Best 5 Funeral Directors in Southampton

Discover funeral directors located in Southampton. 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

Paul Capper Funeral Directors Eastleigh

Paul Capper Funeral Directors Eastleigh


Janet House, 95 Leigh Road, Hampshire, SO50 9DR

Open 24/7
Paul Capper Funeral Directors Basset

Paul Capper Funeral Directors Basset


357 Winchester Road, Basset, Hampshire, SO16 7DJ

Open 24/7
Bitterne Park Funeralcare

Bitterne Park Funeralcare


15 Manor Farm Road, Bitterne Park, Hampshire, SO18 1NN

Open 24/7
Beestons Funeral Directors Woolston

Beestons Funeral Directors Woolston


35 Bridge Rd, Woolston, Southampton, SO19 7GP

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Paul Capper Funeral Directors Eastleigh, Paul Capper Funeral Directors Basset, Bitterne Park Funeralcare, Beestons Funeral Directors Woolston. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Southampton is recognized for its maritime history and is the departure point for many cruises. The city is home to the historic Southampton City Walls and the Titanic Engineers' Memorial. It also offers cultural attractions such as the SeaCity Museum and the Mayflower Theatre. The death rate in Southampton is 2,057 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 269,231 people.

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How many funeral directors in Southampton?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 32 Funeral Directors in Southampton On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Southampton?

The typical cost of funerals in Southampton typically sits around £3613 with burial constituting 24% and cremation accounting for 76% of the amount of funerals taking place in Southampton. 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 Little Lillies (Located on 280 Hill Lane, SOUTHAMPTON SO15 3DF, Hampshire) or Flowers Unlimited (Phone number 023 80225345) typically charge approximately between £86 up to £466 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 Joanne Tinley Jewellery or visiting their store at Joanne Tinley Jewellery, Fairways House, Mount Pleasant Road, Southampton.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Southampton?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Southampton 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 Southampton: Wessex Vale Crematorium, Test Valley Crematorium, Southampton 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:

Wessex Vale Crematorium, Bubb Lane West End SO30 2HL Phone: 01489 786617 with a fee of approximately £792 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 13 days. Test Valley Crematorium, Ridge Lane SO51 6AA Phone: 0238 081 7880 with a fee of approximately £771 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days. Southampton Crematorium, Bassett Green Road SO16 3NF Phone: 023 8076 6405 with a fee of approximately £823 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days.

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

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 21 % of all deaths in Southampton take place in care homes such as The Gables Care Home or Hollybank Rest 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 Southampton?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Southampton. As funeral directors in Southampton 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 Southampton.

South Downs Natural Burial Site located at South Downs Natural Burial Site GU32 1HR.
Where can you scatter ashes in Southampton?
The Southampton 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 Southampton City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Itchen and River Test is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Southampton near Southampton General Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Southampton General Hospital. If someone has recently died at Southampton General Hospital in Southampton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Southampton?
The main newspaper is the Southern Daily Echo. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Southern Daily Echo allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Southampton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Southampton?
Absolutely, in Southampton, 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 'South Hampshire Reform Jewish Community' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Southampton there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Hampshire?
Indeed, several funeral directors in Southampton specialise in Hindu funerals with the majority of ceremonies conducted in temples such as Hindu Temple Southampton.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Southampton 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 La Familia Catering Services. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Southampton, LONDON UNITED KINGDO. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Southampton?
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 Onslow Road, Cranberry Avenue, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0LR. 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 (Southampton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Southampton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Southampton. 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 Taqwah Mosque, Southampton Medina Mosque Trust, Southampton Medina Mosque.