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Best 5 Funeral Directors in Christchurch

Discover funeral directors located in Christchurch. 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

Colin Hayley Tapper Funeral Service Christchurch

Colin Hayley Tapper Funeral Service Christchurch


257 Lymington Rd, Dorset, BH23 5EB

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Winton

Co Op Funeralcare Winton


441 Wimborne Road, Winton, Dorset, BH9 2AN

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Southbourne

Co Op Funeralcare Southbourne


11 Southbourne Grove, Southbourne, Dorset, BH6 3QS

Open 24/7
Christchurch Funeralcare

Christchurch Funeralcare


88 Bargates, Dorset, BH23 1QP

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Colin Hayley Tapper Funeral Service Christchurch, Co Op Funeralcare Winton, Co Op Funeralcare Southbourne, Christchurch Funeralcare. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Christchurch is renowned for its historic Christchurch Priory, a magnificent church with a rich history dating back to the 11th century. The town is also recognized for its beautiful coastline, including the popular Mudeford Quay and Avon Beach. With a population of 56,061 people.

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How many funeral directors in Christchurch?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Christchurch?

The typical cost of funerals in Christchurch typically sits around £3368 with burial constituting 20% and cremation accounting for 80% of the amount of funerals taking place in Christchurch. 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 'Wendy Harrington' found on thecelebrantdirectory.co.uk, 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 Christchurch Florist (Located on 129 Purewell, CHRISTCHURCH BH23 1EJ, Dorset) or Fairmile Florist (Phone number 01202 484711) typically charge approximately between £78 up to £463 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Christchurch?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Christchurch), Colin Hayley Tapper Funeral Service Christchurch and Co Op Funeralcare Winton all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Christchurch. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Christchurch.

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

Within 10 Miles off Christchurch 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 Christchurch: Poole Crematorium, Bournemouth 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:

Poole Crematorium, Gravel Hill BH17 9BQ Phone: 01202 265235 with a fee of approximately £918 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Bournemouth Crematorium, North Cemetery Strouden Ave BH8 9HX Phone: 01202 526238 with a fee of approximately £872 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 Christchurch take place in care homes such as Woodside Lodge or Highcliffe 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 Christchurch?
Yes there is 3 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Christchurch. As funeral directors in Christchurch 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 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Christchurch.

Michael's Wood Burial Ground located at Michael's Wood Burial Ground SP4 0DR. Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground located at Ham Down Woodland Burial Ground DT11 0QY. South Downs Natural Burial Site located at South Downs Natural Burial Site GU32 1HR.
Where can you scatter ashes in Christchurch?
The Christchurch Borough 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 Christchurch Borough Council website at www.christchurch.gov.uk. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Avon is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Christchurch near Christchurch Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Christchurch Hospital. If someone has recently died at Christchurch Hospital in Christchurch then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Christchurch?
The main newspaper is the Bournemouth Daily Echo. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Bournemouth Daily Echo allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Christchurch) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Christchurch?
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 Dorset?
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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch?
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 (Christchurch) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Christchurch?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Christchurch. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.