Best 5 Funeral Directors in Preston

Discover funeral directors located in Preston. 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
Bamber Bridge Funeralcare

Bamber Bridge Funeralcare


179 Station Road, Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, PR5 6LA

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Penwortham Funeral Service, G C Whalley Daughter, Browns Funeralcare Ashton, Bamber Bridge Funeralcare. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Preston (Lancs) Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

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Preston is known for its impressive Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, showcasing a wide range of artworks and exhibitions. The city is also recognized for its iconic landmark, the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park. The death rate in Preston is 1,428 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 99,198 people.

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How many funeral directors in Preston?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Preston?

The typical cost of funerals in Preston typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Preston. 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.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Sunflowers Florist (Located on 83 Plungington Road, PRESTON PR1 7EN, Lancashire) or Preston Flowers (Phone number 01772 252704) typically charge approximately between £96 up to £463 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 Kurloon Krafts or visiting their store at Pilling Copy, Fax & Print Shop, Horse Park Lane, Pilling, Preston.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Preston?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Preston), 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 Preston. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Preston.

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

Within 10 Miles off Preston 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 Preston: Preston Crematorium, Pleasington 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 £859 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Pleasington Crematorium, Pleasington Cemetery Tower Road BB2 5LE Phone: 01254 202021 with a fee of approximately £922 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. Charnock Richard Crematorium, Preston Road Charnock Brow PR7 5JP Phone: 01257 230976 with a fee of approximately £839 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 19 % of all deaths in Preston take place in care homes such as Cornmill Nursing Home or The Manse Care. 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 Preston?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Preston. As funeral directors in Preston 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 Preston.

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 Preston?
The Preston 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 Preston City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Ribble is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Preston near Royal Preston Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Royal Preston Hospital. If someone has recently died at Royal Preston Hospital in Preston then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Preston?
The main newspaper is the Lancashire Post. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Lancashire Post allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Preston) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Preston?
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?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Preston specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Gujarat Hindu Society,Swaminarayana Hindu Mission Preston,BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Preston.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Preston 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 Pit-stop catering services & cafeteria. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Unit 4a Dewhurst street, Preston, PR2 2NE. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Preston?
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 2 – 10 Tunbridge Street, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 5YP. 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 (Preston) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Preston?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Preston. 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 Quwwatul Islam Masjid, Preston Muslim Society, Preston Muslim Cultural Centre.