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Conisbrough family business invests in new fleet

27th January 2015

A family-run funeral directors in South Yorkshire is now able to provide more support to its local community following the acquisition of a new fleet of vehicles, funded by Yorkshire Bank.

Turners Funeral Directors, which serves the Conisbrough community, recently took delivery of a brand new fleet of custom-made vehicles comprising a Wilcox XJ hearse and two Jaguar XJ limousines.

Current owners Clive and Lesley Kirk bought the business from Ernie and Janet Turner in 2001 and have been gradually upgrading their fleet. Now, with support from Yorkshire Bank in Doncaster, the highly-respected funeral directors are able to provide an even higher level of support to customers using their services.

The family business is constantly striving to provide the best possible service to their local community. Clive Kirk is a fully qualified funeral director, embalmer and recently-appointed tutor for The British Institute of Funeral Directors.

The husband and wife team are now looking to pass on their skills to the next generation with the arrival of daughter Leanne and nephew Ian to the business.

Clive Kirk said the purchasing of their three top-of-the-range vehicles will provide their customers with the highest level of comfort and discretion.

He said: “We strive to provide a high level of service and consideration to our customers when they need us most. To do that we need to be investing in our business, our people and our skills.

“Yorkshire Bank has supported us since we bought the business nearly 15 years ago. They have always understood our requirements and the requirements of our customers. This new investment will allow us to continue to provide a high standard of service for many years to come.”

Katie Green, relationship manager at Yorkshire Bank in Doncaster, who arranged the funding, said:

“Turners Funeral Directors are highly respected in the local community and has a strong reputation for their professional services. We have been honoured to work with them since 2001 and are proud to support them with these new vehicle purchases.”

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