D. G. Attwell

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D. G. Attwell, Swansea, funeral director in Swansea
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An independent funeral directors with a tradition of family-led funeral care

Latest Verified Reviews

Julie Thomas 8th Jun 2021

On behalf of the family we would like to thank Chris and his team for looking after Mark at this sad time in our lives. The before and after care was second to none. Chris I thank you personally. Your kind support you have given me I have no words but thank you from the bottom of my heart.x

Robyn Francis 4th Jun 2021

They were incredibly caring and they got everything perfect they made a different job so much easier 

Belinda Hopkin 11th May 2021

Chris Smith and his team were so professional and organised my Father’s final journey with the utmost care and respect. They were very supportive during what has been a difficult time for our family. Matt Ball as Celebrant, personalised the service with insight and enabled us to reflect with love and cherished thoughts of Dad.

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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
Attwell Private Chapel
95 Eaton Rd
Brynhyfryd
Swansea
SA5 9JH

About Us

Family-run Swansea funeral director DG Attwell is proud of its reputation for caring and personal funeral care. They are on call, day and night to provide supportive funeral service at a very upsetting time for local families.

Atwell’s funeral home in Brynhyfryd provides a warm and reassuring space to arrange a loved one’s funeral and how you wish for them to be remembered. It has its own chapel of rest, which can accommodate up to 50 mourners for a funeral service, with funeral director Elizabeth Worth and her caring team on hand to discuss funeral choices – from a simple cremation, to a traditional burial with a religious or non-denominational ceremony.

DG Atwell has its own modern fleet of funeral transport and can also arrange for a horse-drawn-hearse, as well as meaningful alternative ceremonies including woodland burial.

Aiming to provide bereaved families with unconditional support, home visits can be arranged, to help make the funeral process a little more reassuring at this difficult time and ensure that every detail is according to your wishes.

This Swansea funeral home is proud to uphold the high standards of the National Association of Funeral Directors and the Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors. Supporting people in Swansea through their bereavement since 1930, DG Attwell is proud to uphold its sincerely-held family value of helping other families.

Call DG Atwell funeral directors for compassionate funeral care when it is needed most.

Latest Obituaries

Kay Wilkins

Jun 2021

Peter Thomas

Jun 2021

David Bevan

May 2021

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Julie Thomas 8th Jun 2021

    On behalf of the family we would like to thank Chris and his team for looking after Mark at this sad time in our lives. The before and after care was second to none. Chris I thank you personally. Your kind support you have given me I have no words but thank you from the bottom of my heart.x

  • 5 Robyn Francis 4th Jun 2021

    They were incredibly caring and they got everything perfect they made a different job so much easier 

  • 5 Belinda Hopkin 11th May 2021

    Chris Smith and his team were so professional and organised my Father’s final journey with the utmost care and respect. They were very supportive during what has been a difficult time for our family. Matt Ball as Celebrant, personalised the service with insight and enabled us to reflect with love and cherished thoughts of Dad.

  • 5 Beverley Hughes 4th May 2021

    Excellent service met all my needs highly recommended

  • 5 Sian Phillips 3rd May 2021

    Claire and i would like to thank you for looking after our dad he looked so peaceful and you made every effort to look after us aswel we cant thank you enough

  • 5 Stacey Hamer 18th Apr 2021

    Very professional service. 

  • 5 Sandra Evans 9th Mar 2021

    Thank you for your support. Very professional and understanding

  • 5 Joanne Slater 26th Jan 2021

    Thank god we have wonderful people like Chris and his staff in these scary times.... they were amazing from start to finish everything g went to plan... just amazing thank you from the bottom of my heart for making my mams final day so special 

  • 5 Lorraine Hodson 22nd Jan 2021

    Very professional and well organised 

  • 5 Matthew Waring 11th Jan 2021

    So understanding and very helpful . Chris thank you for everything you have done.

  • 5 Susan James 26th Dec 2020

    Really helpful compassionate and caring They helped with everything Telephoned before Christmas to make sure that we were all ok and to see if they could do anything else for us before the holidays I can’t fault there service 

  • 5 Jacqueline Scholz 23rd Dec 2020

    I would like to thank the staff at D.G. Attwell, in particular Christopher, for the excellent service provided recently for my mum's funeral. Their service was very professional, compassionate, and dignified. I would certainly recommend them, and will definitely use their services again in the future.

