Best 5 Funeral Directors in Horwich

Discover funeral directors located in Horwich. 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

Boltons Funeral Directors

Boltons Funeral Directors


27a Haigh Road, Haigh, Wigan, WN2 1LB

Open 24/7
Birtwistles Funeral Directors

Birtwistles Funeral Directors


356 Halliwell Rd, Bolton, BL1 8AP

Open 24/7
B Livesey Ltd

B Livesey Ltd


31 Bolton Street, Lancashire, PR7 3AA

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Wigan

Co Op Funeralcare Wigan


Linley House, 177 Gidlow Lane, Lancashire, WN6 7BP

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Horwich is recognized for its association with Rivington Pike, a prominent hill that overlooks the town and offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The town is famous for its connection to the Horwich Heritage Centre, a museum that showcases the industrial and cultural history of the area. With a population of 19,742 people.

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How many funeral directors in Horwich?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 22 Funeral Directors in Horwich On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Horwich?

The typical cost of funerals in Horwich typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 23% and cremation accounting for 77% of the amount of funerals taking place in Horwich. 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 The Flower House (Located on 190 Chorley New Road, HORWICH BL6 5NP, Greater Manchester) or Wild and Wondrous (Phone number 01204 674900) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £454 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Horwich?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Horwich 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 Horwich: Wigan Crematorium, Pleasington 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:

Wigan Crematorium, Warrington Road Lower Ince WN3 4NH Phone: 01942 866455 with a fee of approximately £743 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Pleasington Crematorium, Pleasington Cemetery Tower Road BB2 5LE Phone: 01254 202021 with a fee of approximately £872 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Overdale Crematorium, Heaton BL1 5BU Phone: 01204 334499 with a fee of approximately £763 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 21 % of all deaths in Horwich 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 Horwich?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Horwich. As funeral directors in Horwich 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 Horwich.

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground located at Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground Moss House Lane Much Hoole PR4 4TD.
Where can you scatter ashes in Horwich?
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 Douglas is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Horwich near Lever Chambers Centre for Health?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Lever Chambers Centre for Health. If someone has recently died at Lever Chambers Centre for Health in Horwich then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Horwich?
The main newspaper in Horwich is the Bolton News. 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 (Horwich) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Horwich?
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 Horwich 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 La Salsa. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 116 - 120 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AF. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Horwich?
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 (Horwich) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Horwich?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Horwich. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.