Best 5 Funeral Directors in Heywood

Discover funeral directors located in Heywood. 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

Paul Williams Independent Funeral Directors Ltd

Paul Williams Independent Funeral Directors Ltd


215 Bury New Road, Manchester, M45 8GW

Open 24/7
Herbert Smith Sons

Herbert Smith Sons


161 Edenfield Rd, Rochdale, OL11 5AF

Open 24/7
Bury Funeralcare

Bury Funeralcare


22 Silver Street, Lancashire, BL9 0EX

Open 24/7
Buckleys Funeralcare Royton

Buckleys Funeralcare Royton


136 Rochdale Road, Royton, Lancashire, OL2 6QF

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Heywood is famous for its historic Queen's Park, a Victorian park with landscaped gardens, a lake, and sports facilities. The town is also recognized for its association with the Heywood Civic Centre, a cultural and entertainment venue hosting various events and performances. With a population of 29,748 people.

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How many funeral directors in Heywood?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 37 Funeral Directors in Heywood On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Heywood?

The typical cost of funerals in Heywood typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 25% and cremation accounting for 75% of the amount of funerals taking place in Heywood. 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 Tayler James Flowers (Located on 53 Market Street, HEYWOOD OL10 1HZ, Greater Manchester) or Heywood Florist (Phone number 01706 627270) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £463 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Heywood?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Heywood), Paul Williams Independent Funeral Directors Ltd and Herbert Smith Sons all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Heywood. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Heywood.

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

Within 10 Miles off Heywood there are 7 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Heywood: Rochdale Crematorium, Middleton Crematorium, Hollinwood 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:

Rochdale Crematorium, Bury Road OL11 4DG Phone: 01706 645219 with a fee of approximately £737 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Middleton Crematorium, Boarshaw Road M24 2PN Phone: 0161 643 4321 with a fee of approximately £827 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Hollinwood Cemetery and Crematorium, Roman Road OL8 3LU Phone: 0161 681 1312 with a fee of approximately £933 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 Heywood take place in care homes such as Millfield Care Home or Springbank. 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 Heywood?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Heywood. As funeral directors in Heywood 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 Heywood.

Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS. 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 Heywood?
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 Roch is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Heywood near Heywood Clinic?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Heywood Clinic. If someone has recently died at Heywood Clinic in Heywood then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Heywood?
The main newspaper is the Rochdale Observer. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Rochdale Observer allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Heywood) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Heywood?
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 Heywood 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 V.A.Whitley & Co Ltd. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Millward House, Heywood, OL10 1NW. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Heywood?
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 (Heywood) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Heywood?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Heywood. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.