A.W.Blair & Sons


Our Services


In addition to taking on overall responsibility for the arrangement of the funeral, which may be done at our offices, or in the comfort of your own home, AW Blair & Sons offer advice on all aspects of the funeral, such as registration, non-religious funerals, bereavement benefits, also obituary notices, newspaper intimation and floral tributes.

We offer the bereavement guard scheme which will bar unwanted telephone calls following a bereavement.



Memorials

A lasting tribute – A wide range of granite memorials is on hand with many varieties, colours, shapes and styles to choose from.
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Funeral Vehicles

We offer modern and well maintained funeral vehicles seating seven mourners with uniformed chauffeurs to convey family mourners in comfort.
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Bereavement Counselling

Trained counsellors are available for those who find extreme difficulty in coping with bereavement. Please contact us for more details.

Funeral Reception

Where it is desired to hold a reception after the funeral, we liaise with staff at the venue of your choice to provide a purvey.

Personalised Service Sheets

Orders of service or hymn sheets are available which may be personalised, in various ways, in memory of the deceased. For more information please contact us

Embalming Service

Our preparation is to the highest standard with embalming, if required, carried out to the standards laid down by the British Institute of Embalmers

Coffins And Urns

An extensive range of coffins, caskets and cremation urns is available with a broad range of fittings, gowns and interiors.

Grave Markers

Where it is desired to mark a grave until such times as a memorial can be erected, an engraved marker may be provided.

Burials

Should you decide on a burial, there are a few factors you have to consider. A.W. Blair & Sons will help and advise you on all the local regulations, availability and costs that go with a burial.
For a more detailed look at burials, please read our fact sheet.

Cremation

Should you decide on a cremation, A.W. Blair & Sons will organise everything with you to ensure your, or your loved ones wishes are met.
For a more detailed look at cremation, please read our fact sheet.

Floral Tributes

Folral tributes are a beautiful and touching way to show you care at the time of the funeral. Choose from a wide range of styles and colours available.

Private Chapel For Service

We offer the use of a well appointed service room or parlour where funeral ceremonies may be held. Our resident organist is available to provide musical accompaniment.

Private Parking For Mourners

We provide an extensive private car parking area with a dedicated disabled parking bay which allows for easy access by ramp to main entrance.

Newspaper Notices

Every assistance will be given with the preparation of Obituary Notices and Funeral Intimation and submission to local or national newspapers if required.

Religious & Non-religious Services

A.W. Blair & Sons are well aware of the different cultural practices throughout the UK. We can help you arrange either religious or non-religious funerals depending on your background and preferences.

Viewing Rooms

Where it is desired to pay respects to the deceased, this may be done in peace and privacy within the premises.