Independent Funeral Directors in Leighton Buzzard


Who is Dillamore Funeral Service?

Dillamore Funeral Service was established in 1923 and has been providing funeral services in the local area for almost 100 years. Dillamore is the only family-run funeral directors in Leighton Buzzard and is still based at the original premises in Old Road, Linslade. As well as providing a friendly and professional service, Dillamore aims to provide additional support and guidance to anyone needing advice as they navigate the loss of a loved one. We have an on-site Chapel of Rest and can arrange for you to visit your loved one while the funeral is being arranged.

The local area has many funeral facilities and we can arrange both religious and non-religious funerals in Leighton Buzzard. The town also has two burial grounds, located on Vandyke Road and Old Linslade. There are several crematoriums in the local area, along with green burial sites in the wider region. At Dillamore we support all types of funerals of different faiths and beliefs, and will work closely with you to ensure your needs are fulfilled.


Making funeral arrangements

If you have recently lost someone, knowing where to begin can be difficult. Dillamore can provide you with invaluable advice in the early days following a loss, and our knowledgeable funeral arrangers will guide you through each step to ensure you feel supported and at ease as the funeral arrangements are made. Due to Covid-19, all funeral arrangements will be made via the phone and email and we are always available to answer any questions you may have. As well as using our appointment booking tool to schedule an appointment, you can reach out to us on 01525 372210 or use our email contact form.

What is the average price for a funeral in Leighton Buzzard?

With the rising costs of funerals, we understand the importance of arranging a funeral that fits within your budget. The average price of a funeral in Leighton Buzzard is £3500-£4500 depending on what is chosen by the family, so it is important to consider how a funeral will be paid for before making arrangements. We aim to have full transparency with regards to funeral costs, and work closely with families to ensure they can fulfil their funeral wishes whilst respecting the different budgets they may have.

Prepaid funeral plans in Leighton Buzzard

Taking out a prepaid funeral plan allows you to plan ahead and ensures your family aren’t left with financial responsibility to pay for your funeral. As well as making decisions about your funeral wishes, taking out a plan enables you to pay for the majority of your funeral at today’s prices.

Dillamore provides the Independent Way Plan from Golden Charter. We believe this plan is the most superior plan on the market and allows you to have full flexibility over your funeral arrangements. Reach out to us to find out more about setting up a prepaid funeral.


Natural funerals in Leighton Buzzard

At Dillamore we recognise the importance of making a shift towards more environmentally friendly practices within the funeral industry. We work with several suppliers who create biodegradable coffins and urns, and try to take a more eco-conscious approach to planning funerals. Our team of funeral arrangers will be able to advise you on ways to ensure a funeral is respectful of the natural world whilst being mindful of the wishes and budgets of each family we work with.

Aftercare services

We believe that the service we provide extends far beyond arranging a funeral, and there are many ways we can support you after a funeral has taken place. We work closely with a bereavement counsellor who can provide you with bereavement support and tools to help you cope with your grief. In addition to this, we can aid you in your choice of memorial, arranging everything from headstones and plaques through to urns, benches, memorial trees and jewellery. Where donations have been requested, we will also oversee the management of this to ensure people can donate with ease.

Dillamore has been providing funeral services for nearly 100 years. We know Leighton Buzzard extremely well and can help you organise a funeral of different types, smoothly and at a good price. Call us on 01525 372210 or fill in our booking form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.