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 Holmes & Daughters - Ashford

Holmes & Daughters was first established in 1993 in Ashford, Middlesex, by brothers David and Andrew Holmes. Andrew had industry experience, having taken an apprenticeship with a well-known firm, whilst David managed the finances. The brothers’ interest in the funeral business stemmed from their stepfather being a coroner’s officer, and they were keen to establish their own family business.

Enlisting the help of family members including their other two brothers, sister, sister-in-law and some close family friends, the business thrived as it offered an alternative to the established funeral directors in the area. Due to a good reputation, Holmes & Daughters was soon able to expand, opening offices in Feltham in 1994, Teddington in 1995 and East Sheen in 1996.

However, due to unfortunate circumstances the Holmes family decided to sell their business to G M Luff & Partners in 2000. John Holmes stayed on with G M Luff & Partner as a Board member with responsibility for the day to day running of the area he was so familiar with.

As part of the Ford Mears group, Holmes & Daughters continues to provide a caring and professional service to the local community around Ashford. Further investment in the business by Ford Mears has meant that Holmes & Daughters is now able to offer a wider range of services and vehicle options, whilst still providing a personalised service that honours the legacy of Holmes & Daughters’ independent, family-run business.

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

Holmes & Daughters’ funeral directors in Ashford 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

Sharon Brill

Funeral Arranger & Office Manager

Sharon was originally from Wembley. She moved to Ashford in 2001 and has been there ever since. She started working for Holmes & Daughters in October 2003 and worked at P Boast & Son between 2004 and 2015, before going back to Holmes & Daughters, where she works as Office Manager.

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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

3 Church Road
Ashford
Middlesex TW15 2UG

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

We are up by the traffic lights just before the bridge for Ashford Station. Opposite Ashford Glass (The old Fire Station) and Ashford Antiques who have a pay & display car £1.00 for 2 hours parking.

Get in Touch

Contact our Ashford 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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