Anderson Maguire Colston

33 reviews

Anderson Maguire Colston, City of Glasgow, funeral director in City of Glasgow
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Anderson Maguire Funeral Directors has been supporting bereaved families from Springburn and the surrounding area for decades.

Latest Verified Reviews

Matthew Smith 29th Apr 2021

Hi I can't be any more grateful in the service provided by anderson maguire . Gail was absolutely fantastic throughout . She made such a distressing time very comfortable ,all of the staff did 5 stars all round to ALL staff . Regards Matt Smith

Gordon McLellan 2nd Apr 2021

Very professional and left nothing undone drivers  were so caring with the leadership making sure our day was as painless as could be 

Jerome munro-Lafon 8th Mar 2021

Very helpful and caring. Could not have asked for more. 

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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
1172 Springburn Road
Glasgow
City of Glasgow
G21 1UB

About Us

Established in 1982, Anderson Maguire Funeral Directors have decades of experiencing helping bereaved families across Glasgow and the Springburn area. Their professional and sympathetic team, overseen by branch manager Gail Sheer, will guide you through every step of the planning process, whatever your requirements.

The offices at Springburn are open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday and 9am-11.30am on Saturday. You can also contact them via telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Anderson Maguire can cater to any requests you have, catering to all religious beliefs. You will be able to choose from a range of coffins and caskets, various transport options, and personalise every detail of the service. Non-religious funerals, simple services and eco-friendly options are all available, as well as burial at sea.

Other services available include bespoke alternative vehicles, personalised coffins, memorial jewellery, a DNA preservation memorial, funeral webcasting, fireworks and dove or balloon releases.

Contact Anderson Maguire today to discuss your loved one’s funeral.

Latest Obituaries

James Donachie

Apr 1941 - May 2021

George Madden

Dec 1960 - Mar 2021

Daniel Scott

Mar 1945 - Mar 2021

Elizabeth Hillan

May 1936 - Mar 2021

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Matthew Smith 29th Apr 2021

    Hi I can't be any more grateful in the service provided by anderson maguire . Gail was absolutely fantastic throughout . She made such a distressing time very comfortable ,all of the staff did 5 stars all round to ALL staff . Regards Matt Smith

  • 5 Gordon McLellan 2nd Apr 2021

    Very professional and left nothing undone drivers  were so caring with the leadership making sure our day was as painless as could be 

  • 5 Jerome munro-Lafon 8th Mar 2021

    Very helpful and caring. Could not have asked for more. 

  • 5 Arthur Carrigan 13th Feb 2021

    Fantastic, professional, compassionate, friendly, Informative and prompt service. Gail Sheer at the Springburn Road (Colston Office) is fantastic, nothing is too much trouble, she provides the best service possible.

  • 5 Tracy Gallagher 5th Feb 2021

    Everyone at Anderson McGuire have been so helpful and supportive to our family. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they gave Jack the most lovely funeral. So much care shown at all times. Gail was exceptional in arranging my dads funeral, nothing was too much trouble for her. 

  • 5 Lynn Hughes 29th Jan 2021

    I mainly dealt with Gail who was amazing and made it so easy for me working hard to meet my requests. From then every member of the team I met had the same level of excellence from Martin the funeral director to Jennifer in the mortician office and Aidan who was our car driver on the day. Organising a funeral is something no one ever wants to do but Anderson Maguire team made the process bearable and I couldn’t have asked for more under current circumstances. Thank you. 

  • 5 Lorraine Milne 20th Jan 2021

    The complete service we received from all staff from the Colston Springburn branch was exceptional from start to finish and we cannot thank them enough. Every little detail was exactly what we wanted for our mum and so much more. The professionalism of all staff especially Gail,Alan and Martin was clear to see from the get go they definitely made what was a really tough time that much easier to deal with. From the bottom of our hearts thankyou. Lorraine and David Milne.

  • 5 Roseann McNeil 29th Nov 2020

    To plan my mum's funeral was the most hardest thing I had to do in my life,they made me feel at ease and helped me not to completely fall apart. They were great at taking everything that I said about my mum and planned it to the way that my mum would have if she was doing it for herself,they were excellent in every way and very supportive through it all.

  • 5 Marion MacDowell 25th Oct 2020

    The care and attention shown to us all and our mum Susan was wonderful. Thank you Aidan, Gail you were so caring and made everything so easy for us. A special thank you to Ryan for all you done for us. Many thanks from The Coll Family

  • 5 Lisa Strang 12th Jul 2020

    I have now used Anderson Maguire  for all my Dad, Gran and now my Mum, and each time they deliver a first class service. They make a very difficult time a little easier.  Everything was organised for us, with no hassle just say what it is you want and it’s done.  Everything is done with respect for the person and the family. I would like to give a special mention to Gail in your Colston office that woman is amazing! Nothing is to much for her, she goes over and above for both my gran and my mum, the woman is a angel.  The viewing for my mum was also done perfectly nothing felt rushed and again very respectful.  The day itself a perfect send off for her as hard as it was Your team made it special. All the guys are lovely, first name terms with you making you feel at ease, taking care of my mum on her journey and also checking that the family are ok with everything.  Thank you once again for a fantastic service. 

