Best 5 Funeral Directors in Rochdale

Discover funeral directors located in Rochdale. 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

Herbert Smith Sons

Herbert Smith Sons


161 Edenfield Rd, Rochdale, OL11 5AF

Open 24/7
Buckleys Funeralcare Royton

Buckleys Funeralcare Royton


136 Rochdale Road, Royton, Lancashire, OL2 6QF

Open 24/7
Bernadette Gibson Funeral Director

Bernadette Gibson Funeral Director


289 Rochdale Old Rd, Bury, BL9 7SA

Open 24/7
Cutgate Funeralcare Inc Owen Devaney Son Edenfield Rd

Cutgate Funeralcare Inc Owen Devaney Son Edenfield Rd


9 &10 Cutgate Precinct, Edenfield Rd, Lancashire, OL11 5AQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Herbert Smith Sons, Buckleys Funeralcare Royton, Bernadette Gibson Funeral Director, Cutgate Funeralcare Inc Owen Devaney Son Edenfield Rd. See the following link to find parking:

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

About City

Rochdale is known for its impressive Rochdale Town Hall, a stunning Victorian building with intricate architecture. The town is also recognized for the historic Rochdale Pioneers Museum, showcasing the birthplace of the cooperative movement. The death rate in Rochdale is 2,269 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 111,733 people.

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How many funeral directors in Rochdale?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 26 Funeral Directors in Rochdale On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Rochdale?

The typical cost of funerals in Rochdale typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 19% and cremation accounting for 81% of the amount of funerals taking place in Rochdale. 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.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Garden of Eden (Located on 679 Edenfield Road, Norden , ROCHDALE OL11 5XE, Greater Manchester) or Funky Floral Design (Phone number 01706 521252) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £475 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 Jlr Jewellers Limited or visiting their store at Unit A Rochdale Exchange Shopping Centre Market Place, Rochdale.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Rochdale?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Rochdale there are 7 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Rochdale: Rochdale Crematorium, Middleton Crematorium, Hollinwood 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:

Rochdale Crematorium, Bury Road OL11 4DG Phone: 01706 645219 with a fee of approximately £778 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Middleton Crematorium, Boarshaw Road M24 2PN Phone: 0161 643 4321 with a fee of approximately £886 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Hollinwood Cemetery and Crematorium, Roman Road OL8 3LU Phone: 0161 681 1312 with a fee of approximately £808 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days.

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

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 22 % of all deaths in Rochdale take place in care homes such as Fieldhouse Care Home or Hurstead House 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 Rochdale?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Rochdale. As funeral directors in Rochdale 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 Rochdale.

Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS.
Where can you scatter ashes in Rochdale?
The Rochdale Metropolitan Borough 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 Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Roch is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Rochdale near Rochdale Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Rochdale Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Rochdale Infirmary in Rochdale then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Rochdale?
The main newspaper is the Rochdale Observer. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Rochdale Observer allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Rochdale) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Rochdale?
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 Greater Manchester?
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 Rochdale 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 MobCat - Mobile Catering. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Rochdale. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Rochdale?
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 (Rochdale) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Rochdale?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Rochdale. 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 UKIM - Neeli Masjid & Islamic Centre, Rochdale Newbold Islamic Centre, Newbold Islamic Centre.