W James & Sons Funeral Directors in Fonmon

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W. James & Sons Funeral Directors in Fonmon, Barry

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About Us

At W James & Sons Funeral Directors, we pride ourselves on offering nothing but the best standard of funeral care. We are based in Fonmon, Barry, and have been serving our neighbouring communities of Llantwit Major, Penarth, Llancarfan, Cowbridge, St Athan and the rest of the Vale of Glamorgan for over 150 years.

It is our responsibility to help you and make this difficult time as stress free as possible. We will look after all of the arrangements and ensure that your loved one gets the send off they deserve; all you have to do is tell us your every wish. We will take our time to understand you and how your loved one lived their life so we can organise a personal and unique goodbye, which creates a lasting and special memory.

No matter how simple or elaborate, we will take care of all the details which can include arranging the service, cortege route, floral tributes and memorials. Whatever your preference, we can cater for you.

Throughout the decades, we have gained experience in planning funerals of all types; whether you favour a religious, traditional or contemporary ceremony, we have the expertise.

Looking after you as well as your loved one is our number one priority; we have a dedicated team on hand, seven days a week, night and day to support and guide you. If you need anything at all, please give us a call.

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 01446 710096 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

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Full Service Funeral

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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Simple Funeral

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.
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Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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

Where to find us


Chapel of Rest, The Yard Fonmon Barry CF62 3BJ GB

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Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01446 710096 if you require our services outside of these hours.


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

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