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Compassionate Family Funeral Directors
In Dunston, Gateshead est.1946

We assist bereaved families with all types of funeral wishes and future funeral plans

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Welcome to
W. Lauderdale & Son Funeral Services

Family-owned funeral directors and run since 1946, Lauderdale’s have arranged and conducted funerals for the people of Gateshead for decades, supporting, guiding and providing friendly, professional advice when needed.

We are proud to say that we are full accredited members of the National Association of Funeral Directors.

All our funeral plans are accredited and approved by Ecclesiastical Planning Services.

William Lauderdale our Funeral Director and many of our staff are also accredited members of The Society of Bereavement Practitioners.


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Why Choose Us?

All arrangements here at W. Lauderdale & Son Funeral Services come with many years experience and high standards of care. An easy going approach at a time of need, ensures you feel very comfortable from the first call, whilst knowing your loved one will be in a safe, caring funeral home meeting all standards of care and requirement.

  • Family Funeral Directors with Many Years Of Experience
  • High Standards Of Care Throughout with a Easy Going Approach
  • All Areas Covered in and around Gateshead
  • 24h on Call Service available – Uniformed Staff
  • All Types of Funerals & Religions Cared for


  • Direct Cremation (Unattended)       £1,750.00
  • Simple Service                                  £3,000.00
  • Most Popular                                     £3,840.00
  • Tradition Service                               £4,000.00
  • Pre-Paid Funeral Plans                      £2,000.00


*Prices correct as of April 2024

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    We would just like to let you know that our services are still available at this time but please call us ahead before visiting in order to determine how best we can support you to carry out any funeral arrangements or any enquires that you may have. Please call us for immediate support and attention, we are still available 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.