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Branch News: Brentford


Dying Awareness Day at the Mulberry Centre

Lodge Branch:
May 23rd, 2017
Lodge Brothers District Manager for the Brentford area, Kevan Foley, was happy to sponsor the Dying Awareness Day at the Mulberry Centre, for people living with cancer.  Kevan manned a stand at the event all day and gave a Funeral Planning talk in the afternoon, which was very helpful for some of the attendees...
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Lodge Brothers Easter Egg Donation to Royal Hospital Chelsea

Lodge Branch:
April 27th, 2017
Many of our branches collected Easter egg donations from the public in the lead up to Easter, which were then taken to the elderly in care homes in the local community. Adrian Moor, Lodge Brothers District Manager, accompanied by Natasha Bradshaw from Mortlake Crematorium, took some pupils from Kew Riverside School to the Royal Hospital Chelsea, where the eggs are handed out to the elderly residents. Natasha c...
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A Splash of Easter Colour At Brentford Branch

Lodge Branch:
April 17th, 2017
Brentford celebrated Easter with a beautiful window display.  Many in the community appreciate the windows that celebrate Patron Saints Days and festivals...
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St Raphael’s & Maryville Summer Fete – Sponsored By Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
September 13th, 2016
St Raphael's Summer Fete was held this year on Sunday 21st August and was very well attended. The weather was kind and a good time was had by all. The event was sponsored by Lodge Brothers & Wickenden in Brentford, and our Funeral Arranger Valerie Perkins helped with the arrangements for the day....

Congratulations to Valerie Perkins on 30 years Service to Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
March 9th, 2016
Congratulations are due to Valerie Perkins, Funeral Arranger for Lodge Brothers and Wickenden in Brentford, who celebrated 30 years working at Lodge Brothers on Thursday 3rd March. Director, Beverley Lodge presented Valerie with a beautiful flower arrangement to mark the milestone in Valerie’s career. During this time Valerie has embraced the many changes that have taken place within the funeral industry. She has ...

Lodge Brothers & Wickenden’s Annual Memorial Service at Kingstown Methodist Church

Lodge Branch:
December 15th, 2015
Lodge Brothers & Wickenden’s Annual Memorial Service was held this year at Kingsdown Methodist Church Ealing on Sunday 6th Dec. Adrian Moore District Manager and funeral arrangers Val Perkins, Maureen Lee and Marian Murray all attended. Over 120 people came to remember their loved ones, led by Reverend Rachel Bending whilst singing popular carols and lighting a candle of remembrance. Soloist Francesca Gash...

Maryville Care Home Summer Garden Party

Lodge Branch:
August 28th, 2015
The unusually persistent summer rain tried to put a dampener on The Maryville Care Home Summer Garden Party last Sunday 23rd August 2015. But event sponsors Lodge Brothers & Wickenden of Brentford, were determined not to let the weather ruin the day, and moved the party inside! The annual party was arranged to entertain the residents and their families and this year the guests enjoyed Irish dancing, Barbeque wit...

Brentford Says Final Farewell to Flight Lieutenant Owen Burns – Battle of Britain Veteran

Lodge Branch:
July 18th, 2015
Local resident Flight Lieutenant Owen Valentine Burns, who was an air gunner on Bristol Blenheims during the Battle of Britain – making him one of Churchill’s ‘The Few’ – has died at the age of 99. Owen was born in Birkenhead on 20th November 1915 but moved to Brentford in 1983 where he joined Deborah, also from Birkenhead, who subsequently became his wife. Owen, who was just a few months short of his 1...

Dying Awareness Week Information Day at Mulberry Centre

Lodge Branch:
May 5th, 2015
As part of Dying Awareness Week, Paul Bye, District Manager of Lodge Brothers and Wickenden Brentford, sponsored an information day at The Mulberry Centre, offering advice on Wills, Outreach support and Pre-Paying & Pre-Arranging a funeral. Lodge Brothers sponsored the event and offered everyone who visited tea, coffee and cakes. The event was also attended by other representatives from the care home industry, l...

Lodge Brothers & Wickenden bring Easter to Jessops House, Chiswick

Lodge Branch:
April 8th, 2015
Lodge Brothers of Brentford provided Easter Eggs to the residents at Jessops House as part of their Easter Celebrations. Jessops House Scheme Manager, Margaret Ayers MBE said ‘I would like to thank Paul Bye and Valerie Perkins for arranging this – the residents loved it, the residents even made Easter bonnets to help celebrate Easter’. Two pupils of Kew Green Preparatory School acted as Easter Bunnies and gave ...