Branch Address: Hele Road , Torquay , TQ27QG
Branch Email: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 01803329866

Drakes of Torbay Funeral Service

Ultimate owner: Funeral Partners Ltd
Drakes of Torbay Funeral Service was established in 1983.
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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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4.4 stars out of 29 reviews
in the last week
Drakes offers a highly professional service. I have dealt with them as a health professional in the past and as someone requiring their services. They have the right balance of professionalism, compassion and good humour. The funeral went as smoothly as possible and we were kept informed throughout. I have no hesitation in recommending them.
Tessa Barton via Google
in the last week
It’s was my fathers funeral during Covid-19. I feel they went above and beyond in the support and funeral service. Would highly recommend.
Claire Heywood via Google
4 months ago
I would like to publicly commend Drakes of Torbay for their calm professionalism, their understanding at a difficult and emotional time for Sarah’s family and friends, and their quiet dignity in attending to all aspects of the funeral. All of our requests were complied with without any issues. With everything made much more difficult due to the...
Leslie Retallick via Google
6 months ago
Never had to arrange a funeral before but went to Drakes as they had been recommended. From start to finish I was given advice, guidance and support. I practically had to phone nearly every day as I hadn't a clue of the process, felt very sorry for Stuart as was dealing with my Dad's funeral. Anyway we got there in the end and I have to say the ...
Sue Annon via Google
7 months ago
As a family, we couldn't rate Drakes of Torbay enough. We felt so supported in a very difficult time. Stuart very quickly took all our worries away and provided an excellent service throughout the whole process, from start to finish. We felt comforted in the way he talked us through a very new and unknown process. The Order of Services were b...
Hannah Brewer via Google