Branch Address: 40 Whitehorse Street , Baldock , SG76QQ
Branch Email: [email protected]
Telephone Number: 01462491149

Shires Funeral Directors

Ultimate owner: C. P. J. Field and Co. Ltd
We are a funeral director in Baldock , United Kingdom dedicated to helping your family when in need. For more information please contact us.
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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 10 reviews
4 months ago
Kate, Roz and John helped us with an excellent send off for my Dad. Nothing was too much trouble for them, even with the testing times of Covid and social distancing! Would highly recommend their service.
Megan Hall via Google
8 months ago
Me and my family were extremely pleased with the service provided by Shires. The staff were friendly, kind, helpful and informative. Nothing was too much trouble for them. I highly recommend Shires.
Janet Richardson via Google
5 months ago
Highly recommend - Choose Shires!!Losing someone is difficult in any circumstances but especially when it is due to Covid-19 and there are restrictions in place. After calling several funeral directors, with many not allowing a service or only offering one type of coffin, I thankfully came across Shires. As soon as I spoke to Donna and Kate, I i...
Paris Phillips via Google
a year ago
Shires acted with great sensitivity and kindness throughout the whole time of making arrangements for the funeral of Irene Elsie Domagala. Also the aftercare with regard to collection of ashes and any financial settlements has been exemplary. They have been very easy to contact and the information and advise given was very helpful.
Elizabeth Domagala via Google
a year ago
I would like to thank Shires for their excellent service in arranging my late wife’s funeral. They did an outstanding job of making the best service how my late wife would have wanted it. I would like to especially thank Donna and Kate for everything they done and making it an easy process for me as possible, nothing was to much effort. After a...
Kenneth Turner via Google