Best 5 Funeral Directors in Atherton

Discover funeral directors located in Atherton. 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

Pennington Funeralcare Inc Paul Dainton

Pennington Funeralcare Inc Paul Dainton


Church View, 76 St Helens Road, Pennington, Lancashire, WN7 4HW

Open 24/7
Bridgewater Funeral Service Ltd

Bridgewater Funeral Service Ltd


12 Standfield Centre, Manchester, M28 1FB

Open 24/7
Carriages Funeral Service Ltd Little Hulton

Carriages Funeral Service Ltd Little Hulton


287 Manchester Road East, Manchester, M38 9AW

Open 24/7
Carriages Funeral Service Ltd Astley

Carriages Funeral Service Ltd Astley


385 Manchester Road, Manchester, M29 7BY

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Atherton is famous for its association with coal mining, and the popular attraction, Astley Green Colliery Museum, preserves the town's industrial heritage. The town is also known for the picturesque Jubilee Park, offering green spaces and recreational facilities. With a population of 72,176 people.

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How many funeral directors in Atherton?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 27 Funeral Directors in Atherton On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Atherton?

The typical cost of funerals in Atherton typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 19% and cremation accounting for 81% of the amount of funerals taking place in Atherton. 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 'Your Ceremony With Tracey Eastwood' 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 Studio Flowers (Located on 47 Market Street, ATHERTON M46 0DQ, Greater Manchester) or Flower Shop By Gill (Phone number 01942 875032) typically charge approximately between £98 up to £456 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Atherton?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Atherton), Pennington Funeralcare Inc Paul Dainton and Bridgewater Funeral Service Ltd all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Atherton. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Atherton.

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

Within 10 Miles off Atherton there are 6 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Atherton: Wigan Crematorium, Peel Green Crematorium, Overdale 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:

Wigan Crematorium, Warrington Road Lower Ince WN3 4NH Phone: 01942 866455 with a fee of approximately £920 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. Peel Green Crematorium, 716 Liverpool Road Eccles M30 7LW Phone: 0161 794 4711 with a fee of approximately £818 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Overdale Crematorium, Heaton BL1 5BU Phone: 01204 334499 with a fee of approximately £740 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 Atherton take place in care homes. 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 Atherton?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Atherton. As funeral directors in Atherton 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 2 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Atherton.

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground located at Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground Moss House Lane Much Hoole PR4 4TD. Friends of Nature Burial Ground located at Friends of Nature Burial Ground Graveyard Farm, Newton Hall Lane Mobberley WA16 7LJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Atherton?
The Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Douglas is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Atherton near Leigh Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Leigh Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Leigh Infirmary in Atherton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Atherton?
The main newspaper is the Leigh Journal. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Leigh Journal allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Atherton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Atherton?
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 Greater Manchester?
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 Atherton 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 The Snug Coffee House. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 67a Market Street, Atherton, M46 0DA. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Atherton?
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 (Atherton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Atherton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Atherton. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.