52 Herries Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350
Hiram Philp Funerals has been delivering dignified, quality funeral services to the people of Toowoomba and the surrounding country areas in Queensland for 115 years. We operate from the original location where the business was founded in 1903.
With care and compassion, our funeral directors work closely with you to help you arrange a funeral that celebrates and reflects the life of your loved one. We have extensive experience in helping families from all cultural and religious backgrounds.
Toowoomba nicknamed 'The Garden City' is surrounded by many parks and botanic gardens such as Crows Nest National Park, Japanese Gardens, Queens Park Botanic Gardens and the State Rose Garden making it a beautiful backdrop for a service. Our funeral home is centrally located and is just a few minutes drive from the city centre. Hiram Philp proudly serves the families of Toowoomba, Cambooya, Clifton, Crows Nest, Hampton and surrounding areas.
Hiram Philp Funerals can help arrange any type of funeral. For example, you may want to hold the funeral service for your loved one at:
Following the ceremony, your loved one can be buried or memorialised at the Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance Cemetery & Crematorium which is a 10-minute drive from our funeral home. The tranquil lakes and beautiful gardens provide a calm oasis to celebrate and remember loved ones. Drayton and Toowoomba cemetery are also a short drive away.
Our funeral home is a comfortable and welcoming space for families to gather to either arrange a funeral or hold the service. Our facilities include:
There is parking available for 8 cars at the funeral home with additional parking available on surrounding streets; Herries street and John street. It is also a 3 minute walk to the nearest bus stop. Our funeral home is accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and with other mobility aids.
The team at Hiram Philp Toowoomba are with you every step of the way, keeping you informed and guiding you through the arrangements as much or as little as you need.
What do you enjoy about your job?
Meeting and working with the many different people in our community.
How long have you been a location manager?
What do you enjoy in your spare time?
I am a member of the local Rural Fire Brigade. I also enjoy sport such as golf, bowls, tennis, fishing and I do some hobby farming.
Are there any special community groups you work with or support?
I have been a member of the Rural Fire Brigade for the last 25 years and the Treasurer for the last 12 years. I am the Chairman of the local bowls club - Toowoomba (Souths) and the Vice President of the Downs Diggers Social Bowls Club.