Best 5 Funeral Directors in Birmingham

Discover funeral directors located in Birmingham. 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

G Gibbs Funeral Directors Great Barr

G Gibbs Funeral Directors Great Barr


970 Walsall Road, Scott Arms, Birmingham, B42 1TQ

Open 24/7
Hodgson Son Funeral Directors

Hodgson Son Funeral Directors


657 Kingstanding Road, West Midlands, B44 9RH

Open 24/7
High Street Funeral Directors

High Street Funeral Directors


36 High Street, Birmingham, B23 6RH

Open 24/7
Brain Waldron

Brain Waldron


Uplands House, 96 Cemetery Rd, West Midlands, B67 6BG

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach G Gibbs Funeral Directors Great Barr, Hodgson Son Funeral Directors, High Street Funeral Directors, Brain Waldron. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Jewellery Quarter Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

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Birmingham is notable for its impressive architecture, including the Bullring shopping center and the futuristic Selfridges building. The city is also recognized for its extensive canal network, such as the Birmingham Canal Navigations and Gas Street Basin. The death rate in Birmingham is 9,922 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 1,153,717 people.

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How many funeral directors in Birmingham?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 54 Funeral Directors in Birmingham On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Birmingham?

The typical cost of funerals in Birmingham typically sits around £3203 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Birmingham. 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 'Velvet Rose Ceremonies – The Unconventional Celebrant' found on, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

Even though funeral jewellery, like a cremation necklace, is not typically considered a direct expense of a funeral, it does add to the overall cost. To obtain pricing information about funeral jewellery, we suggest reaching out to Britannia Jewellery or visiting their store at 41-42 Frederick Street, Birmingham, B1 3, United Kingdom, Birmingham.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Birmingham typically ranging from £1038 up to £2396 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 2 memorial masons in Birmingham. Please find the following details: M J F Granite Ltd Address: Unit 7, Bordesley Trading Estate, Bordesley Green Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 1BZ. A M Services (Stonemasons) Address: 28 Ennerdale Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B43 5NS.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Birmingham?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Birmingham), G Gibbs Funeral Directors Great Barr and Hodgson Son Funeral Directors all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Birmingham. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Birmingham.

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

Within 10 Miles off Birmingham there are 8 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Birmingham: Waseley Hills Crematorium, Sutton Coldfield Crematorium, Streetly 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:

Waseley Hills Crematorium, New Inns Lane B45 9TS Phone: 0121 387 0710 with a fee of approximately £848 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. Sutton Coldfield Crematorium, Rectory Road B75 7RP Phone: 0121 464 3812 with a fee of approximately £792 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Streetly Crematorium, Little Hardwick Road Aldridge WS9 0SG Phone: 0300 555 2848 with a fee of approximately £905 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days.

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

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 Birmingham take place in care homes such as Moundsley Hall Care Village or Orchard Blythe. 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 Birmingham?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Birmingham. As funeral directors in Birmingham 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 Birmingham.

Westall Park Woodland Burial located at Westall Park Woodland Burial B96 6JY. Temple Fields Cemetery located at Temple Fields Cemetery Temple Lane Temple Balsall B93 0AL.
Where can you scatter ashes in Birmingham?
The Birmingham City 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 Birmingham City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Rea and River Tame is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Birmingham near Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. If someone has recently died at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in Birmingham then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Birmingham?
The main newspaper is the Birmingham Mail. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Birmingham Mail allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Birmingham) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Birmingham?
Absolutely, in Birmingham, Rosy, in particular, features expert Jewish Funeral Directors ready to assist during your time of need.Whether your needs involve arranging a service at a Funeral Synagogue like 'Birmingham Central Synagogue' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Birmingham there are 5 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in West Midlands?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Birmingham specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Geeta Bhawan Birmingham,ISKCON,Krishna Temple Birmingham.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Birmingham 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 Artisan Epicurean. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 18 Grosvenor Road, Birmingham, B17 9AN. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Birmingham?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. The funeral ceremony itself typically takes place at the Sikh temple at 189 Rookery Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B21 9PX. However, the decision on the choice of temple, home, or any other location is entirely up to you. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Birmingham) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Birmingham?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Birmingham. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam. Typically the funeral would take place at one of the following mosques/locations Zumunta Community and Cultural Studies Centre, Zia-Ul-Ummah Centre, Zia-ul-Quran Jamia Mosque.