Best 5 Funeral Directors in Peterlee

Discover funeral directors located in Peterlee. 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

Cochranes Funeral Directors Peterlee

Cochranes Funeral Directors Peterlee


Harmsworth House, Fifth St, County Durham, SR8 4BU

Open 24/7
Cochranes Funeral Directors Ashbrook House

Cochranes Funeral Directors Ashbrook House


Ashbrooke House, Cooperative Terrace, County Durham, DH6 2LW

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Wheatley Hill

Co Op Funeralcare Wheatley Hill


Quilstyle Road, County Durham, DH6 3RF

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Horden

Co Op Funeralcare Horden


Yoden Cottage, Cotsford Lane, County Durham, SR8 4JJ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Cochranes Funeral Directors Peterlee, Cochranes Funeral Directors Ashbrook House, Co Op Funeralcare Wheatley Hill, Co Op Funeralcare Horden. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Peterlee is recognized for its association with the Castle Eden Dene Nature Reserve, a stunning natural area with woodlands, meadows, and a diverse range of flora and fauna. The town is also known for its connection to the Apollo Pavilion, an iconic concrete structure designed by artist Victor Pasmore. With a population of 26,930 people.

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How many funeral directors in Peterlee?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 14 Funeral Directors in Peterlee On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Peterlee?

The typical cost of funerals in Peterlee typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 15% and cremation accounting for 85% of the amount of funerals taking place in Peterlee. 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 'Unique Celebrant Ceremonies' 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 In Bloom Florist (Located on Easington Colliery, PETERLEE SR8 3LJ, County Durham) or Roses R Red (Phone number 0191 5869634) typically charge approximately between £76 up to £469 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 Cash 4 U - Flintshire or visiting their store at 21 Chester Road West, Peterlee.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Peterlee?

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

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

Within 50 Miles off Peterlee 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 Peterlee: Stranton Grange 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:

Stranton Grange Cemetery and Crematorium, Tanfield Road TS25 5DD Phone: 01429 274517 with a fee of approximately £766 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 Peterlee take place in care homes such as Peterlee Care Home or Jack Dormand 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 Peterlee?
Yes there is 3 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Peterlee. As funeral directors in Peterlee 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 Peterlee.

Woodland Cemetery Bishop Auckland located at Woodland Cemetery (Bishop Auckland) Middleton Road Bishop Auckland DL13 5RH. Seven Penny Meadow located at Seven Penny Meadow DH8 6BA. Belsay Woodland Burial Ground located at Belsay Woodland Burial Ground NE20 0DX.
Where can you scatter ashes in Peterlee?
The County Durham 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 County Durham Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the Castle Eden Dene is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Peterlee near Peterlee Community Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Peterlee Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Peterlee Community Hospital in Peterlee then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Peterlee?
The main newspaper is the Peterlee Star. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Peterlee Star allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Peterlee) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Peterlee?
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 County Durham?
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 Peterlee 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 Peterlee?
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 (Peterlee) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Peterlee?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Peterlee. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.