Best 5 Funeral Directors in Horbury

Discover funeral directors located in Horbury. 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

George Brooke Ltd

George Brooke Ltd


14 Sharp Street, West Yorkshire, WF13 1QZ

Open 24/7
Howarth Funeral Service Thornes

Howarth Funeral Service Thornes


125 Denby Dale Road, West Yorkshire, WF2 8EB

Open 24/7
Howarth Funeral Service Flanshaw

Howarth Funeral Service Flanshaw


160 Alverthorpe Road, West Yorkshire, WF2 9PY

Open 24/7
Horbury Road Funeralcare Wakefield

Horbury Road Funeralcare Wakefield


184 Horbury Road, West Yorkshire, WF2 8BQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach George Brooke Ltd, Howarth Funeral Service Thornes, Howarth Funeral Service Flanshaw, Horbury Road Funeralcare Wakefield. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Horbury is a town in West Yorkshire, England, with a rich industrial history. One of its notable landmarks is the Horbury Bridge, a stone bridge that spans the River Calder. The town is also known for its charming architecture, including the beautiful Horbury Church, which dates back to the 12th century. With a population of 10,501 people.

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How many funeral directors in Horbury?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 19 Funeral Directors in Horbury On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Horbury?

The typical cost of funerals in Horbury typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 19% and cremation accounting for 81% of the amount of funerals taking place in Horbury. 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 'True To You Celebrancy' 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 Blackburn Florist (Located on 15 High Street, HORBURY WF4 5AB, West Yorkshire) typically charge approximately between £80 up to £467 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Horbury?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Horbury there are 6 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Horbury: Wakefield Crematorium, Pontefract Crematorium, Huddersfield 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:

Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane WF4 3JA Phone: 01924 307446 with a fee of approximately £762 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Pontefract Crematorium, Wakefield Road WF8 4HA Phone: 01977 723455 with a fee of approximately £863 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Huddersfield Crematorium, Fixby Road HD2 2JF Phone: 01484 456999 with a fee of approximately £788 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 Horbury 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 Horbury?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Horbury. As funeral directors in Horbury 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 Horbury.

The Meadow Cemetery located at The Meadow Cemetery DN5 0LP. Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS.
Where can you scatter ashes in Horbury?
The West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Calder is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Horbury near Horbury Group Practice?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Horbury Group Practice. If someone has recently died at Horbury Group Practice in Horbury then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Horbury?
The main newspaper in Horbury is the Wakefield Express. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which usually include a photograph of the deceased and information about the funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Horbury) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Horbury?
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 West Yorkshire?
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 Horbury 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 Horbury?
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 (Horbury) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Horbury?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Horbury. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.