  • 5 Michele Badger 1st Dec 2020

    Amazing service again. These people are the ultimate professional organisation. They were always available for a chat and treated Teresa so respectfully. I would recommend these to anyone

  • 5 Sharon Halfpenny 1st Dec 2020

    They are brilliant. At sad emotional times they were thoughtful sympathetic and helpful, all with a calming and sincere manner one could ask for. In these unusual times the funeral was arranged with all the restrictions in place but was still a beautiful and intimate service as we as a family said goodbye to our beloved Dad and Grandpa. Thank you Anthony, Chris and all at DG Attwell . 

  • 5 Beverley Alford 3rd Oct 2020

    We as a family have been dealing with DG attwells for many years and as per usual the care ,compassion,and dignity is outstanding thank you Chris Smith and everyone at DG attwells

  • 5 Rhi Stacey 28th Jul 2020

    Services provided were excellent during such a difficult time.

  • 5 Kyra Fehrman 25th Jul 2020

    Quick arrangement made things more comfortable for us as a family, as well as this all the staff were friendly and kind during this awful time.

  • 5 Lynwen Henderson 19th Jun 2020

    Very professional whilst being very helpful, understanding, informative and caring for us as a family whilst grieving the loss of our brother Gerald. We would like to thank Chris and his colleagues for all their help and excellent service thank you all very much Terry, Anne,Lynwen and family couldn't have asked for a better service xxxxxxx

  • 5 Paul Rundle 25th May 2020

    We were extremely impressed with every aspect of the service provided by Attwell's. From the initial phone call by us seeking advice, the attendance at the house and all subsequent communication, the service provided was without fault. Chris was very professional in all he did, but also had a very understanding, compassionate nature. An outstanding service.

  • 5 Denise A'Hearne 17th May 2020

    First class service showed kindness and empathy from start to finish and our every request was met

  • 5 Sharon McNulty 27th Apr 2020

    Thank you for your professionalism and kindness and being very helpful thoughtful and compassionate In a time that is sad for all of our family you have taken alot of the worry of making these arrangements away from my mum and I know she is deeply grateful for everything you have done. Thank you

  • 5 Claire Nicholls 10th Apr 2020

    The service we received as a family in the most difficult circumstances, were second to none. Marcus dealt with us personally & was so professional, sympathetic but also so friendly, making sure everything was as perfect as it could be. Unfortunately my wonderful Dad couldn’t receive the funeral he deserved due to the Coronavirus situation, but the service we did receive was the absolute best & I can’t thank Attwells enough 

  • 5 Glenda Silk 9th Apr 2020

    Very professional and took all the worry away of arranging the funeral. Very kind and helpful at such a hard time. Highly recommended.

  • 5 Frances Roberts 7th Apr 2020

    Chris Smith was very helpful and informative during very difficult circumstances, with so many issues beyond his and our control. Throughout the whole time he was kind, caring and sympathetic. Communication was great, nothing was too much trouble for him. We have used DG Atwells numerous times over the years, we definitely recommend them for a true professional, yet warm and friendly funeral directors. Thank you to you all.

  • 5 Lynne Kift 3rd Apr 2020

    Considering the situation you all did a wonderful funeral for ian it was very dignified thank you from all my familyxx

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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
Attwell Private Chapel
95 Eaton Rd
Brynhyfryd
Swansea
SA5 9JH

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Julie Thomas 8th Jun 2021

On behalf of the family we would like to thank Chris and his team for looking after Mark at this sad time in our lives. The before and after care was second to none. Chris I thank you personally. Your kind support you have given me I have no words but thank you from the bottom of my heart.x

Robyn Francis 4th Jun 2021

They were incredibly caring and they got everything perfect they made a different job so much easier 

Belinda Hopkin 11th May 2021

Chris Smith and his team were so professional and organised my Father’s final journey with the utmost care and respect. They were very supportive during what has been a difficult time for our family. Matt Ball as Celebrant, personalised the service with insight and enabled us to reflect with love and cherished thoughts of Dad.

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