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We are memorial specialists. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and experience in memorials and will happily answer any questions you may have.

A memorial is a permanent symbol of remembrance and a traditional way of paying tribute to a relative or friend. Our experienced team will be able to help and advise you choose the right memorial to ensure that the finished product is to your requirements. We would be happy for you to inspect the memorial prior to it being placed on the grave. The majority of memorials consists of natural materials - stone, slate, marble and granite - which are able to withstand the elements for many years, are strong and durable and can be shaped and personalised to a client’s wishes.

What people are saying about our memorials

  • Given the condition of the memorial stone the renovation work presented as a brand new stone. Mrs Head was absolutely delighted 
    Mr Blake
  • The renovation and additional lettering has been first class.  Staff are knowledgeable, professional and compassionate. An excellent company 
    Mrs Collins
  • You're always very helpful, friendly and understanding.
    Mr Oliver
  • Every aspect of the service we received was excellent. Everyone was extremely kind and thoughtful throughout the whole process.
    Clements family
  • Very good customer service.
    Mr Best
  • From the funeral to the Headstone everything has been spot on. Many thanks.
    Mr Sink
  • From the very beginning of our engagement with Walker & Son to the very end we have bee treated with compassion & the highest level of professionalism possible. A massive thank you to you all.  
    Mr Barrett
  • I think the service is first class and the two ladies who made contact with me at all times was first class.
    Mrs Cooke
  • We as a family would like to thank you all very much for taking care of us and nothing was to much trouble for you, you all made a horrible time very stress free. Thank you all
    Swift Family
  • Service very good considering the distance. Work completed in stated time didn't expect pictures to be sent was very impressed overall.
    Mr Shepherd
  • Dawn was very kind & understanding in dealing with both my mothers memorial stone and the renovation of my grandparent's stone. Thank you. 
    Mrs Unsted
  • Please pass our sincere thanks to Jamie who has once again done a great job.  A big thank you also to Rosie and Dawn for all your help with the admin side. First class service from A.B Walker once again. 
    Mr Goddard
  • The ladies pitched it perfectly - solemnity when needed, business like when needed.
    Mr Ingham
  • Thank you for your professional service.
    Mr Collinson
  • Support second to none.
    The Wheeler Family
  • Service has been excellent right from our first phone call.
    Mrs Jones
  • We appreciate the high standard of service offered.
    Mrs Williams
  • Thoroughly impressed with my experience of A.B. Walker.  Whole process from planning funeral to completion of memorial has been handled very sensitively. 
    Mrs West
  • Caring and professional service in all areas.  Thank you.
    Mr & Mrs Joseph
  • You completed well before the stated time required.  We cannot fault you.
    Mrs Pratley
  • Fantastic family business, caring and helpful.  Wouldn't use any other company, always A.B. Walker.
    Mrs Burfield
  • A big thank you for my wife's memorial, it is great and looks good.  Your staff have been good to us from day one.
    Mr Young
  • Truly professional and caring service.
    Mrs Morgan
  • Your service is impeccable - I cannot rate you highly enough.  Every aspect - Personal service above and beyond expectations.
    Mrs Royle
  • I am very satisfied with everything from the funeral arrangements to the headstone. At a difficult time A B Walker were professional and understanding.
  • Your care and customer service 'end to end' has been fitting and supportive. We are very grateful. Your service has been exemplary.
  • From start to finish all staff concerning my Dad's funeral and having the stone made have been fantastic. A pleasure to do business with A B Walker
    Mrs Clare Milburn
  • Thank you for making the process easy and straightforward, for managing my expectations and erecting the Memorial headstone ahead of schedule.
    Ayesha Ahmad
  • I was very pleased with the headstone, the guy who assembled it was very pleasant
    Sarah Ball
  • Thank you for an excellent service from start to finish.
    Alan Stapleton
  • Keep up the good work. I was very pleased with all that you did.
    Paul Fermager
  • The work on my parent's grave has been beautifully completed and my brother and I are extremely pleased with the overall finish. Thank you.
    Mrs Dawn Murphy
  • I was impressed by the professionalism of your staff in dealing with our memorial and the speed with which it was carried out. Lovely thought that a photo was sent of the finished result.
    Susan Robinson
  • A big thank you to all your staff from start to completion
    Colin Cooper
  • I would like to praise the way staff dealt with me. It turned out to be totally my error! But to start with when the memorial stone was completed and returned to to the plot I noticed a chip in in the front corner of the masonry.

    I got in touch to enquire about it. I was shown the 'before' photo of the headstone and true enough the chip was already there! I had not noticed it, but of course, once refreshed with all your wonderful expertise the stone came up like new! I felt terrible for mentioning it! and yet was treated with great understanding. Thank you!"


    Mrs Linda Allen
  • As a family we hugely appreciate the service and help provided over what has been 2 years to get things in place and think you've been professional particularly with complications caused by the church. Thanks!
    Martin Tull
  • Generally my family was very happy with the kindness, understanding and quietly efficient way in which all your staff treated us for both the funeral and memorial stone arrangement. It was such a help to us dealing with the unexpected death of a father and husband. We cannot thank you enough.
    Mrs Mary Blustin
  • You all did a wonderful job in looking after Dad and helping us to give him a lovely send off. Everyone was so great, we couldn't ask for anymore. Thank you.
    Mrs Glenis Alleyne
  • Very happy with service given by staff, especially Rosie
    Mrs N Rogers
  • The service of all of Walker's staff is very good
    Michael Belcher
  • Hi Rosie,

    Thank you for your email and attached photos.  It does look a lot better now thank you, we really appreciate it.  

    Thank you once again for your prompt service and I'd like to say that the customer service received from AB Walker is outstanding and extremely rare these days.


    Lynda Hosking
  • An excellent service carried out in a caring manner which I do not think could be improved.
    Mrs J Hewitt
  • Very helpful and friendly customer service. Very professional service. Did what you said you would. Clear written communication.
    Susan Thacker
  • I would like to thank all at A. B. Walker from the very first day we went into see Pam in Wokingham. Everyone was really nice all the way to the end. Many thanks to all.
    Linda Horsey
  • Very pleased with the headstone - excellent work.
    Jane King
  • No improvement needed.  Your staff are great and the masonry was brilliant.  Thank you. We are all very pleased. 
    Kim Atkinson
  • Very good with all aspects compared with other funeral care services.
    Anon
  • I was so pleased with the service, you are the best funeral service in Reading.  I can't praise you enough. I don't think there is anything you can do to improve the service.  It is very good.
    Mrs Mitchell
  • AB Walker were well organised and helpful throughout, telling us what was happening every step of the way and providing a good service.  We are glad to recommend them.
    Mrs Munday
  • Thank you for outstanding service.  Memorial was completed promptly and reinstalled on the plot immediately after the interment whilst we waited.  Very impressed indeed.  Would thoroughly recommend to others.
    Mrs Websell
  • My family and I are so happy with the final result and wish to thank the team in the workshop, especially and particularly Dawn & Rosie, both of whom went that extra mile for us.  We cannot thank you enough.
    Ms McEnhill
  • Your service throughout was caring, not rushing us, sorting all our personal requests to make the funeral of our mother and father as painless as it could be.  From Claudine at your Henley office to the gentlemen on the day of both funerals, to the lady in the office doing the headstone, to the gentlemen who placed the stone we pass on our thanks for their care and understanding.  They are all a credit to your company.
    Henley Office
  • I don't think you need to improve your service as I found it excellent.
    Mrs East

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A.B. Walker have a whole masonry department including our team of in-house monumental masons that supply, fix and repair memorials from simple tablets to large monuments.

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