Best 5 Funeral Directors in York

Discover funeral directors located in York. 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

Heworth Funeralcare

Heworth Funeralcare


20 East Parade, Heworth, North Yorkshire, YO31 7YJ

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare York

Co Op Funeralcare York


Cromwell Road, North Yorkshire, YO1 6DU

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Haxby

Co Op Funeralcare Haxby


8 Ryedale Court, The Village, York, YO32 3SA

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Acomb

Co Op Funeralcare Acomb


53 Gale Lane, Acomb, North Yorkshire, YO24 3AD

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Heworth Funeralcare, Co Op Funeralcare York, Co Op Funeralcare Haxby, Co Op Funeralcare Acomb. See the following link to find parking:

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

About City

York is recognized for its well-preserved medieval city walls and the impressive York Minster, a stunning gothic cathedral. The city is also known for the narrow, cobbled streets of The Shambles, lined with timber-framed buildings and charming shops. The death rate in York is 1,900 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 161,994 people.

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How many funeral directors in York?

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

How much does a funeral cost in York?

The typical cost of funerals in York typically sits around £2925 with burial constituting 22% and cremation accounting for 78% of the amount of funerals taking place in York. 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.

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 Claires - York Designer Outlet or visiting their store at Claire's Accessories, Unit 68, South Mall, York Designer Outlet, York.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in York?

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

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

Within 10 Miles off York 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 York: York 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:

York Crematorium, Bishopthorpe YO23 2QD Phone: 01904 552071 with a fee of approximately £731 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

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

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 York take place in care homes such as Barchester Stamford Bridge Beaumont Care Home or Connaught Court. 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 York?
Yes there is 4 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off York. As funeral directors in York 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 40 miles off York.

The Meadow Cemetery located at The Meadow Cemetery DN5 0LP. Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd located at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland Ltd Brackenley Lane Skipton BD23 3LA. Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground located at Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground Rose Hill Natural Burial Ground 161, Birkby Hall Road HD2 2BS.
Where can you scatter ashes in York?
The City of York 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 City of York Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Ouse is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in York near York Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to York Hospital. If someone has recently died at York Hospital in York then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in York?
The main newspaper is The Press. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Press allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (York) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in York?
Absolutely, in York, Rosy, in particular, features expert Jewish Funeral Directors ready to assist during your time of need.Whether your needs involve arranging a service at a Funeral Synagogue like 'York Liberal Jewish Community' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In York there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in North Yorkshire?
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 York 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 Miller Food Service. Via email at Visiting their Kitchen/Office located at Derwent Valley Industrial Estate, York, YO19 5PD. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in York?
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 (York) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in York?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In York. 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 York Muslim Association.