About Our Team | The Elms Funeral Directors
Let our family help your family
50 Baker Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3AQ.
We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Office hours, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
50 Baker Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3AQ.
01934616006 info@theelmsfuneraldirectors.co.uk

Caring and Experienced Family Funeral Directors

Caring and experienced family funeral directors.

Our staff are specifically trained in all aspects of the funeral business and we pride ourselves in our professionalism and empathic approach to bereavement.

Ian-Taylor Rowlands has been in the funeral industry since the age of 16.  He has an extensive knowledge of the trade and is a fully qualified Funeral Director.  He is currently the only funeral director in Weston-super-Mare of this status.

All of our team have many years of experience and we are all here to support you and ensure you receive the most caring and professional service. We will discuss with you the various choices available and then discreetly manage all of the funeral arrangements, taking as much pressure off you as we can at this difficult time.

The Elms Funeral Directors has a long standing history of providing a first class family funeral care service in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding areas. Brian Cook started the Elms Funeral Directors in 1991 having bought 50 Baker Street which is still our current office.  He was joined by Malcolm Rowlands in 1998 and they continue as a successful family business.  Luke Reynolds, Brian’s Grandson, has been involved with the Elms Funeral Directors since 2016 and is now a permanent member of the Company. Luke has passed both his Funeral Arranging and Administration, & Funeral Directing qualifications, making him the most qualified funeral director in Weston-super-Mare.  He has also recently joined the British Institute of Funeral Directors.  Membership of the BIFD is a reassurance to our clients of our training and ongoing commitment to providing the best quality service.

The Team

Brian Cook O.B.E ~ Partner


Malcolm Rowlands ~ Partner


Norma Rowlands Dip.F.D.,L.M.B.I.F.D ~ Consultant

(Malcolm’s wife)


Ian Rowlands  Dip.F.D.,L.M.B.I.F.D. ~ Consultant

Funeral Director

(Malcolm & Norma’s son)


Luke Reynolds Dip F.A.A., Dip F.D., MBIFD ~ Junior Director

Funeral Director and Funeral Arranger

(Brian’s Grandson)


Ian Gilmore ~ Deputy Funeral Director

(Malcolm and Norma’s Son-in-Law)


Vince Murphy  ~ Funeral Arranger


Sharon Groves ~ Funeral Arranger


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