Best 5 Funeral Directors in Westhoughton

Discover funeral directors located in Westhoughton. 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

Pennington Funeralcare Inc Paul Dainton

Pennington Funeralcare Inc Paul Dainton


Church View, 76 St Helens Road, Pennington, Lancashire, WN7 4HW

Open 24/7
Boltons Funeral Directors

Boltons Funeral Directors


27a Haigh Road, Haigh, Wigan, WN2 1LB

Open 24/7
Birtwistles Funeral Directors

Birtwistles Funeral Directors


356 Halliwell Rd, Bolton, BL1 8AP

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Wigan

Co Op Funeralcare Wigan


Linley House, 177 Gidlow Lane, Lancashire, WN6 7BP

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


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About City

Westhoughton is recognized for its association with Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, dedicated to the renowned British steeplejack and television personality Fred Dibnah. The town is known for its connection to the Westhoughton Golf Centre, a popular destination for golfers with picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. With a population of 24,116 people.

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How many funeral directors in Westhoughton?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 31 Funeral Directors in Westhoughton On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Westhoughton?

The typical cost of funerals in Westhoughton typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 19% and cremation accounting for 81% of the amount of funerals taking place in Westhoughton. 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 Floral Inspirations (Located on 72 Church Street, WESTHOUGHTON BL5 3RS, Greater Manchester) or Bows and Roses (Phone number 01942 813011) typically charge approximately between £76 up to £465 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Westhoughton?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Westhoughton 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 Westhoughton: Wigan Crematorium, Peel Green Crematorium, Overdale 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:

Wigan Crematorium, Warrington Road Lower Ince WN3 4NH Phone: 01942 866455 with a fee of approximately £940 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Peel Green Crematorium, 716 Liverpool Road Eccles M30 7LW Phone: 0161 794 4711 with a fee of approximately £829 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days. Overdale Crematorium, Heaton BL1 5BU Phone: 01204 334499 with a fee of approximately £842 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 16 days.

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

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

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground located at Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground Moss House Lane Much Hoole PR4 4TD. 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 Westhoughton?
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 Douglas is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Westhoughton near Westhoughton Medical Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Westhoughton Medical Centre. If someone has recently died at Westhoughton Medical Centre in Westhoughton then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Westhoughton?
The main newspaper is the Bolton News. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Bolton News allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Westhoughton) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Westhoughton?
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 Westhoughton 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 Westhoughton?
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 (Westhoughton) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Westhoughton?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Westhoughton. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.