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Find funeral directors in Glenfield

If you need help from a Glenfield funeral home, you could start by checking our directory. As well as listing funeral directors in Glenfield, it has details for funeral parlours in nearby areas of Leicester. Plus, we’ve included well-known names alongside independent Glenfield funeral directors to make sure you have the widest possible choice.

Planning a funeral in Glenfield

Glenfield is in a prime spot for funeral planning. Not only is it close to Leicester, but it’s also within easy reach of other local towns, each with its own venues and burial grounds. So, while there are no crematoriums in Glenfield, you can choose from 3 within Leicester – including one that’s very close by. And you’ll find at least 9 cemeteries within 5 miles or so, including one green burial site (Markfield Natural Burial Ground). Other natural burial options nearby include Scraptoft Natural Burial Ground and Prestwold Natural Burial Ground.

There are options for religious funerals in and around Glenfield too. Within the village, there are Anglican and Methodist churches – and there’s a wide selection of gurdwaras, mosques and Hindu temples to the east in Leicester.

Find a Glenfield crematorium

We’ve put together this list of crematoriums within 10 miles of Glenfield. Take a look and see if any seem suitable.

The closest is Gilroes Crematorium. You’ll find it next to Glenfield Hospital on the other side of the ring road.

Find a Glenfield cemetery or burial ground

The main Glenfield burial ground is now full. However, there are a couple of council-run cemeteries and a privately managed burial ground nearby.

  • Gilroes Cemetery (run by Leicester City Council)
  • Markfield Natural Burial Ground (privately run)
  • Saffron Hill Cemetery (run by Leicester City Council) – has an Islamic burial area

You could also have a look at the cemeteries below. These are managed by local parish councils and many are only open to residents of their parish.

  • Desford Cemetery
  • Greengate Lane Cemetery, Birstall
  • Groby Village Cemetery
  • Groby Lane Cemetery, Newtown Linford
  • Markfield Cemetery
  • Thurcaston and Cropston Cemetery

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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.