Our main funeral fleet is based on the Mercedes E Class, vehicles which we feel are unrivalled in grace and dignity, and is comprised of a Hearse (registration C1 WHS), two Limousines (registrations C2 WHS and C3 WHS), a second Hearse (registration C4 WHS), three Private Ambulances (registrations C5 WHS, C6 WHS and C7 WHS), and a First Call Hearse/Estate (registration C8 WHS).
Whilst moving forward
with modern needs and trends, Walter H. Squires & Son has always been
proud to uphold the customs and traditions that have been long since
forgotten by so many, recognising that the values and acts of respect
set in Victorian times are no less important or valid today.
In recent years Horse
Drawn Hearses have been reintroduced into Funeral Directing. Seen by
many as "the proper way" to be carried to your funeral, Horse Drawn
Hearses hark back to a more traditional time.
Although we are not
fortunate enough to own our own hearse and horses, we have worked
closely for many years with a trusted and respected Carriage Master who
provides a service second to none.
are not the only traditional forms of funeral transport; vintage Hearses
have also seen a recent comeback into Funeral Directing. In July of 2005
we were proud to announce the addition of "Stanley", our immaculately
restored 1937 Austin 18 Hearse (WHS 35). It was bought over from Northern Ireland
in August of 2004 where it underwent a programme of full renovation that
was completed in July of 2005.
popular alternative for the motorcycling enthusiast is Reverend Paul
Sinclair's Motorcycle Sidecar Hearses. Please follow the link
below to Paul's website for more information about this unique mode of