Funeral Services

R.C. Smallbone Funeral Directors in Newbury, Berkshire

You can count on our friendly family services for the reliable support you need when it comes to planning a funeral. We provide home visits when necessary for free consultations, and you can reach us on the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our full funeral services can be tailored to you:

  • Private chapel of rest
  • Pre-paid funeral plans
  • Memorials
  • Horse-drawn carriages, motors or motorcycles
  • Free consultations and quotations

Help and guidance

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you require a funeral director or wish to find out more information.

We’re here to give you advice and dedicated personal services.

If you’re unsure about what to do after experiencing a bereavement, take a look at some of the guidelines we have provided for you.

Woollen coffins

We are pleased to offer the new “Natural Legacy” coffins and ash caskets made using British wool and woven in Yorkshire, gentle on the eye and soft to the touch.

Available in natural or limestone (dark grey) and definitely eco-friendly.

Need some guidance and expert funeral services through your difficult time? Call us today on 01635 40536

At R C Smallbone we understand that the funeral is the beginning of your future journey. We want to continue to support you as you embark upon this journey and are therefore very proud to announce that we are partners with SAIF Care. SAIF Care is a service offered by funeral homes that are members of The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF). SAIF Care provides a range of services to bereaved people, over the age of 18, including:

  • A freephone telephone helpline 0800 917 7224
  • Email support and information Up to six free sessions of supportive counselling by
    telephone, skype or face to face in your local area.
  • SAIF Care services are offered by friendly staff who are trained in counselling and bereavement skills and who will be able to listen and support you. SAIF Care Associate Counsellors are highly skilled and qualified. They will be able to help you to understand your experience of grief, develop self-care, coping strategies and support you to deal with the challenges you may be facing.
    SAIF Care services are available Monday– Friday, from 9am–9pm, SAIF Care is confidential and free of charge to people who have
    used the services of R C Smallbone.

    For more information please contact us or call:
    SAIF Care on: 0800 917 7224

    What our clients have to say

    "I would like to take this opportunity to thank both you and Neale for the sensitive and compassionate nature you conducted yourselves during this difficult time for us. The quality of the service provided eased our suffering. Everyone who attended my wife's funeral had nothing but praise for the service at the crematorium and printed service cards."
    "Thank you for your help and support in dealing with the arrangements and for Neale's kindness in what was a difficult situation"
    "On behalf of my family and friends I would like to send a huge thank you to Neale and everyone at R.C. Smallbone for all your support, kindness and fantastic service you have provided for dad's funeral yesterday and over the past couple of weeks. You have made this difficult time a lot easier for us and I will always remember dad's goodbye with the professional and personal touch that you have provided."
    "I am writing to express my sincere thanks to you and the rest of the team at R.C. Smallbone for you continued professionalism and compassion...The service we have received from you and your colleagues has been very significant in reducing the emotional burden during what was always going to be a distressing time."


    37 Pound Street
    RG14 6AE

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