Best 5 Funeral Directors in Peterborough

Discover funeral directors located in Peterborough. 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

Peterborough Funeralcare

Peterborough Funeralcare


2 Midgate, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1TN

Open 24/7
Peterborough District Funeral Services

Peterborough District Funeral Services


207 Broadway, Cambridgeshire, PE7 3NT

Open 24/7
Eye Funeralcare

Eye Funeralcare


High Street, Eye, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7UU

Open 24/7
John Lucas Funeral Directors

John Lucas Funeral Directors


31 Dogsthorpe Rd, Cambridgeshire, PE1 3AD

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Peterborough Funeralcare, Peterborough District Funeral Services, Eye Funeralcare, John Lucas Funeral Directors. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Peterborough Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

About City

Peterborough is known for its stunning cathedral, Peterborough Cathedral, a magnificent example of Gothic architecture. The city is also famous for the Nene Park, a beautiful green space with lakes, wildlife, and recreational activities. The death rate in Peterborough is 1,801 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 175,680 people.

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How many funeral directors in Peterborough?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 13 Funeral Directors in Peterborough On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Peterborough?

The typical cost of funerals in Peterborough typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 18% and cremation accounting for 82% of the amount of funerals taking place in Peterborough. 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 'Vince Hawkes Rustic Celebrant' 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 Olivia Florist (Located on 4 The Parade, Lawson Avenue, PETERBOROUGH PE2 8PW, Cambridgeshire) or Fleur by Lizz (Phone number 01733 311159) typically charge approximately between £93 up to £458 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 Watch Hub or visiting their store at 65a Queensgate shopping centre, Peterborough.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Peterborough?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Peterborough there are 1 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 1 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Peterborough: Peterborough 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:

Peterborough Crematorium, Mowbray Road North Bretton PE6 7JE Phone: 01733 262639 with a fee of approximately £905 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 Peterborough take place in care homes such as Park House Nursing Home or The Gables 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 Peterborough?
Yes there is 5 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Peterborough. As funeral directors in Peterborough 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 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Peterborough.

St Albans Woodland Burial Ground located at St Albans Woodland Burial Ground MK44 2JP. Olney Green Burials located at Olney Green Burials MK46 5EH. The Arbory Trust Woodland Burial Ground located at The Arbory Trust Woodland Burial Ground CB23 7BN.
Where can you scatter ashes in Peterborough?
The Peterborough 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 Peterborough City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Nene is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Peterborough near Peterborough City Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Peterborough City Hospital. If someone has recently died at Peterborough City Hospital in Peterborough then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Peterborough?
The main newspaper is the Peterborough Telegraph. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Peterborough Telegraph allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Peterborough) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Peterborough?
Absolutely, in Peterborough, 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 'Peterborough Liberal Jewish Community' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Peterborough there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Cambridgeshire?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Peterborough specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Rama Mandir Peterborough.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Peterborough 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 Vines Catering Services. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 40 mountsteven ave, Peterborough, PE4 6HP. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Peterborough?
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 Royce Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1. 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 (Peterborough) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Peterborough?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Peterborough. 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 The Muslim Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Community of Peterborough, Tawheed Foundation, Salah ad-Din Mosque.