W G Rathbone Funeral Directors

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W G Rathbone Funeral Directors in Stratford Upon Avon

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About Us

We are W G Rathbone Funeral Directors in Stratford-upon-Avon. Since our establishment on 1948 in Royal Leamington Spa, we have been serving the families in our care with nothing but compassion and respect.

We understand how confusing and difficult it can be to lose someone you love. So, as and when you are ready, we will help guide you through every step. You do not have to go through this alone..

Our experience enables us to arrange the funeral service you want for your loved one. Whether you prefer a cremation, a traditional or religious funeral, a contemporary ceremony like a woodland burial or something completely bespoke and special, we can arrange it.

Our funeral home has a chapel of rest that we are happy to open out of normal hours on request, if you wish to spend time with your loved one before the day of the funeral. Nothing is too much trouble, whatever you need we will endeavour to provide.

If you need some help, advice or just someone to talk to, our phone lines are always open. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us and remember, we are here for you.

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 01789 330540 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 W G Rathbone 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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Full Service Funeral, from £3,545

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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  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
  • Have flexibility and choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
  • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • We can add services and tailor the funeral to suit your own specific requirements

For more information, call us on

01789 33054001789 330540
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Simple Funeral, from £1,995

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.

More information

  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
  • The service will be at a mutually agreed time and date dependent upon availability, usually on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
  • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • Some additional services such as arranging floral tributes or obituaries are not available

For more information, call us on

01789 33054001789 330540

Why choose us?

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Where to find us

Address

34 Rother Street Stratford Upon Avon CV37 6LP GB

Parking and Directions

There is parking available on surrounding streets and an NCP car park at the rear of our funeral home.
We can be found in Stratford-upon-Avon's Market Square.

OPENING HOURS

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01789 330540 if you require our services outside of these hours.

VISITING HOURS

Day of the WeekHours
Mon10:00 - 14:00
Tue10:00 - 14:00
Wed10:00 - 14:00
Thu10:00 - 14:00
Fri10:00 - 14:00
SatClosed
SunClosed

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Reviews of our services

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Rating 5.0
based on 5 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    I would like to thank WG RAthborne for the excellent service provided for my late uncle. Martin and sarah very helpful and compassionate at all times very professional excellent choice of cellebrant.
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    Response on behalf of W G Rathbone 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 we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    From our very first phone call until the day of my mother's funeral, the help and support provided by W G Rathbone was first class. Sarah, who was guiding and helping us through the service and proceedings, was both competent and professional; on the day itself, she managed to combine both dignity and respect, with compassion and friendship.
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    Response on behalf of W G Rathbone 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 we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Every one we had dealings with were kind, caring, compassionate and most helpful in anything and everything we needed help with, during the arrangements and on the actual day of the Service.

    This was our first Funeral we have had to arrange, and were helped and explained things very clearly and efficiently.

    Would highly recommend Rathbone Funeral Directors - Stratford. It made a sad, upsetting time more bearable.

    Many Thanks to everyone.
    Lesley Adshead & Family.
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    Response on behalf of W G Rathbone Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the kind comments posted on your 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 caring and thoroughly professional service that guided us through an unknown process at a difficult time.

    On the day everything was perfect for everyone involved.

    We would fully recommend Rathbone.
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    Response on behalf of W G Rathbone Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The availability out of hours was really appreciated, the discussions on arrangements and the working through of these was professional and carried out to high standards. The manager, Sara, was solicitous, engagaing and extremely helpful
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    Response on behalf of W G Rathbone 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 to you at this difficult time.