Best 5 Funeral Directors in Portsmouth

Discover funeral directors located in Portsmouth. 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

Portchester Funeralcare

Portchester Funeralcare


76 West Street, Portchester, Hampshire, PO16 9UN

Open 24/7
Barrell Funeral Directors Ltd

Barrell Funeral Directors Ltd


Lawnswood, 245 Fratton Rd, Hampshire, PO1 5PA

Open 24/7
Cutmore Family Funeral Directors

Cutmore Family Funeral Directors


1 Westbury Road, Hampshire, PO16 7XU

Open 24/7
Co Operative Funeralcare Cosham Portsmouth

Co Operative Funeralcare Cosham Portsmouth


47 High Street, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3AX

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Portchester Funeralcare, Barrell Funeral Directors Ltd, Cutmore Family Funeral Directors, Co Operative Funeralcare Cosham Portsmouth. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Portsmouth is home to the historic Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, which houses iconic ships like HMS Victory and the Mary Rose. The city also boasts the impressive Spinnaker Tower, offering panoramic views of the Solent and beyond. The death rate in Portsmouth is 1,941 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 248,479 people.

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How many funeral directors in Portsmouth?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 36 Funeral Directors in Portsmouth On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Portsmouth?

The typical cost of funerals in Portsmouth typically sits around £3087 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Portsmouth. 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 'Wendy Harrington' 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 Pam's Artistic Florist (Located on 257 New Road, PORTSMOUTH PO2 7RA, Hampshire) or Blooms and Balloons (Phone number 023 92663123 ) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £468 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 Swarovski or visiting their store at 43 Central Building, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Portsmouth typically ranging from £1042 up to £2250 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 1 memorial masons in Portsmouth. Please find the following details: Stonerite Memorials Address: unit 21 limberline spur, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Po3 5dy. .

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Portsmouth?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Portsmouth there are 2 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 2 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Portsmouth: The Oaks Havant Crematorium, Portchester 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 Oaks Havant Crematorium, Bartons Road PO9 5RT Phone: 023 9222 2648 with a fee of approximately £924 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Portchester Crematorium, Upper Cornaway Lane PO16 8NE Phone: 01329 822533 with a fee of approximately £758 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 Portsmouth take place in care homes such as Alexandra Rose or The Haven. 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 Portsmouth?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Portsmouth. As funeral directors in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth.

South Downs Natural Burial Site located at South Downs Natural Burial Site GU32 1HR.
Where can you scatter ashes in Portsmouth?
The Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the Portsmouth Harbour and Langstone Harbour is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Portsmouth near Queen Alexandra Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Queen Alexandra Hospital. If someone has recently died at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Portsmouth?
The main newspaper is The News. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The News allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Portsmouth) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Portsmouth?
Absolutely, in Portsmouth, 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 'Portsmouth and Southsea Synagogue' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Portsmouth there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Hampshire?
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 Portsmouth 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 Small Island Catering Ltd. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 78 Fawcett Road, Portsmouth, PO4 0DN. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Portsmouth?
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 5 Margate Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 1EY. 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 (Portsmouth) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Portsmouth?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Portsmouth. 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 Portsmouth Jamia Mosque, Portsmouth Central Mosque, Jami Masjid.