About Us

We are a dedicated, highly experienced, and well qualified team.

We focus on delivering a first-class, bespoke service at a fair and competitive price.

We firmly believe that the best people to speak on our behalf are clients whom we have assisted in the past.

We invite you to read what they have to say about us here.

Meet the Team

If you call us (Any time 24/7 on 01473 805 525) you will speak to either:

Liam Roberts

Liam Roberts

Dip FD, Dip CFSMA, MBIFD

Senior Funeral Director

Liam has been working in the funeral sector for over 35 years. From his initial training with a distinguished London firm who held the Royal Appointment, he went on to become Operations Manager for the UK’s largest service provider. He has worked closely with the Home Office coordinating disaster recovery. In 2015 he opened Southgate and Roberts along with friend and colleague Matt. Liam also volunteered as Chair of Standards for the Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors.

Julian Hitchens

Julian Hitchens

Dip FD.

Funeral Director

Julian has over a decade of experience in funerals. A member of the Southgate and Robert’s team since 2019, as well as being a qualified and experienced funeral director he is also a trained member of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants and leads a great number of our funeral services.

More information about Julian's celebrancy can be found here.

Darren Lucas

Darren Lucas

Funeral Director

Darren is the newest member of the team, with us since 2020. He is currently studying for his Diploma in Funeral Directing.

Fiona Ward

Administrator

A former colleague of Liam’s, Fiona was asked to join the Southgate and Roberts team in 2016 and is instrumental to the business.

Matt Southgate

Matt Southgate

Funeral Director

Matt and Liam started Southgate and Roberts together in 2015. Matt has been working in the funeral industry for well over 20 years. His primary focus now is the care of the deceased, in which capacity his attention to detail is second to none.

For more information or to arrange a consultation: Call: 01473 805 525 | Email: contact@southgateandroberts.com

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