James Scott Funeral Directors, Musselburgh

With our Unattended Funeral from £995 and our Attended Funeral from £1,695, our Musselburgh Funeral Directors will help arrange a fitting farewell for your loved one.
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Rating 5.0

About our Musselburgh funeral home

James Scott Funeral Directors is here to help you at this difficult time. Like the many Edinburgh families we have supported in the past, you will receive our full support from the moment you get in touch.

We'll give you advice and guidance at every step, doing everything we can to ensure that together, we plan the perfect funeral service for your loved one.

You can expect our dedicated team of professionals at James Scott Funeral Directors to assist you with every aspect of the day. We have extensive knowledge and expertise and can arrange and coordinate any kind of funeral service.

Our Funeral Directors in Edinburgh is easy to access from the surrounding areas including Fisherrow, Pinkie, Inveresk and Stoneybank. We also have a funeral directors in Portobello.

You'll never find us more than a phone call away, and you can reach us 24 hours a day by calling 0131 665 6925. We are funeral directors that you can rely on.

What we offer

  • Help and guidance at every step of the way
  • Tailored arrangements that meet your family's needs
  • A wide range of local knowledge and expertise
  • Cremations or burials at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services for all faiths and cultures
  • Visiting the deceased in our chapel of rest
  • A variety of hearses and other funerary vehicles
  • Memorial masonry and bespoke tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans
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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.
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99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will be able to arrange the funeral you have in mind for your loved one.

If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.

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.
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    Our costs from
    £995
    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
    £995
    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
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  • 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.
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    Our costs from
    £1,695
    Plus £1,021 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,021 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 £1,021 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,021 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
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Where to find us

Address

7 Bridge Street
Musselburgh
Edinburgh EH21 6AA
GB

Directions and Parking

Our funeral home is on the same street as Brunton Hall, at the bridge leading to Musselburgh High Street.

There is free on-street parking at the funeral directors.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
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 0131 665 6925

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

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Rating 5.0
based on 3 reviews
Rating 5.0
Showed me that there is light and the compassion, understanding and truly hearty felt service brought my self and my family through the worst time of our life’s.
Response from James Scott 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
Our family was looked after from start to finish and had little to do ourselves such was the excellent attention to detail. The staff worked as a team for us and everything we needed was provided with little need for us to be involved in unless we wanted to. Thank you all.
Response from James Scott Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that you confided in us as a team to take care of your loved one.
Rating 5.0
Very helpful, sympathetic and understanding throughout the whole process.
Response from James Scott Funeral Directors
Thank you for your online review. I am pleased to hear that our team were so kind and caring to your family and that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.
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