Funeral directors in Dundee, and in most cities, present many options for arranging a funeral.  We know that everyone deserves a remarkable level of service that is unique to them, both in life and in death. To provide the best possible final send-off, we find out more about your loved one to provide a perfect send-off for them and for you.  With so many aspects to think about, we know it can be a daunting prospect at a difficult time for your family. We understand that choosing a funeral director in Dundee is an act of necessity, and sadly one of life’s inevitabilities, so here are a few things you may wish to consider.

Funeral Directors In Dundee

We’ve Been Coordinating Funerals For Families For Over A Century

As the largest independent funeral directors in Dundee, we have three locations across the city, as well as a premises in St Andrews. We have cared for families in the region since 1910 and have a reputation for delivering quality service.

As responsible funeral directors, we have always conformed to the high regulatory standards required of our industry and have trusted relationships with families from our headquarters on Cardean Street, our premises in Lochee, Hilltown, and at our St Andrews location.

We understand that organising a funeral is one of the most personal experiences your family will undertake. At this difficult time, our team of funeral directors in Dundee, Scotland use their years of experience to complete the necessary paperwork and coordinate the logistics of the funeral to provide you with peace of mind and your loved one a fitting send-off.

Over the last century, we have been at the forefront of changes in our industry. As a traditional industry, you might think that there have been limited changes to our services during that time.  This is not the case, as we increasingly use technological advances in our mortuary facilities. Our fleet of hearses are state of the art and the requests we receive for music is increasingly from digital sources rather than pipe organs as it was when we started in 1910.

We Offer A Personal Service You Can Rely On

As we have been Dundee funeral directors for over a century, families have entrusted us with the care of their loved ones, knowing that they will be treated with respect and professionalism.

Every person deserves an exceptional level of service, in life and in death. Our team of funeral directors in Dundee, Scotland spend time with your family to find out more about your loved one to provide the best possible final send-off, for them and for you. Our facilities across Dundee and our premises in St Andrews provides a peaceful and private setting and a secure and hygienic facility to care for your loved one.

As the largest independent funeral directors in the Dundee area, we have delivered unique funeral services that have included a variety of requests from horse-drawn carriages to football-themed coffins. We offer a range of coffins and urns, floral tributes, and transport to meet the needs of the families we serve.

In addition to these personal choices, there are a number of requirements by law that you must adhere to when declaring the death of a loved one. We understand that this is a difficult time for your family, and our professional staff will provide guidance and support when registering a death, liaising with Officiants, and coordinating repatriation if required.

We know there is a lot to think about, and this all starts with a chat. Please get in touch with our St Andrews or Dundee offices to discuss your requirements.

About Our Funeral Plans In Dundee – We Offer A Professional Service

Our funeral directors in Dundee are trained to professional industry standards and hold relevant qualifications as funeral directors, and specific qualifications to deliver our specialist services such as embalming. We are proud members of the National Association of Funeral Directors, Golden Charter and The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF). This all reflects our commitment to provide a professional service for your funeral plans in Dundee.

Our facilities at our three locations in Dundee, and at our premises in St Andrews, enable our funeral directors to fulfil their obligations to offer a truly professional service.  We will discuss your preference for either burial or cremation and will work with you to complete the necessary paperwork.

Our experienced team can also advise you on the benefits of having a funeral prepayment plan. We know that thinking of your own funeral can be a difficult thought, but a funeral prepayment plan enables you to plan the send-off that you would like, making financial provision during your life for this evitability to ensure your family are not faced with decisions and financial anxiety after your passing.  Our team would be happy to discuss prepayment plan options with you.

The Best And Most Respectful Funeral Directors In Dundee: James Ashton & Son

We have served our community for over a century, we’ve built trusted relationships with thousands of local families and take pride in the work we do to support them during an emotionally difficult time.

We are proud of our city, and to be funeral directors in Dundee. The lives Dundonians lead are what make it such a special place. The James Ashton & Son team are always ready to answer your questions and offer their support and advice, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with us to provide you with peace of mind. See more about our services on our homepage at, email us at; or phone us in Dundee on 01382 452 110 or St Andrews on 01334 472 456.