COVID-19 Information

Funeral Directors Weston Super Mare

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COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

This is a very concerning time for everyone right now. We want to reassure you that we are continuing to take the greatest care of our families and arrange funerals in the best possible way. We are keeping up to date with the latest government guidance on funerals and will keep our families informed of any changes.

If someone has passed away at home.

Please contact us at any time, we still cover a 24hr service. We will ask you for the normal information, but we will now also include asking if you know if the deceased or anyone in the property has tested positive for coronavirus. When we arrive, our men will be wearing PPE as a standard precaution, in the event that someone could be asymptomatic. We ask that you follow social distancing whilst our staff are with you.

Arranging the funeral

Where possible we are trying to keep you safe as well as our staff. We will arrange funerals over the phone wherever possible, to minimise contact. Once done we will send the funeral director to your home to hand you the paperwork that has been completed, it will be clearly labelled for you to sign. It is nice for you to meet the funeral director so you know who will be looking after you on the day of the funeral.

If you come to the funeral home to sign the paperwork then you will be asked to wear a mask and sanitise your hands.

All paperwork will be laid out ready for you visit and clearly marked for signing.

  • There are gloves if you wish, masks and automatic hand sanitiser are available in reception.
  • No more than 2 clients may visit the home at any time.
  • We regularly clean all surfaces in the funeral home and use a sanitising fogging machine to sanitise the air.


During this lockdown we are not offering limousines on funerals. We will bring the hearse to an address should family want to follow to the crematorium.
If the deceased has been tested positive for COVID-19 then due to the airborne nature of the virus we cannot permit visiting in the chapel.
We also cannot take fingerprints for jewellery but you do have the option of ashes into glass keepsakes.

We apologise for any additional stress this may cause but we have a duty of care to you our client and also to the health and safety of our staff.

Leading Independent Funeral Directors in Weston Super Mare

Looking for funeral directors in Weston Super Mare?

Here at Brunel Funeral Directors, we understand that this is a difficult time, and our caring and compassionate team is here to support you every step of the way. Although we are independent funeral directors in Bristol, we accommodate the needs of those in the South West. And, we like to think that we do things a little differently to other funeral directors in Weston Super Mare.

At Brunel Funeral Directors, we take on most of the burden of planning the funeral,  following your wishes as closely as possible. However, we will give you and your family time to grieve. We will never rush you. One thing that makes us stand out from funeral directors in Weston Super Mare is our full, compassionate and transparent service.

What we do

Funeral arrangements

When a loved one dies, organising the funeral can add stress and pressure to what is, already, an emotional time. It’s for this reason that many people look to funeral directors in Weston Super Mare for assistance.

We offer an extensive range of funeral services and packages – including fully tailored options to suit everyone’s needs. Our bespoke service is ideal if you would like to personalise the funeral with a specialist hearse and coffin, or if you have any other special requests.

Our most popular package is ‘The Brunel Service’ which starts from £1950 and includes:

  • conveyancing the deceased into our warm and welcoming funeral home
  • preparation for the funeral or cremation (or viewing if you would like to visit your loved one at our tranquil funeral home)
  • all the required paperwork for the cremation or burial
  • doctor and minister fees
  • a coffin
  • a hearse
  • directors and bearers on the day of the funeral

If it was the deceased’s wish for a low-key ceremony, we can offer what’s called a ‘Direct Cremation Service’. This is where there is no minister, music or attendees. Available at a fixed price of £1495, all disbursements (i.e. crematorium fee and doctors fee) are included.

Other services include:

Floral tributes

Whether it be a simple single flower, posy, wreath or a large, bespoke arrangement, Brunel Funeral Directors can arrange floral tributes on your behalf. Alternatively, you can have flowers sent to our funeral home in Bristol where we will care for them before the service.

Compassionate care

As well as helping with the funeral arrangements and flowers, we can offer bereavement support for as long as you need. Even after the funeral.

Grief is a natural reaction to the loss of someone you love or care for dearly. We understand that it can be overwhelming and it’s not something you can control or fix. Seeking advice or support from funeral directors in Weston Super Mare has been known to help some people – at least until their emotions have settled. As professional and trusted providers, Brunel Funeral Directors may be able to help you to cope with grief too.

Funeral plans

Planning for your funeral, and taking out a funeral plan of your own, is a sensible way to ensure that you have the costs covered in the event of your death.

This is not a service that all funeral directors in Weston Super Mare provide, but we offer pre-paid funeral plans from Golden Leaves – protecting those close to you from the stress and expense of arranging your funeral.

Our funeral plans offer a straightforward, yet affordable, way to plan and pay for the funeral you want. And, the best thing is, it will cover the cost of your service – when the time comes – regardless of inflation.

In terms of paying for the plan, you can either pay in one lump sum – that way it’s done and you can forget about it. Or you can pay in monthly instalments, spreading the cost over a fixed term.

Contact funeral directors in Weston Super Mare

If you have any questions or would like some more information about our funeral services and packages in Weston Super Mare, feel free to get in touch. You can either drop us a message by filling in the online enquiry form, or speak with one of our caring experts on 0117 374 2002.

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