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Guide to Funeral Directors in Basingstoke

The largest town in Hampshire, Basingstoke is an important economic centre in the south of England located some 50 miles southwest of London, which greatly expanded from the small market town it was before the 1960s into the economic hub it is today.

Recent census information shows the population of the borough of Basingstoke and Deane to be in the region of 152,000, of which over 72% identify as religious, mostly Christian but also embracing other major faiths. There are many places of worship, 23 within a two mile radius of the centre, including the Hindu temple on Council Road.

There are approximately 12 funeral directors in Basingstoke and the surrounding area, with three in the city centre and seven within a five mile radius. These include many long established family run and independent establishments.

Basingstoke Council runs an integrated burial and cemetery service from its office at the Worting Road Cemetery, and the grounds are open seven days a week. Basingstoke Crematorium, on Stockbridge road, is privately owned. There are two other cemeteries within a ten mile radius of Basingstoke, one at Alton, to the east, and the other at Whitchurch to the west.

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Latest Reviews

Maria Burns 2018-04-09 16:34:27

Scott was very considerate and kind when organising my late husband John's funeral. He made the process simple and straightforward and we were very pleased with the service at Basingstoke Crematorium and Nikki, the celebrant, was very caring and the service was so lovely and emotional. This helped a lot during a very sad and emotional time for my children and I.

Lorraine Percival 2018-03-06 09:53:21

The whole experience although extremely difficult, John, Scott and the team were considerate and helpful, they looked after the family as if they had known us for years.  The way the fixed cost of the funeral was simple and meant we didn’t have to focus on irrelevant matters, they made the situation so easy, fitting and cost effective.  They helped choose a vicar who fitted the needs of the family. As a family, we are not regular Church people, however, the Vicar Michael Banfield, was an excellent choice. He is kind, gentle and very easy to talk to and  he calmed us down and provided the family with unspoken comfort at a time of deep shock and grief. He conducted a very moving and fitting service, having guided us the whole way through.  Thank you all on behalf of Veronica Kathleen Ford ( Bonnie Ford ) family.   Marilyn,  Glenn, Laurie, Peter, John, Maureen, Robert John, Rosie and Judith 

Julie Cortney 2017-09-16 09:17:16

Fantastic service with friendly, helpful advice. I couldn't have wished for better.