Stanley J Nicholas Ltd are local, caring and experienced Funeral Directors serving Pengam, Blackwood and the surrounding areas of South Wales

We understand that bereavement is an incredibly difficult experience; we are here to ensure that the funeral runs as smoothly as possible while providing a fitting tribute to your loved one.

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Stanley J Nicholas’ Private Chapel is available for use before or during the funeral service. Seating up to 52 mourners, the chapel can be used for small or medium religious or non-religious services.

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At Stanley J Nicholas we pride ourselves on maintaining a high-quality service for multiple faiths, including but not exclusive to Christian, Catholic, Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim, Mormon Non-Conformist.

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For information regarding recent funeral notices please visit our Funeral Notices page.

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We have a fleet of  immaculate Mercedes Benz funeral cars, including six and seven seaters.

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What our customers are saying

  • I’ve had the pleasure of dealing with Adrian at the paddocks on 2 occasions both where equally as fantastic. Everyone involved at the paddocks are empathetic and sympathetic when dealing with you. Fantastic priced service all the staff are very well presented and can’t do enough for you a real heart felt family business going above and beyond every time. Honestly could not promote this company in enough high regard. Thanks everyone for all you’ve done making the best of bad situation with such respect, professionalism, understanding and empathy. Thanks to everyone x

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    James Prosser
    8/03/2020

    Wonderfully kind and caring people, who are passionate about ensuring every aspect of their service is excellent. Would highly recommend.

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    Joanne Hume
    4/14/2017

    Many thanks to Adrian and the team for arranging the best possible send off in the current circumstances. A 5* service from start to finish. Would definitely recommend this company.

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    Georgina Hambly
    5/14/2020
  • Recent cremation Adrian was the family favourite a true gent. I’ve had the pleasure of dealing with Adrian at the paddocks on 2 occasions both where equally as fantastic. Everyone involved at the paddocks are empathetic and sympathetic when dealing with you. Fantastic priced service all the staff are very well presented and can’t do enough for you a real heart felt family business going above and beyond every time. Honestly could not promote this company in enough high regard. Thanks everyone for all you’ve done making the best of bad situation with such respect, professionalism, understanding and empathy. Thanks to everyone Adrian my wife has your hanky x

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    James Prosser
    8/03/2020

    I can’t thank these guys enough for the wonderful work the did arranging my fathers funeral. Adrian was an absolute gem and would recommend them to anyone (I’ve already done this several times). What a lovely experience compared to other companies previously. Nothing was too much bother for them!

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    Rebecca Moore
    10/05/2018

    First class service. Staff were so caring and helpful. I never felt rushed and the support offered to myself and my family was perfect. Thank you Edward and staff

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    susan suter
    6/07/2017
  • so easy and find and use.

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    sharon strokes
    2/20/2014

Funeral Plans

One of our dedicated team will explain all the options available to you when planning your funeral. We are happy to help you tailor the service to best reflect you or your loved one’s wishes and personality; we know how much it means to be able to provide a personal farewell.

We offer a wide range of prepaid traditional and modern funeral plans via Golden Charter. We are also an Accredited Representative of Perfect Choice Funeral Plans, the pre-paid funeral plan operated by the National Association of Funeral Directors Services Ltd (NAFD). We work in accordance with the NAFD code of practice and strive to make the entire process as easy as possible.

As well as arranging the key elements of the funeral such as the coffin, hearse, transport, flowers/donations, and music etc, we can also take care of other details such as obituary notices, service sheets and reception/catering.

Please get in touch with our team to discuss your needs;
we are available

9am – 5.30pm Mon – Fri (24 hours for emergencies only)