Best 5 Funeral Directors in Shaw

Discover funeral directors located in Shaw. 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

Oldham Muslim Funeral Services

Oldham Muslim Funeral Services


Jarvis House, Jarvis St, Oldham, OL4 1DT

Open 24/7
Pogson Armitage Ltd

Pogson Armitage Ltd


53 Huddersfield Rd, Oldham, OL3 5NT

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

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Oldham Muslim Funeral Services, Pogson Armitage Ltd, Herbert Smith Sons, Buckleys Funeralcare Royton. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Shaw is famous for its connection to the Shaw and Crompton Metrolink Station, which provides convenient access to Manchester city center and surrounding areas. The town is also known for its proximity to Crompton Moor, a nature reserve and popular spot for walking and enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. With a population of 18,401 people.

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How many funeral directors in Shaw?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 30 Funeral Directors in Shaw On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Shaw?

The typical cost of funerals in Shaw typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 21% and cremation accounting for 79% of the amount of funerals taking place in Shaw. 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 The Floristry (Located on 1 Rochdale Road, SHAW OL2 8AD, Greater Manchester) or Petals & Posies (Phone number 01706 843616) typically charge approximately between £92 up to £475 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Shaw?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Shaw), Oldham Muslim Funeral Services and Pogson Armitage Ltd all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Shaw. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Shaw.

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

Within 10 Miles off Shaw there are 6 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Shaw: 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 £926 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Middleton Crematorium, Boarshaw Road M24 2PN Phone: 0161 643 4321 with a fee of approximately £737 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days. Hollinwood Cemetery and Crematorium, Roman Road OL8 3LU Phone: 0161 681 1312 with a fee of approximately £814 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 Shaw 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 Shaw?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Shaw. As funeral directors in Shaw 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 Shaw.

Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS. Friends of Nature Burial Ground located at Friends of Nature Burial Ground Graveyard Farm, Newton Hall Lane Mobberley WA16 7LJ.
Where can you scatter ashes in Shaw?
The Greater Manchester 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 Greater Manchester Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Beal is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Shaw near Tweedale Medical Practice?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Tweedale Medical Practice. If someone has recently died at Tweedale Medical Practice in Shaw then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Shaw?
The main newspaper in Shaw is the Oldham Chronicle. 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 (Shaw) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Shaw?
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 Shaw 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 Shaw?
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 (Shaw) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Shaw?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Shaw. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.