Best 5 Funeral Directors in Swindon

Discover funeral directors located in Swindon. 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

Pearce Funeral Services Stratton St Margaret

Pearce Funeral Services Stratton St Margaret


92 Ermin Street, Wiltshire, SN3 4NN

Open 24/7
Pearce Funeral Services Groundwell Road

Pearce Funeral Services Groundwell Road


1 Groundwell Road, Wiltshire, SN1 2LT

Open 24/7
G L Evans Ltd St John Rd

G L Evans Ltd St John Rd


10 St. John Rd, Wiltshire, SN4 9ED

Open 24/7
G L Evans Ltd Covingham Square

G L Evans Ltd Covingham Square


4 Covingham Square, Wiltshire, SN3 5AA

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Pearce Funeral Services Stratton St Margaret, Pearce Funeral Services Groundwell Road, G L Evans Ltd St John Rd, G L Evans Ltd Covingham Square. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Swindon is recognized for its connection to the Great Western Railway, with the STEAM Museum showcasing the town's railway heritage. The city also boasts the beautiful Lydiard Park, offering expansive green spaces and a historic house. The death rate in Swindon is 1,865 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 191,314 people.

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How many funeral directors in Swindon?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Swindon?

The typical cost of funerals in Swindon typically sits around £3022 with burial constituting 15% and cremation accounting for 85% of the amount of funerals taking place in Swindon. 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 The Flower Meadow (Located on 86 Thames Avenue, SWINDON SN25 3NT, Wiltshire) or Floral Design (Phone number 01793 430033) typically charge approximately between £75 up to £472 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 Claires Accessories or visiting their store at Mcarthur Glen Outlet Village Unit 49, Swindon.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Swindon typically ranging from £1042 up to £2326 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 2 memorial masons in Swindon. Please find the following details: Century Stone Address: National Self Build & Renovation Centre Lydiard Fields Great Western Way, Swindon, UK, SN58UB. ARTISTONES Address: Langdale, School Lane, Castle Eaton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 6LF.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Swindon?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Swindon), Pearce Funeral Services Stratton St Margaret and Pearce Funeral Services Groundwell Road all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Swindon. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Swindon.

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

Within 10 Miles off Swindon there are 2 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 2 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Swindon: North Wilstshire Crematorium, Kingsdown 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:

North Wilstshire Crematorium, Swindon Road Royal Wootton Bassett SN4 8ET Phone: 01793 842090 with a fee of approximately £806 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Kingsdown Crematorium, Kingsdown Road SN25 6SG Phone: 01793 822259 with a fee of approximately £947 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days.

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

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 Swindon take place in care homes such as Ashgrove House or Park View Nursing 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 Swindon?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Swindon. As funeral directors in Swindon 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 Swindon.

Westmill Woodland Burial Ground CIC located at Westmill Woodland Burial Ground CIC B4508. Sheepdrove Burial Wood located at Sheepdrove Burial Wood RG17 7UU.
Where can you scatter ashes in Swindon?
The Swindon 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 Swindon Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Ray is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Swindon near Great Western Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Great Western Hospital. If someone has recently died at Great Western Hospital in Swindon then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Swindon?
The main newspaper is the Swindon Advertiser. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Swindon Advertiser allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Swindon) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Swindon?
Absolutely, in Swindon, 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 'Swindon Jewish Community' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Swindon there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Wiltshire?
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 Swindon 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 Catering services International Swindon. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at 5 Cricklade Court, Swindon, SN1 3EY. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Swindon?
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 North Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 3JX. 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 (Swindon) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Swindon?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Swindon. 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 Swindon Mosque, Hazrat Shah Jalal Mosque, Al-Habib Islamic Centre.