William Houghton Funeral Director is an independent funeral directors in Preston providing a full range of funeral services to those who require them throughout the Preston area and beyond. Since the founding of the company in 1909, William Houghton Funeral Director has been offering caring and supportive funeral services to the local community and beyond. With over a century of experience in guiding people through the funeral arranging process, providing a compassionate and personalised service, they have established themselves as one of the leading funeral directors in Preston.
With three branches located throughout Preston, situated in Longridge, Fulwood and Ingol, William Houghton Funeral Director can offer a convenient and local service to many of those within the Preston area.
The team at William Houghton Funeral Director are experienced in the planning of all types funerals in Fulwood, Ingol, Longridge and Preston. Whether you are planning your own funeral or the funeral of a loved one they can cater to any specific requests or requirements you may have, ensuring you or your loved one receives the perfect send-off.
Funeral costs are one of the main concerns when it comes to arranging a funeral. If you’re worried about the financial burden those you leave behind will have to shoulder, William Houghton Funeral Director offers pre-paid funeral plans. This allows you to pay for your funeral ahead of time, ensuring that when you pass there are already arrangements in place, letting your loved ones grieve without the additional stress of planning your funeral.
If you are arranging the funeral of somebody who didn’t have any pre-paid funeral plans, William Houghton Funeral Director has a range of packages available which cover the entire process. Whether you’re looking to plan a small, simple funeral, a grand ceremony or anything in between they can cater to your needs and offer advice and compassionate support throughout.
The popularity of cremation has been steadily rising for the past few decades and they now account for more than three quarters of funerals held in the UK. As they are typically less expensive than a traditional burial, cremations are a favoured option for those who are interested in keeping the funeral costs low. After a cremation the ashes of the deceased are returned to the relatives or next of kin and they can decide how best to honour the memory of their loved one, whether that’s scattering the ashes somewhere meaningful or taking them home in an urn to ensure they stay close.
William Houghton Funeral Director offers a full range of cremation services and can help to support and advise you throughout the planning process. There are many things to take into consideration when arranging a cremation and their team have experience in ensuring you have the information required to make your choices and decisions.
Direct cremation, generally the most cost-effective type of funeral, involves a simple, dignified cremation carried out in private without any service, ceremony or attendees. While a direct cremation may not offer a traditional way of saying goodbye to a loved one, the ashes are returned afterwards which allows you the freedom to arrange a send-off you feel is more befitting to the deceased.
If you are planning a simple funeral in Preston or the surrounding areas, William Houghton Funeral Director is available to meet your needs. Exclusive to the Ingol branch, their ‘Simply Funerals’ range of funeral packages are intended to offer respectful, elegant funerals at a more affordable price than traditional services without compromising on any of the key elements. Whether it’s a cremation, direct cremation or burial, William Houghton Funeral Director can ensure your loved one receives a fitting send-off at an affordable price.
If you require a funeral director in Longridge, Fulwood, Ingol or Preston that you can trust to provide supportive, compassionate and high quality funeral services get in touch with William Houghton Funeral Director today. Their unrivalled experience in arranging funerals within the local community speaks for itself and you can rest assured you’ll receive a level of care and respect that you won’t get elsewhere.