John Blenkiron and Sons Funeral Directors was established in 1968 and we are the longest established funeral directors in Barnard Castle.
Service and pricing information
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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John Blenkiron and Sons Funeral Directors was founded in 1968.
Our dedicated teams at our Barnard Castle and Richmond funeral homes are committed to creating tailored funerals that reflect the unique life of your loved one.
We can be contacted 24 hours a day, by telephone, and are here to discuss your needs. Or if you prefer, we can visit your home to discuss funeral arrangements’
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5 stars out of 6 reviews
5 months ago
Living in Leeds, and not being able to travel up during lockdown, John made my father's funeral a stress free process. Very caring and professional. Highly recommended.
Jane Kelly via Google
10 months ago
I can never thank Will enough for all he has done for myself and family. He really went the extra mile and made us feel we were in really safe hands.Her was caring and professional throughout the whole process.A first class service.
j Elliott via Google
a year ago
Nothing but praise for the service you provided on the loss of my loved one.There was care and compassion shown to myself and family. Nothing was a problem to them from start to finish Thank you all so much
c little via Google
a year ago
Our funeral director Carl Tate from Blenkiron & Sons could not have been more helpful. He supported my brothers and me in our wish to personalise our service at Darlington Crematorium; Carl and his team showed huge respect and dignity throughout the whole process from the first visit, to the day of the funeral itself and then sorting details a...
Jill Cole via Google
2 years ago
Very professional and caring company. Genuine and helpful. Helped us wonderfully during a very sad time.
Brian Cummins via Google
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