Best 5 Funeral Directors in Chester

Discover funeral directors located in Chester. 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

G M Goold

G M Goold


70 Green Lane, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3 5LB

Open 24/7
Dutton Hallmark

Dutton Hallmark


80 Faulkner St, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2 3BQ

Open 24/7
Funerals From The Heart

Funerals From The Heart


119 Brook St, Cheshire West and Chester, CH1 3DX

Open 24/7
George Pettit Funeralcare Chester

George Pettit Funeralcare Chester


12 Lower Bridge Street, Cheshire, CH1 1RS

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach G M Goold, Dutton Hallmark, Funerals From The Heart, George Pettit Funeralcare Chester. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Chester is renowned for its well-preserved Roman walls that encircle the city, offering a scenic walkway. The city is also famous for the beautiful Chester Cathedral and the unique Chester Rows, a system of covered walkways with shops. With a population of 87,593 people.

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How many funeral directors in Chester?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Chester?

The typical cost of funerals in Chester typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 23% and cremation accounting for 77% of the amount of funerals taking place in Chester. 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 'Your Ceremony With Tracey Eastwood' 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 The Flower Box (Located on The Forum Shopping Centre, Northgate Street, CHESTER CH1 2BY, Cheshire) or The Violet Palm (Phone number 01244 319325) typically charge approximately between £100 up to £466 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 Clogau or visiting their store at Kinsey Rd, Ellesmere Port, Chester.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Chester?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Chester 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 Chester: Flintshire Memorial Park and Crematorium, Chester 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:

Flintshire Memorial Park and Crematorium, Oakenholt Lane Northop CH7 6DF Phone: 01352 878 610 with a fee of approximately £781 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Chester Crematorium, Blacon Avenue Chester CH1 5BB Phone: 01244 972428 with a fee of approximately £754 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days.

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

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 Chester take place in care homes such as Oaklands Nursing Home or Old Rectory 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 Chester?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Chester. As funeral directors in Chester 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.

Fenns Meadow Green Burial Ground located at Fenns Meadow Green Burial Ground SY13 3NH. Swanlow Park Cemetery located at Swanlow Park Cemetery CW7 4DX.
Where can you scatter ashes in Chester?
The Cheshire West and Chester 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 Cheshire West and Chester Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Dee is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Chester near Countess of Chester Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Countess of Chester Hospital. If someone has recently died at Countess of Chester Hospital in Chester then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Chester?
The main newspaper is the Chester Standard. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Chester Standard allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Chester) 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?
Absolutely, in Chester, 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 'Chester Hebrew Congregation' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Chester there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Cheshire?
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 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 J C Bars and Catering. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 10 Laurel Farm Court, Chester, CH2 4RY. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Chester?
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) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Chester?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Chester. 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 Ismaili Jamaat Khana.