John McGillivray Funeral Directors

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Independent, family-run funeral directors in Leith, providing individually tailored funeral arrangements.

Latest Verified Reviews

Rita Boorman 5th Jun 2018

A massive Thank You to John and all at the company, could not have done anymore for me and my family at this sad time, always happy, and always very helpful, Thank you so much, 

Sarah Morgan 13th Mar 2018

Great service. John and Janet made everything so easy. 

Claire Ross 15th Feb 2018

John and Janet seen the whole process thro from start to finish with every request met and with an emapethic and caring approach. I would recommend mcgilliverys funeral directors to anyone looking for an honest, respectful cost and service. Thank you to both of you for looking after us and my mum.  Claire 

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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
139-141 Restalrig Rd
Leith
Edinburgh
EH7 6HW

About Us

Established in 2010, McGillivray Funeral Directors is an independent, family funeral directors based in Leith, Edinburgh. McGillivray offers a 24-hour service, home visits and individual support with all aspects of arranging a funeral, from floral tributes and order of service, to transport, burial and cremation.

Branch manager John McGillivray and his experienced, considerate team are dedicated to providing care and attention at each stage of the funeral arranging process. Each funeral is individually tailored to your needs.

The premises, open 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, have free on-street parking and a private arranging room where you can discuss your needs in detail. The chapel of rest provides a peaceful place for you to say goodbye to your loved one.

Call McGillivray Funeral Directors now to find out more about the services available and begin making funeral arrangements for your loved one.

Latest Obituaries

John Middlemas

Apr 1945 - Feb 2020

Kirsty Cummings

Apr 1976 - Feb 2020

David Thom

Jan 1947 - Oct 2019

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Rita Boorman 5th Jun 2018

    A massive Thank You to John and all at the company, could not have done anymore for me and my family at this sad time, always happy, and always very helpful, Thank you so much, 

  • 5 Sarah Morgan 13th Mar 2018

    Great service. John and Janet made everything so easy. 

  • 5 Claire Ross 15th Feb 2018

    John and Janet seen the whole process thro from start to finish with every request met and with an emapethic and caring approach. I would recommend mcgilliverys funeral directors to anyone looking for an honest, respectful cost and service. Thank you to both of you for looking after us and my mum.  Claire 

  • 5 Robina Macdonald 25th Jun 2017

    Very dignified the staff were polite, very helpful and understanding explain everything from start to finish even on the day. Many thanks from robina and Mirissa xx

  • 5 Lorraine Goodlet 18th Jun 2017

    Incredible support provided during a difficult time, fantastic service and prices. We really couldn't have asked for any more from John and Janet who helped us plan and coordinate a funeral with our loved one in mind. Hope for obvious reasons we don't have to use them again any time soon but highly recommend to anyone else that need the service and can't thank them enough for all they did for us!

  • 5 Michelle Gordon 30th Apr 2017

    We couldn't have picked anyone better from beginning to end they went above and beyond for our requests Thank You So Much would definately recommend

  • 5 Louise Innes 25th Apr 2017

    Very professional and personal service. Gave my mum the funeral service she deserved. Helped me immensely in our sad time.

  • 5 Alan Thomson 11th Apr 2017

    Janet took care of everything that was required and I was able to look after everything else I needed to do. Great care, respect and understanding. Would recommend to anyone, will use again but hopefully not for a long time. Thanks Alan Thomson

  • 5 Colin McSorley 10th Apr 2017

    Kept the whole family right at a sad time. All questions answered in a very timely manner with clarity. Johns firm was recommended by a more expensive company, overall fantastic.

  • 5 sonia baillie 3rd Apr 2017

    John, Thank you so much for your care of my partner and my girls dad whilst he was resting with you. Also sincere thanks for your kindness and impeccable professional service. Kind regards Sonia and family

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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What are disbursements?

Disbursements are additional costs for a funeral service that are paid to third-parties, such as florists, celebrants and burial fees. The funeral director will usually charge you for them and then pay the suppliers themselves.

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How can I get help with funeral costs?

If the cost of a funeral is not covered by a prepaid funeral plan, or the estate of the person who has died, you may be able to get financial help from the government’s Bereavement Support Payment or from War Disablement Pensions, charitable funds or budgeting loans.

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Address
139-141 Restalrig Rd
Leith
Edinburgh
EH7 6HW

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Latest Verified Reviews

Rita Boorman 5th Jun 2018

A massive Thank You to John and all at the company, could not have done anymore for me and my family at this sad time, always happy, and always very helpful, Thank you so much, 

Sarah Morgan 13th Mar 2018

Great service. John and Janet made everything so easy. 

Claire Ross 15th Feb 2018

John and Janet seen the whole process thro from start to finish with every request met and with an emapethic and caring approach. I would recommend mcgilliverys funeral directors to anyone looking for an honest, respectful cost and service. Thank you to both of you for looking after us and my mum.  Claire 

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