Local Independent Funeral Directors - providing a 24 hour service throughout Durham City and the surrounding area.
A Family Run, Caring Funeral Service
Norman Alderson has been a Funeral Director in Durham since 1980 when he joined the family business started by his Grandfather in 1921. By 1998 he had been elected as National President of The British Institute of Funeral Directors and now runs courses for those wishing to become Funeral Directors.
As members of The National Association of Funeral Directors, Professionalism has always been the key word in the ethos of the company. Many generations of Durham people have turned to the Alderson family to care for their loved ones.
Teamwork is very important for a Funeral Director and Norman is lucky to have a great team behind him. Chris Williams joined the business in 1996 and having gained his qualifications is now well known in the community. Tina Pickering has also joined and is studying for her Funeral diploma. Tina helps run a child bereavement group at University Hospital, Durham and has proved invaluable in caring for female clients and children.
As well as providing a highly professional funeral arrangement service the company also provides a Memorial Service with expert advice and colour brochure available.
Norman and Chris are able to offer advice and expertise in all aspects of the funeral profession including memorials and pre-paid funeral plans. The business has over 80 pre-payment funeral plans already in place with Golden Charter, one of the country's leading providers.
Bereavement is a difficult time and arranging a funeral is not something people wish to contemplate, especially in the case of a close friend or loved one. Norman and his staff are trained to understand this situation and will endeavour to provide full and fair information about the services they provide including, advice on burial or cremation, limousines,floral tributes,catering, newspaper announcements. So let Norman take care of the Funeral arrangements in the caring professional manner he has gained a reputation for over 25 years.
Our Services • Independent Family Business • Modern Funeral Home • Private Chapels Of Rest • 24hr Personal Service • Memorials & Inscriptions • Green Funerals • Non religious • Pre-Payment Funerals • Floral Tributes • Catering Facilities
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Durham Funeral Director
County Durham DH7 7LD
My husband died in March and I contacted Aldersons Funeral Directors. They did everything for me including catering and flowers. They were there for me at anytime. They were very respectful but extremely...