Tim Matthews Independent Family Funeral Director

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Tim Matthews Independent Family Funeral Director, Southampton, funeral director in Southampton
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Independent funeral directors in Southampton serving bereaved families with bespoke funeral arrangements

Latest Verified Reviews

Val Barton 18th Dec 2019

Cannot recommend Tim highly enough. He is professional and compassionate. Its alway difficult arranging a funeral for a loved one, but Tim is very helpful and keeps everyone involved well informed every step of the way.

Jean Moore 27th Sep 2019

Tim is a very caring sympathetic person who made a difficult day easier to manage

Kevin Birkett 22nd Sep 2019

Tim helped us with our beautiful Mothers funeral ,we thank Tim for organising the Rev Richard and putting us in touch with Jackie ref flowers ,Tim was very professional and helped us come to terms with our loss he has made a very difficult time in our lives easier to come to terms with ,he was always in touch and offered his time if required ,Thank you .

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Location

Address
36 Lyndale Road
Park Gate
Southampton
SO31 6QN

About Us

With a history of family funeral directing since 1959, Tim Matthews is an independent funeral director in Park Gate, Southampton, covering the Hampshire and Dorset areas.

Whether your loved one wanted a traditional religious funeral or a contemporary celebration of life, Tim Matthews Independent Family Funeral Director can help you plan the perfect farewell. The level of service remains the same, whatever style of funeral you choose to have and Tim Matthews is committed to providing the highest care for you and your loved one.

They can work to a variety of different budgets and never turn a family away or credit score your application for funeral services. In addition to low cost options such as direct cremation, they can also provide a Victorian style horse drawn funeral service, complete with a pair of Belgian black or white Lipizzaner horses driven by an authentically dressed whip and groom.

They also provide a memorial masonry service and work with all local churchyards and cemeteries. You can choose from a wide range of memorial stones in order to create a lasting symbol of remembrance for your loved one.

Whether it be a traditional look, willow, seagrass or even a bespoke colourful coffin, they can supply you with the best choice for you and your loved one. All their coffins are manufactured in the U.K. and are fully compliant with all regulations.

Tim Matthews Independent Family Funeral Director is located on Lyndale Road in Park Gate, Southampton and offers a 24-hour service. Call their Southampton funeral home now to find out more about the services they provide and begin making funeral arrangements for your loved one.

Latest Obituaries

Marie Rose Hill

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Val Barton 18th Dec 2019

    Cannot recommend Tim highly enough. He is professional and compassionate. Its alway difficult arranging a funeral for a loved one, but Tim is very helpful and keeps everyone involved well informed every step of the way.

  • 5 Jean Moore 27th Sep 2019

    Tim is a very caring sympathetic person who made a difficult day easier to manage

  • 5 Kevin Birkett 22nd Sep 2019

    Tim helped us with our beautiful Mothers funeral ,we thank Tim for organising the Rev Richard and putting us in touch with Jackie ref flowers ,Tim was very professional and helped us come to terms with our loss he has made a very difficult time in our lives easier to come to terms with ,he was always in touch and offered his time if required ,Thank you .

  • 5 Joy Windebank 9th Sep 2019

    Tim was a great support all the way through what is a very difficult time. He was very patient (even when I had a wobble over the order of service). He showed great respect to my partner and the funeral was everything I wanted it to be which was a great comfort.

  • 5 Andrew Ottaway 12th Apr 2019

    Tim was very understanding and helpful throughout. The family are very happy with the service provided by Tim and his colleagues 

  • 5 Janet Baker 2nd Feb 2019

    Excellent and the staff were friendly, compassionate, kind, and professional from start to finish. They handled everything with the sensitivity and ease needed in the difficult area of death. I would highly recommend Tim Mathews funeral directors. They were fantastic in every way and many thanx and blessings to you all.

  • 5 Kierston Paskell 20th Jan 2019

    I am so delighted that my parents made their funeral plans with Tim Matthews. He guided them every step of the way; was always there for support and advice; he took time with them and the rest of the family. When the time came to say goodbye to my dad, Tim was like another member of the family. His genuine caring was apparent throughout. Noting was too much trouble. Professional service with a personal touch. He took the time to ensure that the funeral he helped us plan was a fitting tribute to my dad.

  • 5 sara sadler 18th Sep 2018

    Tim and his family made sure our family were well looked after whilst making arrangements for my fathers funeral. A caring and considerate family run funeral business. Would highly recommend.

  • 5 Beverley Keith 17th Jun 2018

    Tim Matthews was excellent. He made a really difficult time easier to bear and was extremely accommodating and helpful. Having absolutely no idea where to start he guided us smoothly through the entire process and we felt comfortable and at ease from the moment we stepped inside. Thankyou Tim x

  • 5 Rita McManus 28th Feb 2018

    The loss of my Dad was a shock but Tim was so helpful and kind. Nothing was too much trouble, and he guided us through this time.Thank you Tim and your staff.

