George Skea Funeral Directors, Helensburgh

With funerals available from £750, our Helensburgh funeral directors are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of funeral care for the lowest guaranteed price.
BASED ON 6 reviews
Rating 5.0

About our Helensburgh funeral home

George Skea Funeral Directors in Helensburgh offer the highest standards in funeral care to all of the families in the local community. We believe that life with those we love is deeply personal, and that funerals should be no different. We will help you to plan the funeral, making the arrangements on your behalf, so everything can be a little bit easier for you.

Our funeral home on East Princes Street is within walking distance of Helensburgh Central Train Station, so we are easily accessible to the wider community.

Whatever type of funeral you decide is the best fit for your loved one, we will do everything we can to make it happen. We also offer you our full support, and will give any advice or guidance you might need to help decide how you want the funeral service to be.

As Dignity funeral directors, we pride ourselves on our excellent service. We are always here for you; when you need us most, we will only ever be a phone call away.

What we offer

  • Price Promise: Lowest price guaranteed
  • 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
Dignity with distinction image
Dignity with distinction image

Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

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.
99.0%
99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
97.7%
97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With three different packages available, you can rest assured that we'll be able to arrange the funeral you have in mind for your loved one. Learn more about our Attended Funeral, Parlour Service and Unattended Funeral below.

View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
  • The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
    Find out more
    Our costs from
    £750
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    The Unattended Funeral

    The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our costs from
    £750
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
    The Unattended Funeral
    Find Out More
  • The Parlour Service

    We will arrange a one-hour service, conducted at one of our specialist service venues, followed by an unattended cremation at our chosen crematorium.
    Our service venues offer a peaceful and fitting environment where you, family and friends can remember and celebrate the life of your loved one. Once the service is over, the cremation will be carried out, without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified and experienced attendants.
    Find out more
    Our costs from
    £1,350
    Plus £198 estimated third party costs
    Plus £198 estimated third party costs
    The Parlour Service

    The Parlour Service

    We will arrange a one-hour service, conducted at one of our specialist service venues, followed by an unattended cremation at our chosen crematorium.
    Our costs from
    £1,350
    Plus £198 estimated third party costs
    Plus £198 estimated third party costs
    Our service venues offer a peaceful and fitting environment where you, family and friends can remember and celebrate the life of your loved one. Once the service is over, the cremation will be carried out, without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified and experienced attendants.
    The Parlour Service
    Find Out More
  • The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
    Find out more
    Our costs from
    £1,695
    Plus £951 estimated third party costs
    Plus £951 estimated third party costs
    The Attended Funeral

    The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our costs from
    £1,695
    Plus £951 estimated third party costs
    Plus £951 estimated third party costs
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
    The Attended Funeral
    Find Out More

Our Price Promise

Our exceptional service for the lowest price within our local community. Guaranteed.

We regularly check our competitors' prices and are confident that we are unbeaten locally. To give you further peace of mind, we also promise to match any local prices you may find after arranging a funeral with us.

Price Promise

Our price promise ensures that we will provide your chosen funeral for the lowest price in our local community.

1. We guarantee to match any funeral quote from another funeral director that is within 5 miles of our location. To make a claim on the price promise we will need to see a genuine price quote, advert, website or other evidence from a funeral director within 5 miles that is dated up to 4 weeks from the date of death

2. The price promise relates to all of the funeral services provided by us and is not applicable to costs charged by a third party as part of the funeral

3. If using a funeral benefit discount, this will be taken off the Dignity price before any comparisons to competitors’ prices are made under the price promise

4. We reserve the right to apply, withdraw, modify or terminate the price promise in whole or in part at any time or for any reason

5. Claiming on the price promise does not change or affect the Terms and Conditions of any products or services that you purchase

Where to find us

Address

31 East Princes Street
Helensburgh G84 7DE
GB

Directions and Parking

Please call us before your visit if you require further help with directions.

Please park in the red chipped area at the front of our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

24 Hour Availability

Outside of our funeral home’s opening times, we are available 24 hours a day by phone.
Call 24 hours on 01436 678887

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

5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 6 reviews
Rating 5.0
Staff were helpful and professional and guided me through the whole process.
No local staff were available due to illness but staff from Dumbarton came and met with me.
Staff were excellent and I could not fault them at all.
Response from George Skea Funeral Directors
Thank you for your 5* review. If you would like to discuss this further, please contact our Client Relations Team on 0800 731 7171.
Rating 5.0
Excellent staff could not do enough for me very professional would highly recommend then
Response from George Skea Funeral Directors
We take pride in giving outstanding service to our families. Thank you for this recommendation.
Rating 5.0
I was very happy with all that you did for the funeral of my partner Evelyn Margaret O'Keefe
Response from George Skea Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience online with us. I am pleased to hear that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
The team are very organized and helpful and understanding of the situation. I felt very relaxed and confident that all my late family member's wishes would be accommodated as requested. Andy at the Helensburgh office was friendly,helpful and very efficient, kept me updated all the way through the process. Thank you very much to all the staff.
Response from George Skea Funeral Directors
We are incredibly grateful that you took the time to leave us this review. It’s good to hear that you and the family received helpful guidance through this time and that we managed to make the day run as smoothly as possible for you.
Rating 5.0
Meghan, Grace and the team helped to make a very difficult day go by seamlessly
Response from George Skea Funeral Directors
Thank you for your online review. Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved.
Rating 5.0
Compassionate, patient and really professional service that took care of us and our loved one at what was a profoundly difficult time. From the moment we walked through the door we knew had made the right choice and everything was taken care of exactly to our requests. All of the staff were lovely and couldn’t do enough for us before, during and after the service.
Response from George Skea 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 dignity and respect needed at this time and all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.
Displaying reviews 1 - 2 out of the 6 most recent