Dobson's Memorials Ltd

Memorial Masons

Testimonials

We are delighted when our customers acknowledge our high standards of professionalism and quality.  Here are some examples of that acknowledgment.  We hope these comments will give you an insight into the exemplary level of service we offer...

'It has been a pleasure working with Dobson's Memorials. From start to finish the service has been exceptional. Another credit is the speed of the delivery and installation. Steven Dobson has a warm and welcoming personality and was very relaxed and patient, allowing us to make our decision without pushing to finalise things. Thank you Dobson's.'

The Scott Family

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished twilight red granite ogee shaped headstone and base, with carved roses, gold cross and lettering. See our Cemetery Memorials Page - ref EC22

LOCATION:

Saffron HIll Cemetery - Leicester

'The memorial is perfect and just what I wanted. Thank you Mr Dobson.'

Mrs Loakes

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished dark grey granite desk, vase, tablet and book set with gilded gold cord and tassel and sandblasted gold lettering. See our Book Type Memorials Page - ref EC135

LOCATION:

Markfield Cemetery

'Mr Dobson is a caring person who puts you at ease as soon as you walk through the door. I made so many changes to the wording but nothing was too much trouble. He sent me a photo of the gravestone upon completion as I am not local and it may be a while before I can visit. Attention to detail like this goes a long way. Thank you.'

Jackie Fowell

DESCRIPTION:

An added inscription to an existing memorial with sandblasted gold leaf lettering. See our Added Inscriptions Page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'Delighted with the headstone. Dobson's are a pleasure to deal with and the work was completed in the projected time and at a very competitive price. The family are so pleased with the result.'

Derek Corkill

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished black granite headstone and base with hand painted peace dove and gold leaf lettering - see our Cemetery Memorials page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'I just wanted to put on record my thoughts on Dobson's. You would be hard pressed to find a better team. From Steve in the showroom, to the men who laid my husband's plaque, they were the best set of people you could meet. They were respectful, friendly and helpful. Thank you'

Kathy Farrah

DESCRIPTION:

A polished Glenaby granite plaque for a cremation plot, with carved white enamel lettering - see our Cremation Memorials page.

LOCATION:

Knighton Churchyard - Leicester

'We recently had a stone from Dobson's for our precious son. From start to finish, they were truly amazing. We can honestly say that the craftsmanship and detail are outstanding. We would recommend Dobson's to anyone.'

Tricia Hardyman

DESCRIPTION:

A beautiful carved angel in Bahama blue granite, holding a heart with a full size all polished kerbset and splayed foot kerb. Gold leaf inscription to the heart and surname to the foot kerb.- see our Full Length Kerbset page.

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'Lovely people and competitive prices. They carried out everything I requested and I am very impressed with the headstone'

Susan Knott

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished black contemporary headstone with rounded sides and top, Scotia corners and chamfers. A hand etched and painted spray of lilac carnations, sand blasted inscription and splayed base - see our Cemetery Memorials page - ref EC8

LOCATION:

Saffron Hill Cemetery - Leicester

'Been to see the gravestone with Albert Harvey's name added - very pleased with the result, very professional. The stone looks beautiful'

Mrs Thorpe

DESCRIPTION:

An added gold leaf inscription to an existing memorial - see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Saffron Hill Cemetery - Leicester

'I am so pleased with the memorial, it's just what I wanted. Thank you, Mr Dobson, for all your help and advice'

Mr Richardson

DESCRIPTION:

An Imperial white headstone and base with hand etched carnations and butterfly design with black enamel lettering - see our Cemetery Memorials page

LOCATION:

Loughborough Cemetery

'Very pleased with the quality, workmanship and attention to detail. The staff at the Nuneaton depot were friendly, helpful and knowledgeable and completed the job with speed and expertise. My family and I can highly recommend you'

Philip Maunder

DESCRIPTION:

An additional inscription in hand cut gold leaf. Re-gild existing lettering, clean and refix on a new foundation slab and ground anchor fixing system - see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Oaston Road Cemetery - Nuneaton

'A big thank you for the work your team carried out on my parents' headstone. With the headstone now back in place, the family is very satisfied and grateful for the work carried out. Highly recommended'

Garry Crooks

DESCRIPTION:

An added inscription to an existing Gates of Heaven headstone and base - see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'A wonderful tribute carved in granite with love hearts. Crafted with both care and professional aplomb. Thank you so much for your tender care.'

