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.
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 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.
This is the story of an unusual war memorial built by A.R. Adams Funeral Director’s, drawn from contemporary newspaper accounts.
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 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.
A.R.Adams Remembrance window display is set up every year to show respect and gratitude for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.
A.R.Adams Funeral Directors have recently added a 2017 Ford Transit Custom to our fleet of vehicles.
Latest technology at A.R.Adams funeral directors means more personalisation on engraved plates.