Best 5 Funeral Directors in Littleborough

Discover funeral directors located in Littleborough. 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

Herbert Smith Sons

Herbert Smith Sons


161 Edenfield Rd, Rochdale, OL11 5AF

Open 24/7
Cutgate Funeralcare Inc Owen Devaney Son Edenfield Rd

Cutgate Funeralcare Inc Owen Devaney Son Edenfield Rd


9 &10 Cutgate Precinct, Edenfield Rd, Lancashire, OL11 5AQ

Open 24/7
Cope Rochdale

Cope Rochdale


Manchester Rd, Lancashire, OL11 4JQ

Open 24/7
Clifford Oldham Funeralcare Rochdale

Clifford Oldham Funeralcare Rochdale


203 Drake St, Rochdale, OL11 1EF

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Littleborough is a town in Greater Manchester, England, located on the edge of the Pennines. The town is known for its picturesque Hollingworth Lake, a popular spot for sailing, rowing, and fishing. Visitors can enjoy walks along the lake's shoreline or explore the surrounding countryside. With a population of 12,148 people.

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How many funeral directors in Littleborough?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Littleborough?

The typical cost of funerals in Littleborough typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Littleborough. 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 Michelles (Located on 88 New Road, LITTLEBOROUGH OL15 8NL, Greater Manchester) or Flowerbomb (Phone number 01706 378844) typically charge approximately between £92 up to £475 for funeral flower arrangements.

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 Embellished Divas or visiting their store at 3 Hare Hill Road, Littleborough.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Littleborough?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Littleborough), Herbert Smith Sons and Cutgate Funeralcare Inc Owen Devaney Son Edenfield Rd all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Littleborough. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Littleborough.

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

Within 10 Miles off Littleborough there are 5 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Littleborough: 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 £947 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Middleton Crematorium, Boarshaw Road M24 2PN Phone: 0161 643 4321 with a fee of approximately £781 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days. Hollinwood Cemetery and Crematorium, Roman Road OL8 3LU Phone: 0161 681 1312 with a fee of approximately £815 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 Littleborough take place in care homes such as Lakeside Residential Home or Littleborough Home for the Elderly. 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 Littleborough?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Littleborough. As funeral directors in Littleborough 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 Littleborough.

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 Littleborough?
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 Littleborough near Littleborough Group Practice?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Littleborough Group Practice. If someone has recently died at Littleborough Group Practice in Littleborough then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Littleborough?
The main newspaper in Littleborough is the Rochdale Observer. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which often include details about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Littleborough) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Littleborough?
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 Littleborough 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 Littleborough?
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 (Littleborough) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Littleborough?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Littleborough. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.