  • 5 Deborah Elliott 28th Jan 2018

    Tim was brilliant from start to finish, nothing was too much trouble, always contactable at any time, when you have a million things running through your head. His naturally quiet, calm and sympathetic nature shone through. I can't recommend him high enough.

  • 5 Scott Neale 21st Jan 2018

    I found Tim a real comfort and professional. He made what was an unexpected and tragic loss to a as nice a day as he he could. He was also praised by friends and family, some coming hundreds of miles for his thoughtfullnes and compassion on the day.

  • 5 Charles Bishop 6th Jan 2018

    Tim provided an excellent service at a difficult time for us.  He could not of been more professional and caring.  Would highly recommend. 

  • 5 John Leach 15th Dec 2017

    A good professional service maintaining compassion and dignity at all times.

  • 5 kellie regan 30th Oct 2017

    So very personal, helpful, understanding and informative.  The whole of such a difficult time was made as easy as it could possibly have been made from start to finish.  Providing so much more than just a job in every way. An excellent service. Thank you.

  • 5 David Armstrong 23rd Oct 2017

    Tim provided a First Class service to our family recently, he was available to answer any questions we had and guided us through a sad time. Would highly recommend him...very many thanks.

  • 5 Phil Clark 6th Oct 2017

    Tim couldn't have been more accommodating. He listened brilliantly to what my Fathers wishes and preferences would've been, suggested some ways of making it better, organising a celebrant to ease the process of the service, and did it all with an appropriate sense of humour which we really valued throughout the process. Wholeheartedly recommended.

  • 5 Naomi Colburn 1st Oct 2017

    Tim was fantastic in every way from start to finish. He provided a personal &  extremely high level of service, nothing was too much trouble & it was clear that he takes a great deal of pride in his work & getting everything right was as important to him as it was to us. He also recommended the minister, Peter White, who conducted the service perfectly & again with attention to detail. Could not have asked for more, a potentially difficult day was made easy. Would absolutely recommend.

  • 5 William Worthy 25th Sep 2017

    Tim Matthews gave an excellent service. Friendly, caring and professional, nothing was too much trouble. We would highly recommend him.

  • 5 David Hughes 17th Jul 2017

    Mr Matthews was helpful and sympathetic during the preliminary stages of arranging the Funeral. His advice was of considerable assistance. Thereafter he provided an extremely efficient service and delivered in full on all of his obligations thereby ensuring the Funeral Service was a fitting tribute to the deceased.

  • 5 david adey 7th Jul 2017

    Tim gave us a personal, sensitive and very professional service and the funeral went exactly as the family wished. Tim's knowledge and contacts with key people helped everything to go smoothly. We would be happy to recommend his services to anyone.

  • 5 Jenny Franks 19th May 2017

    Tim provided a friendly and efficient service to the family at all times. He was always willing to listen and advise and precisely carried out the families wishes. I would recommend him to anyone. Thank you Tim

  • 5 Richard Scarff 30th Apr 2017

    Excellent service from start to finish. Would highly recommend.  Thank you Tim.  Richard. 

  • 5 Laurie Watson 16th Apr 2017

    Tim is the most caring and professional person that you are ever likely to meet! He dealt with everything and more taking the pressure off our family in this very emotional time.  I would recommend Tim to anyone without any hesitation.  Thank you Tim. 

  • 5 Anthony Alsford 15th Apr 2017

    Very caring and supportive at a sad time. Tim made time, at short notice, to meet our family to arrange our Father's funeral, especillay appreciated as our family are spread across the southern counties. No time was a problem for visiting Dad to say farewell at the funeral home and Tim made sure everyone's needs were met. The funeral itself was exactly as we wished it to be, and Tim and his team were very courteous and respectful throughout and this confirmed that we chose an excellent funeral director.

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
36 Lyndale Road
Park Gate
Southampton
SO31 6QN

Latest Verified Reviews

Val Barton 18th Dec 2019

Cannot recommend Tim highly enough. He is professional and compassionate. Its alway difficult arranging a funeral for a loved one, but Tim is very helpful and keeps everyone involved well informed every step of the way.

Jean Moore 27th Sep 2019

Tim is a very caring sympathetic person who made a difficult day easier to manage

Kevin Birkett 22nd Sep 2019

Tim helped us with our beautiful Mothers funeral ,we thank Tim for organising the Rev Richard and putting us in touch with Jackie ref flowers ,Tim was very professional and helped us come to terms with our loss he has made a very difficult time in our lives easier to come to terms with ,he was always in touch and offered his time if required ,Thank you .

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