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Why Choose A.B. Walker

We will help you plan a professional, respectful and appropriate funeral service with guidance on traditional and modern options, resulting in the bespoke and personal funeral of your choice.

We have the heritage, innovation and local integration that makes us unique in the area - we work hard to ensure we have the knowledge, flexibility and resources to deliver the best service at a fair price to all members of the community.

A.B. Walker is an independent fifth generation family business, serving Berkshire, South Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas since 1826. There are three working members of the Walker family supported by over fifty trusted and fully trained staff.

Our fully equipped offices are in Reading, Bracknell, Wokingham, Henley-on-Thames, Thatcham, Caversham and Maidenhead.

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Planning Ahead

A pre-paid funeral allows you to plan ahead, taking away some of the burden from your loved ones at a difficult time, whilst paying the costs of the funeral in advance at today’s prices.

A.B. Walker are leading partners of Golden Charter who are the UKs largest funeral plan company that is owned by a group of like-minded independent funeral directors.

Importantly, the funds are independently and securely held by the Golden Charter Trust.

Golden Charter Funeral Plan

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Independent for five generations, we proudly help bereaved families across Berkshire and Oxfordshire from our network of offices:

Aftercare

Our service does not end with the funeral.
A.B. Walker leads in the provision of providing bereavement support to the community we serve.

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Customer Reviews

  • Thank you for all the help.
    The Hopkins Family
  • Wonderful service and Muriel knows her job. Thank you for a wonderful day.
  • Excellent care and help at such a difficult time.  Appreciated continued contact throughout.
    The Butler Family
  • Muriel was very kind and understanding for both my parents’ funerals with you. James was a lovely man – he made the day very special for us all.
    Mrs West
  • We were very happy with the funeral arrangements and will be recommending Walkers to friends and family.  Thank you.
    Mr Smart
  • I and my brother do appreciate your helpful support following the passing of our beloved mother in 2009 and father now.
    Mr Birch
  • Everyone we met made us feel at ease and were very respectful.  Thank you for making such a sad time have happy memories.
    The Wells Family
  • I would never have managed to get through this time without Claudine.
    Mrs Whittall
  • My Father died 2.5 years earlier, so I dealt with Alison again (by choice) and essentially duplicated his funeral for Mum.  Many thanks!
    Mrs Apsimen
  • Cannot fault Walkers in anything.  Very friendly and caring staff.  The funeral day was very dignified and personal.  Everything was done in a caring manner.
    The Norris Family

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Monumental Masonry

A memorial is a permanent symbol of remembrance and a traditional way of paying tribute to a relative or friend.

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