Denise Gent and Beverley Haddon

DESCRIPTION:

An Aurora granite headstone and base carved roses and polished love hearts, lettered in gold leaf - see our Individual Memorials page - reference EC211

LOCATION:

Markfield Cemetery

'Thank you so much. Very happy and impressed with the standards of craftsmanship and service.'

Simon Biggs

DESCRIPTION:

A South African dark grey granite headstone with a half ogee top and barrel sides with splayed chamfer,  two porcelain plaques and gold leaf lettering, see our Cemetery Memorials page

LOCATION:

Thurmaston Cemetery

'Visited the cemetery today to see my father's added inscription. I have to say ten out of ten for a very nice job. I would recommend you to anyone.'

Gary Monk

DESCRIPTION:

An added inscription to existing memorial. Regild existing lettering, repaint squirrel design, add new photo plaque with gold thread. Refix with ground anchor and and new foundation slab. See our Added Inscriptions Page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'On behalf of the family, I should like to say a big thank you for the new memorial. We are especially pleased with the silver lettering. A lasting tribute to our grandparents and uncles.'

Julie Higgs

DESCRIPTION:

A South African dark grey granite ogee shaped headstone with sand blasted silver lettering. For details of this design see our Cemetery Memorials page

LOCATION:

Kilby Churchyard

'Faultless service. The new inscription matches perfectly. Highly recommended.'

Sue Mayhew

DESCRIPTION:

Added inscription in sand blasted silver lettering. For details see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Saffron Hill Cemetery

'Many thanks to the Dobson's team for their service, advice and workmanship. Very professional and highly recommended.'

J Henshaw

DESCRIPTION:

A South African dark grey granite ogee headstone, base and side vase with hand etched roses and silver lettering. For details see our Cemetery Memorials page

LOCATION:

Bulkington Catholic Church

'Thank you for making a very difficult time easy. The added inscription is just how we wanted it.'

Caroline Richards

DESCRIPTION

An added inscription to an existing headstone. For details see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'Thank you for the beautiful new headstone for my father, replacing the old broken cross.'

Linda Silber

DESCRIPTION

A South African dark grey granite ogee headstone and base, with gold leaf lettering and arched porcelain photo plaque. For details see our Cemetery Memorials page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'Thank you so much for the perfect memorial. My family are delighted with the result, as well as the high standards of quality and craftsmanship.'

Sheila Squires

DESCRIPTION

A finely carved and etched horseshoe shaped memorial with carved horses and gold leaf lettering. See our Cotswold Collection brochure - page 32

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'Absolutely delighted with the memorial. We were guided through the whole process with professionalism and patience and were made to feel confident that the work would be carried out on time and in a sympathetic manner. Thank you so much.'

Philip Thompson

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished black granite headstone and base with a gold etched book desisn.

For details see our Book Type Memorials page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'Thank you to Steve Dobson and his team for the memorial to our beautiful Mum who died aged 105. We truly appreciated all the advice and the professional, friendly service. We would highly recommend Dobson's Memorials.'

Argentina and Philomena Vaz

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished black granite headstone, base and kerbset, complimented with white quartz chippings.

For details see our Full Length Kerbsets page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery - Leicester

'We were recommended Dobson's by a friend and they really lived up to our expectations. We were treated with respect, understanding and patience and Steve Dobson could not have been more kind.'

Liz Vear

DESCRIPTION:

A millenium grey granite Norman round headstone with polished face and rustic sides. With wood carving design and gold leaf italic lettering.

