Austin's Funeral Directors

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Whenever you need us we are there 24 hours a day 7 days a week

serving the local community for ten generations...

Our experience and heritage is unrivalled and our personal care second to none.

13 funeral director offices near you in Hertfordshire.

We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Austin's Funeral Directors in Hertfordshire

caring for bereaved families for over 300 years

Looking for the most experienced and best rated funeral directors near you in Hertfordshire?

The Austin’s family has been caring for bereaved Hertfordshire families for over 300 years. Our experience and heritage is unrivalled and our personal care second to none.

With 13 offices across Hertfordshire, we are extremely proud to be the highest rated funeral directors in Hertfordshire, as can be seen from over 1000 5* reviews we have received on Trustpilot.

Whenever you need us we are here for you – in person, day and night, 365 days a year.

From the minute you first contact us, our compassionate, caring staff will guide and support you every step of the way. 

Whatever your requirements, we can help you plan the perfect Hertfordshire funeral; from a traditional service to something perhaps a little more unusual.


What to do when someone dies...

When a loved one dies many people feel overwhelmed and are unsure what to do. It is quite usual for the family to contact a Funeral Director immediately. 

At Austin’s we provide an expert and compassionate 24-hour service, every single day, to support families at this difficult time.

Where do I start

Arranging a funeral...

We are here to help you arrange the funeral you want for your loved one. Arrangements are generally made by attending one of our offices, all of which have comfortable and private arrangement rooms.

Arranging a funeral

We offer a choice of 3 funeral plans

With over 300 years funeral experience, we are proud to be Hertfordshire’s leading, family-owned and operated, funeral director.

The Austin family is committed to the continued provision of a caring, sympathetic and sensitive service to the bereaved and their loved ones.

We offer a choice of 3 funeral plans to suit your budget, all of which offer the following benefits:

  • You can buy a plan for yourself or on behalf of someone else
  • Plans can be personalised
  • Plans can be done jointly
  • Monthly payment options available
  • Extra wishes can be added e.g. song choices

Click below to visit the website of Ecclesiastical Planning Services, our funeral plan provider, for information about our set plans and to purchase online. 

Memorial Dove Release

After the service...

Once the funeral is over our caring staff will help with any final arrangements you need to make. We can arrange the provision of refreshments following the funeral service either in your own home or at a venue of your choice.

Catering for funerals

Additional Support...

Austin’s additional support booklets give you all the support and advice you’ll need.

Funeral directors near you in Hertfordshire

Our welcoming funeral offices, all with private arrangement rooms, are conveniently situated in accessible town centre locations.

Buntingford Office

The Old Fire Station, Station Road, Buntingford, SG9 9HT Call 01763 274111

Harpenden office

53-55 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2SL Call 01582 762570

Hertford office

48 St Andrew Street, Hertford, SG14 1JA Call 01992 582052

Hitchin office

76-77 Hermitage Road, Hitchin, SG5 1DB Call 01462 438422

Hoddesdon office

77 High Street, Hoddesdon, EN11 8TL Call 01992 471709

Knebworth office

138 London Road, Knebworth, SG3 6EY Call 01438 812365

Letchworth Office

13 Leys Avenue, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3EA Call 01462 684292

Stevenage Office

21 High Street, Stevenage, SG1 3BG Call 01438 316623

Stotfold Chapel

Mill Lane, Stotfold, SG5 4NY Call 01438 794420

Ware Office

32 High Street, Ware, SG12 9BY Call 01920 468551

Welwyn Office

16 High Street, Welwyn, AL6 9EQ Call 01438 714686

WGC Office

33 Wigmores North, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6PG Call 01707 390018

Harwood Park

Watton Road, Stevenage, SG2 8XT Call 01438 812515

Harwood Park Crematorium

Harwood Park Crematorium and Memorial Gardens is situated on the south side of Stevenage and is ideally located to serve funerals arranged at any of our offices.


We offer a fantastic range of floral tributes designed and created by Daizy. To view our full collection and to place your order online please click here.

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