Best 5 Funeral Directors in Hackney

Discover funeral directors located in Hackney. 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

Peter Musgrave Funeral Directors

Peter Musgrave Funeral Directors


883 High Rd, London, E11 1HR

Open 24/7
G R Moss Co Funeral Directors

G R Moss Co Funeral Directors


209 Lower Clapton Road, London, E5 8EG

Open 24/7
Holloway Funeralcare

Holloway Funeralcare


187 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DJ

Open 24/7
Highams Park Funeralcare

Highams Park Funeralcare


10 Winchester Road, London, E4 9LN

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Peter Musgrave Funeral Directors, G R Moss Co Funeral Directors, Holloway Funeralcare, Highams Park Funeralcare. See the following link to find parking:

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The Underground that serves Hackney area is Hackney Central Tube Station. The closest train station to these funeral directors is Stoke Newington Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

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Hackney is a vibrant borough in East London known for its eclectic mix of cultures and trendy neighborhoods. The borough is home to the iconic Hackney Empire, a historic theater hosting a variety of performances, and the vibrant Columbia Road Flower Market, a Sunday market filled with beautiful blooms and plants. The death rate in Hackney is 1,397 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 281,120 people.

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How many funeral directors in Hackney?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 78 Funeral Directors in Hackney On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Hackney?

The typical cost of funerals in Hackney typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 16% and cremation accounting for 84% of the amount of funerals taking place in Hackney. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Sweet Pea Flowers (Located on Hackney Downs Studios, 5-9 Amhurst Terrace, East London E8 2BT, London) or Petal to the Metal (Phone number 020 37971283) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £460 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Hackney?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Hackney), Peter Musgrave Funeral Directors and G R Moss Co Funeral Directors all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Hackney. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Hackney.

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

Within 10 Miles off Hackney there are 16 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Hackney: West Norwood Crematorium, St Marylebone Crematorium, New Southgate Cemetery and 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:

West Norwood Crematorium, Norwood High Street SE27 9JU Phone: 020 7926 7999 with a fee of approximately £774 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. St Marylebone Crematorium, East End Road East Finchley N2 0RZ Phone: 020 8343 2233 with a fee of approximately £825 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. New Southgate Cemetery and Crematorium, Brunswick Park Road New Southgate N11 1JJ Phone: 020 8361 1713 with a fee of approximately £845 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days.

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

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 23 % of all deaths in Hackney 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 Hackney?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Hackney. As funeral directors in Hackney 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 Hackney.

Woodcock Hill Woodland Cemetery located at Woodcock Hill Woodland Cemetery Woodcock Hill Harefield Road WD3 1PD. Herongate Wood located at Herongate Wood CM13 3SE.
Where can you scatter ashes in Hackney?
The London Borough of Hackney 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 London Borough of Hackney Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Lea is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Hackney near Homerton University Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Homerton University Hospital. If someone has recently died at Homerton University Hospital in Hackney then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Hackney?
The Hackney Gazette and East London Advertiser both publish obituaries. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Hackney) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Hackney?
Absolutely, in Hackney, 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 'Adath Yisroel Synagogue' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Hackney there are 7 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Greater London?
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 Hackney 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 Richies Caribbean Spices Catering Services. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Ridley Road Market, Hackney, E8 2NP. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Hackney?
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 (Hackney) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Hackney?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Hackney. 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 Masjid E Quba, Muslim Cultural Society of UK, Musallaa An-Noor.