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Find funeral directors in Wigan

If you’re looking for funeral directors in Wigan, we’re here to help. You can use our directory to find and compare costs. We list independent family-run funeral directors along with well-known names like Co-op and Dignity Funerals. Our listings cover all of Wigan, plus surrounding areas like Beech Hill, Ince and Newtown.

Planning a funeral in Wigan

You have a few options when planning a funeral in Wigan, including the council-owned Wigan Crematorium. For religious services, Wigan has many places of worship including churches, chapels, and a mosque.

Why compare Wigan funeral directors?

Funeral costs in Wigan vary depending on the type of service, funeral director and funeral theme you choose. It also depends on when it will take place.  Our directory allows you to compare costs in one place so you can make the right choice for you.

Find a Wigan crematorium

If you’re planning a cremation, there is one crematorium in Wigan. Others are a little further out:

Find a cemetery or burial ground in Wigan

Wigan Council runs the following 9 cemeteries across the borough:

  • Atherton Cemetery
  • Gidlow Cemetery (council-owned and has sections for Roman Catholic, Church of England, Non-Conformist and Muslim burials)
  • Hindley Cemetery (Roman Catholic, Church of England and Non-Conformist)
  • Howe Bridge Cemetery (includes a small section for Muslim burials)
  • Ince-in-Makerfield Cemetery (Roman Catholic, Protestant and Dissenter burials)
  • Leigh Cemetery
  • Lower Ince Cemetery and Wigan Crematorium
  • Tyldesley Cemetery
  • Westwood Cemetery (includes a memorial garden for baby burials)

You can find more details about Wigan cemetery and crematorium listings on the Borough Council website. 

Find funeral wake venues in Wigan

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 choice of pubs, restaurants and other Wigan wake venues for hire.

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.

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