Christmas at the Cathedral with Tŷ Hafan

30 November 2021

We’re proud to announce that Coles Funeral Directors will be sponsoring Tŷ Hafan’s Christmas at the Cathedral on December 2nd. Taking place at Llandaff Cathedral between 7.30pm – 9pm, this will be a festive celebration to remember, all in aid of the Sully-based charity. Hosted by BBC News reporter Lucy Owen, the evening will include […]

Coles Funeral Directors and City Hospice unveil the Bigger Picture in Bute Park

23 August 2021

Family-run Coles Funeral Directors raise over £4,000 for City Hospice between 2020/2021 The final artwork, ‘The Bigger Picture’, created by local artist, Nathan Wyburn has been unveiled in Bute Park The unique artwork features treasured memories from the South Wales community     Coles Funeral Directors and City Hospice unveiled the ‘Bigger Picture’ in Bute […]

The importance of making memories and celebrating life

20 January 2021

With 2020 characterised by so many challenges and 2021 beginning with a national lockdown, recalling happy memories of this time may seem like a big ask. Holidays, birthdays and anniversary celebrations and spending time with our loved ones have all been off-limits. Life as we know it has changed beyond all recognition for the time […]

Coles Funeral Directors launch feel-good charity fundraiser for City Hospice

17 December 2020

Family-run business, Coles Funeral Directors is on a mission to raise £10,000 this winter for its charity partner, City Hospice, with the launch of its #CreateShareRemember campaign in collaboration with local artist, Nathan Wyburn. With all monies raised going towards the hospice’s ‘Recovery Fund’ to ensure its palliative nurse team can continue providing incredible care […]

Coles Funeral Directors crowned Family Business of the Year

19 November 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Coles Funeral Directors has been crowned the ‘Family Business of the Year’ at the sixth annual Cardiff Business Awards. Hosted by Jamie Owen, the virtual ceremony took place on November 13th and included 46 local companies who were named as finalists in this year’s highly anticipated awards. With a record-breaking number […]

Coming Together for Baby Loss Awareness Week

6 October 2020

Returning for its 18th year this October, Baby Loss Awareness Week runs annually to raise awareness around pregnancy and infant death in the UK. When this week begins, we usually see an outpouring of solidarity, love and care for the angel babies who were never able to go home and the families who are experiencing […]

Coles hosts first virtual coffee morning

4 August 2020

Human connection – it’s a powerful thing. Over the last few months, we’ve all recognised how isolating it can feel without face-to-face contact or a hug from our loved ones when we need it most. We know how important it is to stay in touch, using whatever digital means possible, and throughout the pandemic, we’ve […]

New beginnings and New Services…

21 March 2019

Yesterday, it was the Spring Equinox – and in just over a week we’ll be enjoying longer days and shorter nights as the clocks go back (even if that does mean losing an hour of sleep on Mothers’ Day of all days!). Traditionally the time of ‘new beginnings’, our wildlife is at its liveliest in […]

PRESS RELEASE: Coles Funeral Directors holds community Coffee & Cake morning to support Time to Talk Day

12 February 2019

On Thursday 7th February, Coles Funeral Directors held a community Coffee & Cake morning at its new funeral home in Birchgrove as part of the nation-wide push to get people talking more openly about mental health. Well-attended by the Coles team, residents, local business people and local councillors Graham Hinchey (below right) and Lyn Hudson […]

2018 – What a year for Coles Funeral Directors!

31 December 2018

Written by Director, Gareth Coles: What a year for the Coles Team! It has been pretty non-stop as we launched our new Direct Cremation service in January, opened our new premises in Heath, and expanded our fleet with a striking Silver Hearse and Limousines. These landmark changes mean Coles Funeral Directors has been able to […]

Coles Funeral Directors open for business in Birchgrove

29 November 2018

Written by Director, Gareth Coles: It is with the greatest of pleasures that I can announce Coles Funeral Directors on Heathwood Road, Birchgrove, is open for business! Last night, in front of Coles’ family and friends, Rhian Mannings – founder of the charity 2 Wish Upon a Star – cut the ribbon to officially launch […]

Pride in Our City

29 August 2018

Written by Head of Communications, Francesca Coles: This Bank Holiday, the streets of Cardiff were alive with Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend! The weather was kind and the sun shone while colourful floats flooded the city centre and a dragon made up of balloons lead the carnival spirit. It was a wonderful sight to see so many […]