R Banks & Son Funeral Directors Tyldesley


Established, and serving the local community since 1921, R Banks & Son (Funerals)

Ltd, now boasts nine branches across the area, and is still the largest local

Independent Funeral Director for miles around, in fact the only one in Tyldesley.


When bereavement happens, you need someone to trust at such a difficult time, and thanks to old fashioned family values, a sympathetic attitude and true professionalism, R. Banks & Son Independent Funeral Directors Tyldesley have built a reputation for excellence and dependability in often tragic circumstances. For over 90 years, our company have served local people with a compassionate, professional approach to our work, helping families cope with the difficult decisions involved in funeral. With strong connections to Tyldesley, the Leigh and Tyldesley branches are managed by Mr. Gareth Jones, (whose family have owned the Half Moon public house for over 25 years). Born and bred in Tyldelsey, he is proud to be serving the families of his local community in this way. The services we offer at R Banks & Son Funeral Directors Tyldesley include a full estimate of the costs incurred for funerals, advice and information on the documentation and the different options available, and for the conveyance of the deceased to one of their private chapels, which will be available until the day of the funeral.


We always have a member of staff available to help with any questions or wishes you may have, and every aspect is taken care of with dignity and sympathy, giving complete peace of mind to the family, and ensuring each funeral is tailored to the wishes of the family, and is as individual as the person who has died.

When you’re upset, it’s easy to forget an important piece of information, or something your loved one may have wanted at their funeral, so it’s essential, and a welcome relief to have someone who can help you remember these details.


Here at R. Banks & Son Funeral Directors Tyldesley we also offer the ‘Safe Haven ‘prepay, and pre-arrangement funeral option, to help people plan for their funeral in advance. A thoughtful and sensible approach to what happens when you die. Please email Carina@rbanksandson.co.uk for more details.


Monuments are a lasting tribute to our loved ones, and sometimes choosing the right one can be overwhelming without professional, impartial help and advice. As Monumental Masons, R. Banks & Son Funeral Directors Tyldesley can also provide a wide range of beautiful headstones and memorials, which can be ordered in-house. Using the highest quality granite stones, and time served traditional methods, our skilled team of professional monumental masons will help you create a beautifully elegant and fitting memorial, as individual as the person you lost. Helping you to choose the look and wording on the memorial is an important part of the service offered, and ensures your complete peace of mind. R. Banks & Son Funeral Directors Tyldesley are now able to offer new finance packages for funerals and memorials, and believe they are the first Funeral Directors in the country to offer this service. Finance can be arranged from 0% APR, and may be taken over various lengths of time, up to 48 months. Finance is subject to status, and written details are available on request. Please speak to Gareth Jones for more details. You can contact him at the Leigh branch on 01942 261415 or at the Tyldesley branch 01942 887312, or alternatively you can email him here Gareth@rbanksandson.co.uk

R Banks & Son (Funerals) Ltd New Monument Website, Showing Our Latest Selection Of Headstones In Wigan

We are proud to announce the launch of our new monument website www.wiganmemorials.co.uk , showing our latest offers on headstones in Wigan, Leigh, Tyldesley, Coppull, and Chorley


Monuments are a lasting tribute to our loved ones, and here at R. Banks & Son Funerals we have a team of skilled professional monumental masons who create beautifully elegant, lasting memorials, using only the highest quality headstones and granite headstones, using time served traditional methods, combined with the latest technologies to produce monuments of exceptional quality. R Banks & Son Funerals work closely with some of the largest headstone suppliers in the UK, and are currently able to offer exceptional value for money on headstones in Wigan, Leigh, Tyldesley, and Coppull.

What type of monument or headstone is right for me? – Choosing a monument can be a difficult process with the amount of choice available, but we are on hand to give you impartial advice in helping you to choose and create a fitting and lasting tribute to your loved one. R Banks & Son (Funerals) Ltd have headstone showrooms at Pemberton, Bryn, Beech Hill, Leigh, Tyldesley, Up Holland, & Coppull.

Is it complicated? Not really, once you have selected your headstone, and chosen the words, we will complete and submit an application to the relevant authority, church, or crematorium on your behalf, and upon acceptance of the application our team will carry out all works requested by you.

Please note that the application process and the creation of monuments do take time, although our team will keep you informed of the progress throughout.

Below are some further services we offer:

–          Headstone Cleaning

–          Granite Laser Engraving

–          Photo Plaques

–          Re Fixing Of Headstones

–          NAMM Fixing Headstones

–          Headstone Restoration

R Banks & Son (Funerals) Ltd are permitted to work in municipal cemeteries including, Atherton cemetery, Gidlow cemetery, Hindley cemetery, Howe Bridge cemetery, Ince-in-Makerfield cemetery, Leigh cemetery, Lower Ince cemetery & Wigan Crematorium, Tyldesley cemetery, and Westwood cemetery, and also churches throughout the area.