Roberts & Brain Funeral Directors, Smethwick
About our Smethwick funeral home
Losing a loved one is never easy. We want to make sure you have the option and flexibility to say farewell to your loved one, just the way you would want to.
Having helped local families in their time of need for more than 90 years now, we are proud to say that we can fulfil all your requests, no matter how big or small, with dignity and care.
Whether you would prefer a humanist funeral, a religious funeral like those preferred by our Christian, Muslim, Sikh and Hindu families or even a contemporary funeral like a woodland burial, the choice is yours.
We are here for you, so that you can focus on what is important to you. Trust us to take care of all the arrangements, while you take care of yourself and your family.
Our seven chapel of rests are available to you should you wish to spend time with your loved one before the day of the funeral, which is accessible even outside of normal work hours, on request.
We are always available to call, day or night. So do not hesitate to get in touch, whether it is for advice, help or just someone to talk to.
What we offer
- The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
- 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
Funeral Services with distinction
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.
Our funeral services
Full Service FuneralOur Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died.Our costs from£3,545Current restrictions might mean that you can’t have a funeral today how you imagined it to be. However, we can still provide a dignified and meaningful funeral now and a memorial or commemorative service later.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.
Full Service FuneralOur costs from £3,545
Simple Funeral Service in WarleyA complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.Our costs from£1,995This 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.
Simple Funeral Service in WarleyOur costs from £1,995
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is parking available at the rear of our funeral home and on surrounding streets.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesIt’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.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur 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.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis 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.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews of our services
They both supported me with all aspects of the arrangements which made me feel that everything would go smoothly on the day and it did
I would also like to mention the funeral director on the day and thank him for his support explaining everything very clearly and helped put me at ease
The whole family were very happy with the service we received from Roberts and Brains who we have used previously and will continue to use in the future
A huge thank you to all who were involved.
John & Margaret Marchant
The service was seamless and the day of the Funeral was conducted in a very thoughtful, dignified and respectful manner.
We were delighted.