Best 5 Funeral Directors in Bolton

Discover funeral directors located in Bolton. 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

Bromleys Independent Funeral Services

Bromleys Independent Funeral Services


125a-127a Tonge Moor Rd, Bolton, BL2 2HR

Open 24/7
Bolton Funeralcare

Bolton Funeralcare


Crompton Way, Lancashire, BL1 8NZ

Open 24/7
Birtwistles Funeral Directors

Birtwistles Funeral Directors


356 Halliwell Rd, Bolton, BL1 8AP

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Radcliffe

Co Op Funeralcare Radcliffe


10/14 Ainsworth Road, Manchester, M26 4EA

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Bromleys Independent Funeral Services, Bolton Funeralcare, Birtwistles Funeral Directors, Co Op Funeralcare Radcliffe. See the following link to find parking:

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

About City

Bolton is famous for its football club, Bolton Wanderers, and the Reebok Stadium. The town also boasts the picturesque Rivington Pike, a popular hiking spot with panoramic views of the surrounding area. The death rate in Bolton is 2,985 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 202,369 people.

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How many funeral directors in Bolton?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 29 Funeral Directors in Bolton On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Bolton?

The typical cost of funerals in Bolton typically sits around £3312 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Bolton. 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 'Your Ceremony With Tracey Eastwood' found on, 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 Aroma Roses (Located on 1 Hilton Street, BOLTON BL2 6AS, Greater Manchester) or Flower Design (Phone number 01204 366858) typically charge approximately between £88 up to £471 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 Prestons Of Bolton-The Diamond Centre Of The North or visiting their store at The Timeball Building, 2 Deansgate, Bolton.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Bolton typically ranging from £1035 up to £2455 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 1 memorial masons in Bolton. Please find the following details: Village Construction Address: 26 alexander rd, Bolton, Lancashire, BL22RA. .

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Bolton?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Bolton there are 7 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Bolton: Wigan Crematorium, Peel Green Crematorium, Overdale 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:

Wigan Crematorium, Warrington Road Lower Ince WN3 4NH Phone: 01942 866455 with a fee of approximately £754 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Peel Green Crematorium, 716 Liverpool Road Eccles M30 7LW Phone: 0161 794 4711 with a fee of approximately £818 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Overdale Crematorium, Heaton BL1 5BU Phone: 01204 334499 with a fee of approximately £906 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 Bolton take place in care homes such as The Bakewells or Beechville. 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 Bolton?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Bolton. As funeral directors in Bolton 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 Bolton.

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground located at Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground Moss House Lane Much Hoole PR4 4TD. Friends of Nature Burial Ground located at Friends of Nature Burial Ground Graveyard Farm, Newton Hall Lane Mobberley WA16 7LJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Bolton?
The Bolton Metropolitan 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 Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Croal and River Irwell is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Bolton near Royal Bolton Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Royal Bolton Hospital. If someone has recently died at Royal Bolton Hospital in Bolton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Bolton?
The main newspaper is The Bolton News. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Bolton News allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Bolton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Bolton?
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 Greater Manchester?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Bolton specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Krishna Mandir Bolton,Kutch Satsang Swaminarayana Temple Bolton,Swaminarayana Sidhant Sajivan Mandal.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Bolton 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 Betsys Pantry. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 19 Lostock Junction Lane, Bolton, BL6 4JR. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Bolton?
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 (Bolton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Bolton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Bolton. 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 Taiyabah Mosque & Islamic Education Centre, Sughra Mosque, Salaam Mosque.