About Us

At localfuneral.co.uk, our mission is to put you in touch with local, independent funeral directors who can best serve your requirements.

As a subsidiary of Golden Charter, UK market leader in later life planning including funeral plans, localfuneral.co.uk can put you in touch with 1,500+ local funeral directors in the Golden Charter network, all of whom are members of at least one of the following trade bodies:

  • SAIF (National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors)
  • NAFD (National Association of Funeral Directors)
  • IAFD (Irish Association of Funeral Directors)

Many of our funeral directors are also accredited members of SAIFCharter, who are the owners of Golden Charter.

As well as being owned by the people who understand your needs best - local, independent funeral directors – Golden Charter has over 26 years' experience in helping people take care of their funeral arrangements having served more than 500,000 customers.

If you've had a bereavement, it can be overwhelming understanding what to do next. That's why we have a network of local, independent funeral directors throughout the UK waiting to help you 24/7.

In addition, Golden Charter is registered with the Funeral Planning Authority (FPA) which was set up to protect consumers' interests and ensure the highest standard of professionalism are met.

Our brand pillars


We offer solutions for you that are immediate, convenient and above all simple.


We're a guiding hand, that's considerate, sensitive and always there for you.


We're experts that offer you peace of mind and are always caring and compassionate.