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Family run funeral directors

H.J Newman is a third generation family run funeral directors based in Slough.

Serving the local communities including Slough, Maidenhead, Staines, Windsor, Egham, Ascot, Bracknell, High Wycombe and surrounding areas, H.J Newman (formally trading as Newman & Son) has been guiding and supporting families through their bereavement since the business was started by Harold J Newman in 1960. Now a third generation family business, the services and facilities provided at our premises have been very carefully planned to cover all needs and requirements for our clients including disabled access facilities and ample customer parking available.

H.J Newman offers a wide choice of funeral services tailored to all individuals’ needs and faiths including horse drawn funerals, non-service funerals, pre-bookable funerals, woodland burials, green funerals and traditional funeral services.

As each funeral service is a unique experience, we are more than happy to answer any questions you may have or indeed simply offer some advice. A Newman family member is always available during office hours and in addition we provide an out of hours 24 hour/365 a day service for collection of your loved one.

HJ Newman - 1950's Hearse
A Family Affair
Our History

Harold Newman was a well respected member of the community from a young age representing the England youth football team in his teenage years, before serving as a Grenadier Guard for over 17 years. After a distinguished military career Harold eventually left the armed services for civilian life in 1948. Becoming a local councillor Harold again served his local community for a number of years. With a history of running several very successful local businesses in 1960 he eventually established H.J Newman Funeral Directors (originally trading as Newman & Son) with a very clear vision. That vision “to provide a trusted and caring approach to funeral services in Berkshire” remains at the core of the family run business today.

Harold was joined running the business by his son Eric in 1962 and later on by his daughter-in-law Petula in 1979. Eric and Petula eventually took over running the business in 2002 when Harold sadly passed away. Today Tina Newman-Rowden and her nephew Ben Newman the third & fourth generation of the Newman family continue to run the business focused on Harold’s vision of providing the highest standard of care and advice as one of the last remaining family run funeral directors in Berkshire.

Reviews for H.J.Newman Funeral Directors in Slough
A few kind comments from our customers

  • Tracy Ginger Avatar
    Tracy Ginger

    Would very highly recommend they were very professional,friendly exactly what we wanted and they have done a few funerals for my family over the years

    29/11/21
  • G Kelly Avatar
    G Kelly

    My thanks to all the staff at H J Newman for organising a recent family funeral - they were patient, supportive and extremely courteous both during the organisational stages and the funeral.

    07/11/21
  • Melanie Hodges Avatar
    Melanie Hodges

    My lovely mum had the most beautiful send off, which was carefully planned by our family. H J Newman took the time to get to know what our wishes were and they really looked after us and made sure that the day went as smoothly as possible.

    14/08/21
  • Julia Barry Avatar
    Julia Barry

    I highly recommend Newman’s . An exceptional level of service at such a difficult time for us . From the moment I spoke to Tina I felt relieved and that everything was under control. The priest who conducted the funeral service also commented on how impressed he was - it was the first time he had dealt with Newman’s. All of the team treated us with dignity and kindness. So grateful. Thank you Newman’s

    14/08/21
  • Lisa Hawkins Avatar
    Lisa Hawkins

    Very respectful, helpful and courteous. Nothing was too much trouble.Highly recommended.

    14/08/21
  • Melanie Hodges Avatar
    Melanie Hodges

    My lovely mum had the most beautiful send off, which was carefully planned by our family. H J Newman took the time to get to know what our wishes were and they really looked after us and made sure that the day went as smoothly as possible.

    03/08/21
  • Julia Barry Avatar
    Julia Barry

    I highly recommend Newman’s . An exceptional level of service at such a difficult time for us . From the moment I spoke to Tina I felt relieved and that everything was under control. The priest who conducted the funeral service also commented on how impressed he was - it was the first time he had dealt with Newman’s. All of the team treated us with dignity and kindness. So grateful. Thank you Newman’s

    20/07/21
  • Lisa Hawkins Avatar
    Lisa Hawkins

    Very respectful, helpful and courteous. Nothing was too much trouble.
    Highly recommended.

    19/07/21
  • Sarah Morgan Avatar
    Sarah Morgan

    I recently lost my husband, Tina and Barbara have been amazing with absolutely everything, they've helped and guided me with questions and things that need doing. They really have made this horrific experience as easy as possible, very very helpful, always there on the phone if you need any help with anything, very very respectful of your wishes. They've even made it easy for me with regards to paying for my husbands funeral. I cannot thank these guys enough for everything that they have done for myself and for my children. I would 100 percent say go to these guys, you'll definitely be looked after..thank you again. Xxxxx

    14/07/21
  • Sarah Morgan Avatar
    Sarah Morgan

    I recently lost my husband, Tina and Barbara have been amazing with absolutely everything, they've helped and guided me with questions and things that need doing. They really have made this horrific experience as easy as possible, very very helpful, always there on the phone if you need any help with anything, very very respectful of your wishes. They've even made it easy for me with regards to paying for my husbands funeral. I cannot thank these guys enough for everything that they have done for myself and for my children. I would 100 percent say go to these guys, you'll definitely be looked after..thank you again. Xxxxx

    29/06/21
  • James Reynolds Avatar
    James Reynolds

    Trustworthy staff, dignified service, respectful throughout, quality work and attention to detail. Newman's helped our family navigating the most difficult of times. Excellent across the board – highly recommended.

    27/05/21
  • Kerl Haslam Avatar
    Kerl Haslam

    Newmans quite frankly provided the best customer service I have ever experienced. The respect, dignity, and empathy shown towards me and my family was exceptional and I would highly recommend them to anyone. At a time of great emotional upset their knowledge and support was second to none. Thank you Newmans to you and all your exceptional staff.

    14/05/21
  • Yolande Brener Avatar
    Yolande Brener

    H. J. Newman made the process of holding a funeral run smoothly. Their experience and professionalism show in everything they do. They were efficient and considerate at every step. No one enjoys having a funeral, but it was helpful to have the experienced H. J. Newman staff guide me through the service. They provided an air of sensitivity and dignity and made the practical details run smoothly. Their prices are competitive and they are a family business that pays attention to detail and personal preferences. It was my first time having to organize a funeral, and I was very satisfied with the service that H. J. Newman provided.

    14/05/21
  • Caren Thomas Avatar
    Caren Thomas

    Very pleased with all that they have done. They made my mum look beautiful, they are very understanding and explain what is done and give you contacts for the service. A very professional, family run business my father and I would recommend them!

    14/04/21
  • Neil D Avatar
    Neil D

    Tina, Barbara, & Mark to name some of team members that dealt with my Father's funeral were all Understanding, helpful, friendly, polite & sympathetic. Everything we could have asked for at a very sad time. Newmans came recommended and I would further recommend. Keep up the great work you do and many thanks.

    14/04/21

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