For details see our Rustic & Hand Carved Memorials page - reference EC65

LOCATION:

Hickling Cemetery - Melton Mowbray

'Thank you so much. The headstone looks amazing and is exactly what we had in mind.'

Oscar Wilkie

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished dense black granite Norman round headstone and base, with hand etched picture.

For details see our Cemetery Memorials page - reference EC44

LOCATION:

Hendon Cemetery - London

It's beautiful. I cannot believe it could look so nice again after all these years. I am so pleased with the work carried out'

Mrs G Scotton - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

Repair and renovate an existing old white marble headstone and kerbset

For details see our Repairs and Maintenance page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'Thank you Mr Dobson, the memorial looks like new again.'

Mr and Mrs Rawlinson - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

An Italian white marble headstone and base, chemically cleaned, re-fixed with new foundation slab and container with a ground anchor fixing system. Guaranteed for twenty years.

For details see our

Repairs and Maintenance page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'From our first telephone conversation I felt confident that you would be able to offer us a quality service. We are completely satisfied and feel you couldn't have done better for us. Your work and the service you provided were exceptional. Thank you.'

Patricia Chapman - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

A galaxy black granite memorial with a book of life headstone fixed above the grave on the kerb set. Inside the kerb is a beautiful double heart memorial with hand carved red and green rose with gilded gold lettering. An existing white marble vase was chemically cleaned and re-enamelled black.

For details see our

Heart Type Memorials page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'From our first telephone conversation I felt confident that you would be able to offer us a quality service. We are completely satisfied and feel you couldn't have done better for us. Your work and the service you provided were exceptional. Thank you.'

Patricia Chapman - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished galaxy black book memorial with curved pages, hand carved red rose and gilded gold lettering. Mounted on a full kerbset with cobalt chippings, fitted on a single reinforced foundation base.

For details see our

Book Type Memorials page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'Thank you to everyone at Dobson's for your help and advice when selecting the headstone for my father's grave. Special thanks to Steve at the Nuneaton office for his suggestions and reassurance. The headstone is perfect'

Miss Sheridan - Nuneaton

DESCRIPTION:

A South African dark grey granite Norman Round headstone and base with natural rustic edge. For details of this design, see our Rustic and Hand Carved Memorials page - reference EC65

LOCATION:

Oaston Road Cemetery, Nuneaton

'The workmanship is excellent and the talented team understood exactly what I wanted on the headstone and carried it out to perfection. The family are really pleased with the end result.

Thank you'

Mrs Beardmore - Bedworth

DESCRIPTION:

A polished black granite half ogee headstone and base, with barrel sides, tapered chamfers and an etched and highlighted hand design. For details of this design, see our Cemetery Memorials page - reference EC1

LOCATION:

Marston Lane Cemetery, Bedworth

'Steve made a difficult job easy. A very helpful, friendly and courteous service. He made our headstone special. Thanks again'

Mrs Taylor - Anstey

DESCRIPTION:

A South African polished dark grey granite headstone with ogee shaped top and a moulded edge. Fluttering Union Jack hand painted design. For details of this design, see our Cemetery Memorials page - reference EC16

LOCATION:

Anstey Cemetery

'The last thing you can do for your loved one is their headstone and inscription, so you want to make sure you choose the right company. That's why we chose Dobson's Memorials. From the minute we walked into the showroom we received friendly, helpful advice and good value. Thanks Steve, for all your help. We would very highly recommend you'

Mrs Holdom - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

An added inscription to match existing.

