A FAMILY-owned funeral directors has expanded by opening a new branch in Alcester to serve the community.

Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors has opened its latest branch at Greyfriars in Birmingham Road.

The firm was founded in 1997 in Redditch and has expanded over the years to include branches in Alvechurch, Wythall, Bromsgrove and now Alcester.

Managing Director Simon Thomas said: “We have built an enviable reputation as a provider of personally tailored funerals, and that is because we are all passionate about the services we provide to families. We are dedicated professionals and always provide a courteous, sensitive and dignified service to our customers.”

The company is celebrating 25 years of serving the community. The Thomas Brothers firm consists of brothers Mark, Simon, Ben and Ceri and mum Christine along with nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

They offer funeral arrangements, limousines, catering, floristry and stonemasonry, along with a complete range of support services.