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Guide to Funeral Directors in Basingstoke

The largest town in Hampshire, Basingstoke is an important economic centre in the south of England located some 50 miles southwest of London, which greatly expanded from the small market town it was before the 1960s into the economic hub it is today.

Recent census information shows the population of the borough of Basingstoke and Deane to be in the region of 152,000, of which over 72% identify as religious, mostly Christian but also embracing other major faiths. There are many places of worship, 23 within a two mile radius of the centre, including the Hindu temple on Council Road.

There are approximately 12 funeral directors in Basingstoke and the surrounding area, with three in the city centre and seven within a five mile radius. These include many long established family run and independent establishments.

Basingstoke Council runs an integrated burial and cemetery service from its office at the Worting Road Cemetery, and the grounds are open seven days a week. Basingstoke Crematorium, on Stockbridge road, is privately owned. There are two other cemeteries within a ten mile radius of Basingstoke, one at Alton, to the east, and the other at Whitchurch to the west.

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Latest Verified Reviews

Charlotte Newman 2019-08-20 10:45:05

Darren and the team at Spencer & Peyton were very helpful, knowledgable and efficient. We were very impressed with their services and would absolutely recommend. 

Hailey Alger 2019-08-14 17:09:02

We could not have wished for nicer people to look after our Dad on his final journey. Everyone at Spencer & Peyton have been so compassionate and helpful and not once did we feel that their service was just there to make money. Not needing to choose a coffin really took the pressure off of us, and options that we didn't think about- like a lock of Dad's hair- were mentioned for us to consider. At every step I felt that Dad was treated with dignity and respect and well look after. His funeral was the nicest service I have ever been to (which is odd as it was the worst day of our lives!) I cannot recommend Spencer & Peyton more highly.

Simon Massey 2019-08-12 10:48:32

Simply excellent. Reassuring, calm and polite.

Dennis Locke 2019-06-23 10:18:14

I thought everything was so professional all the staff and victoria

David Jennings 2019-06-12 09:45:33

Superb staff made it all a lot easier than I expected. Very professional in every way