Bespoke Funerals

Tailored funerals to celebrate your loved one

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

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 or a nature lover, bespoke funerals can incorporate passions or hobbies that were important to your dearly departed, and show off their character in a moving way. 

Established in 1764, our family-run company has been arranging funerals for hundreds of years, always bringing a caring, professional approach to every family we support. We’re passionate about helping families say goodbye in a lasting and memorable manner, and we’re here to guide you through choosing every detail of a bespoke memorial service or funeral. 

Our quality and professionalism has been recognised by leading organisations, and we are members of the NAFD and the British Institute of Embalmers, amongst many others. You can therefore trust in the high level of service and compassion offered by our expert team. 

We’re here to help, so simply get in touch to discuss your needs – we serve a wide area which includes Holborn, Kings Cross, Hendon and beyond.

Call us on 020 7405 4901 Arrange an appointment

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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

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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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