making a hard time easier for our family. Keeping intouch, making sure we were all ok leading upto and after the funeral. Also thank you to Dee for a lovely service
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am pleased to hear that the service was carried out to your satisfaction and that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The service was excellent from beginning to end. The cost was slightly higher than other funeral directors but was worth every penny. They were in contact all the time advising of what was happening and after the service I was sent a lovely package with a large copy of the order of service and a laminated copy of the obituary. 5 star service!
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your 5* review and very kind comments. We are happy to hear the services we provided were excellent and that you received the complimentary copy of the order of service and obituary. Thank you once again for your 5* review.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Chris was so helpful -as Ed died suddenly me and our family were in shock.
    We still are. But at all times Chris supported us.
    Organising the funeral Chris helped with everything and did not try to sell us little extras.
    On the day of the funeral Chris and his team of helpers and drivers did everything they could .We felt cared for and not rushed.Altbough a very traumatic experience with Dignity Funerals and the help and support they gave us from the first time Chris came to see us to the memory book which exceeded our expectations and is a family treasure now-Dignity was a caring service.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your sentiments with us regarding your experience. I am pleased to hear that our team were so kind and caring to your family and that we were able to provide you with the dignity and respect needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very well organised, very reassuring and empathetic.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. I am pleased that our team looked after you so well and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The whole distressing occasion was eased by the staff at Harrison's.Their support and advice was very comforting throughout the planning and especially the final ceremony.Thank you.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your online review. I am glad we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    What I thought was going to be a difficult time was made comfortable by the caring help of the staff from the beginning to the funeral and beyond.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service from the whole team. They were the first people I contacted after the death and really made me feel so supported and cared for. They were respectful, gave time and space to us and kept in contact with me through the process. I couldn't recommend them more.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us on your online review. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    A highly caring and sympathetic service provided by Robert. Thank you
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son 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
    Excellent service,and care
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for your online review. 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.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Everything was perfect and meticulously arranged. Robert our funeral director showed great care and concern throughout. We were impressed with Dignity, the 'extra' special touches made us feel that everything was personalised, especially the memory book and card, something for us to treasure.
    Thank you
    Pauline Staton
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. 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.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The care and attention to detail from the first phone call to the actual funeral and the after care was excellent. The staff were friendly and caring and when visiting the chapel of rest we felt that our lost loved one was treated with care and respect. We were given time to say our goodbyes in a lovely way. The memory book we received after the funeral was of great comfort to us. Thankyou to all the team at W.S Harrison and son.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son 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 we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service, everyone we came into contact with was professional, caring and helpful. We would certainly recommend W S Harrison & Son to anyone who is looking for an excellent service.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son 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
    With all of the things you need to organise and worry about during tough times, arranging the funeral was not one of them.

    Great communication, respect and guidance throughout the process. Really accommodating to those last minute additions and requests too.

    They did my father proud.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am glad we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed and that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    I would not hesitate in recommending this company. Their service was above and beyond my expectation.
    They treated myself and my family with such care and compassion.
    All the staff were wonderful but special thanks go to Rob who was with me every step of the way at this difficult time
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. 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
    Staff at Whitley Lodge branch were incredibly professional and respectful throughout the process. They dealt with my late husband with care and compassion and supported me at every step. It made a very distressing situation easier to deal with.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. 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
    A dignified and professional service was provided at all times.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your online review.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service I used Harrison’s for my dad and returned to them for my husband could not fault service at all
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. 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.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Everything was conducted in an efficient yet pleasant and considerate manner, reducing much of the stress from a difficult time. The advice on pricing was much appreciated and a pleasant surprise in view of recent television publicity.
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    Response on behalf of W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your experience with us on your online review. I am happy to hear that we were able to help ease any worries that you may have had and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.