Best 3 Funeral Directors in Winchester

Discover funeral directors located in Winchester. 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

Richard Steel Partners Ltd Alderman House

Richard Steel Partners Ltd Alderman House


Alderman House, 12-14 City Road, Hampshire, SO23 8SD

Open 24/7
Wessex Funeral Services

Wessex Funeral Services


106 Battery Hill, Hampshire, SO22 4BH

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Richard Steel Partners Ltd Alderman House, Wessex Funeral Services. See the following link to find parking:

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

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Winchester is recognized for its magnificent Winchester Cathedral, one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. The city is also famous for the stunning Winchester College, a historic school with beautiful architecture and tranquil grounds. The death rate in Winchester is 1,128 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 48,530 people.

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How many funeral directors in Winchester?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 2 Funeral Directors in Winchester On this page we have listed 2 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Winchester?

The typical cost of funerals in Winchester typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 18% and cremation accounting for 82% of the amount of funerals taking place in Winchester. 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 HeartBee Flowers (Located on WINCHESTER SO21, Hampshire) or Buds 2 Bloom (Phone number 01962 711222) typically charge approximately between £80 up to £455 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 Jeremy France Jewellers or visiting their store at 32 The Pentice, High Street, Winchester.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Winchester?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Winchester), Richard Steel Partners Ltd Alderman House and Wessex Funeral Services all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Winchester. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Winchester.

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

Within 10 Miles off Winchester 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 Winchester: Wessex Vale Crematorium, Southampton 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:

Wessex Vale Crematorium, Bubb Lane West End SO30 2HL Phone: 01489 786617 with a fee of approximately £805 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Southampton Crematorium, Bassett Green Road SO16 3NF Phone: 023 8076 6405 with a fee of approximately £743 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 20 days.

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

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 Winchester take place in care homes such as Brackenlea Care Home or Otterbourne Grange 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 Winchester?
Yes there is 2 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Winchester. As funeral directors in Winchester 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 Winchester.

Michael's Wood Burial Ground located at Michael's Wood Burial Ground SP4 0DR. South Downs Natural Burial Site located at South Downs Natural Burial Site GU32 1HR.
Where can you scatter ashes in Winchester?
The Winchester City 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 Winchester City Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Itchen is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Winchester near Royal Hampshire County Hospital?
There are 3 funeral undertakers close to Royal Hampshire County Hospital. If someone has recently died at Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Winchester?
The main newspaper is the Hampshire Chronicle. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Hampshire Chronicle allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Winchester) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Winchester?
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 Hampshire?
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 Winchester 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 The Little Kitchen Company and Bistro. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Down Farm Lane, Winchester, SO22 6RG. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Winchester?
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 (Winchester) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Winchester?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Winchester. 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 Winchester Muslim Cultural Association, Andover Mosque.