Best 5 Funeral Directors in Leeds

Discover funeral directors located in Leeds. 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

Percy R Wood Funeral Services

Percy R Wood Funeral Services


Balm Road, West Yorkshire, LS10 2HU

Open 24/7
Gallagher Funeral Services Leeds

Gallagher Funeral Services Leeds


62 Queenswood Drive, Leeds, LS6 3LG

Open 24/7
G H Dovener Son Funeral Services

G H Dovener Son Funeral Services


267 Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5LN

Open 24/7
G A Marshall Son

G A Marshall Son


Park House, Queen Street, West Yorkshire, LS27 8EB

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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Leeds is famous for its impressive Victorian architecture, with landmarks like the Leeds Town Hall and the Grand Theatre. The city is also renowned for its vibrant shopping scene, with destinations like the Victoria Leeds shopping center and the historic Kirkgate Market. The death rate in Leeds is 7,156 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 503,388 people.

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How many funeral directors in Leeds?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 60 Funeral Directors in Leeds On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Leeds?

The typical cost of funerals in Leeds typically sits around £2516 with burial constituting 17% and cremation accounting for 83% of the amount of funerals taking place in Leeds. 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.

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 Beaverbrooks The Jewellers or visiting their store at White Rose Shopping Centre, Leeds.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Leeds typically ranging from £1046 up to £2386 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 1 memorial masons in Leeds. Please find the following details: Hirst stone sales Address: milner road, leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19 7JE. .

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Leeds?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Leeds there are 3 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Leeds: Rawdon Crematorium, Dewsbury Moor Crematorium, Cottingley Hall 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:

Rawdon Crematorium, ​Leeds Rd Rawdon LS19 6JP Phone: 0113 378 8196 with a fee of approximately £893 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. Dewsbury Moor Crematorium, Heckmondwike Road WF13 3PL Phone: 01484 456999 with a fee of approximately £731 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Cottingley Hall Crematorium, Elland Road LS11 0EU Phone: 0113 395 7446 with a fee of approximately £930 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days.

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

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 22 % of all deaths in Leeds take place in care homes such as Simon Marks Court or Springfield Care Home. 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 Leeds?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Leeds. As funeral directors in Leeds 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 Leeds.

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 Leeds?
The Leeds City 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 Leeds City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Aire is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Leeds near Leeds General Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Leeds General Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Leeds General Infirmary in Leeds then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Leeds?
The main newspaper is the Yorkshire Evening Post. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Yorkshire Evening Post allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Leeds) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Leeds?
Absolutely, in Leeds, 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 'Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Leeds there are 7 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in West Yorkshire?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Leeds specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Hindu Temple Leeds,Leeds Hindu Mandir.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Leeds 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 Room Service Catering. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Unit 11, Leeds, LS12 2EP. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Leeds?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. The funeral ceremony itself typically takes place at the Sikh temple at 138 Chapeltown Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 4EE. However, the decision on the choice of temple, home, or any other location is entirely up to you. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Leeds) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Leeds?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Leeds. 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 UKIM - Iqra Centre, The Bab Ul Ilm Centre, Masjid-e-Umar and Muslim Association.