Best 5 Funeral Directors in Longton

Discover funeral directors located in Longton. 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

Penwortham Funeral Service

Penwortham Funeral Service


96 Leyland Road, Lancashire, PR1 9QJ

Open 24/7
G C Whalley Daughter

G C Whalley Daughter


Churchside Funeral Home, 4 Chapel Lane, Lancashire, PR4 5EB

Open 24/7
Browns Funeralcare Ashton

Browns Funeralcare Ashton


54 Woodplumpton Road, Ashton, Lancashire, PR2 2LQ

Open 24/7
Brethertons Mckenna Funeralcare Leyland

Brethertons Mckenna Funeralcare Leyland


17 Dunkirk Lane, Lancashire, PR25 1TU

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Longton is a town in Stoke-on-Trent, England, known for its pottery heritage and cultural attractions. The town is home to the Gladstone Pottery Museum, a working museum showcasing the history of the pottery industry, and the Longton Park, a Victorian park with gardens, lakes, and a boating lake. Longton is also part of the Staffordshire Potteries, an area renowned for its ceramics production. With a population of 9,002 people.

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How many funeral directors in Longton?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 20 Funeral Directors in Longton On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Longton?

The typical cost of funerals in Longton typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 19% and cremation accounting for 81% of the amount of funerals taking place in Longton. 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 'Woodside Celebrants' found on with 19 Reviews, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Longton?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Longton), Penwortham Funeral Service and G C Whalley Daughter all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Longton. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Longton.

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

Within 10 Miles off Longton 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 Longton: Preston Crematorium, Lytham Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Charnock Richard 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:

Preston Crematorium, Longridge Road PR2 5BY Phone: 01772 792391 with a fee of approximately £885 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Lytham Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Regent Avenue FY8 4AB Phone: 01253 735429 with a fee of approximately £897 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Charnock Richard Crematorium, Preston Road Charnock Brow PR7 5JP Phone: 01257 230976 with a fee of approximately £924 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days.

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

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 23 % of all deaths in Longton 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 Longton?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Longton. As funeral directors in Longton 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 Longton.

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 Longton?
The Lancashire 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 Lancashire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Ribble is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Longton near Longton Health Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Longton Health Centre. If someone has recently died at Longton Health Centre in Longton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Longton?
The Sentinel is the main newspaper in Longton. Obituaries can be found in the Deaths section of the paper, typically published on a daily basis. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Longton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Longton?
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 Lancashire?
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 Longton 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 Longton?
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 (Longton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Longton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Longton. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.