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Find funeral directors in Stanley 

When it comes to planning a funeral in Stanley, there are several funeral homes to choose from. Use our directory to compare funeral homes in Stanley and the rest of County Durham based on cost, location and range of services.

You can search for family-run funeral homes like Derwentside Funeral Services, as well as branches of well-known names like Co-op Funeralcare. 

Whether you want to organise a simple service or a more unique ceremony, we’ll help you find the right funeral director to organise the service you want. 

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Planning a funeral in Stanley 

If you’re planning a funeral in Stanley, you have a few things to think about. Stanley has 4 cemeteries. If you need a natural burial site, you can find them within a 40-minute drive in Wingate. There’s one crematorium nearby in Durham.

If you need a Christian place of worship, Stanley can offer a range of places, including Catholic, Church of England, United Reformed and Methodist churches. Stanley is also home to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

If you need a mosque, your nearest is in the City of Durham, and if you need a gurdwara, there is one in Darlington. 

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Not sure where to start with planning a funeral? Use our step-by-step guide to arranging a funeral

Why compare Stanley funeral directors? 

It’s helpful to compare funeral costs in Stanley because prices and services vary between funeral directors. For example, a direct cremation or an unattended funeral is likely to cost less money than a larger celebration of life. Also, some funeral directors charge more than others for the same services. 

By comparing funeral homes, in and around Stanley, you can be sure to make the right choice for your circumstances.

If you want to plan an affordable funeral in Stanley, our directory helps you to compare prices in one place. 

Find a Stanley crematorium 

If you’re planning a cremation, there’s one main place near Stanley: 

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Stanley 

There are 4 cemeteries in Stanley. Within a 40-minutes drive you can reach a woodland burial ground: 

  • Stanley Cemetery, Stanley 
  • St. Andrew’s Graveyard, Stanley 
  • View Lane Cemetery, Stanley 
  • Harelaw Cemetery, Stanley
  • Blue House Woodland Burials, Wingate 

Find funeral wake venues in Stanley 

You may choose to hold the wake at your home or a local pub. For larger venues in Stanley itself, perhaps consider places like The Venue. If you are happy to, within 30-minutes of Stanley, there are lots of choice of venues in Durham.

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We recommend taking some time to look into the different cemeteries and crematoriums listed above before you make your choice. You can find more information through their websites or by reading independent reviews. This will help you to find the best option to meet your needs.