Best 5 Funeral Directors in Blackburn

Discover funeral directors located in Blackburn. 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

Hyndburn Funeral Service

Hyndburn Funeral Service


336 Union Rd, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, BB5 3JD

Open 24/7
Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd

Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd


9 New Wellington St, Blackburn with Darwen, BB2 4DY

Open 24/7
Birtwistle Rishton Funeral Directors

Birtwistle Rishton Funeral Directors


29 Queen St, Lancashire, BB6 7SA

Open 24/7
Barton Hallworth Funeral Service

Barton Hallworth Funeral Service


The Old Fox Hill, 136-138 Union Rd, Lancashire, BB5 3DR

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Hyndburn Funeral Service, Blackburn Funeral Services Ltd, Birtwistle Rishton Funeral Directors, Barton Hallworth Funeral Service. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Blackburn is famous for its impressive Blackburn Cathedral, which features stunning stained glass windows. The town is also recognized for its association with textile manufacturing, showcased at the Queen Street Mill Textile Museum. With a population of 119,707 people.

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How many funeral directors in Blackburn?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 17 Funeral Directors in Blackburn On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Blackburn?

The typical cost of funerals in Blackburn typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 18% and cremation accounting for 82% of the amount of funerals taking place in Blackburn. 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 'Woodside Celebrants' found on with 19 Reviews, 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 The Flower Team (Located on 430 Preston Old Road, BLACKBURN BB2 5LP, Lancashire) or Blooming Lovely (Phone number 01254 248722) typically charge approximately between £75 up to £458 for funeral flower arrangements.

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 or visiting their store at 17 New Market Street, Blackburn.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Blackburn?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Blackburn there are 4 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Blackburn: Preston Crematorium, Pleasington Crematorium, Burnley 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:

Preston Crematorium, Longridge Road PR2 5BY Phone: 01772 792391 with a fee of approximately £733 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Pleasington Crematorium, Pleasington Cemetery Tower Road BB2 5LE Phone: 01254 202021 with a fee of approximately £857 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Burnley Crematorium, Accrington Road BB11 5DD Phone: 01282 477148 with a fee of approximately £764 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 21 % of all deaths in Blackburn take place in care homes such as Hollymount Residential & Dementia Care Centre or Old Gates 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 Blackburn?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Blackburn. As funeral directors in Blackburn 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 Blackburn.

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground located at Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground Moss House Lane Much Hoole PR4 4TD.
Where can you scatter ashes in Blackburn?
The Blackburn with Darwen Borough 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 Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Blakewater is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Blackburn near Royal Blackburn Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Royal Blackburn Hospital. If someone has recently died at Royal Blackburn Hospital in Blackburn then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Blackburn?
The main newspaper is the Lancashire Telegraph. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Lancashire Telegraph allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Blackburn) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Blackburn?
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 Lancashire?
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 Blackburn 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 Blackburn?
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 8 Culshaw Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 1JF. 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 (Blackburn) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Blackburn?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Blackburn. 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 The Mosque, Shi'a Islamic Centre, Sajjadia Mahboobia Islamic Centre.