Best 5 Funeral Directors in Blackwood

Discover funeral directors located in Blackwood. 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

Gelligaer Funeral Services

Gelligaer Funeral Services


Unit 2 Sandward House, Heol Penallta, Caerphilly, CF82 8FA

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Abertillery

Co Op Funeralcare Abertillery


Rosemount Funeral Home, 35 Hill Street, Blaenau Gwent, NP13 1AL

Open 24/7
D J Thomas Son Funeral Directors Ystrad Mynach

D J Thomas Son Funeral Directors Ystrad Mynach


3 Bedwlwyn Road, Caerphilly, CF82 7AA

Open 24/7
D J Thomas Son Funeral Directors Bargoed

D J Thomas Son Funeral Directors Bargoed


4 Hanbury Square, Caerphilly, CF81 8QQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Gelligaer Funeral Services, Co Op Funeralcare Abertillery, D J Thomas Son Funeral Directors Ystrad Mynach, D J Thomas Son Funeral Directors Bargoed. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Blackwood is famous for its association with Parc Penallta, a large country park with woodlands, trails, and a distinctive land sculpture known as the Pit Head Wheel. The town is renowned for its connection to the Blackwood Miners' Institute, a cultural hub hosting performances, concerts, and community events. With a population of 24,145 people.

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How many funeral directors in Blackwood?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Blackwood?

The typical cost of funerals in Blackwood typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 22% and cremation accounting for 78% of the amount of funerals taking place in Blackwood. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Woolley's Florists (Located on 118 High Street, BLACKWOOD NP12 1AF, Caerphilly) or Buttercup Wedding and Event Flowers (Phone number 07984 886 908) typically charge approximately between £90 up to £465 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Blackwood?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Blackwood there are 3 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Blackwood: Thornhill Cemetery and Crematorium, Gwent Crematorium, Glyntaff 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:

Thornhill Cemetery and Crematorium, Thornhill Road CF14 9UA Phone: 029 2054 4820 with a fee of approximately £851 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Gwent Crematorium, Treherbert Road Croesyceiliog Cwmbran NP44 2BZ Phone: 01633 482784 with a fee of approximately £731 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Glyntaff Crematorium, Glyntaff CF37 4BE Phone: 01443 402810 with a fee of approximately £835 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 Blackwood 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 Blackwood?
Yes there is 3 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Blackwood. As funeral directors in Blackwood 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 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Blackwood.

Woodland burial at Oystermouth cemetery located at Woodland burial at Oystermouth cemetery Newton Road SA3 4SW. Hay Meadow Burial Ground located at Hay Meadow Burial Ground LD1 5SE. Arnos Vale located at Arnos Vale BS4 3EW.
Where can you scatter ashes in Blackwood?
The Gwent 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 Gwent Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the Sirhowy River is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Blackwood near Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr. If someone has recently died at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr in Blackwood then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Blackwood?
The main newspaper is the South Wales Argus. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The South Wales Argus allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Blackwood) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Blackwood?
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 Gwent?
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 Blackwood 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 Blackwood?
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 (Blackwood) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Blackwood?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Blackwood. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.