Best 5 Funeral Directors in Wigan

Discover funeral directors located in Wigan. 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

Boltons Funeral Directors

Boltons Funeral Directors


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

Open 24/7
Banks Of Orrell Funeral Directors

Banks Of Orrell Funeral Directors


Sefton Villa, Wigan, WN5 8UP

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Wigan

Co Op Funeralcare Wigan


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

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Pemberton

Co Op Funeralcare Pemberton


788-790 Ormskirk Road, Pemberton, Lancashire, WN5 8AX

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Boltons Funeral Directors, Banks Of Orrell Funeral Directors, Co Op Funeralcare Wigan, Co Op Funeralcare Pemberton. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Wigan is known for its association with rugby league, being the home of the Wigan Warriors rugby league team. The town is also recognized for the historic Wigan Pier, which has been transformed into a cultural and heritage center. The death rate in Wigan is 3,438 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 106,686 people.

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How many funeral directors in Wigan?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 20 Funeral Directors in Wigan On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Wigan?

The typical cost of funerals in Wigan typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 16% and cremation accounting for 84% of the amount of funerals taking place in Wigan. 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 Barrowcroft Wood Floral Designs (Located on 122b Darlington Street East, WIGAN WN1 3BH, Greater Manchester) or Four Seasons Florist (Phone number 01942 829354) typically charge approximately between £96 up to £452 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 PANDORA Wigan or visiting their store at Grand Arcade, 23 Crompton St, Wigan.

The cost of a funeral can rise considerably if you choose to include a headstone, whether for a burial or cremation, with prices in Wigan typically ranging from £1002 up to £2495 as per local providers. Drawing upon our local insights, we've compiled a list of 1 memorial masons in Wigan. Please find the following details: Stone Valley Work Surfaces Address: 112-114 Market Street, Wigan, Lancashire, WN2 3LF. .

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Wigan?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off Wigan 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 Wigan: Wigan Crematorium, St Helens 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 £853 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. St Helens Crematorium, Rainford Road WA10 6DF Phone: 01744 677406 with a fee of approximately £737 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days. Overdale Crematorium, Heaton BL1 5BU Phone: 01204 334499 with a fee of approximately £851 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 Wigan take place in care homes such as Dean Wood Manor or Lakeside Nursing & Residential 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 Wigan?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Wigan. As funeral directors in Wigan 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 Wigan.

Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground located at Much Hoole Woodland Burial Ground Moss House Lane Much Hoole PR4 4TD.
Where can you scatter ashes in Wigan?
The Wigan Metropolitan 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 Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Douglas is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Wigan near Royal Albert Edward Infirmary?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Royal Albert Edward Infirmary. If someone has recently died at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Wigan?
The main newspaper is the Wigan Observer. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Wigan Observer allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Wigan) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Wigan?
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 Wigan 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 Central Catering Services (CCS). Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Fourmarts Rd, Wigan, WN5 0. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Wigan?
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 (Wigan) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Wigan?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Wigan. 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 Masjid Tooba.