Best 5 Funeral Directors in Wantage

Discover funeral directors located in Wantage. 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

Co Operative Funeralcare Midcounties Wantage

Co Operative Funeralcare Midcounties Wantage


7 Millbrook Square, Oxfordshire, OX12 7JZ

Open 24/7
Edward Carter Funeral Directors Wantage

Edward Carter Funeral Directors Wantage


15 Newbury Street, Oxfordshire, OX12 8BU

Open 24/7
H J Knapp Sons Funeral Directors

H J Knapp Sons Funeral Directors


4 Church St, Oxfordshire, OX12 8BL

Open 24/7
J Godfrey Son Ltd Wantage

J Godfrey Son Ltd Wantage


21 Mill St, Oxfordshire, OX12 9AB

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Wantage is famous for being the birthplace of King Alfred the Great, and visitors can explore the King Alfred's Statue and the Vale and Downland Museum to learn more about the town's historical significance. The town is also known for its connection to the Ridgeway, an ancient track that offers scenic walking routes through the surrounding countryside. With a population of 19,397 people.

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How many funeral directors in Wantage?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Wantage?

The typical cost of funerals in Wantage typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 22% and cremation accounting for 78% of the amount of funerals taking place in Wantage. 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 'Weaving Memories' 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 Charlton Park Florist (Located on Charlton Road, WANTAGE OX12 8EP, Oxfordshire) or Kangaroo Paws (Phone number 07935 550595) typically charge approximately between £85 up to £452 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Wantage?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Wantage), Co Operative Funeralcare Midcounties Wantage and Edward Carter Funeral Directors Wantage all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Wantage. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Wantage.

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

Within 10 Miles off Wantage there are 1 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 1 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Wantage: South Oxfordshire Crematorium and Memorial Park Ltd, 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:

South Oxfordshire Crematorium and Memorial Park Ltd, Garford OX13 5PA Phone: 01235 867821 with a fee of approximately £766 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days.

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

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 Wantage take place in care homes such as St Katharine's House or Stirlings. 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 Wantage?
Yes there is 3 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Wantage. As funeral directors in Wantage 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 3 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off Wantage.

Westmill Woodland Burial Ground CIC located at Westmill Woodland Burial Ground CIC B4508. Sheepdrove Burial Wood located at Sheepdrove Burial Wood RG17 7UU. Fairspear Natural Burial Ground located at Fairspear Natural Burial Ground OX29 9NY.
Where can you scatter ashes in Wantage?
The Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Thames is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Wantage near Wantage Community Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Wantage Community Hospital. If someone has recently died at Wantage Community Hospital in Wantage then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Wantage?
The main newspaper in Wantage is the Oxford Mail. This newspaper publishes obituaries and death notices of local residents, which usually include a photograph of the deceased and information about the funeral arrangements. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Wantage) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Wantage?
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 Oxfordshire?
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 Wantage 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 Wantage?
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 (Wantage) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Wantage?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Wantage. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.