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rolls royce phantom vi hearse in Higher Walton, BB5 4DJ

11 Cann Bridge Street, Higher Walton BB5 4DJ


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WM. ALTY & SONS LTD rolls royce phantom vi hearse
11 Cann Bridge Street Higher Walton BB5 4DJ
53.7645671 -2.3772800

Telephone: 01772 428580

A fifth-generation family firm of funeral directors has opened a branch in Higher Walton and it almost feels like coming home for Wm. Alty and Sons.

The family’s rich history reaches deep into the local community. The founder of the firm, William Gregson Alty, was born at Gregsons Farm, Brindle.

After starting his working life as a coal merchant, around 1920 he then started offering penny funerals with his horse and cart to the poor people of Blackburn.

Today his great grandson, Russell Alty, is the head of the firm, which has 10 staff.

Times may have changed but the Alty traditions and values are as strong as ever – to serve people professionally, respectfully and with dignity.

Former teacher Russell says: “We recognise that over time many people from Blackburn have moved to the Hoghton area and it felt right to extend the service which generations of families have relied on. “

At the new branch on Cann Bridge Street our staff are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to be of help to you.”

The Alty funeral vehicle fleet includes one of only two Rolls Royce Phantom VI hearses in the world. It carried well-loved celebrity Cilla Black on her final journey.

Russell adds: “We want to assure people that attention to detail is paramount and it will be our absolute privilege to look after you in your hour of need.”

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