The Co-operative Funeralcare Kingstanding

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The Co-operative Funeralcare Kingstanding, West Midlands, funeral director in West Midlands

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24h Call: 0121 285 3831

Central England Co-operative Funeral Service has been providing a caring and sympathetic service to Kingstanding and West Midlands families for over 100 years.

Latest Verified Reviews

James garner 12th Jul 2018

Yeh was nice thanks for what u have done for my dad 

Colin Cooper 1st Jul 2018

They were fantastic, it all went 100% perfect no proplems what so ever so a big Thank You to every body at the Kingstanding Branch.

Sandra Davies 25th Jun 2018

Everyone I dealt with there was lovely

Reviews

Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Address
200-204 Hawthorn Road
Kingstanding
Birmingham
West Midlands
B44 8PP

About Us

As the region’s leading funeral director, Central England Co-operative Funeral Service has been providing a caring and sympathetic service to Birmingham families for over 100 years.

Based on Hawthorn Road our Funeralcare Kingstanding funeral home has dedicated rooms of remembrance and is ideally located to serve the families of Kingstanding.

Our colleagues live locally and know about the culture and customs of the communities they serve, and they have excellent relationships with local clergy and officiates of all faiths, doctors, solicitors, local authorities and bereavement groups – people we can call on to help you through your time of loss.

When someone dies it can be difficult to know who to turn to for advice, especially when you have never had to organise a funeral before. When people are grieving it is the aim of our funeral directors and administrators to relieve as much of the pressure as possible. There are many aspects of funeral arrangements – sometimes requiring difficult choices – and our dedicated colleagues hope to make the process easier by offering expert advice in a caring, respectful manner.

We are members of the National Association of Funeral Directors, following their strict code of practice, and our funeral bond scheme is monitored by the Funeral Planning Authority.
When you choose Central England Co-operative Funeral Services you can be assured that every aspect of the funeral arrangements will be carried out with the utmost dignity and in accordance with your wishes.

Latest Obituaries

Helen Mary Bates

Apr 1946 - Apr 2019

Susan Francis

Mar 1948 - Mar 2019

Leslie Kenneth Lane

Jul 1929 - Feb 2019

Valerie Ann Shepherd

May 1942 - Jan 2019

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 4 James garner 12th Jul 2018

    Yeh was nice thanks for what u have done for my dad 

  • 5 Colin Cooper 1st Jul 2018

    They were fantastic, it all went 100% perfect no proplems what so ever so a big Thank You to every body at the Kingstanding Branch.

  • 5 Sandra Davies 25th Jun 2018

    Everyone I dealt with there was lovely

  • 5 Robert Alfred Mason 23rd Jun 2018

    Even though it was a very emotionally sad time, the team from the Co-operative Funeralcare was respectful, and very informative regarding the whole process. Ultimately professional in all aspects. I would strongly recommend them to anyone. Thanks to all involved.

  • 5 John William Smith 8th Jun 2018

    Very professional service. Staff friendly and knowledgeable. Had a beautiful send off for our mother.

  • 5 Amanda Jane Bearder 23rd May 2018

    Selina, the woman at the coop who looked after us was amazing. She helped us with everything we wanted for our Mum. She made things perfect for our Mum and helped us to organise a lovely send off for her. All the staff were kind and caring and very helpful, keeping us in the loop with everything. It was hard for us to process anything and Selina sorted everything for us. Everything was arranged how we wanted and we were pleased with it all.

  • 4 Paul Clark 22nd May 2018

    Absolute ly perfectt

  • 4 David Downes 10th May 2018

    The helpful friendly staff made the whole process and the actual day of the funeral manageable at a very difficult time

  • 5 Fredrick Smith 30th Apr 2018

    The service from the co-op has been second to none. Nothing was too much trouble for them and we were able to see my wife whenever we wanted. We were also pleased the funeral cars were silver instead of the normal black, we thought this was a lovely touch. We didn’t want black at the funeral. Thank you so much for giving my wife a lovely send off. 

  • 5 Margaret Dorothy Hill 24th Apr 2018

    Everything was done in professional, sensitve and caring way.

  • 5 Darren Exton 10th Apr 2018

    Can’t fault the Co-op for their care & concideration in our most difficult time.

