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Andrew Bingham Independent Funeral Service

Andrew Bingham Independent Funeral Service
Address: The Nutshell
Milton Road South
Postcode: IP14 1EZ
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Telephone: 01449 771666
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Andrew Bingham Independent Funeral Service is Stowmarket’s only independent family run funeral service (not one of the large national groups still trading under a local name)  
  • You can contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and you can be assured of our personal attention at all times
  • We are Professionally qualified, experienced and members of National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD), Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) and British Institute of Embalmers (BIE)
  • We have our own peaceful Private Chapel of Rest
  • We are conveniently located next to Stowmarket registration office offering free Parking
  • You can make the Funeral arrangements in our comfortable lounge style arrangement room or if more convenient in the comfort of your own home
  • You choose the funeral that best reflects your loved one, from a simple funeral, Green woodland funeral to the most elaborate funeral.


Andrew and his wife Heidi believe that it is a privilege to be given the enormous responsibility of looking after the funeral arrangements of a loved one. We pride ourselves on offering a caring, personal and professional service. Please do not be afraid to ask any question, however unusual you might think it is, we are here to help.

Andrew has worked in the funeral profession since leaving school in 1986, carrying out all aspects of the profession, he qualified as an embalmer in 1988 and as a funeral director in 1981.

Andrew was proud to serve as Chairman of the Essex and Suffolk area of the National Association of Funeral Directors from 2010 -2012.

Heidi is a local girl and originates from Buxhall, near Stowmarket, where her mother and father Peter and Berice Jordan still farm and run their museum and tea room. Andrew originates from Yorkshire, his father being a Methodist Minister meant moving about and has also lived in Lancashire and Derbyshire before moving to Suffolk.

Andrew and Heidi have two children Oliver who attends Stowmarket Middle School and Poppy who attends Woodley Primary School. Heidi is a keen runner, she has run several marathons and is welfare officer at Stowmarket Striders. Andrew is leader of the Anchors Section at the 1st Mid Suffolk Boys Brigade and a classic car enthusiast.


Our experienced and friendly team which includes James Steed, Chris Chaplin, Edward Hart, Michael Spencer, Darran Paddy, Rebecca Jordan, Rupert Starling and Laurence Thompson at the opening of our new premises in November 2011, pictured with Mr Roy Hudd OBE, Mayor Poppy Robinson and members of the local clergy.

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