F.A. Albin & Sons

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F.A. Albin & Sons, Greater London, funeral director in Greater London
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F. A. Albin & Sons funeral directors’ head office operates in the M25 area since 1974, continuing a family tradition of over 200 years of bereavement care.

Latest Verified Reviews

Sandra Clinton 26th Oct 2020

Absolutely first class service.  Personal touches, down to every detail 

john coyne 19th Oct 2020

very helpful

Ray Curtis 19th Oct 2020

Very helpful ,very professional , lovely people .


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


Arthur Stanley House
52 Culling Road
SE16 2TN

About Us

Built in 1974 on the site of the Old Runge Hall in Culling Road, the funeral home was built to serve the community and has every facility to assist families at the time of bereavement.

Our premises are located in close proximity to the public transport system and have allocated spaces for customer parking. Our facilities include eight chapels of rest, a large garage to accommodate our modern fleet, a comprehensive mortuary, a museum as well as administration offices.
Also located at Culling Road is our memorial garden, which consists of a large number of niches for families to inter the ashes of their loved ones, boulder plaques, wall and vase plaques where flowers can be placed. All remembrance opportunities are open to everyone so you will not be required to retain ashes in order to dedicate a memorial.

Funeral directors Jonathan and Simon Dyer are responsible for the branch and are available Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, on Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm and on Sundays from 10 am to 12 pm. The company operates a 24 hour on call response outside normal working hours.
Our office serves all of the M25 area.

The Albin family first worked as wardens of the Bermondsey cemetery over 200 years ago, to then start serving the community as funeral directors.

Latest Obituaries

Ann Farragher

Jul 1943 - Oct 2020

Terry Jullings

Jun 1937 - Oct 2020

Peter John Thorpe

May 1948 - Oct 2020

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Sandra Clinton 26th Oct 2020

    Absolutely first class service.  Personal touches, down to every detail 

  • 4 john coyne 19th Oct 2020

    very helpful

  • 5 Ray Curtis 19th Oct 2020

    Very helpful ,very professional , lovely people .

  • 5 Simon George 17th Oct 2020

    Joanna at Albins has been absolutely brilliant,compassionate and kind in helping us organise our friends ceremony,thank you so much

  • 5 Lorraine Turnham 13th Oct 2020

    Best funeral director’s around x

  • 5 Grant sanders 13th Oct 2020

    The absolute best, nothing was ever too much trouble, they went above and beyond my needs. The whole process was taken care of with absolutely no stress on myself or family. They show an unprecedented amount of dignity and care, albins is quite simply the best you will get. I would like to thank both of the boys for proceeding over my mothers funeral on the day but in particular Simon, who went above and beyond. Thank you to everyone at albins for making my mums send of the best you can get.

  • 5 Peter Gleeson 9th Oct 2020

    Just unbelievable service, exemplary in every manner from start to finish.  Every single member of staff were helpful, respectful and made what is an unenviable task so many of us deal with, easy in every way.  Thank you to all at Albins  

  • 5 Tracy Claydon 9th Oct 2020

    We have used Albin’s in our family for some years . They make everything special and so professional. Amazing team of professional people who totally put you at ease in difficult times. 

  • 5 Mark Trattell 7th Oct 2020


  • 5 Paul Regan 6th Oct 2020

    I'm not sure there is a better service than F.A. Albin & Sons - they helped make the day very special, it was a day to be proud of, not just sad. Thank you Paul 

  • 5 Zara Grindley 4th Oct 2020

    Absolutely brilliant much appreciated for the service thank you xara

  • 5 Julianne Palmer 29th Sep 2020

    Albins were really helpful and professional, they took the stress away from a very stressful situation-I wouldn't consider ever using anyone else for future family funerals.

  • 5 Kevin Tomkins 29th Sep 2020

    I’d like to thank Caroline who was lovely and helped me through one of the worse times in my life,Danny my Dad’s Funeral conductor and his team and John one of the directors of Albins who sorted a stressful situation for me , my family and myself cannot thank all at Albins enough for their kindness and professionalism through out Thank you  Kevin Tomkins 

  • 5 Anna Lever 26th Sep 2020

    Would recommend to anyone that has lost someone, Caroline help me and my brother so much when my dad passed away and made the whole process less stressful. Amazing funeral director. Thank you so much so professional 

  • 5 Cathy Kirby 16th Sep 2020

    First class service,, so much dignity and respect

  • 5 Joanne Thompson 12th Sep 2020

    Excellent service through out the whole process.

  • 5 Karen Simkin 29th Aug 2020

    F. A. Albin & Sons delivered exceptional service to us during a difficult time. They guided us gently through the process and nothing was too much trouble to ensure dad got the send off he had desired. The small touches that we added last minute were not too much trouble to make it a truly personal funeral. Well done to Scott and the whole team, you were terrific.

  • 5 Josephine Okungbowa 29th Aug 2020

    Simon and his team were extremely exceptional in the care given to my late brother and my family. Thank you Albin for the fantastic send off given to my late brother.  For this, we are forever grateful. Josephine 

  • 5 Jess Hanscombe 28th Aug 2020

    All the team at Albins were caring professional and very helpful as soon as I walked in the door also on the telephone when I first called to discuss my mum's funeral with Simon they treated me and my mum both with care and consideration all the way through the process I can't complimentall the staff enough from the people who dressed and looked after my mum as soon as she was collected to George and his team, Anne the celebrant who held the service the drivers and everyone else sorry if i have forgotten to mention you i thank you so much Jess Hanscombe

  • 5 Lacey Nottingham 25th Aug 2020

    Eternally grateful for all of your help and support throughout. Our family have returned to Albins time and time again and have never been disappointed. The organisers, directors and staff go above and beyond our expectations everytime - polished is generally how we describe them, not just by way of appearance but generally by every aspect of skill, knowledge and behaviours. Thank you all so much for helping us with a beautiful send off for our grandmother.

  • 5 Jean Kinner 16th Aug 2020

    Very happy I was happy with everything albins did for me would always tell people to go to you                       Would like to thank you all very much for what you did for me Micky would have been very happy me going to albin and all check with me that very think was ok .

  • 5 Shanaz Newell 9th Aug 2020

    Scott was very helpful  and well informed. Those who accompanied the coffin were respectful and efficient. We were thoroughly satisfied.

  • 5 Jacqueline Oladunni 27th Jul 2020

    Patient, compassionate and professional. This is the second time I have used the services and from first contact to the last, Albins looked after us like their own family. They brought ease and support in a time of immense distress and we are most grateful. Big thank you to Caroline, George, Terry and the whole team. You are the unsung heroes of society; we salute you. Long may you continue to excel in your service to us all.

  • 5 Lea Seton 27th Jul 2020

    From the first phone call to albins to the very end it was just 1st class. I felt no stress. Meticulously done in a  Very highly professional way by very loving and respectable staff. 10/10. 

  • 5 Danny Catchpole 21st Jul 2020

    From the moment you guys picked mum up ,to the minute you dropped us at the wake , all your staff showed a caring , compassionate professional service second to none. I can't thank you all enough for the outstanding attention to detail and making my mum's and dad's final journeys memorable in very sad times . Thanks again Danny 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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Arthur Stanley House
52 Culling Road
SE16 2TN

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Latest Verified Reviews

Sandra Clinton 26th Oct 2020

Absolutely first class service.  Personal touches, down to every detail 

john coyne 19th Oct 2020

very helpful

Ray Curtis 19th Oct 2020

Very helpful ,very professional , lovely people .

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