R Banks & Son Funeral Directors Upholland & Skelmersdale


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, and is now boasting a location in Upholland, Skelmersdale


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 Skelmersdae 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. The services we offer at R Banks & Son Funeral Directors Upholland 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 Upholland we also offer the ‘Golden Charter ‘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 Upholland can also provide a wide range of beautiful headstones and memorials throughout the Wigan & Skelmersdale Borough, 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 Upholland 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 Upholland branch on 01695 622099 or alternatively you can email him here Gareth@rbanksandson.co.uk


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