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Funeral Reception Venue in Swindon

Funerals give the opportunity to celebrate someones life who has recently passed away. We offer warm and respectful funeral receptions, where family members and friends can get together to share memories and raise a glass to their loved one.

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Funeral Receptions at Alexandra House

Alexandra House is a warm and welcoming venue based in Swindon. We have hosted many successful funeral wakes and family celebrations. Our dedicated event coordinators will go above and beyond to ensure that when planning a funeral reception it is as stressfree as possible. We have a number of different function rooms available with the capacity for small, intimate wakes as well as larger funeral receptions in Swindon.

Easily Accessible

Our celebration of life venue is located just a few miles from Swindon City Centre and has close access to the M4. Swindon train station is also nearby, so wherever guests are travelling from, our venue is easily accessible for all.

private dining at Alexandra House

Private Dining Rooms for Funeral Receptions

We understand that privacy is a necessary requirement for hosting funeral receptions to honour your loved one. That’s why we have a number of different private dining rooms available for hire to celebrate the life of the deceased. Both our Wroughton and Alexandra Suite can seat up to 180 guests. Each of these rooms can also be partitioned into smaller rooms of 50 for a more intimate celebration of life.

Bar facilities and modern technology

We have an onsite bar available for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. You can order a few bottles of Champagne for the toast and our servers will be more than happy to assist with this. We also have space in our function rooms for a book of condolences and our rooms are also installed with all the latest technology if you would like a slideshow of images and memories running in the background.


Delicious catering at Alexandra House

Funeral Catering in Swindon

We offer a celebration of life afternoon tea, so you and your guests can stay nourished throughout whilst we serve you food and drink throughout the funeral reception.

Choose 4 from the below selection of sandwiches including:

  • Honey roasted ham with wholegrain mustard and mayonnaise
  • Tuna mayonnaise with cucumber
  • Mature Cheddar Cheese with sliced tomato and red onion chutney
  • Free range egg mayonnaise and home-grown rocket
  • Roasted Red Pepper, Hummus and Carrot (vegan)

Choose 4 from the below selection of cakes:

  • Bakewell tart (gf)
  • Zesty Lemon Drizzle Cake
  • Traditional Victoria Sponge (gf)
  • Indulgent Chocolate Fudge Cake(gf)
  • Rich chocolate profiteroles filled with whipped cream
  • Homemade Scones with fresh clotted cream and raspberry preserve
  • Fruit scones with Raisins and Sultanas (gf)

If you have any special dietary requirements, or would like to discuss a 3-course catered meal, then give us a call and we will be happy to discuss.


Venue Features

14 Meeting Rooms

Our flexible, modern spaces set the scene for memorable events.

240 Max.Capacity

Our rooms hold up to 240 people so we’re ready for events of any size.

Free Wifi

Up-to-date technology in our modern event rooms includes high speed Wifi.

Ample Free Parking

On site parking for all delegates.


151 double and twin guest rooms.

Breakout Spaces

Multiple breakout spaces for informal meetings.

Easily Accessible Location

Easy access from Bristol and London, we are four miles from Swindon and ten minutes from the M4.

Airport Taxi

London Heathrow and Bristol Airport are both about an hour’s drive away.

Leisure Facilities

Our leisure facilities consist of a gym, sauna, steam room, swimming pool, jacuzzi and tennis court.

Dog Friendly

Our rooms at Alexandra House are dog friendly.

Contact Us

Alexandra House
Whittingham Drive,

Reception - General enquiries and reservations

01793 819 000
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Sales Office - Sales and event enquiries

01793 819 038
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