Best 5 Funeral Directors in London

Discover funeral directors located in London. 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

Odwyer Funeral Directors West Kilburn

Odwyer Funeral Directors West Kilburn


344 Kilburn Lane, London, W9 3EF

Open 24/7
Parsons Green Funeralcare

Parsons Green Funeralcare


799 Fulham Road, Parsons Green, London, SW6 5HE

Open 24/7
G R Moss Co Funeral Directors

G R Moss Co Funeral Directors


209 Lower Clapton Road, London, E5 8EG

Open 24/7
Holloway Funeralcare

Holloway Funeralcare


187 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DJ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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London is renowned for its iconic landmarks such as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and the British Museum. It is also home to famous roads like Oxford Street and Abbey Road, known for its association with The Beatles. The death rate in London is 56,944 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 8,907,918 people.

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How many funeral directors in London?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 94 Funeral Directors in London On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in London?

The typical cost of funerals in London typically sits around £3373 with burial constituting 20% and cremation accounting for 80% of the amount of funerals taking place in London. 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 'Skylark Ceremonies' 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 Maria Tash or visiting their store at 87-135 Brompton Rd, Harrods, 4th Floor Fashion Lab, Knightsbridge, London.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in London typically ranging from £1044 up to £2277 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 2 memorial masons in London. Please find the following details: The Worktop Library Address: 207 Regent Street, London, London, W1B 3HH. KML Worktops Address: UNIT 14, Pop In Commercial Centre, South Way, Wembley, London, HA9 0HF.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in London?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off London there are 20 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in London: North East Surrey Crematorium, West Norwood Crematorium, St Marylebone 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:

North East Surrey Crematorium, Lower Morden Lane Morden SM4 4NU Phone: 020 8337 4835 with a fee of approximately £782 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. West Norwood Crematorium, Norwood High Street SE27 9JU Phone: 020 7926 7999 with a fee of approximately £737 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. St Marylebone Crematorium, East End Road East Finchley N2 0RZ Phone: 020 8343 2233 with a fee of approximately £837 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 London 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 London?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off London. As funeral directors in London 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 London.

Woodcock Hill Woodland Cemetery located at Woodcock Hill Harefield Road WD3 1PD.
Where can you scatter ashes in London?
The City of London 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 City of London Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the Thames River is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in London near St Thomas' Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to St Thomas' Hospital. If someone has recently died at St Thomas' Hospital in London then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in London?
The main newspaper is The Times. Obituaries are an important part of The Times and are published both in the newspaper and on their website. The Times is known for its detailed obituaries of notable figures, which often include anecdotes and personal insights. At Rosy Funeral Directors (London) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in London?
Absolutely, in London, 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 'Central Synagogue London' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In London there are 50 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Greater London?
Indeed, several funeral directors in London specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Ayyappan Temple UK,Shree Swaminarayana Temple,Sri Mahalaxmi Temple - East Ham.
Are there any Funeral Directors in London 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 Bierschenke. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 4 London Wall Buildings, London, EC2M 5NT. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in London?
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 Waltham Drive, 28 Highlands, Edgware, London, HA8. 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 (London) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in London?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In London. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.