Best 5 Funeral Directors in Chard

Discover funeral directors located in Chard. 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

Bishops Funeral Services

Bishops Funeral Services


Cillerhayes, Old Town, Somerset, TA20 2AS

Open 24/7
B Gibbs Funeral Services Ltd

B Gibbs Funeral Services Ltd


28 Fore Street, Somerset, TA20 1PT

Open 24/7
A J Wakely Sons Ltd Ilminster

A J Wakely Sons Ltd Ilminster


7 West Street, Somerset, TA19 9AA

Open 24/7
A J Wakely Sons Ltd Chard

A J Wakely Sons Ltd Chard


45 Holyrood Street, Somerset, TA20 2DN

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Chard is a town in Somerset, England, known for its historic architecture and links to the wool industry. The town is home to the Chard Museum, which displays artifacts from Chard's past. Visitors can also explore the nearby Chard Reservoir Nature Reserve and enjoy walks in the surrounding countryside. With a population of 13,784 people.

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How many funeral directors in Chard?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Chard?

The typical cost of funerals in Chard typically sits around £3978 with burial constituting 20% and cremation accounting for 80% of the amount of funerals taking place in Chard. 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 'The Complete Celebrant' 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 Cornerways Flowers & Plants (Located on Summerfields Road, CHARD TA20 2DY, Somerset) or Roses Florist (Phone number 01460 62130) typically charge approximately between £80 up to £474 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Chard?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Chard 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 Chard: Yeovil Crematorium, Taunton Deane 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:

Yeovil Crematorium, Bunford Lane BA20 2EJ Phone: 01935 476718 with a fee of approximately £937 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Taunton Deane Crematorium, Wellington New Road TA1 5NE Phone: 01823 284811 with a fee of approximately £761 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 19 % of all deaths in Chard take place in care homes such as Oak Lodge Care Home or Sunnyside 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 Chard?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Chard. As funeral directors in Chard 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 Chard.

Higher Ground Meadow located at Higher Ground Meadow DT2 0PA.
Where can you scatter ashes in Chard?
The Somerset 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 Somerset Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Isle is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Chard near Chard Community Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Chard Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Chard Community Hospital in Chard then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Chard?
The main newspaper in Chard is the Chard and Ilminster News. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which typically include information about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Chard) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Chard?
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 Somerset?
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 Chard 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 Chard?
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 (Chard) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Chard?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Chard. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.