Dear valued Clients and Community Members, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the closing of Elkin & Bell Funerals premises due to circumstances beyond our control with our landlord, leaving us no choice but to close our doors as of Sunday 10 December 2023.
We understand this may come as a shock to many, and we want to assure you that we are actively exploring options to continue serving our community.
In this time of transition, we are here to support you in any way we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out. We will do our best to assist you and provide guidance. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we navigate through this challenging time.
We remain committed to the principles that have guided us throughout our journey: being customer-focused, honest, professional, reassuring, and respectful. These values will continue to drive our actions, no matter where our paths may lead us.
Again, we extend our deepest gratitude to each and every one of you. We are truly humbled by the trust you have placed in us, and we will forever cherish the memories we have created together.
FUNERAL PLAN HOLDERS: If your funeral plan has Elkin & Bell Funerals named as your 'Nominated Funeral Director', and to facilitate the transfer of your funeral plan to another Funeral Director, it is imperative that you contact your funeral plan provider at your earliest convenience. They will guide you through the necessary steps to ensure a smooth transition of your arrangements:
Open Prepaid Funeral Plans: Tel 0330 660 0072
Golden Charter Funeral Plans: Tel 0800 833 800
For those families who held a funeral between November and December 10, 2023, In this case, we advise you to contact the crematoria where the cremation occurred. They will be able to provide the necessary information regarding the collection of cremated remains.
For families with cremated remains that were under our care from January 2019 to November 2023, we recommend reaching out to Hampshire Police for assistance and guidance.
We have NO ACCESS AT ALL to emails or our phoneline, so we extend our heartfelt apologies for those who have tried to reach out and have not received a response.
All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price list for a standardised set of products and services.
This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors
(because prices can vary).
We are fully committed to providing you with no-nonsense, transparent pricing.
As part of the Fair Funerals Pledge, we have included full details of terms and when variable charges are applicable on our downloadable price-lists
To help you make an informed choice, we have included the current pricing for our local crematoria:
Our office is located in Nobes Avenue, at the heart of Bridgemary, which is nestled between Fareham and Gosport in Hampshire.
While our business was incorporated in 2019, owner and funeral director
Richard Elkin, Cert. FD has over 25 years of experience caring for those who have died.
Our qualified and licensed female funeral director, Hayley Bell, Dip. FD, LMBIFD has well over 20 years of experience working with the bereaved to create funeral services so that you can be assured of an extremely high level of care, advice and support.
By taking a modern approach with traditional values, we believe that by empowering you to share with us your vision, we can assist you with creating a funeral that meets all of your expectations at an affordable price.
We have over 40 years of combined experience arranging multi-faith funerals and repatriations; we are here to answer any questions you may have.
Funeral Directors in Gosport covering Hampshire and beyond
For more information about the services we can provide, or if you want a chat,
we welcome any questions or quotations without obligation.
Contact Richard & Hayley at Elkin & Bell Funerals Ltd
186 Nobes Avenue PO13 0HY
24 hr telephone: 01329600050
SMS/WhatsApp/Telegram: 07957679680 email@example.com
We know we can’t make things better,
but we do want to make things a little easier if we can.
Guardian Angel is a platform created so that no one would have to go through the bereavement process alone ever again.
Our Qualified Female Funeral Director, Hayley Bell is a Full Licensed Member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors
For more information about the BIFD, click below
Elkin & Bell Funerals Ltd is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Open Prepaid Funerals Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm Reference Number 962403
Our qualified & licensed female funeral director, Hayley Bell, Dip. FD, LMBIFD directing a stunning horse-drawn funeral with local and family-owned Madgwick Carriage Masters.
We will work to empower you to create a truly bespoke and meaningful farewell for the person who has died.
This video has been posted with the kind permission of the family
As part of Pamodzi Creatives Inspirational women of Portsmouth awards, and as a finalist, our qualified and licensed funeral director, Hayley Bell, Dip. FD, LMBIFD, was invited to an “in conversation” with two amazing businesswomen and fellow nominees, Charlotte Harding and Sara Lewis.
Hayley's interview, which was filmed recently at the New Theatre Royal as part of the awards ceremony which coincided with International Women's Day on 8th March #IWD2021.
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