About us

Your local funeral directors

Ever since we opened our doors as Arthur E. Davey & Sons, back in the early 1950s, the committed service of three generations of our family has proudly afforded us a trusted reputation for “exceptional service, compassion, and meticulous attention to detail.”

Our values and ethos

At Arthur E. Davey, we are passionate about providing our clients
with a service that reflects the values that make us different.


We consider our role within the community an honour and privilege.
We respect and embrace all faiths and cultures.
We’re here to serve our community.


We seek to build trust by being professional and approachable.
We believe our clients deserve only the very best in quality and service.
We’re here to deliver the funeral you want.


We believe in kindness and empathy for all.
We offer our clients bereavement support and a safe space to grieve.
We’re here to make a difficult time a little easier.

Our history

Arthur E. Davey Family Funeral Directors is the continuation of the Nailsea funeral business
started by Walter Lippiatt and his son Edwin in 1920.

Arthur E. Davey Family Funeral Directors are proud members of:

NAFAD – National Association of Funeral Directors
SAIF – The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors