Best 5 Funeral Directors in Darlington

Discover funeral directors located in Darlington. 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 Darlington

Co Op Funeralcare Darlington


Memorial House, 50 St Cuthberts Way, County Durham, DL1 1DS

Open 24/7
Darlington Funeral Service

Darlington Funeral Service


299 North Rd, County Durham, DL1 2JR

Open 24/7
John Meynell Funeral Directors Darlington

John Meynell Funeral Directors Darlington


150 North Rd, County Durham, DL1 2EJ

Open 24/7
Seaton Leng Son Ltd

Seaton Leng Son Ltd


59A Bondgate, County Durham, DL3 7JR

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Darlington is known for its historic railway heritage, with the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum showcasing the town's connection to the birth of the railways. The town is also recognized for the iconic Darlington Civic Theatre, a beautiful Grade II listed building. The death rate in Darlington is 1,237 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 92,988 people.

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How many funeral directors in Darlington?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 6 Funeral Directors in Darlington On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Darlington?

The typical cost of funerals in Darlington typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Darlington. 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, 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 Artichoke (Located on 2 Grange Road, DARLINGTON DL1 5NG, County Durham) or Eliza Blooms (Phone number 01325 380782) typically charge approximately between £87 up to £450 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 Renné or visiting their store at 8 Grange Road, Darlington, County Durham, Darlington.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Darlington?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Darlington 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 Darlington: Wear Valley Crematorium, Darlington 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:

Wear Valley Crematorium, Coundon DL14 8NR Phone: 01388 722606 with a fee of approximately £903 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Darlington Crematorium, Carmel Road North DL3 8RY Phone: 01325 388576 with a fee of approximately £880 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 Darlington take place in care homes such as Middleton Hall Retirement Village or Wilton House Care Home with Nursing. 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 Darlington?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Darlington. As funeral directors in Darlington 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 Darlington.

Woodland Cemetery Bishop Auckland located at Woodland Cemetery (Bishop Auckland) Middleton Road Bishop Auckland DL13 5RH.
Where can you scatter ashes in Darlington?
The Darlington 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 Darlington Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Skerne is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Darlington near Darlington Memorial Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Darlington Memorial Hospital. If someone has recently died at Darlington Memorial Hospital in Darlington then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Darlington?
The main newspaper is the Northern Echo. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Northern Echo allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Darlington) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Darlington?
Absolutely, in Darlington, 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 'Darlington Hebrew Congregation' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Darlington there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
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 Darlington 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 Darlington?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. The funeral ceremony itself typically takes place at the Sikh temple at Louisa Street, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 4ED. However, the decision on the choice of temple, home, or any other location is entirely up to you. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Darlington) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Darlington?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Darlington. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.