Best 3 Funeral Directors in Alton

Discover funeral directors located in Alton. See pricing details and information regarding the inclusions offered. Also opening hours and contact details. Find comprehensive details below of NAFD & SAIF approved funeral directors.

Rosy Company


Open 24/7

Charles Read Daughter

Charles Read Daughter


11-13 Turk St, Hampshire, GU34 1AG

Open 24/7
Kemp Stevens

Kemp Stevens


93 High St, Hampshire, GU34 1LG

Open 24/7

Opening Times

All Funeral Directors in Alton operate 24 hours 7 days a week for emergencies this includes bank holidays.


You can use public transportation to reach Charles Read Daughter, Kemp Stevens. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Alton is famous for its association with the Watercress Line, a preserved steam railway that runs from Alton to New Alresford, offering nostalgic train rides through the Hampshire countryside. The town is known for its connection to Jane Austen, as the nearby village of Chawton was the author's home for several years, and visitors can explore the Jane Austen's House Museum. With a population of 19,268 people.

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How many funeral directors in Alton?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 2 Funeral Directors in Alton On this page we have listed 2 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Alton?

The typical cost of funerals in Alton typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 16% and cremation accounting for 84% of the amount of funerals taking place in Alton. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices. For instance, if a family prefers a local celebrant, such as 'Wendy Harrington' found on, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Fiona Curry Flowers (Located on Holybourne, ALTON GU34 4EW, Hampshire) or Perfect Moments (Phone number 01420 767180) typically charge approximately between £88 up to £465 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Alton?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Alton), Charles Read Daughter and Kemp Stevens all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Alton. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Alton.

What Crematorium do Funeral Directors use in Alton for Traditional and Direct Cremation?

Within 10 Miles off Alton there are 2 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 2 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Alton: The Park Crematorium, Basingstoke Crematorium, which could potentially be your loved one's final resting place. While you have the freedom to choose your preferred crematorium, it's advisable to consult with your local funeral director. Their expertise will be valuable, especially considering that crematoriums availability can often be unpredictable and busy. See the list of crematoriums in the area:

The Park Crematorium, Guildford Road GU12 4BP Phone: 01252 321653 with a fee of approximately £877 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Basingstoke Crematorium, Manor Farm Stockbridge Rd RG25 2BA Phone: 01256 398783 with a fee of approximately £782 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days.

What happens in the event of a death at a care home in Alton?

In the event of a death at a care home, your local funeral director is responsible for collecting the deceased and transporting them to their funeral home with care. According to the Office for National Statistics, approximately 19 % of all deaths in Alton take place in care homes such as Borovere or Belford House. At Rosy, we offer prompt collection services for your loved one, irrespective of the care home where the passing occurred. For immediate assistance, please contact us at 0800 260 6922.

Frequently asked questions

Are there any Funeral Directors offering Natural/Green burial Funerals in Alton?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Alton. As funeral directors in Alton we are committed to providing support and guidance in arranging Natural Burial funerals to commemorate your loved ones in the local area. We take great pride in endorsing environmentally-friendly traditions. See details below of 1 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Alton.

South Downs Natural Burial Site located at South Downs Natural Burial Site GU32 1HR.
Where can you scatter ashes in Alton?
The Hampshire Council enforces particular guidelines concerning the scattering of ashes in public spaces, which may be revised at any point. For the latest information and guidelines, we recommend visiting the Hampshire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Wey is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Alton near Alton Community Hospital?
There are 3 funeral undertakers close to Alton Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Alton Community Hospital in Alton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Alton?
The main newspaper in Alton is the Hampshire Chronicle. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which typically include information about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Alton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Alton?
Indeed, Rosy is capable of meeting your needs. Should you require assistance with a Jewish funeral, please feel free to reach out to us at 0800 260 6922
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Hampshire?
Yes, Rosy can accommodate your requirements. If you're looking for a hindu funeral contact us on 0800 260 6922.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Alton who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company such as Bark n Render. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Bark n Render, 57 High St, Alton GU34 1AB, Alton, GU34 1AB. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Alton?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Alton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Alton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Alton. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.