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Compassionate Family Funeral
Directors in Gateshead Since 1946

We assist bereaved families with funeral planning
and other arrangements

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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.

Everything is tailored to meet your requirements: whether you want a very basic funeral or something more traditional, we can help. Similarly, we can help with newspaper obituary notices, service sheets, funeral flowers, horse drawn carriages. We also have excellent links with local churches, clergy and humanists.

Here at Lauderdale’s our main aim is always to provide the best possible funeral, and we look forward to meeting you to discuss your requirements.

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 within Gateshead
  • 24h on Call Service available – Uniformed Staff
  • All Types of Funerals & Religions Cared for

  • Church Services
  • Cremation Services
  • Humanist Services
  • Burial Services




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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.