Staff at Lodge Brothers & Wickenden in Brentford, opened the doors on 13th November, inviting the public to visit.
“It was a big success,” said District Manager Paul Bye. “A good number of people came throughout the day and were given a guided tour of the funeral home, which features an arranging room and a Chapel of Rest.”
Residents were encouraged to ask questions about the work of a funeral director and discuss all the products on display.
A presentation was offered to help illustrate how funerals can be tailored to individual needs and can help reflect the life of the deceased.
Paul Bye, added: “Funerals are difficult and emotional times for all of us, but we hope by opening our doors we managed to break down some of the traditional barriers that