  • 5 John O'Reilly 5th Apr 2018

    So helpful took a lot of pressure of the family very easy to talk to could not have done anymore for us we thank them all so much for ther surpport 

  • 4 Pamela Cleaver 17th Mar 2018

    I was pleased with the help I received when my mother died it,s not something you want to think of about arranging a funeral for your loved ones,the co-op took that part of it away. thanks again. mrs p cleaver

  • 5 Linda Conlon 17th Mar 2018

    Everyone was so kind helpful and accommodating at this heartbreaking time. Very professional. 

  • 5 Michael Tabberner 5th Mar 2018

    We where really looked after by everyone at coop funeral services and excellent with our mother's needs and couldn't do enough for all of us so as a family I thank you all very much x

    Jennie Martin replied
    Thank you for your kind words. I'm so pleased to hear we were able to support you and your family through this difficult time. Best wishes, Jennie at Central England Co-operative
  • 5 Esterlita Watson 26th Feb 2018

    We’re very impressed of your service,all the staff are very supportive (immaculate)we highly recommend your company.thank you very much.even all people who attended the service commended (the best)

    Jennie Martin replied
    Thank you very much for your kind words. I'm so pleased we were able to support you at this difficult time. Best wishes, Jennie at Central England Co-operative
  • 5 Peter McCann 20th Feb 2018

    At a time of sadness losing my father I was comforted by the caring and professional service that the Co-op funeral company provided. I received the same service when I lost my mother in 2005. Peter McCann.

    Jennie Martin replied
    Thank you for your kind words. I'm so pleased to hear that we've been able to support you through these difficult times. Best wishes, Jennie at Central England Co-operative
  • 4 Allen Drummond 29th Jan 2018

    Lorraine Ryan was very helpful, she managed to track down a retired vicar who I had requested. 

    Jennie Martin replied
    Thank you for your kind words, I'm so pleased Lorraine was able to go the extra mile to find the vicar. Best wishes, Jennie at Central England Co-operative
  • 5 Keith Dyer 13th Jan 2018

    Excellent service throughout the whole process. Dealt with changes and last minute requests in a calm and efficient manner. Staff easy to approach and very professional. The day itself was run with a calm dignity.

  • 5 Jean Holland 26th Dec 2017

    I'd like to thank you on behalf of my family for all of your support during such a difficult time. All of the staff at co-op funerals had such empathy from the moment we called you to start the arrangements. Once your team arrived at our home they understood it was such a shock to us and gave the extra time we needed. A special thank you to Selina Watts for going that extra mile to make the final goodbyes to my husband as best as they could be. I'd also like to mention what a great job your design team did with our order of service at a moments notice. Once again thank you for your support. Kind regards Mrs Jean Holland

    Jennie Martin replied
    Thank you Jean for your kind words. I'm so pleased we were able to help you through your difficult time. I will pass you comments to the team at Kingstanding and especially to Selina. With kindest regards, Jennie at Central England Co-operative
  • 5 Eunice Giles 14th Dec 2017

    I could not fault any one at the Kingstanding Co-op Funeralcare, from the first meeting with Alison Hucheson through all the organising up until the day. We were kept updated on everything, and on the day Debbie was so helpful and considerate of my elderly mom and all the rest of the family Thank you all so much

  • 5 Malcolm Vincent Overton 19th Nov 2017

    My sisters and I felt that all the staff at kingstanding were very helpful and considerate. We would highly recommend them.

  • 4 Stephen Mallon 12th Nov 2017

    Very nice Service for my mother. Regards. Steve Mallon. 

  • 4 Christine Beale 23rd Oct 2017

    The funeral home were really excellent my only problem was the priest, he rushed through the service and didn’t read out the poem I had given him. He also never spoke to me before or even after the service. Otherwise I would have given you 5 stars.

  • 5 Carl Marston 6th Oct 2017

    Excellent service 

Address
200-204 Hawthorn Road
Kingstanding
Birmingham
West Midlands
B44 8PP

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

James garner 12th Jul 2018

Yeh was nice thanks for what u have done for my dad 

Colin Cooper 1st Jul 2018

They were fantastic, it all went 100% perfect no proplems what so ever so a big Thank You to every body at the Kingstanding Branch.

Sandra Davies 25th Jun 2018

Everyone I dealt with there was lovely

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