Established in 1905, the National
Association of Funeral Directors
represents more than 4,000 UK
funeral homes nationwide, as well
as UK and overseas suppliers to the
profession and overseas funeral

Our role is provide support and
guidance to funeral firms and the
bereaved families in their care.

Visit the NAFD Website

In 2005, we celebrated a century of
service to funeral firms and the
families in their care. The Association
has been supporting funeral directing
businesses since 1905 and is proud of
its traditions and achievements within
the profession.

The NAFD’s lion logo is acknowledged
as a ‘kite mark’ of quality assurance,
guaranteeing the highest professional
standards. Bereaved families can turn
to an NAFD member firm with
confidence to arrange a funeral that is
a fitting final farewell to their loved

The Association represents the funeral
profession at all levels of Government
in respect of legislation and campaigns
on issues affecting not only funeral
directors, but also the bereaved. We
provide informed opinion to
Parliamentarians, Government
agencies and consumer groups on all
funeral matters.

The NAFD also takes the lead in
education within the profession and is
responsible for a range of professional
development programmes, recognised
by major UK educational bodies such
as the National Open College Network
and Birmingham City University.