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Best 5 Funeral Directors in Bishop Auckland

Discover funeral directors located in Bishop Auckland. 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 Funeral Services

Pennington Funeral Services


18 Princes St, County Durham, DL14 7BB

Open 24/7
Bustons Funeral Service

Bustons Funeral Service


13 Bell St, County Durham, DL15 8NQ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Spennymoor

Co Op Funeralcare Spennymoor


Grange Cottage, 9 King Street, County Durham, DL16 6QQ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Shildon

Co Op Funeralcare Shildon


Elm Cottage, 85 Church Street, County Durham, DL4 1DT

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Pennington Funeral Services, Bustons Funeral Service, Co Op Funeralcare Spennymoor, Co Op Funeralcare Shildon. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Bishop Auckland is recognized for its association with Auckland Castle, a grand castle and palace that serves as the official residence of the Bishop of Durham. The town is also known for its connection to the Bishop Auckland Town Hall, a prominent civic building with cultural and entertainment events. With a population of 25,445 people.

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How many funeral directors in Bishop Auckland?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 15 Funeral Directors in Bishop Auckland On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Bishop Auckland?

The typical cost of funerals in Bishop Auckland typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Bishop Auckland. 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 'Unique Celebrant Ceremonies' found on thecelebrantdirectory.co.uk, 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 Bella's Blooms (Located on 1 Craddock Street, BISHOP AUCKLAND DL14 6HB, County Durham) or Ultimate Flowers (Phone number 01388 605000) typically charge approximately between £92 up to £473 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Bishop Auckland?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Bishop Auckland 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 Bishop Auckland: Wear Valley Crematorium, Durham 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:

Wear Valley Crematorium, Coundon DL14 8NR Phone: 01388 722606 with a fee of approximately £889 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Durham Crematorium, South Road DH1 3TQ Phone: 0191 384 8677 with a fee of approximately £945 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 Bishop Auckland take place in care homes such as Devonshire House Care Ltd or Bishopsgate Lodge Care Home. 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 Bishop Auckland?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Bishop Auckland. As funeral directors in Bishop Auckland 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 Bishop Auckland.

Woodland Cemetery Bishop Auckland located at Woodland Cemetery (Bishop Auckland) Middleton Road Bishop Auckland DL13 5RH. Seven Penny Meadow located at Seven Penny Meadow DH8 6BA.
Where can you scatter ashes in Bishop Auckland?
The County Durham 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 County Durham Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Wear is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Bishop Auckland near Bishop Auckland Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Bishop Auckland Hospital. If someone has recently died at Bishop Auckland Hospital in Bishop Auckland then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Bishop Auckland?
The main newspaper is the Northern Echo. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Northern Echo allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Bishop Auckland) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Bishop Auckland?
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 County Durham?
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 Bishop Auckland who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Bishop Auckland?
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 (Bishop Auckland) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Bishop Auckland?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Bishop Auckland. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.