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We often have many developments and updates which we share to help people be fully informed about Levertons and the wider profession. These vary from new pieces of information about what to do when someone dies, updates to regulation, new initiatives we are introducing, involvement and activity within our community and other professional or industry information.

Please see below for our full list of articles available to view and read. We hope you find this useful and please feel free to share and comment.

Let’s talk about Direct Cremations
Whether it’s because of cost or circumstance, a formal ceremony may not be for everyone. There has been a noticeable movement away from the traditional funeral in recent years with many opting for a Direct Cremation. It may be due to the cost-of-living crisis or indeed the aftermath of Covid when people weren’t able to […]
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A Star In Memory
As we enter the festive period, we understand this time of year can be very difficult when going through a bereavement. Christmas is often a time when loved ones come together and celebrate, but it is also a time when we miss those who we have loved and lost the most. It’s a time when […]
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Levertons Awarded Investors In People (IIP) Silver Accreditation
Leverton & Sons have achieved the prestigious Investors In People (IIP) Silver status which is a significant achievement for our staff and the organisation as a while. Following an ongoing assessment that lasted for three years, all areas of the organisation were covered and our External Assessor deemed that we, not only met the requirements […]
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Leverton & Sons NEW Estimator Launched
It's your choice as to what you have at a funeral and we want to make the process of planning a funeral as simple as possible. We understand the cost and difficult decisions that sometimes have to be made when it comes to planning a funeral. Different funeral packages and pricing  can be a minefield […]
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Our latest new Electric Hearse has joined our fleet
We, in partnership with designer Steve Cousins, pioneered the UK’s first all-electric Eco-Hearse in 2013. Nine years later in July 2022 we took delivery of our first full-size electric Nissan hearse. These hearses have proven popular with our clients, providing the option of a modern and environmentally friendly funeral in and around London. This new […]
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Recognised for our commitment to greener funerals
We start 2022 on a positive note and are proud to announce we have been awarded the initial Bronze Greener Globe Funeral Award. This...
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A star in memory for all our clients
Christmas is a time when loved ones come together and celebrate, but it is also a time when we miss those who we have loved and lost the...
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What looks different now
Since last week, if you walk by any of our branches you will see a Price List in each of the windows. You will also find this in a larger...
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Thank you
Since 2015 we’ve been working in partnership with MuchLoved, a bereavement charity that enables us to provide tribute websites for our...
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You haven’t got to be royal to plan your own funeral
It’s been mentioned many times during the last week that HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, planned the details of his funeral. He...
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In the case of someone dying at home, or if you need to contact us for immediate assistance out of our office hours, please do call us. We can arrange collection at any time of day or night:

My heartfelt thanks go to Craig and the team who took care of my Dad earlier this month. From start to finish it was perfect. Their care and professionalism was spot on.

Review by Carol H left on 22 May 2024

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The service we have received from Levertons has been empathetic, understanding and non judgemental. We dealt with Carmel and she was efficient, and thoughtful, making a difficult time, easier to manage. My uncle died alone, having lived a solitary life. As a family we had no idea of his wishes, but knew that a large busy funeral would not have fitted in with who he was. We opted for a quite non attended cremation, and it was arranged seamlessly, and efficiently, helping the family that remained, to have peace that he had some dignity at the time of death. Due to the distance, it was all managed online and over the phone, which meant easy communications to all the family. We have used Levertons for all family in London and would recommend then time and time over. Thank you from us

Review by Lesley M left on 16 May 2024

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After what has been a testing couple of months, Leverton handled the funeral of my late Brother Stefan with compassion and dignity, and arranged for his ashes to be scattered at Golders Green Crematorium in the same place as his parents. I would like to thank them for their patience and kindness throughout this difficult time.

Review by Maureen S left on 16 May 2024

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Very friendly helpful and competent. A pleasure to use

Review by Simon K left on 15 May 2024

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Good afternoon All, On behalf of my family and myself I would like to extend our deepest appreciation for all the care and support rendered to us at our most vulnerable time. Thank you for everything and I would certainly recommend your incredible service to friends and family in future. Much regards Cynthia Sarfo Mensah (Widow) Awuku Danso family.

Review by Cynthia S left on 15 May 2024

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Debbie and all of Levertons looked after both my mum five years ago and my uncle last month they were -without doubt amazing caring and professional. I can't thank them enough.

Review by Andrea K left on 15 May 2024

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Review by Michael P left on 15 May 2024

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Kathryn was kind, patient and always flexible with arrangements. It's a compliment to say she was also entirely professional: when you're organising a funeral you're not usually at your most efficient, so it's essential to have someone who is. My thanks to her and her team.

Review by Roger H left on 13 May 2024

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I cannot recommend Levertons highly enough. Craig Parker was so helpful, and made all the arrangements for my mother's funeral, and his colleague Lorna Walkden ensured that everything went smoothly on the day. It mean that I could focus on the event, without worrying about the arrangements. A source of great comfort and reassurance at a very difficult time.

Review by Lorna H left on 13 May 2024

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Highly recommended, thought Levertons were professional and dignified throughout the whole process of the funeral arrangements. My particular thanks goes to Lorna for her professionalism through our experience in dealing with Levertons

Review by Michael F left on 13 May 2024

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