For details see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'I would like to thank you sincerely for the excellent work you have done on my late husband's memorial stone. It was a very professional way you dealt with me and the memorial you have produced'

Mrs Lockley - Dadlington

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished dark grey granite ogee shaped headstone with beautifully carved gold roses and a gilded inscription. For details of this design see our Cemetery Memorials page - reference EC19

LOCATION:

Stoke Golding Cemetery

'Just to say many thanks for your care and help Steve. The monument you produced for us is beautiful'

Miss Michelle Sutton - Weddington

DESCRIPTION:

South African dark grey granite cremation plaque with hand etched rose design and gilded inscription. For details of this design see our Cremation Memorials page - reference EC245

LOCATION:

St James' Churchyard, Bulkington

'I should like to thank Steve and everyone at Dobson's Memorials for the wonderful kerbset addition to Xavier's headstone.  Steve's advice was invaluable and the professionalism of the installation team was second to none.  Thank you once again'

Mrs D'Souza - Markfield

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished black granite full-length kerbset with end posts and black maintenance free chippings. For details see our Full Length Kerbsets page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'I should like to thank everyone at Dobson's for their expertise and advice in choosing our parent's memorial. We are very pleased with the way the work was carried out and would highly recommend Dobson's Memorials. Thank you'

Mr Robinson and family - Great Glen

DESCRIPTION

A Glenaby blue granite cremation plaque with white enamelled border line and lettering. For details of this design see our Book Type Memorials page reference EC135

LOCATION:

Great Glen Cemetery Garden of Remembrance

'On behalf of myself and my sisters, we would like to say a massive thank you for the beautiful work you carried out on our parent's headstone, adding our father's inscription. The photo plaque on the back of the memorial is just perfect'

Mrs Tracey McGhee - Weddington

DESCRIPTION

An additional inscription in gilded gold an new ceramic photo plaque with gold thread.

For details of this design see our Cremation Memorials page - reference EC135

LOCATION:

Stockingford Cemetery - Nuneaton

'I would like to thank you for the wonderful job you did producing a fitting headstone for my beloved Mum Rita Davison. It was very important to her that she had a headstone and we're sure she would have loved it. The finished stone was exactly what we imagined and if anything exceeded our expectations. Thank you.'

Miss Deeming - Nuneaton

DESCRIPTION

An all polished black granite heart shaped headstone with an exquisitely hand carved poppy design, with ceramic photo plaque and gilded inscription.  For details of this design see our Heart Shaped Memorials page - reference EC156

LOCATION:

Marston Lane Cemetery - Bedworth

'On behalf of my brothers and I, I should like to thank Steve Dobson for his amazing service. Losing my Mum was the worst thing that ever happened to me and deciding on what to put on her headstone was a daunting prospect. As soon as I walked into the showroom, Steve put me at ease and made everything I wanted possible. The headstone looks sensational. Mum would have been delighted with the high quality craftsmanship.

I highly recommend Dobson’s Memorials.'

Linda Lambert - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

An additional inscription with machine cut gilded lettering.

For details see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'Thank you for your high quality service, help and advice with the added inscription to my mother's headstone.  Very understanding and nothing was too much trouble.'

Karen Vaughan - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

Adding a second inscription to an existing memorial and matching exact lettering.

For details see our Added Inscriptions page

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'On behalf of my family I should like to say a special thank you to Steve and the team at Dobson’s Memorials. This monument was the last thing for us to do for our parents and it had to be right. You achieved this beyond our expectations. Thank you very much to you all for a job professionally done.'

Sue Tamborski - Leicester

DESCRIPTION:

A South African dark grey granite tablet, rest and base. Simple and elegant with a wide rest for extra safety. Finished with silver enamel lettering.

For details see our Book Type Memorials page - reference EC135

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

'My mother and I think the memorial is beautiful. Also, my mother loves the way you have designed the phoenix either side. Thank you for completing the work by the specific date we requested'

Mr W Tsang - London

DESCRIPTION:

An all polished blue pearl granite headstone, base and full stepped cover slabs. The rising steps give grandeur to the memorial. A beautifully etched phoenix either side complemented with the client's own design lettering in gold leaf.

For details see our Full Length Kerbsets page - reference EC109

LOCATION:

Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester

Showroom/Office: 114 Anstey Lane | Leicester | LE4 0FB

Telephone: 0116 262 7800

Workshop/Office: Unit 3 | Eastboro Way | Nuneaton | CV11 6QG

Telephone: 0247 637 0225

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