W.S Taylor & Sons Ltd, Forest Hall

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W.S Taylor & Sons Ltd, Forest Hall, Tyne and Wear, funeral director in Tyne and Wear W.S Taylor & Sons Ltd, Forest Hall, Tyne and Wear, funeral director in Tyne and Wear W.S Taylor & Sons Ltd, Forest Hall, Tyne and Wear, funeral director in Tyne and Wear
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An independent and family-run funeral director in Newcastle, serving the Newcastle and North Tyneside communities with bespoke funerals.

Latest Verified Reviews

Maureen Birnie 12th Jun 2020

A most dignified,compassionate and extremely professional service throughout our darkest days. Would highly recommend Billy and staff. Also very tasteful Chapel of Rest. dignified,compassionate and such professionalism

Chanel Cunny 7th Jun 2020

Fantastic service from W.S Taylor & Sons. They made our lives so much easier from start to finish. 

Mark Stobbs 24th May 2020

An excellent service from the very 1st call. They took care of everything and ensured we had a fitting celebration of my dad’s life. I can’t thank them enough. 

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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
2-3 Meadowfield Terrace, Forest Hall
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE12 9ES

About Us

WS Taylor & Sons Funeral Directors in Newcastle has been serving their local community with bespoke, personalised funerals since 2009.

Billy Taylor and his wife Karen set up business over ten years ago and were joined by their funeral director Jim DaPrato in 2013, their eldest son Gary in 2015, and their daughter-in-law Rebecca in 2018. Between them they have decades of experience working in the funeral profession.

WS Taylor & Sons Funeral Directors are happy to help arrange any type of funeral requested of them, from religious services with traditional burials and cremations, through to humanist celebrations of life and woodland burials.

They are able to provide coffins and caskets of almost any material, such as oak or pine, and design, including eco-friendly options, such as cardboard, wicker or bamboo.

There is a traditional fleet of hearses and limousines on hand as well as bespoke, alternative choices such as motorcycle and horse-drawn hearses.

WS Taylor & Sons Funeral Directors are open Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm, and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via the telephone. Their Forest Hall funeral home has off-street parking, two peaceful chapels of rest, and private consultation rooms where you can discuss your loved one’s funeral. Should you prefer a home visit, this can be arranged by appointment.

Get in touch with WS Taylor & Sons Funeral Directors today to begin arranging your loved one’s perfect funeral.

Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Maureen Birnie 12th Jun 2020

    A most dignified,compassionate and extremely professional service throughout our darkest days. Would highly recommend Billy and staff. Also very tasteful Chapel of Rest. dignified,compassionate and such professionalism

  • 5 Chanel Cunny 7th Jun 2020

    Fantastic service from W.S Taylor & Sons. They made our lives so much easier from start to finish. 

  • 5 Mark Stobbs 24th May 2020

    An excellent service from the very 1st call. They took care of everything and ensured we had a fitting celebration of my dad’s life. I can’t thank them enough. 

  • 5 DAVID CHRISTIE 7th May 2020

    From the initial contact all the way through they made every effort to make the unpleasant situation bearable. Thank you very much for all your help and kindness.

  • 5 Paul Denton 6th Apr 2020

    Superb level of comfort and support from Billy and all of the staff.  Would highly recommend their service in what are always extremely difficult times

  • 5 Michael Davitt 2nd Apr 2020

    What a fabulous service we received even due to the current global pandemic that’s going round. We can not thank you enough to all members of your staff keep up the good work and excellent service. Many thanks 

  • 5 Alan White 28th Mar 2020

    The funeral went very well. Everything went according to plan.

  • 5 Diane Reed 13th Feb 2020

    The staff at WS Taylor and Sons are very friendly and approachable when organising your fair well to a loved on, nothing is to much or a silly request.  Yet on the day the operate in a very professional caring manor, towards your loved one and to the family left behind.  I can’t thank them enough for everything they did for my dads final journey. 

  • 5 Tony Creighton 2nd Jan 2020

    The people here are genuinely connected to the family suffering a loss, they are not like others i have used before and are also very reasonable with costs I recommend people to use this family run caring company 

  • 5 Gwen Marchbanks 6th Dec 2019

    The most caring funeral directors anywhere, they do everything so positively right, just amazing people x

  • 5 Craig Scott 6th Dec 2019

    Very, nice people. Helped me every step of the way. They worked to my needs, I would highly recommend this funeral directors. Thanks craig

  • 5 Jacqueline Hetherington 8th Nov 2019

    lovely staff

  • 5 Maureen Williamson 3rd Oct 2019

    This is the third time I have used the service of W s Taylor and son They are very caring and professional . Billy is a special person who makes you feel at ease at a very stressful time. He keeps you informed all the way before during and after. I would not hesitate to recommend this company to any  one 

  • 5 Debra Balmer 28th Sep 2019

    Billy, Karen and the rest of the team are the most amazing, compassionate and professional people you could ever wish to look after your loved ones, absolutely nothing was too much trouble and they were contactable 24/7, I couldn’t recommend them any higher, I wouldn’t use anyone else. 

  • 5 Jemma Sweeting 24th Sep 2019

    My brother sadly passed away in May and funeral was conducted by w.s Taylor. The service we received was absolutely outstanding. I could not have asked for a single thing more. Each & every colleague go above and beyond to suit your every needs. Especially Rebekah.prices are unbelievabley cheap and completely undercut all competitors. 

  • 5 Simon Lant 23rd Sep 2019

    We recently used the company for the death of my Father in Law. From start to finish every aspect of the funeral arrangements was excellent and everything was carried out in such a friendly, understanding and professional manner. I would recommend them 100% as it helped our family during what was a very sad time and it is refreshing to deal with a company who carry out their work to such a high standard.

  • 5 Karen Mason 21st Sep 2019

    Billy and his staff were so considerate and respectful to my mam and all the family following the loss of my dad . The service was professional from start to finish,Billy supported us every step of the way the personal touches were second to none thanks so much wouldn’t use anybody else would highly recommend xx 

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
2-3 Meadowfield Terrace, Forest Hall
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE12 9ES

Latest Verified Reviews

Maureen Birnie 12th Jun 2020

A most dignified,compassionate and extremely professional service throughout our darkest days. Would highly recommend Billy and staff. Also very tasteful Chapel of Rest. dignified,compassionate and such professionalism

Chanel Cunny 7th Jun 2020

Fantastic service from W.S Taylor & Sons. They made our lives so much easier from start to finish. 

Mark Stobbs 24th May 2020

An excellent service from the very 1st call. They took care of everything and ensured we had a fitting celebration of my dad’s life. I can’t thank them enough. 

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