W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors

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About Us

At W S Harrison & Son Funeral Directors, we provide our local community with dignified, respectful funeral services. We take pride in helping people celebrate the lives of their loved ones, and will go the extra mile to ensure your loved one recieves a fitting service.

We cater for all kinds of funeral services, including both religious and non-religious funerals. We offer a variety of funerals, such as woodland burials. As we are Dignity funerals, you can rest assured in the knowledge that you can depend on us to plan the perfect farewell for your loved one.

Please call us as soon as you need our assistance, and we will be here to support you. We are available by telephone 24 hours a day, whenever you need us most.

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 252 8779 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

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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

Where to find us


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.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on
0191 252 87790191 252 8779
any time you require our services.


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

Supporting you along the way

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. This guide and checklist will explain the first steps you need to take so you can start making any necessary funeral arrangements.
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Your choices for a funeral service

From the moment you get in touch with us, we can begin to arrange the most fitting funeral for your loved one with the utmost compassion and care. Read through some of the decisions you will need to make for the funeral service.
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Meeting your needs

We believe a funeral should be as unique as the individual that has passed away, and we understand that everyone has different wishes when it comes to saying farewell. See how we can tailor your loved one’s funeral to suit any requirements you may have, creating a personal send-off that meets your needs.
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After the funeral

Once the funeral service is completed, there are often other matters that will need to be dealt with. This could be regarding legal affairs of the deceased, arranging memorials, or coping with grief. Our funeral professionals can advise you on all of these matters.
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