Best 5 Funeral Directors in Manchester

Discover funeral directors located in Manchester. 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

George Ball Son

George Ball Son


39 Derby Range, Stockport, SK4 4AB

Open 24/7
Broadoak Independent Funeral Service

Broadoak Independent Funeral Service


354 Worsley Rd, Manchester, M27 0FH

Open 24/7
Bridgford Funeralcare Swinton

Bridgford Funeralcare Swinton


23 Chorley Road, Manchester, M27 4AF

Open 24/7
Bridgford Sons Funeral Directors Monton

Bridgford Sons Funeral Directors Monton


215 Monton Rd, Manchester, M30 9PN

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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Manchester is famous for its rich industrial heritage, with landmarks like the Manchester Town Hall and the Manchester Central Library. The city is also renowned for its vibrant music scene and is home to iconic venues like the O2 Apollo and the Manchester Arena. The death rate in Manchester is 3,878 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 554,400 people.

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How many funeral directors in Manchester?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 65 Funeral Directors in Manchester On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Manchester?

The typical cost of funerals in Manchester typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 22% and cremation accounting for 78% of the amount of funerals taking place in Manchester. 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.

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 Stay Sharp - SAFE Piercing & Quality Jewellery or visiting their store at Innervison Collective - 61 Great Underbank, Stockport SK1 1NE, Manchester.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Manchester typically ranging from £1006 up to £2408 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 1 memorial masons in Manchester. Please find the following details: Roberto Marble and Granite Address: Unit 46 Stretford Motorway Estate, Manchester, Lancashire, M32 0ZH. .

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Manchester?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Manchester), George Ball Son and Broadoak Independent Funeral Service all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Manchester. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Manchester.

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

Within 10 Miles off Manchester there are 10 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Manchester: The Manchester Crematorium Ltd, Stockport Crematorium and Cemetery, Rochdale 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:

The Manchester Crematorium Ltd, Barlow Moor Road Chorlton-cum-Hardy M21 7GZ Phone: 0161 881 5269 with a fee of approximately £784 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Stockport Crematorium and Cemetery, Buxton Road Heaviley SK2 6LS Phone: 0161 480 5221 with a fee of approximately £876 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. Rochdale Crematorium, Bury Road OL11 4DG Phone: 01706 645219 with a fee of approximately £871 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days.

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

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 Manchester take place in care homes such as Brocklehurst Nursing Home or Belong Morris Feinmann. 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 Manchester?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Manchester. As funeral directors in Manchester 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 Manchester.

Friends of Nature Burial Ground located at Friends of Nature Burial Ground Graveyard Farm, Newton Hall Lane Mobberley WA16 7LJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Manchester?
The Manchester 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 Manchester City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Irwell is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Manchester near Manchester Royal Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Manchester Royal Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Manchester Royal Infirmary in Manchester then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Manchester?
The main newspaper is the Manchester Evening News. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Manchester Evening News allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Manchester) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Manchester?
Absolutely, in Manchester, 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 'Bowdon Shul (South Manchester Synagogue)' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Manchester there are 13 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Greater Manchester?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Manchester specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Geeta Bhavan Mandir,Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON),Radha Krishna Mandir.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Manchester 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 Heyrod Food and Floral Services Heyrod. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 318 Wakefield Road, Manchester, SK15 3BY. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Manchester?
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 15 Monton Street, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 4GP. 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 (Manchester) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Manchester?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Manchester. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.