*Outside of office hours we operate a 24hr phone service so you can always contact us.
Situated opposite the ancient church of St John the Baptist (c1100), A.V. Smith & Sons Funeral Directors was established around the turn of the 20th Century, and the family ran the business from here for at least 3 generations.
The building is an integral part of the old ‘Hillingdon Village’ and was once the premises of the village builder and carpenter.
In 1976 the business was sold to Lodge Brothers, the seventh generation family of funeral directors founded by James Lodge in Feltham in 1780.
We know that organising a funeral can seem like a daunting task, especially when we find ourselves having to make difficult decisions at a time of loss and bereavement, when we feel least able to manage.
You can trust A.V. Smith & Sons to guide you through every step of the journey. We take great pride in being able to offer a 24-hour service, 365 days a year, providing advice on what needs to be done and by whom.
As part of the Lodge Brothers family with over 230 years of experience, we have encountered nearly every situation. Our full downloadable ‘Guide to Arranging A Funeral’ has been prepared to give you an outline of the actions required by executors and others when planning a funeral, as well as giving you information on the wide range of services we offer.
Everyone is an individual, and there are many options available to help you create a meaningful, memorable and personal funeral day that honours the deceased.
If you prefer, our funeral arranger can visit you at home to discuss the arrangements.
Dear Alison and staff,
We would like to place on record the wonderful service you provided in arranging our Mum’s funeral. The whole day was a fitting tribute to her long and happy life. The care, dignity and respect offered by you was so much appreciated by our family and friends, and we thank you.
I can’t thank you all enough, it all went to plan. Please pass my thanks to all your team, as everyone has been wonderful. You were all so professional and respectful, and particularly the men on the day who were really lovely to everyone, especially my mum. They guided us and told us what to do. Everyone commented. This is the third time we have used A V Smith and I would always recommend you. Thank you so much.