  • 5 David Eadie 20th Mar 2020

    As family we thought anderson mcguire did a great funeral service and gail at reception was brilliant from start to finish very helpful and tentitive showed empathy and very thoughtful to ur needs . Thank you very much David

  • 5 David Reid 14th Feb 2020

    All staff were kind and considerate, found Gayle in the office extremely helpful in making everything straightforward. 

  • 5 Derek Robertson 10th Feb 2020

    Gail was very helpful, the guys on the day were very respectful and friendly. Were recommended by my neighbour to me and I would happily recommend to anyone.

  • 5 Tom Conlon 1st Feb 2020

    We would like to express our sincere gratitude and thanks to Gail from the Colston branch of Anderson Maguire for her professionalism and extremely caring and sensitive manner shown to us on the recent sad loss of our father Michael. Nothing was too much trouble and her organisation and planning was perfection. Furthermore the whole team from our Funeral Director to the drivers of the family cars on the day were faultless. Be assured your love ones will be in safe, caring hands at a difficult time. The Conlon Family

  • 5 Mary Campbell 21st Jan 2020

    Can't praise the staff at the colston branch enough from Gail who took us through the painful process with respect and compassion and for Chris and his team who took our mum on her final journey . The dignity and respect shown to the whom family from beginning to end was truly commendable we cannot THANK you all enough .x

  • 5 John Thomson 19th Jan 2020

    The team  at Anderson Maguire were excellent from the moment we walked through their door, welcomed by Gail, to leaving their beautiful cars when they dropped us at the hotel we’d chosen for the bereavement lunch after the service.  Due to the time of year, between Xmas & New Year, availability and completion of the required documentation was somewhat delayed, but Gail ensured matters progressed whilst we waited.

  • 5 Sandra Morrice 13th Jan 2020

    Cant thank everyone especially Gail for all there help and support that was carried out with Dignity and professionalism on the recent death of my husband Henry (Harry)

  • 5 Angela Ritchie 8th Jan 2020

    I would like to thank Gail for her kindness in the way she handled my mum’s  funeral arrangements . On the evening of my mum going into Chapel and the following day Chris was very good as well , he explained everything that was happening and was very caring . 

  • 5 Sharon Kelly 16th Dec 2019

    The guys were so polite and respectful couldn’t have asked for better and also Gail who was our point of contact did a brilliant job and was so helpful. It made a really hard time go more smoothly thank you.

  • 5 Lisa Strang 1st Dec 2019

    Thank you for providing such a great service for my grans funeral. Everything was done with such dignity and respect. From collecting her from the house, to the viewing where she looked amazing to the actual service itself. Thank you for giving my gran the send off she well and truly deserved.

  • 5 Robert Robertson 1st Dec 2019

    Anderson Maguire were curteous and professional all the staff who I dealt with were a credit to your company.I would like to say a very special thank you to Gail at your springburn office whom we dealt with for making a very difficult time easier for us ,and for doing everything possible to still allow my wife and I to be be able to go on a previously arranged holiday as without all of her effort we would have had to cancel.Thank you.

  • 5 Father Patrick Lawson 29th Nov 2019

    I couldn’t have received a more professional service from anyone else. It was everything my dear  mother would have wanted. Thanks to Dominic and his team. Rev. Dr. Patrick Lawson

  • 5 Helen Gall 18th Nov 2019

    All of the staff were very professional, extremely helpful and exceptionally friendly. Gail could not have done any more for us than she did. We will absolutely be recommending Anderson Maguire to all family, friends and anyone else who is looking to arrange a funeral. The memorial service in December is a lovely touch and we will be attending in memory of our mum. Thanks again everyone!!!!!! xxx

  • 5 Tracy Ann Cook 8th Oct 2019

    Anderson McGuire arranged every detail of my dad's funeral perfectly, dealing with Gail is like talking to a friend, we as a family are so happy with everything you have done for us, Thank You

  • 5 Yvonne Lawson 30th Sep 2019

    We were treated with such kindness throughout all the arrangements. We were not sure what to expect but we had every confidence in Gail. She was kind and caring and reassured us throughout. We cannot thank you enough for the way it was all dealt with. Thank you 

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
1172 Springburn Road
Glasgow
City of Glasgow
G21 1UB

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Matthew Smith 29th Apr 2021

Hi I can't be any more grateful in the service provided by anderson maguire . Gail was absolutely fantastic throughout . She made such a distressing time very comfortable ,all of the staff did 5 stars all round to ALL staff . Regards Matt Smith

Gordon McLellan 2nd Apr 2021

Very professional and left nothing undone drivers  were so caring with the leadership making sure our day was as painless as could be 

Jerome munro-Lafon 8th Mar 2021

Very helpful and caring. Could not have asked for more. 

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