Best 5 Funeral Directors in Castleford

Discover funeral directors located in Castleford. 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

Pontefract Funeralcare The Wool Market

Pontefract Funeralcare The Wool Market


Salters Row, The Wool Market, West Yorkshire, WF8 1AZ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Knottingley

Co Op Funeralcare Knottingley


22 Weeland Road, West Yorkshire, WF11 8AH

Open 24/7
C E Ashton Son Pontefract

C E Ashton Son Pontefract


14 Wakefield Road, West Yorkshire, WF8 4HN

Open 24/7
C E Ashton Son Castleford

C E Ashton Son Castleford


2 Churchfield Lane, Glasshoughton, West Yorkshire, WF10 4BP

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Pontefract Funeralcare The Wool Market, Co Op Funeralcare Knottingley, C E Ashton Son Pontefract, C E Ashton Son Castleford. See the following link to find parking:

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Castleford is famous for its historical Roman settlement, and visitors can explore this heritage at the Roman Castleford Museum. The town is also renowned for its proximity to the Xscape Yorkshire, an entertainment complex offering indoor skiing, rock climbing, and other activities. With a population of 42,219 people.

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How many funeral directors in Castleford?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 14 Funeral Directors in Castleford On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Castleford?

The typical cost of funerals in Castleford typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 25% and cremation accounting for 75% of the amount of funerals taking place in Castleford. 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 Gordons Florist (Located on Carlton Lanes Shopping Centre, CASTLEFORD WF10 1AD, West Yorkshire) or Untamed Floral Art (Phone number 01977 517010) typically charge approximately between £82 up to £465 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Castleford?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Castleford), Pontefract Funeralcare The Wool Market and Co Op Funeralcare Knottingley all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Castleford. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Castleford.

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

Within 10 Miles off Castleford there are 3 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Castleford: Wakefield Crematorium, Pontefract Crematorium, Cottingley Hall 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:

Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane WF4 3JA Phone: 01924 307446 with a fee of approximately £836 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Pontefract Crematorium, Wakefield Road WF8 4HA Phone: 01977 723455 with a fee of approximately £850 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Cottingley Hall Crematorium, Elland Road LS11 0EU Phone: 0113 395 7446 with a fee of approximately £792 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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

The Meadow Cemetery located at The Meadow Cemetery DN5 0LP. 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 Castleford?
The West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Aire is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Castleford near Castleford Health Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Castleford Health Centre. If someone has recently died at Castleford Health Centre in Castleford then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Castleford?
The main newspaper is the Pontefract & Castleford Express. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Pontefract & Castleford Express allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Castleford) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Castleford?
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 West Yorkshire?
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 Castleford 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 Castleford?
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 (Castleford) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Castleford?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Castleford. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.