Best 5 Funeral Directors in Whickham

Discover funeral directors located in Whickham. 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

Bush Funeral Directors

Bush Funeral Directors


79-83 Old Durham Road, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4BJ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Westerhope

Co Op Funeralcare Westerhope


Westfield House, Newbiggin Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE5 1LX

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Newcastle

Co Op Funeralcare Newcastle


Benwell House, 345 Benwell Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE15 6RU

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Gateshead

Co Op Funeralcare Gateshead


Elizabeth House, 10 Windy Nook Road, Tyne & Wear, NE9 6QQ

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Bush Funeral Directors, Co Op Funeralcare Westerhope, Co Op Funeralcare Newcastle, Co Op Funeralcare Gateshead. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Whickham is recognized for its historic village green, known as The Front Street, which features a variety of shops, cafes, and pubs. The town is also known for Gibside, an 18th-century landscape garden and National Trust property, offering scenic walks and historic buildings. With a population of 16,162 people.

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How many funeral directors in Whickham?

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

How much does a funeral cost in Whickham?

The typical cost of funerals in Whickham typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 16% and cremation accounting for 84% of the amount of funerals taking place in Whickham. 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 'Unique Celebrant Ceremonies' 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 Fiori Design (Located on 35 Front Street, WHICKHAM NE16 4EA, Tyne and Wear) or Daisy May's Floristry (Phone number 07977 414 752) typically charge approximately between £77 up to £451 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Whickham?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Whickham there are 5 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Whickham: West Road Crematorium, South Shields Crematorium, Saltwell 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:

West Road Crematorium, West Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2JL Phone: 0191 211 6941 with a fee of approximately £768 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. South Shields Crematorium, John Reid Road NE34 9DT Phone: 0191 427 3190 with a fee of approximately £882 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. Saltwell Crematorium, Saltwell Road South NE9 6DT Phone: 0191 433 3816 with a fee of approximately £863 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 20 % of all deaths in Whickham 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 Whickham?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Whickham. As funeral directors in Whickham 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 Whickham.

Seven Penny Meadow located at Seven Penny Meadow DH8 6BA. Belsay Woodland Burial Ground located at Belsay Woodland Burial Ground NE20 0DX.
Where can you scatter ashes in Whickham?
The Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Tyne is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Whickham near Swalwell Health Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Swalwell Health Centre. If someone has recently died at Swalwell Health Centre in Whickham then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Whickham?
The main newspaper in Whickham is the Chronicle Live. 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 (Whickham) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Whickham?
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 Tyne and Wear?
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 Whickham 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 Whickham?
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 (Whickham) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Whickham?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Whickham. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.