Non-Religious Funerals

Meaningful funerals without spirituality

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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 of your loved one in a meaningful and memorable way with a tailored funeral ceremony that can include transport, coffins, content of service and non-religious officiant. 

250 Years as a Family-Owned Company

Established in 1764, we’ve been supporting families in our local area for over 250 years. This has made us the trusted, family-owned funeral director for Holborn, Kings Cross and Hendon – and we now have two branches and Chapels of Rest across the area. 

We take pride in providing a professional and caring service that is tailored to each and every family. Our quality and attention have been confirmed by our accreditation and membership to various industry organisations, including NAFD and the British Institute of Embalmers. 

Please get in touch to learn more about our non-religious funeral services. Our compassionate team is always here to advise you during this difficult time.

Call us on 020 7405 4901 Arrange an appointment

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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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