Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, we are having to change the way we are running. We would appreciate where possible to do funeral arrangements over the phone. We are aware this is not ideal, neither is it the way we wish to be operating. Understandably due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are adopting these methods to be as compliant as possible with government guidance. This will also apply to the manner in how we are conducting the funerals, we will ensure to do our utmost to remain highly respectful as usual, with as many of our traditions still in place.

For the safety of our staff and yourselves, we are adapting daily to the guidelines set by the government and local authorities.

For any queries or concerns please do contact any of our offices or general enquires on 01252 616431.

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About Ford Mears & Partners - Farnborough

Our Farnborough office was opened in 1998 and our third office under the Ford Mears & Partner name. We are still in the same property to date, at 242 Farnborough Road in the heart of Farnborough. Like Aldershot over the years John and especially Tony have had a long-standing affiliation to the local community and the area. 

Contact us if you would like to find out more about our services or to discuss how we can help you with the funeral arrangements.

Funeral Services

OUR services we provide

How We Can Help

Ford Mears funeral directors in Farnborough provides a range of funeral services and funeral plans to accommodate everyone’s needs. Find out more about our tailored services and cremations below. 

Direct Cremation - More Details

Direct Cremations

From £1,950.00
  • In hours transfer into our care by trained funeral professionals.
    (within 10 miles, Monday-Friday, 08.30-17.00)
  • Office appointment with your local funeral director for completion of paperwork.
  • A plain coffin for cremation.
  • Cremated remains may be scattered in the grounds of the crematorium unwitnessed or
    to be collected in-person from our office within 7 days.
  • Cremation will be held at a crematorium of our choice.
  • Transfer to a crematorium in a suitable vehicle on a day and time of our choice.

Excluded from this service:

  • No embalming or viewing of the deceased or use of our Chapel of Rest.
  •  No funeral procession, minister/officiant, mourners attendance or Funeral service.
  • No additions available with this option.

Additional Funeral Director’s fees:

  • Out of hours removal, an additional £195.00

Please be aware there is strictly no attendance at this service. (Total price inclusive of disbursements, full payment MUST be made at time of arrangement)

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Simple Cremation

Simple Cremations

From £2,540.00
  • In hours transfer into our care by trained funeral professionals.
    (within 10 miles, Monday-Friday, 08.30-17.00).
  • Day, date and time of the funeral will be chosen to suit ourselves. No changes or additions
    can be made. Typically this would be near to either 10.00 or 15.30 Mon-Fri.
  • We will make all necessary arrangements for the funeral to take place.
  • 24hr professional Funeral Director telephone service.
  • Hearse only to the nearest crematorium.
  • Provision of staff for the funeral, including a conductor and bearers.
  • We supply a simple coffin for cremation.
  • Cremated remains may be scattered in the grounds of the crematorium or to be collected
    in person from our office within 7 days.

Excluded from this service:

  • No embalming or viewing of the deceased or use of our Chapel of Rest.
  • No additions available with this option.

Additional Funeral Director’s fees:

  • Out of hours removal, an additional £195.00.
    Price does not include disbursements:
    • Crematorium, Cemetery and Church/Venue fees.
    • Minister/ Officiant from £200.00
    • Doctors’ fee £164.00

(Total price inclusive of disbursements, full payment MUST be made at time of arrangement)

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Classic
Funerals

From £2,995.00
  • In hours transfer into our care by trained funeral professionals. (Mon-Fri, 08.30-17.00).
  • Flexibility on day and time (Subject to the availability of crematorium/cemetery).
  • 24hr professional Funeral Director telephone service.
  • Chapel of Rest available during our working hours (Mon-Fri, 08.30-17.00).
  • Choice of a Grayswood or Cambridge coffin.
  • Hearse via home or local place of your choice (if appropriate).
  • The collection and listing donations on your behalf.
  • Preparation of the deceased.
  • Assistance with the arrangement of press notices and service sheets (additional fees).
  • Advice on local venues and florists.

