Best 5 Funeral Directors in Bradford

Discover funeral directors located in Bradford. 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

Potters Funeral Service

Potters Funeral Service


63 Old Lane, West Yorkshire, BD11 2JN

Open 24/7
Gateway Funeral Services Wibsey

Gateway Funeral Services Wibsey


432 Halifax Road, Bradford, BD6 2JY

Open 24/7
Gateway Funeral Services Cleckheaton

Gateway Funeral Services Cleckheaton


53 Bradford Rd, West Yorkshire, BD19 3LB

Open 24/7
Gateway Funeral Services Birkenshaw

Gateway Funeral Services Birkenshaw


Arnold House, Southfield Terrace, Bradford, BD11 2AN

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Potters Funeral Service, Gateway Funeral Services Wibsey, Gateway Funeral Services Cleckheaton, Gateway Funeral Services Birkenshaw. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Bradford is famous for its rich textile heritage, with attractions like the Bradford Industrial Museum and the iconic Salts Mill. The city is also recognized for its diverse cultural scene, including the National Science and Media Museum and the Alhambra Theatre. The death rate in Bradford is 4,861 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 361,046 people.

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How many funeral directors in Bradford?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 34 Funeral Directors in Bradford On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Bradford?

The typical cost of funerals in Bradford typically sits around £2971 with burial constituting 17% and cremation accounting for 83% of the amount of funerals taking place in Bradford. 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 'True To You Celebrancy' 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 Floral Boutique (Located on Arncliffe Terrace, BRADFORD BD7 2DQ, West Yorkshire) or Blooms on Market Street (Phone number 01274 370881) typically charge approximately between £95 up to £473 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 Kesser Jewellers or visiting their store at 89-91 White Abbey Road, Bradford.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Bradford typically ranging from £1043 up to £2472 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 1 memorial masons in Bradford. Please find the following details: Galbraith Memorials Address: 16 stapper green, Bradford, West Yorkshire, bd150hq. .

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Bradford?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Bradford there are 8 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Bradford: Scholemoor Cemetery and Crematorium, Rawdon Crematorium, Parkwood 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:

Scholemoor Cemetery and Crematorium, Necropolis Road Lidget Green BD7 2PS Phone: 01274 433900 with a fee of approximately £860 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. Rawdon Crematorium, ​Leeds Rd Rawdon LS19 6JP Phone: 0113 378 8196 with a fee of approximately £843 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days. Parkwood Crematorium, Park Road HX5 9HZ Phone: 01422 372293 with a fee of approximately £817 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 Bradford take place in care homes such as Acorn Nursing Home or Ashcroft. 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 Bradford?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Bradford. As funeral directors in Bradford 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 Bradford.

Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd located at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd Brackenley Lane Skipton BD23 3LA. Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS.
Where can you scatter ashes in Bradford?
The Bradford Metropolitan District 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 Bradford Metropolitan District Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Aire is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Bradford near Bradford Royal Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Bradford Royal Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Bradford Royal Infirmary in Bradford then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Bradford?
The main newspaper is the Telegraph & Argus. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Telegraph & Argus allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Bradford) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Bradford?
Absolutely, in Bradford, Rosy, in particular, features expert Jewish Funeral Directors ready to assist during your time of need.Whether your needs involve arranging a service at a Funeral Synagogue like 'Bradford Tree of Life Synagogue' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Bradford there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in West Yorkshire?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Bradford specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Hindu Temple & Community Centre Bradford,Jalarama Shakti Mandal,Leuva Patidar Samaj.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Bradford 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 Aziz Catering. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 1 Whitefield Pl, Bradford BD8 9JB, Bradford, BD8 9JB. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Bradford?
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 Malvern/Vetnor Street Off Leeds Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD3 9JN. 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 (Bradford) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Bradford?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Bradford. 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 UK Islamic Mission Bradford Mosque, TawakKulia Mosque, Tablighul Islam Jame Mosque.