Best 5 Funeral Directors in Galashiels

Discover funeral directors located in Galashiels. 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

Galashiels Funeralcare

Galashiels Funeralcare


79-81 Channel Street, Selkirkshire, TD1 1BN

Open 24/7
David Hardie Son

David Hardie Son


Ladhope Funeral Home, 55-56 Ladhope Vale, Scottish Borders, TD1 1BT

Open 24/7
Thomas Brown Sons

Thomas Brown Sons


East Port, Scottish Borders, TD6 9EE

Open 24/7
A A Doyle Ltd

A A Doyle Ltd


10 Bank St, Scottish Borders, TD1 1EN

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Galashiels is a town in the Scottish Borders, Scotland, known for its textiles and connection to the textile industry. The town is home to the Borders Railway, offering scenic train rides through the beautiful surrounding countryside. Visitors can also explore Abbotsford House, the former home of Sir Walter Scott, a renowned Scottish author. With a population of 13,000 people.

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How many funeral directors in Galashiels?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Galashiels?

The typical cost of funerals in Galashiels typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 23% and cremation accounting for 77% of the amount of funerals taking place in Galashiels. 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 'Onie Tibbitt, Agnostic Scotland' found on with 19 Reviews, 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 Scent Flowers (Located on 5 Balmoral Drive, GALASHIELS TD1 1JH, Scottish Borders) typically charge approximately between £95 up to £472 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 Conroy's Jewellery Boutique - Pandora Retailer or visiting their store at 47 Channel St, Galashiels.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Galashiels?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Galashiels there are 1 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 1 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Galashiels: Borders 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:

Borders Crematorium, TD6 9HA Phone: 01896 823357 with a fee of approximately £819 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 20 % of all deaths in Galashiels 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 Galashiels?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Galashiels. As funeral directors in Galashiels 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 Galashiels.

Woodland Burial at Shawfield Cemetery located at Woodland Burial at Shawfield Cemetery Shawpark Road TD7 4EE.
Where can you scatter ashes in Galashiels?
The Scottish Borders 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 Scottish Borders Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Tweed is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Galashiels near Borders General Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Borders General Hospital. If someone has recently died at Borders General Hospital in Galashiels then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Galashiels?
The main newspaper in Galashiels is the Southern Reporter. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which typically include information about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Galashiels) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Galashiels?
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 Scottish Borders?
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 Galashiels 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 Galashiels?
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 (Galashiels) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Galashiels?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Galashiels. 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 Borders Islamic Society.

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