Branch Address: 414 Lymington Road , Highcliffe-on-Sea , Christchurch , BH235HE
Branch Email: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 01425272835

A V Ridout Funeral Service

Ultimate owner: Funeral Partners Ltd
A V Ridout Funeral Service was established over 85 years ago and we are the longest established funeral directors in Highcliffe-on-Sea.
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Service and pricing information
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Attended Funeral

The aim of the Competition and Markets Authority Funeral Markets Order 2021 is to make it easier for customers to access the prices of funeral directors and crematorium operators and to help increase customers’ awareness of the total cost of the services they may require.

These provisions are also intended to help customers to  compare the prices and services of different funeral directors and crematorium operators so that they can assess what best suits their needs and budget.

The criteria for the Attended Funeral:

  • Taking care of all necessary legal and administrative arrangements.
  • Collecting and transporting the deceased person from the place of death (normally within 15 miles of the funeral director’s premises) into the funeral director’s care.
  • Care of the deceased person before the funeral in appropriate facilities.
  • Providing a suitable coffin.
  • Viewing of the deceased person for family and friends, by appointment with the Funeral Director.
  • Provision of a hearse or other appropriate vehicle to take the deceased person direct to the agreed cemetery or crematorium (normally within 20 miles of the funeral director’s premises) at a date and time agreed between the customer and funeral director.
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5 stars out of 19 reviews
9 months ago
Sandra was kind, compassionate, understanding and extremely thoughtful when dealing with me and my 2 step children after the passing of our favourite person. She actually listened to what we wanted. Sandra was very professional, organised and took care of every small detail. She truly cared about us and what our loss meant to us and other member...
Paul Grayson via Google
a year ago
I couldn't praise the service we had from Sandra highly enough. I felt completely supported by her in every way and was confident that everything was being dealt with in the most professional and competent way. I would highly recommend the company to handle a difficult time with respect and dignity.
Sam Doyle via Google
a year ago
Funerals of a loved one are always a difficult time but Sandra helped us make the very best of a difficult time. Excellent organisation, absolutely no pressure and no fuss. Nothing too much trouble. Thoroughly recommended (actually the third time I have used this company over the course of 24 years - always had the same level of service).
Peter Burford via Google
9 months ago
I was really Pleased to learn that Sandra from A.V.Ridouts was nominated to be the funeralDirector for my family, she was caring thorough precise and nothing was too much trouble for her, and immaculately presented. This was for for my uncles funeral taken care off by Wilton Funeral Directors.The service was outstanding , and was a very persona...
A Wakeham via Google
a year ago
Sandra Hagger was recommended to us by a friend. On the passing of our Mother we were heartbroken and had no idea of what to do. With Sandra's help, she guided us through all the arrangements with utmost respect and ease. The funeral service was ministered by Sandra and it was a beautiful service and true tribute to our Mum. Many people have com...
cheryl cartwright via Google