Warwick & Peters Funeral Directors, Welwyn Garden City

Warwick & Peters Funeral Directors, Welwyn Garden City – can arrange all aspects of your funeral ceremony appropriately and help you through this difficult time.

Warwick & Peters Funeral Directors offer uncomplicated and simple funeral ceremonies to complex funeral ceremonies and services.

From organising all phases of your funeral down to the smallest details (even selecting your favourite flowers), to organising the funeral in advance.... we're on hand to offer our assistance or advise in times of bereavement.

Warwick & Peters Funeral Directors take pride in the honest and independent advice, support and care when it matters most.

We understand that remembering a loved one is paramount, If you are planning a funeral or may want to plan one for the future we will do all we can to help you. We'll support you at our highest level or as much as you need us to, you can have the peace of mind that your funeral arrangements are in safe hands.

Warwick & Peters Funeral Directors are based in Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire .

For the largest range of memorial options or opportunities to arrange a funeral in advance, you can select one of our of pre-payment funeral plans.

If you would like one of our information packs or would like to know more: please click here >

Funeral DirectorsWarwick & Peters
Funeral Directors

31 Hydeway,
Welwyn Garden City,
Hertfordshire, AL7 3UQ
Tel: 01707 391 210
Fax: 01707 375 025
e: info@wpfunerals.co.uk


How do I purchase a funeral plan?

You can choose a memorial at any time, however the headstone should only be erected six months after the burial.

The top resource in the UK for arranging a headstone is the Memorial Group. Please click here to view the memorials.

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How long does it take to develop the memorial including the inscription?

You can simply choose the style of memorial from the various selections in Stock, the inscription should take 2 – 3 weeks and erection will take place usually at a specified time after the inscription is completed.

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How much does it cost?

The price will depend on your requirements, including the headstone of choice, and upon the way in which the ceremony is handled, please contact us directly in order to discuss.

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What should I do when someone passes away?

You should contact your funeral director without delay so that necessary decisions can be made regarding funeral arrangements and/or the Memorial.

We will advise upon everything.

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What happens to the deceased after the death has occurred?

We will arrange either for the body to be laid in a chapel of rest alternatively to the Coroners’ hospital, it is important to notify a Coroner but we will advise you if this is necessary.

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Who makes the funeral arrangements?

This will be your choice; however we can handle every aspect of the funeral.

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When should the funeral take place?

Usually within the first or second week depending on the circumstances. Please bear in mind the availability of the church, crematorium and cemetery.

We will be able to make all necessary arrangements on your behalf.

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How much will the funeral cost?

We will supply you or your family with a formal estimate as soon as the initial decisions have been made.

We will advise you if there is likely to be a change in charge due to circumstance.

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What is the procedure of attire regarding the deceased?

This will be a decision that you would need to make, whether the deceased in dressed in there own clothes or whether you would like us to arrange this for you, is up to your discretion.

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Who will be the coffin bearers and can you arrange this?

You may select anyone you choose, but usually this is done by the closest members of the family.

Yes, we can arrange coffin bearers on your behalf or alternatively and a wheeled bier.

Please bear in mind that the weight of the coffin should normally be carried above shoulder height, the coffin bearers of your choice will have to so at there own risk due to health and safety laws.

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How long does a cremation take?

A cremation can take anywhere between 1 and 3 hours depending on the funeral arrangements and ceremony.

However due to the cooling process the remains will usually only be available the following day.
A good choice of Urns or vases would be the Memorial Group > Click here.

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What should my family know what to do when if I die?

You should have a funeral plan and keep all documents accessible by your family, We will issue you with full instructions from what do at the time of death to all the necessary decisions and funeral arrangements that need to be made.

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What happens if I don’t have a family?

It is your responsibility to inform your doctor, solicitor or other responsible person who knows you that you have purchased a Funeral Plan and where the necessary documents can be found.

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What happens if I decide to change my mind or the funeral plan?

Please feel free to discuss your thoughts with us as we can make any changes you require.

Your wishes are what count and it is our aim to ensure that your Funeral Plan is right for you. If at any time you wish to cancel your plan, simply return your documents to your Funeral Director or to Warwick & Peters.

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What if I have additional questions?

Please speak with your Funeral Director or Warwick & Peters. Please remember we are here to help you, and when the time comes, we will be here to help those you leave behind.

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