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Best 5 Funeral Directors in Chester-le-Street

Discover funeral directors located in Chester-le-Street. 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

Co Op Funeralcare Washington

Co Op Funeralcare Washington


New Fountain House, 12 Victoria Road, Tyne & Wear, NE37 2SY

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Stanley

Co Op Funeralcare Stanley


High Street, County Durham, DH9 0NX

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Houghton Le Spring

Co Op Funeralcare Houghton Le Spring


Gilpin Lodge, Hetton Road, Tyne & Wear, DH5 8JL

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Chester Le Street

Co Op Funeralcare Chester Le Street


Bridgewater House, 1 Newcastle Road, County Durham, DH3 3TS

Open 24/7

Opening Times

All Funeral Directors in Chester-le-Street operate 24 hours 7 days a week for emergencies this includes bank holidays.


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About City

Chester-le-Street is recognized for its association with the Emirates Riverside, a cricket ground that hosts international matches. The town is also known for the historic Lumley Castle, a medieval castle offering luxurious accommodation and a unique dining experience. With a population of 37,543 people.

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How many funeral directors in Chester-le-Street?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 19 Funeral Directors in Chester-le-Street On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Chester-le-Street?

The typical cost of funerals in Chester-le-Street typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 17% and cremation accounting for 83% of the amount of funerals taking place in Chester-le-Street. 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 'Unique Celebrant Ceremonies' found on thecelebrantdirectory.co.uk, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Chester-le-Street?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Chester-le-Street), Co Op Funeralcare Washington and Co Op Funeralcare Stanley all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Chester-le-Street. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Chester-le-Street.

What Crematorium do Funeral Directors use in Chester-le-Street for Traditional and Direct Cremation?

Within 10 Miles off Chester-le-Street there are 7 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Chester-le-Street: West Road Crematorium, Sunderland Crematorium, South Shields 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:

West Road Crematorium, West Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2JL Phone: 0191 211 6941 with a fee of approximately £929 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Sunderland Crematorium, Chester Road SR4 7RS Phone: 0191 520 5553 with a fee of approximately £739 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. South Shields Crematorium, John Reid Road NE34 9DT Phone: 0191 427 3190 with a fee of approximately £727 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days.

What happens in the event of a death at a care home in Chester-le-Street?

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 22 % of all deaths in Chester-le-Street take place in care homes. 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 Chester-le-Street?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Chester-le-Street. As funeral directors in Chester-le-Street 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 Chester-le-Street.

Seven Penny Meadow located at Seven Penny Meadow DH8 6BA. Belsay Woodland Burial Ground located at Belsay Woodland Burial Ground NE20 0DX.
Where can you scatter ashes in Chester-le-Street?
The County Durham 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 County Durham Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Wear is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Chester-le-Street near Chester-le-Street Community Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Chester-le-Street Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Chester-le-Street Community Hospital in Chester-le-Street then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Chester-le-Street?
The main newspaper is the Durham Advertiser. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Durham Advertiser allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Chester-le-Street) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Chester-le-Street?
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 County Durham?
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 Chester-le-Street 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 Chester-le-Street?
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 (Chester-le-Street) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Chester-le-Street?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Chester-le-Street. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.