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Funeral Director Of The Year 2015

Good Funeral Awards
A.R. Adams Funeral Directors won the title of UK Funeral Director of the Year, 2015. The award’s ceremony set up by The Good Funeral Guide took place on 5th September at Winchester University. The Ceremony was set up to award and acknowledge the work and achievements of the funeral profession.

St Michael’s Memorial

St Michaels War Memorial
A war memorial that was built by A.R. Adams and erected outside St. Michael’s Church, St. Leonard’s Road Poplar in 1920 is dedicated to men from the Parish who gave their lives to war.

Archibald Richard Adams

Archibald Richard Adams
Archibald was born in Bow, London in 1881. His father William Adams was a joiner by trade and Archibald studied his Father’s work as a boy. At the age of 19 Archibald started his own Funeral Directing Company. His first premises were located at 187 Campbell Road, Bow and it was from here that the A. R. Adams Funeral Directing legacy began.

Poplar War Memorial

Poplar War Memorial
This is the story of an unusual war memorial built by A.R. Adams Funeral Director’s, drawn from contemporary newspaper accounts.

Defence Discount

Defence Discount Service
A.R.Adams Funeral Directors has signed up to the Defence Discount Service, offering all card holders arranging a funeral, a free Limousine usually charged at £195.00. With many staff members having served in the armed forces and a great wealth of experience in arranging Veterans funerals, A.R.Adams believes it is important to give back to those who have served our country.

Clara Grant of Bow

Clara Grant Funeral
Clara Grant OBE is known as a pioneer of education in the East End of London. In 1949 A.R.Adams carried out her funeral. Photographs show a traditional funeral of the time.

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Window Display
A.R.Adams Remembrance window display is set up every year to show respect and gratitude for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

New Transfer Vehicle

Transfer Vehicle
A.R.Adams Funeral Directors have recently added a 2017 Ford Transit Custom to our fleet of vehicles.

Memorial Plates

Ethen Adams using the new Engraving Machine
Latest technology at A.R.Adams funeral directors means more personalisation on engraved plates.

Memory Bears

Memory Bears at A.R.Adams
New on display at A.R.Adams are these fantastic, hand made, personalised memory bears and cushions, made from your loved ones favourite shirt, jumper or cardigan.