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Find Greater Manchester funeral directors

Do you need help choosing a funeral director in Greater Manchester? Our directory lists prices and important information so you can check what’s on offer in your area. We’ve included independent Greater Manchester funeral directors, as well as names you might know like Funeral Partners, Dignity and Co-op Funeralcare. Whether you live in Bolton, Salford or any other part of Greater Manchester, it provides the details you need to make an informed decision.

Planning a funeral in Greater Manchester

There are lots of options for funeral planning in and near Manchester. The area is home to dozens of mosques and churches, as well as a good selection of Hindu temples and gurdwaras. The north side of Manchester has several Orthodox synagogues too. You’ll find lots of venues that would suit a non-religious funeral as well, including 13 crematoriums and a number of cemeteries with natural burial sites. There are at least 55 traditional cemeteries across the 10 local council areas.

Why compare funeral directors in Greater Manchester?

Are you looking for the most affordable funeral costs near Manchester? Are you wondering what a burial or direct cremation costs? A good way to understand local funeral prices is to compare fees from several Greater Manchester funeral homes. By making comparisons, you can plan a send-off that fits your needs and budget – whether you’re aiming for a low-cost funeral or not.

Find crematoriums in Greater Manchester

If you’re planning a direct cremation in Greater Manchester or you want to use a crematorium as a funeral venue, check the list below. There is a crematorium in Bury, as well as Bolton, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Trafford and Tameside. Salford, Wigan and Manchester each have 2 crematoriums.

For the full list, see our directory of crematoriums in the UK.

Find Greater Manchester cemeteries and burial grounds

You’ll find a wide selection of cemeteries in and near Manchester. We’ve listed a selection below.

  • Agecroft Cemetery, Salford (council-run)
  • Bury Cemetery (council-run) – has an Islamic burial area
  • Blackley Cemetery, Manchester (council-run) – has a woodland burial area
  • Chadderton Cemetery, Oldham (council-run) – has an Islamic burial area
  • Crumpsall Jewish Cemetery, Manchester (privately run)
  • Denehurst Cemetery, Rochdale (council-run)
  • Heaton Cemetery, Bolton (council-run) – has an Islamic burial area
  • Highfield Cemetery, Stockport (council-run) – has a natural burial area
  • Hyde Cemetery, Tameside (council-run) – has an Islamic burial area
  • Southern Cemetery, Manchester (council-run) – has a natural burial site and an Islamic burial area

Greater Manchester has 10 councils, which are responsible for many of these cemeteries. You can find your local council here.

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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.