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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, culminating 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 the advanced planning of a funeral, 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 likeminded independent funeral directors.

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

Golden Charter Funeral Plan

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Find Funeral Details

Donate, buy flowers or find out about a funeral – type the name of the deceased.

Independent for five generations, we proudly serve 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

  • Our special thanks to Muriel and James for helping make what could have been a very sad day, a memorable occasion for all the right reasons.  We especially loved the flowers.
    The Findley Family
  • The overall service we received was exceptional.  Everyone we dealt with was very friendly and made us feel at ease.
    Thank you.
    Mrs Leach
  • 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

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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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