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 […]
As a socially aware and focused business our staff regularly take part in and we sponsor local charity events. Giving back to the community we are a part of is important to us.
As a business we also feel it is important to keep our customers in the know with the latest industry updates and any helpful advice that will assist them.
Written by Services Manager, Claire Robertson: Here at Coles we believe choice is very important to the people we serve, and we work continuously to maintain excellent relationships with Cardiff’s many bereavement service providers so that we can be flexible in the arrangements we make for you. On our doorstep we have the popular Thornhill […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: I was thrilled to announce our news earlier this month that we will be opening our second funeral home in the city in order to better service our growing customer base in Cardiff North. (You’ll soon find the new place where the Barclays Bank used to be on Heathwood Road […]
CARDIFF – 12th July 2018 |Cardiff’s local, independent, family-run, funeral business – Coles Funeral Directors – is going from strength to strength and opening up a second funeral home in Cardiff North! Whilst Coles Funeral Directors premises on Newport Road remains their priority – the business’ year-on-year growth has meant a search for a second […]
PRESS RELEASE: Coles Funeral Directors are proud Headline Sponsors for St Illtyd’s Catholic High School’s production of Singin’ in the Rain
Cardiff, Rumney – 2nd July 2018| Community means everything to the team at Coles Funeral Directors, and St Illtyd’s Catholic High School is a pillar for many families in the Rumney area… so it is with great pride that the local, independent, family-run funeral business reports it’s sponsorship of the school’s acclaimed end of year […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: If you’ve read my previous blogs this month, I’ve been writing about the importance of personal choice when it comes to making funeral plans and arrangements. There really is no right or wrong way to say goodbye to a loved one, and at no point should you feel pressured by […]
Written by Services Manager, Claire Robertson: This month we’ve been talking about how it’s important to have choice when it comes to end of life care and funeral plans. There is always a lot to think about when somebody dies and making funeral arrangements can be stressful. All too often, people feel hurried into making […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: Last week, there were lots of news headlines about the lack of transparency and ‘confusion’ in the funeral industry, particularly around pricing. We couldn’t agree more with Senior Director of Markets at Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Daniel Gordon, when he said to BBC News: People can understandably be very […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: If you’ve listened to the news over the weekend you may well have picked up a story that is also making newspaper headlines – about the price of funerals, the choice available to people, and the conduct of companies selling pre-paid funeral plans. In the last couple of days, Ministers […]
Written by Director Gareth Coles: Today marks the start of Dying Matters Awareness Week – a week dedicated to encouraging and helping people to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. As you might expect, this is a mission that is very close to my […]