Funeral service opens in former Bramley pub

1 March 2019

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A Leeds-based funeral service is opening a second site in Bramley as part of a £250,000 investment to refurbish what used to be a popular pub.

Full Circle Funerals will open at the former Globe Pub, on the junction of Broad Lane and Upper Town Street, on Thursday 7th March.

It is hosting an open event between 2pm and 6pm where local residents and businesses can find out more about its services.

The former pub now includes private meeting areas, visiting rooms, a suite for intimate ceremonies and office space.

Full Circle Funerals, which now employs a team of five, was founded by Sarah Jones in Guiseley and specialises in supporting people to create funerals that reflect the person who has died and are helpful for those attending. It’s one of the first services in the UK to acquire a state-of-the-art electric eco-hearse to complement the range of traditional funeral vehicles it offers.

In 2017 the company was presented with one of the funeral industry’s most prestigious awards when it was named as the Best Modern Funeral Director in the UK at The Good Funeral Awards.

The Bramley site will be led by experienced funeral directors David Billington and Kerry Aldridge. David has worked at Full Circle Funerals in Guiseley since its launch in 2016 and Kerry joined the firm last year.

The company’s founder, Sarah Jones, said:

“We now work throughout West and North Yorkshire, but have seen lots of demand for our services coming from West Leeds, which made Bramley an obvious location to expand into.

“The former Globe Pub is an ideal building that has been at the heart of the town for many years. As part of our refurbishment work, we’ve been able to retain many of its character features to create a welcoming environment for clients.

“Our open event is an ideal opportunity for people to come and visit our premises and the drop-in format should help people to feel comfortable to pop in and meet us, we are really looking forward to welcoming both residents and businesses.”

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