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Best 3 Funeral Directors in Blandford Forum

Discover funeral directors located in Blandford Forum. 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

Colin J Close Funeral Service

Colin J Close Funeral Service


Peel Close, Dorset, DT11 7JU

Open 24/7
Lesley Shand Funeral Service Ltd Blandford Forum

Lesley Shand Funeral Service Ltd Blandford Forum


28 East St, Dorset, DT11 7DR

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Blandford Forum is a historic market town in Dorset, England, known for its Georgian architecture. One of its notable landmarks is the Blandford Parish Church, a beautiful church with a distinctive tower. Visitors can also explore the nearby Kingston Lacy, a grand country house surrounded by extensive gardens. With a population of 12,362 people.

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How many funeral directors in Blandford Forum?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 2 Funeral Directors in Blandford Forum On this page we have listed 2 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Blandford Forum?

The typical cost of funerals in Blandford Forum typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 25% and cremation accounting for 75% of the amount of funerals taking place in Blandford Forum. 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 'Wendy Harrington' 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 Lavender & Grey (Located on 17 East Street, BLANDFORD FORUM DT11 7DU, Dorset) or Sweetpea Florist (Phone number 07526 732 855) typically charge approximately between £86 up to £472 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Blandford Forum?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Blandford Forum there are 1 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 1 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Blandford Forum: Poole 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:

Poole Crematorium, Gravel Hill BH17 9BQ Phone: 01202 265235 with a fee of approximately £731 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 22 % of all deaths in Blandford Forum take place in care homes such as Whitecliffe House or Larks Leas Rest 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 Blandford Forum?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Blandford Forum. As funeral directors in Blandford Forum 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 Blandford Forum.

Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground located at Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground DT11 0QY.
Where can you scatter ashes in Blandford Forum?
The Dorset 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 Dorset Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Stour is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Blandford Forum near Blandford Community Hospital?
There are 3 funeral undertakers close to Blandford Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Blandford Community Hospital in Blandford Forum then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Blandford Forum?
The main newspaper in Blandford Forum is the Bournemouth Echo. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which typically include information about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Blandford Forum) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Blandford Forum?
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 Dorset?
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 Blandford Forum 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 Blandford Forum?
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 (Blandford Forum) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Blandford Forum?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Blandford Forum. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.