Best 5 Funeral Directors in Eccles

Discover funeral directors located in Eccles. 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

Hopkins Bray Funeral Directors

Hopkins Bray Funeral Directors


33 Station Road, Manchester, M41 9JG

Open 24/7
Broadoak Independent Funeral Service

Broadoak Independent Funeral Service


354 Worsley Rd, Manchester, M27 0FH

Open 24/7
Bridgford Funeralcare Swinton

Bridgford Funeralcare Swinton


23 Chorley Road, Manchester, M27 4AF

Open 24/7
Bridgford Sons Funeral Directors Monton

Bridgford Sons Funeral Directors Monton


215 Monton Rd, Manchester, M30 9PN

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Hopkins Bray Funeral Directors, Broadoak Independent Funeral Service, Bridgford Funeralcare Swinton, Bridgford Sons Funeral Directors Monton. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Eccles is known for its iconic Eccles Cake, a sweet pastry filled with currants and sugar that has become a local delicacy. The town is also recognized for the historic Eccles Parish Church, a Grade I listed building with stunning stained glass windows. With a population of 40,936 people.

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How many funeral directors in Eccles?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 39 Funeral Directors in Eccles On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Eccles?

The typical cost of funerals in Eccles typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 19% and cremation accounting for 81% of the amount of funerals taking place in Eccles. 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 Sue's Florist (Located on 256 Liverpool Road, Patricroft , ECCLES M30 0SD, Greater Manchester) or Carol's Florist (Phone number 0161 7894914) typically charge approximately between £89 up to £474 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Eccles?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Eccles there are 8 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Eccles: The Manchester Crematorium Ltd, Peel Green Crematorium, Overdale 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:

The Manchester Crematorium Ltd, Barlow Moor Road Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21 7GZ Phone: 0161 881 5269 with a fee of approximately £822 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days. Peel Green Crematorium, 716 Liverpool Road Eccles M30 7LW Phone: 0161 794 4711 with a fee of approximately £755 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days. Overdale Crematorium, Heaton BL1 5BU Phone: 01204 334499 with a fee of approximately £870 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 Eccles 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 Eccles?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Eccles. As funeral directors in Eccles 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 Eccles.

Friends of Nature Burial Ground located at Friends of Nature Burial Ground Graveyard Farm, Newton Hall Lane Mobberley WA16 7LJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Eccles?
The Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Irwell is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Eccles near Eccles Gateway Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Eccles Gateway Centre. If someone has recently died at Eccles Gateway Centre in Eccles then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Eccles?
The main newspaper is the Salford City News. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Salford City News allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Eccles) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Eccles?
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 Greater Manchester?
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 Eccles 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 Wild Garlic Event Catering. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 253 Monton Road, Eccles, M30 9. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Eccles?
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 (Eccles) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Eccles?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Eccles. 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 Eccles & Salford Islamic Mosque.