Meaningful services tailored to your loved one

Guiding you every step of the way

Clear & Supportive Guidance
Compassionate Funeral Planning
Large Variety of Funeral Services
Dedicated Local Family-Run Business
Cremations »

Say farewell to your loved one with a respectful cremation funeral that celebrates their life and memory. Our compassionate and experienced team will take care of all the details, guiding you through your available choices to make everything as easy as possible at this difficult time. … Read More

Simple Funerals »

Simple funerals are quiet and minimalist events that usually have minimal or no attendance. This is a low-cost option which still allows the family to arrange a separate and larger memorial service at a later date, if they so wish. Some people also choose this option if their… Read More

Traditional Funerals »

Established in 1764, you can trust our professionals to create traditional funeral services which honour your loved one in a timeless way. Whether it’s the singing of hymns, arranging for horse-drawn transport or introducing religious elements, we can help you integrate all the traditional touches to make for… Read More

Bespoke Funerals »

Celebrate the life of your loved one with bespoke funeral services from A. France & Son. Every life is unique and that’s why many families choose to say farewell to their loved one in a meaningful and personal way. Whether your beloved was a football fan… Read More

Religious Funerals »

Whether a person’s faith was central to their life, or a religious funeral ceremony is simply preferred for traditional reasons, we can help make the arrangements to ensure it’s a memorable day.    A Variety of Faiths Welcomed  Here at A. France & Son, we are warm… Read More

Non-Religious Funerals »

For a dignified service without the religious aspect, the team here at A. France & Son can help. We arrange respectful and characterful non-religious funerals and memorial services, including humanist funerals – or simply funerals without any element of spirituality.  We help you celebrate the life… Read More

Direct Cremation »

Not everyone would like a fuss to be made of them when they pass on, which is why sometimes a direct cremation service might be the best course of action. A direct cremation service is simply where no formal funeral service is arranged and no guests… Read More

Funeral Services & Choices

Here at A. France & Son Funeral Directors, we have been arranging funerals for over 250 years. Our funeral services are varied to suit the needs of every family we care for, and can include cremations, bespoke funeral services, a range of burial options, repatriations, eco funerals, Chapels of Rest and anything to suit the wishes of you and your loved ones.

Respectful Funerals Since 1764 

Every aspect of the funeral can be tailored to celebrate the unique life of your loved one, all the way from music, coffin and transport choices to personal touches including flowers, donations to a special charity or requesting mourners to dress in a certain way.

Our team warmly welcomes families from all cultures and religions, making sure to create a farewell that honours your loved one in a fitting and moving way. We also have experience of arranging for religious and non-religious celebrants to conduct funerals. 

Caring for Your Needs 

Each of our branches has private Chapels of Rest –  here you can pay your respects and view your loved one. 

Our funeral options include: 

As a caring family-owned company, we’re here to support you. To find out more about our bespoke funeral services, burial services and cremation services, simply get in touch. We are proud to serve families across Holborn, Kings Cross and Hendon and beyond.


Let us help you create a fitting tribute for a loved one

Call us on 020 7405 4901 or request a callback using the form below

Come and see us, we are here to help

Opening Times: Mon-Fri: 9:00 - 17:00 Sat: Closed Sunday: Closed
45 Lamb's Conduit Street London WC1N 3NH
166 Caledonian Road Islington N1 0SQ
14 Watford Way Hendon NW4 3AD

FAQs & Advice

The Registrar will issue you with one copy. You will need another 4-5 copies to be able to send to the bank, solicitors etc. They cost approx. £11.00 each. In most cases we won’t require this certificate and will only need the ‘Green Certificate,’ which is sent to us directly.
Many funerals in the UK follow traditional religious practices with a typical service taking approx. 30-40 minutes. In some cases this may extend to over an hour. However there is also the option of a humanist or secular service which would include poetry, music and an appreciation of the life of your loved one. We are able to arrange a secular officiant for you if this is what you require.
Yes you can. We always recommend a simple course of embalming takes place before we dress someone in their own clothing. Alternatively, we can provide a shroud.
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