Independent Funeral Directors

Our own prestigious modern fleet of funeral cars in silhouette black are derived from the Australian Fairlane, which offer luxury and space.

Our ceremonial fleet comprises of two hearses and four limousines which can each seat up to 6 passengers, also we have a prestigious Jaguar XJL saloon car, which can seat up to 4 passengers. All our vehicles have full black leather interior and have air conditioning. We can arrange to supply extra matching hearses and limousines if required. All our funeral cars are presented in pristine condition and are kept in our large garage attached to the Birkenshaw Chapel

Gateway Funeral Fleet

White Funeral Hearse

Our modern Cardinal hearse in brilliant white with a glitter fleck you can see when the sun shines on it. It is a superb modern alternative to the traditional black funeral hearse.

Horse Drawn Hearse

Horse drawn hearses are becoming more and more popular even in this the 21st Century. For that extra touch of elegance and style, we can provide a selection of hearses, black, white or silver, with either black or white horses in teams of two or four complete with drapes and plumes.

Gateway Funeral Horse Drawn Hearse

Motorcycle Hearse

We can provide authentic motorcycle hearse manufactured by Motorcycle Funeral Limited. They are the first UK Company to supply professional specification hearses that perform dignified Motorcycle Funerals in all weather conditions. A very unique, and alternative funeral is available with either a Classic styled Triumph, Cafe Racer Triumph, Suzuki Hayabusa or Harley Davidson. These are authentic purpose built sidecar hearses and a family member can often act as pillion (subject to size)

Gateway Funeral Horse Drawn Hearse

Vintage Lorry

We can provide a 1950 Leyland Beaver lorry for the final journey. We are able to use the 21 foot deck of the lorry to create an eye-catching multi-level display with  Floral Tributes around the coffin. Whether you have 3 or 23 Tributes we can build a display which can depict the occupation or interests of the person who has died, all of which will be unique to you and your family.

Gateway Funeral Horse Drawn Hearse

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

This Kia Sedona Wheelchair accessible funeral car was converted by Brook Millers when new, they lowered the middle and rear floor section, supplied a lightweight fold down ramp and a 4 point wheelchair restraint system.
This adapted Kia Sedona is suitable for both wheelchair passengers or the transportation of 2 mobility scooters.
This adapted funeral car will sit nicely with any funeral fleet.


If you would like more information on our funeral cars and funeral hearses, you can contact us 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Send us an email directly using the designated form or call us on:

Birkenshaw: 01274 653115
Cleckheaton: 01274 891335
Huddersfield: 01484 602378
Wakefield: 01924 851533
Bradford: 01274 891336