Richardsons Funeral Directors
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Jutting about 1m (3ft) from a red sandstone building in Penrith, Cumbria is our latest clock.

Richardsons Funeral Directors, Penrith, Cumbria

Richardsons Funeral Directors, Penrith, Cumbria

Looking up and down Victoria Road in Penrith is this clock on the Richardsons Funeral Directors building.

This is the first time we have seen a clock on a funeral directors and in some ways is quite apt. Let us know what you think via the comments section below.

Written just below the centre of the clock is the text ‘Established 1852’.

Richardsons Funeral Directors

For over 150 years the family owned business in Penrith has been arranging funerals for the local populous.

Historically many funeral directors have connections to timber or wood.  Often joiners or carpenters were also the local funeral directors.  In the case of Richardsons they also operate a timber merchants on Roper Street in the town.