Duke's Land Rover

Posted 18th April 2021

Funeral Transport

Many of us followed coverage from the funeral of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday. Some may have noticed the bespoke Land Rover Defender hearse, a project spanning sixteen years and designed by the Duke himself. Finished in military green with an open top rear, it was one of the many personal touches throughout the day, part of which makes each and every funeral a unique celebration of life.

Here at Cliff Bradley and Sons we strive to ensure that every aspect of your loved one’s funeral is personally tailored to them, and that includes their final journey. The most common choice for our families is a traditional hearse, but more and more are seeking an alternative means, something more individual. From lorries and off-road vehicles to camper vans, and even motorbikes with sidecars, we will help you to find transport that is both meaningful and personal, ensuring a unique and special commemoration.

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Funeral Transport
Including a Land Rover hearse in a service is a fantastic way to add a touch of class to a funeral and is the ultimate final journey for any enthusiast.
Motorbike Funerals
Motorcycle hearses are available in a range of different models, ensuring all bike lovers are suitably catered for during their final journey.
Horse and Carriage Funerals
Including a horse-drawn hearse or carriage in a loved one’s funeral is an exceptional way to create a lasting tribute to their life and special memories to look back on in the years that follow.
Volkswagen Funerals
Another fantastic alternative to make your loved one’s day more special and memorable, Volkswagen camper hearses are sure to leave a lasting impression to mourners and passers by.
Volkswagen Funerals
A factory commissioned hearse built in Germany in 1972, this is one of very few still remaining and is the only known vehicle to be operational in this country.
Motorcycle Funerals
Providing dignified final rides for over twenty years throughout the country, motorcylce hearses provide something stunning, sensational and stylish.
Land Rover Funerals
Land Rover vehicles can be provided in a variety of options to suit your needs, with ongoing relationships with many providers.
Horse Drawn Carriage Funerals
Karen and her team provide a competent and reliable service which re-creates the elegance of a bygone era, with all services tailored to make your loved one’s day extra special.
Lorry Funerals
Lorries can incorporate flower displays, tributes or any references you may want to make to your loved one's hobbies and interests.
Morris Minor Funerals
Morris Minor vehicles are a sure-fire way to include a fitting tribute to any car enthusiast who has a penchant for the classic car.
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    Gainsborough
    Lincolnshire
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