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Find funeral directors in Atherton

Compare funeral directors in Atherton, Greater Manchester using our directory. It makes it easy to see all your options in one place. Browse the list below to find affordable funeral homes in Atherton, Leigh and the wider Wigan area. We’ve included many independent funeral directors – and you’ll spot well-known names such as Dignity and Co-op too.

Plan a funeral in Atherton

Atherton is home to 2 cemeteries and a crematorium, so you have options whether you’re planning a burial or cremation. The crematorium has a chapel that offers funeral ceremonies for all faiths. If you’re arranging a Christian funeral, you can choose from several churches in the town. There are quite a few Atherton funeral wake venues too, including pubs, restaurants and social clubs.

Why compare funeral homes in Atherton?

If you’re trying to arrange a low-cost funeral in Atherton, it’s a good idea to compare prices from several funeral directors. We list attended and unattended funeral prices for each Atherton funeral home, so it’s easy to compare costs without calling the funeral homes yourself. Even if you’re not concerned about costs, it’s still important to look at what’s available. Some funeral directors in Atherton might cater to specific faiths or offer specialist services. If you’ve got a particular type of funeral in mind, comparing your options can help you make the right decision.

Find an Atherton crematorium

Howe Bridge Crematorium serves Atherton and the surrounding area. It’s close to Atherton town, on the grounds of Howe Bridge Cemetery. Another option is Wigan Crematorium. This is a council-run venue located in the town of Ince-in-Makerfield.

Find a burial ground or cemetery in Atherton

If you’re looking for a cemetery in Atherton, the town has 2 burial grounds:

  • Atherton Cemetery (council-run)
  • Howe Bridge Cemetery (council-run)

You can also find the following burial grounds nearby:

  • Tydesley Cemetery (council-run)
  • Woodland Cemetery, Worsley (privately owned) - natural burial grounds

There are also cemeteries a short drive away in Hindley, Leigh and Ince. All are run by Wigan Council – see its website for details.

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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.