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Find funeral directors in Manchester

If you’re planning a funeral in Manchester we’re here to help. Our directory makes it easy to find funeral directors in Manchester – you’ll find independent funeral homes, as well as nationwide names like Co-op and Dignity. Our listings cover the whole city and wider Greater Manchester area, so wherever you’re based, you’ll be able to find the right funeral director to help you plan the service you want.

Planning a funeral in Manchester

Manchester has many options for funerals, including 2 crematoriums and several woodland and meadow sites for natural burials. If you’re planning a religious service, the city has many places of worship. These include churches, mosques, synagogues, gurdwaras and Buddhist temples.

Why compare Manchester funeral directors?

Like everywhere in the UK, funeral costs in Manchester vary based on the type of service, the day and time it takes place and the funeral director you choose. That’s why it’s a good idea to compare prices. If you need to plan an affordable funeral in Manchester, our directory makes it easy to compare costs in one place.

Find a Manchester crematorium

If you’re planning a cremation, there are 2 main crematoriums in Manchester:

There are 5 more crematoriums in Greater Manchester:

  • Agecroft Cemetery & Crematorium in Salford
  • Altrincham Cemetery & Crematorium in Altrincham
  • Dukinfield Cemetery & Crematorium in Dukinfield
  • Hollinwood Cemetery & Crematorium in Oldham
  • Middleton Cemetery & Crematorium in Middleton

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Manchester

  • Blackley Cemetery (council-owned) – includes an area for woodland burials
  • Gorton Cemetery (council owned)
  • Manchester General Cemetery (also known as Harpurhey Cemetery, council owned)
  • Manchester Woodland Cemetery, Worsley (privately owned)
  • Philips Park Cemetery, Miles Platting (council owned)
  • Radcliffe Cemetery Woodland Burial Area, Radcliffe (privately owned)
  • Saddleworth Woodland Cemetery, Oldham (council owned)
  • Southern Cemetery, Chorlton-cum-Hardy (council owned) – includes a meadow area for natural burials and a section for Muslim burials and Jewish burials

You can find more details about Manchester cemetery and crematorium listings on the City Council website.

Find funeral wake venues in Manchester

You might choose to host the wake at your home or at a community centre. Alternatively, if you’re looking to hire a venue, you can find a selection of pubs, restaurants and other Manchester wake venues for hire.

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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.