When Death Occurs
Obituaries & Donations
Funeral Directors Croydon – Serving the Community Since 1877
JB Shakespeare funeral directors of Croydon was founded in 1877 and has been proud to serve families in the Croydon and surrounding areas ever since.
We offer a professional and caring 24-hour a day funeral service and provide all aspects of funeral arrangements, from burials, cremations, repatriations, pre-arranged funeral plans and all types of memorial work.
If you need help with funeral arrangements please do not hesitate to contact us.
Our head office at 1 Norfolk House, Wellesley Road is in central Croydon and a short stroll from the Registry Office at the Town Hall. We also have another office at 175 Selsdon Park Road, at the bottom of Gravel Hill.
We belong to the trade associations the NAFD and SAIF as well as NAMM and BRAM for memorial work. We are also signed up to the FAIR FUNERALS pledge.
We firmly believe in treating people in the same way we would like to be treated and are often humbled by the many kind letters and cards we receive after carrying out a funeral
Here are a few of those kindnesses we have received:
3rd June 2020 – I would like to thank your staff....
I would like to thank your staff, for their care attention and kindness during this process.
22nd May 2020 – Thank you all for your kindness...
Thank you all for your kindness, support and understanding, during these last few weeks. We as a family could not have asked for better care. I cannot thank you enough.
Thank you for the care and attention
Thank you for the care and attention you gave to me to make a difficult time easier.
The Service was perfect
Many thanks for all the help given over this difficult time. Your kind consideration helped us get through the day. The Service was perfect.
I will never forget
You and your team made a difficult day pass without a hitch and one I will never forget.
Thank you so much for your patience
Thank you so much for your patience, support & help in providing Dad with a lovely funeral.
A beautiful send off
Thank you for all your help with my mum’s funeral and for giving her the beautiful send off she had always planned.
Thank you so much for being so kind & thoughtful
Thank you so much for being so kind & thoughtful with my uncles funeral arrangements. You conducted everything with such dignity & respect. Your kindness & gentleness touched the whole family.
You treated us with the upmost care & respect
It felt more that we were being guided by a friend throughout. You treated us with the upmost care & respect making us feel like we were your most important customers.
Your sympathetic and caring attitude
Your sympathetic and caring attitude made a very difficult time much easier. We felt by the end that you had become a friend to us all.
A thoroughly faultless support
Both my Mother and our family received your thoroughly faultless support & care, that displayed consideration and respect that we feel was beyond the call of duty.
Shakespeare was so professional
Shakespeare was so professional, caring, helpful and above all respectful of all of us at this sad time.
We found JB Shakespeare to be consummate professionals
We were pointed towards Shakespeare’s by another Hindu family who had previously used them. We found JB Shakespeare to be consummate professionals presenting themselves with the utmost compassion and flexibility. Their staff were so helpful at this difficult time and guided the family expertly through every process.