Best 5 Funeral Directors in Burnley

Discover funeral directors located in Burnley. 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

Garnett Funeral Services

Garnett Funeral Services


1049 Burnley Road, Lancashire, BB4 8QY

Open 24/7
Burnley Funeralcare

Burnley Funeralcare


32 Colne Road, Lancashire, BB10 1LG

Open 24/7
Burnley District Funeral Services

Burnley District Funeral Services


Rosegrove Funeral Home, 18 Rosegrove Lane, Lancashire, BB12 6HX

Open 24/7
Fred Hamer Funeral Services Burnley Briercliffe Rd

Fred Hamer Funeral Services Burnley Briercliffe Rd


183-187 Briercliffe Rd, Lancashire, BB10 1UY

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Garnett Funeral Services, Burnley Funeralcare, Burnley District Funeral Services, Fred Hamer Funeral Services Burnley Briercliffe Rd. See the following link to find parking:

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

About City

Burnley is known for its historic Burnley Mechanics Theatre, a beautiful Victorian building that hosts various performances. The town is also recognized for the stunning Towneley Hall, a historic house surrounded by picturesque parkland. The death rate in Burnley is 1,092 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 82,149 people.

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How many funeral directors in Burnley?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 13 Funeral Directors in Burnley On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Burnley?

The typical cost of funerals in Burnley typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 22% and cremation accounting for 78% of the amount of funerals taking place in Burnley. 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 Daisy Chain (Located on 38 Briercliffe Road, BURNLEY BB10 1XB, Lancashire) or Florist Lancashire (Phone number 01282 422831) typically charge approximately between £91 up to £471 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Burnley?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Burnley there are 2 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 2 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Burnley: Burnley Crematorium, Accrington 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:

Burnley Crematorium, Accrington Road BB11 5DD Phone: 01282 477148 with a fee of approximately £805 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Accrington Crematorium, Burnley Road BB5 6HA Phone: 01254 232933 with a fee of approximately £726 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 20 % of all deaths in Burnley take place in care homes such as Ash Grove Care Home or Oaklands Nursing 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 Burnley?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Burnley. As funeral directors in Burnley 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 Burnley.

Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd located at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd Brackenley Lane Skipton BD23 3LA. Brocklands Woodland Burial located at Brocklands Woodland Burial BD24 0LJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Burnley?
The Burnley 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 Burnley Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Brun is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Burnley near Burnley General Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Burnley General Hospital. If someone has recently died at Burnley General Hospital in Burnley then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Burnley?
The main newspaper is the Burnley Express. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Burnley Express allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Burnley) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Burnley?
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 Burnley 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 Birchall Foodservice. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Burnley Distribution Depot, Burnley, BB12 7BF. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Burnley?
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 (Burnley) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Burnley?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Burnley. 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 UKIM - Masjid-e-Ibrahim, UK Islamic Mission, The Mosque.