Richard Bird Funeral Director in Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne

We are a local independent funeral director in Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne with our office on the Great North Road.


Welcome to Richard Bird Funeral Services

Our main duty is to help and support you during this difficult time, from being your shoulder to lean on, to organising a farewell fitting of your loved ones' life.

We will listen to your every word so we can get to know your loved one, what they are like and some of their favourite things,

Once we have a full understanding, we will work with you to organise a farewell which truly represents their life, and creates a lasting tribute to your loved one.

Every detail of the day can be tailored to your loved ones' life, whether they had a favourite place you would like the cortège to pass, a favourite song to be played. No request is too big, small or unique.

Our team are here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year giving you that personal service.

Richard Bird

What To Do Next

We can promise you that you and your loved one will receive the very best personal service as we will work closely with you to turn your ideas and wishes into reality.

You can call us now on 0191 511 1412 or click the button below for other options. You can find us Richard Bird funeral directors on Great North Road, Gosforth - Funeral Services Newcastle upon Tyne

Arranging a Funeral

We are here for you anytime of day or night to help and guide you through arranging a funeral for your loved one without any obligation. We are dedicated to tailoring a funeral to your needs.

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All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services. This is to help you think through your options and make choices, and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors (because prices can vary).

Richard Bird funeral director Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne - Winner of Most Supportive Funeral Award 2018

Kind Words

Sandra Coulson and Family

"Thank you Richard for all the support you gave to me and my family. I wouldn't have known what to do without your help"


“I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the kindness, compassion, advice and friend you provided following my mum’s death. You made a difficult time more easy to bear and at the funeral you were the epitome of dignity and professionalism. I couldn’t have asked for more. Thank you."

Barry and Liz

“I would like to extend a special thank you to Richard. Your support and communication made a very difficult time a lot easier to cope with.”

Sharon Lake

“Thank you for all your support and assistance at this difficult time"



Richard Bird Funeral Services, 57 Great North Road, Gosforth, NE3 2DQ


0191 511 1412

Please note: Richard Bird Funeral Services has no association with any other funeral company.