Additional Funeral Director’s fees:

  • Out of hours removal, an additional £195.00.
  • Deceased being dressed in own clothes, an additional £80.00.
  • Limousine(s) (max 6 people each) available on request, an additional £240.00
  • Attendance at Church/Chapel prior to Cemetery or Cremation from £295.00

Price does not include disbursements:

  • Crematorium, Cemetery and Church/Venue fees
  • Minister/ Officiant from £200.00
  • Doctors’ fee £164.00

(A 50% deposit or full disbursements to be paid prior to the funeral, which ever is the greatest)

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Tailored Funerals

Tailored Funerals

From £3,350.00
  • In hours transfer into our care by trained funeral professionals. (Mon-Fri, 08.30-17.00).
  • Flexibility on day and time (Depending on availability with crematorium or cemetery).
  • 24hr professional Funeral Director telephone service.
  • Chapel of Rest available 7 days a week 24hrs a day by appointment.
  • A wide selection of Traditional, Natural or Bespoke coffins avaliable at grouped prices.
  • A complimentary Limousine(s) (max 6 people each) available.
  • Procession of vehicles to suit the families wishes.
  • The collection and listing donations on your behalf.
  • Preparation of the deceased, to include being dressed in their own clothes.
  • Assistance with the arrangement of press notices and service sheets (additional fees).
  • Advice on local venues and florists.

Additional Funeral Director’s fees:

  • Out of hours removal, an additional £195.00.
  • Additional limousine(s) (max 6 people each) £240.00
  • Attendance at Church/Chapel prior to Cemetery or Cremation from £295.00.

Price does not include disbursements:

  • Crematorium, Cemetery and Church/Venue fees
  • Minister/ Officiant from £200.00
  • Doctors’ fee £164.00

(A 50% deposit or full disbursements to be paid prior to the funeral, which ever is the greatest)

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Contact us if you would like to find out more about our services or to discuss how we can help you with the funeral arrangements.

Our Staff

PROFESSIONALISM AND EXPERIENCE

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Steve Common - Dip FD, LMBIFD

Funeral Director & Office Manager

Steve was born in and still resides in Aldershot. He was in retail and management all his working life, and joined G M Luff & Partners at their Grayshott office in August 1994 as a Chauffeur and Bearer. He later moved into a management position at Grayshott in 1996, enrolled on a Diploma in Funeral Directing the same year and qualified in 1998.

The same year as qualifying, Steve moved to the Ford Mears branch at Farnborough as Manager, also working as General Manager of Hampshire Memorials Ltd, the memorial arm of the company, dealing with all inter-company memorial works, online or external enquries.  

Paul Rowen - Funeral Director, Farnborough

Paul Rowen

Funeral Director

Paul’s first ever job, working as a Lifeguard, involved him protecting the public and on occasion he even saved lives. Later, as a Police Officer, he was often first on the scene at the event of a death and faced with the hard task of notifying loved ones.

Paul left the Hampshire Constabulary around 2005 and since then he’s put his training and the skills he learned throughout his career into delivering a professional, compassionate and friendly service, aimed towards helping people in their time of need by making the funeral arrangement process as easy as possible.

Donations

Donate with Memory Giving

Donations

We understand that many family and friends wish to give donations to a charity in memory of the deceased and we see this as an important part of the service that we offer.

Our donations page is simple and easy to use. We’ve partnered with Memory Giving, a recognised donation platform for Funeral Directors to coordinate and collect memoriam donations. We set up the page for you, the page has the following optional features a photo of your loved one, space for a message, details of the service with a map and a space for tributes to be left. The page will typically close 6-8 weeks from the date it was created. 

Every donor will receive an acknowledgment, thanking them for their donation. Donations can be made securely by debit or credit card, with donations going straight to your nominated charity. The option of Gift Aid is available, with Gift Aid recovery, provide on behalf of the charity increases the gift by upwards of 18%.

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Where to Find Us

Address

242 Farnborough Rd,
Farnborough
Hampshire GU14 7JW

Monday 9:00 – 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 – 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 – 17:00
Thursday 9:00 – 17:00
Friday 9:00 – 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Ford Mears and partners Farnborough and Hampshire memorials can be found on the main Farnborough road near the clock house roundabout and opposite the old tumble down dick pub now McDonalds.

Parking: Off the clock house roundabout is a pay and display car park or road side 30 minute parking for free on the Farnborough road.

Get in Touch

Contact our Farnborough office below. 

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Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, we are having to change the way we are running. We would appreciate where possible to do funeral arrangements over the phone. We are aware this is not ideal, neither is it the way we wish to be operating. Understandably due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are adopting these methods to be as compliant as possible with government guidance. This will also apply to the manner in how we are conducting the funerals, we will ensure to do our utmost to remain highly respectful as usual, with as many of our traditions still in place.

For the safety of our staff and yourselves, we are adapting daily to the guidelines set by the government and local authorities.

For any queries or concerns please do contact any of our offices or general enquires on 01252 616431.

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