Debbie Collins

~ A personal funeral service, provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ~

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Funeral Services In Basingstoke & Beyond

Family Run, Independent Funeral Directors in Basingstoke, Hampshire

Experienced Experts

I have over 25 years’ experience conducting every aspect of funeral directing.

Available 24/7

All telephone calls are answered personally and we can speak with you whenever you need us.

Home Visits

We can make funeral arrangements via phone, email or FaceTime.

Accredited Experts

We are members of the Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors.

Debbie Collins Independent Family Funeral Directors Offers Other Services To Help You Through This Difficult time.

We can provide the following services:

  • Floral tributes
  • Horse-drawn carriages
  • Prepaid funeral plans
  • Memorials and monuments
  • Obituary notices
  • Living wishes, arrangements of your funeral service to be held on file until at time of need
  • Living wishes with a celebrant, meet with a celebrantor minister to make funeral plans to be held on file
  • Small gatherings for a service in our chapel of rest
  • Small gatherings for an informal picnic on the lawn at our premises after a cremation or burial (catered or your own picnic)
  • Memory Teddy Bears
  • Cremation jewellery
  • Fingerprinting keepsakes
  • Bespoke urns by a local artist
  • Catering
  • Doves
  • Candle Urn

Floral Tributes

We are able to assist with any floral tributes ranging from traditional wreaths, crosses, cushions and sprays to personal names, messages, to bespoke tributes like soccer shirts, golf club badges and more.

Horse Drawn Carriage Funerals

I am able to offer very affordable horse-drawn carriages.

The carriages are styled in the Victorian fashion and drawn by either fully liveried, pure bred stallions, often referred to as “Belgian Blacks”, or even two greys to white as they are also known as.

We can provide two heavy horses, Suffolk Punch, a beautiful English breed of draught horse, which are an alternative with carriage or flat trailer.

Options include a lead horse to a motor hearse, two lead horses to a pair pulling the carriage and the lead heavy horse in full beautiful livery.