Best 5 Funeral Directors in Cambridge

Discover funeral directors located in Cambridge. 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

Peasgood Skeates Cambridge

Peasgood Skeates Cambridge


617 Newmarket Road, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8PA

Open 24/7
Cambridge Funeralcare

Cambridge Funeralcare


34 James Street, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1HX

Open 24/7
Harry Williams Sons Funeral Directors

Harry Williams Sons Funeral Directors


83 Victoria Road, Cambridgeshire, CB4 3BS

Open 24/7
Mill Road Funeralcare

Mill Road Funeralcare


300-302 Mill Road, Cambridgeshire, CB1 3NL

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Peasgood Skeates Cambridge, Cambridge Funeralcare, Harry Williams Sons Funeral Directors, Mill Road Funeralcare. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Cambridge is famous for its prestigious University of Cambridge, with its magnificent colleges and picturesque River Cam. The city is also known for the iconic King's College Chapel and the historic Cambridge Market Square. The death rate in Cambridge is 873 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 149,023 people.

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How many funeral directors in Cambridge?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 6 Funeral Directors in Cambridge On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Cambridge?

The typical cost of funerals in Cambridge typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Cambridge. 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 'Vince Hawkes Rustic Celebrant' 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 Peter Graves Florist (Located on Cambridge Road, Girton, CAMBRIDGE CB3 0PN, Cambridgeshire) or Barnwell Florists (Phone number 01223 350761) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £460 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 Charlotte Farman Jewellery or visiting their store at The Studio 35a Grantchester Street Newnham, Cambridge.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Cambridge?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Cambridge 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 Cambridge: Cambridge City Crematorium, Cam Valley 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:

Cambridge City Crematorium, Huntingdon Road CB3 0JJ Phone: 01223 458000 with a fee of approximately £725 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Cam Valley Crematorium, Field Farm Drive Great Chesterford CB10 1FE Phone: 01799 533160 with a fee of approximately £904 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 Cambridge take place in care homes such as Barchester Hilton Park Care Home or Brook House Care 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 Cambridge?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Cambridge. As funeral directors in Cambridge 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 Cambridge.

The Arbory Trust Woodland Burial Ground located at The Arbory Trust Woodland Burial Ground CB23 7BN.
Where can you scatter ashes in Cambridge?
The Cambridge City 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 Cambridge City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Cam is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Cambridge near Addenbrooke's Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Addenbrooke's Hospital. If someone has recently died at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Cambridge?
The main newspaper is the Cambridge News. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Cambridge News allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Cambridge) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Cambridge?
Absolutely, in Cambridge, 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 'Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Cambridge there are 4 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Cambridgeshire?
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 Cambridge 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 Cambridge?
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 17 Woodcock Close, Impington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 9LD. 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 (Cambridge) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Cambridge?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Cambridge. 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 Omar Faruque Mosque and Cultural Centre, Abu Bakr Jamia Mosque.