Best 5 Funeral Directors in Rothwell

Discover funeral directors located in Rothwell. 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

Percy R Wood Funeral Services

Percy R Wood Funeral Services


Balm Road, West Yorkshire, LS10 2HU

Open 24/7
The Co Operative Funeralcare Leeds Garforth

The Co Operative Funeralcare Leeds Garforth


66 Main Street, Garforth, West Yorkshire, LS25 1AA

Open 24/7
G E Hartley Son Ltd Garforth

G E Hartley Son Ltd Garforth


62a Main Street, Leeds, LS25 1AA

Open 24/7
Hughes Funeral Services York Road

Hughes Funeral Services York Road


180 York Road, West Yorkshire, LS9 9NT

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Rothwell is recognized for its association with Rothwell Bone Crypt, a unique underground chapel that contains the skeletal remains of thousands of people. The town is famous for its connection to Rothwell Parish Church, a historic church known for its medieval architecture and impressive stained glass windows. With a population of 19,504 people.

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How many funeral directors in Rothwell?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 34 Funeral Directors in Rothwell On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Rothwell?

The typical cost of funerals in Rothwell typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 17% and cremation accounting for 83% of the amount of funerals taking place in Rothwell. 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 'True To You Celebrancy' 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 Flower Power (Located on 32 Commercial Street, ROTHWELL LS26 0AW, West Yorkshire) or Love in Bloom (Phone number 01536 710609) typically charge approximately between £79 up to £467 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Rothwell?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Rothwell there are 5 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Rothwell: Wakefield Crematorium, Rawdon Crematorium, Pontefract 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:

Wakefield Crematorium, Standbridge Lane WF4 3JA Phone: 01924 307446 with a fee of approximately £832 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days. Rawdon Crematorium, ​Leeds Rd Rawdon LS19 6JP Phone: 0113 378 8196 with a fee of approximately £932 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. Pontefract Crematorium, Wakefield Road WF8 4HA Phone: 01977 723455 with a fee of approximately £744 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 Rothwell take place in care homes. 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 Rothwell?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Rothwell. As funeral directors in Rothwell 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 2 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Rothwell.

The Meadow Cemetery located at The Meadow Cemetery DN5 0LP. 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 Rothwell?
The West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Went is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Rothwell near Rothwell Medical Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Rothwell Medical Centre. If someone has recently died at Rothwell Medical Centre in Rothwell then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Rothwell?
The main newspaper in Rothwell is the Northampton Chronicle and Echo. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which typically include information about the deceased's life, family, and funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Rothwell) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Rothwell?
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 West Yorkshire?
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 Rothwell 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 Rothwell?
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 (Rothwell) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Rothwell?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Rothwell. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.