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Find funeral directors in Shrewsbury
It’s easy to find and compare Shrewsbury funeral directors with our online directory. We’ve gathered up some of the best Shrewsbury funeral homes, as well as options in Telford, Wem and other nearby towns. Compare prices and services from a range of independent funeral directors, plus familiar names like Co-op Funeralcare.
Plan a funeral in Shrewsbury
There are quite a few Shrewsbury funeral venues to choose from. This means you can plan almost any kind of funeral, whether it’s a no-fuss direct cremation or a big celebration of life. The town has 2 mixed-faith cemeteries and one crematorium, as well as several places of worship. There’s also a humanist group, which provides celebrants for non-religious funeral services.
Find a Shrewsbury crematorium
There is 1 crematorium in Shrewsbury. It’s called Emstrey Crematorium and is found on the grounds of Emstrey Cemetery. If you’re looking for an alternative, you could choose Telford Crematorium. This is about half an hour away by car.
Find a burial ground or cemetery in Shrewsbury
There are 2 main Shrewsbury cemeteries. Both allow mixed-faith burials. The 2 cemeteries are:
- Longden Road Cemetery (council-run, privately managed)
- Emstrey Cemetery (council-run, privately managed)
You can find more information about these cemeteries on the Shropshire Council website. In addition, there are several green burial sites near Shrewsbury:
- South Shropshire Remembrance Park (privately owned): close to Church Stretton
- Westhope Green Burial Ground (privately owned)
- Fenns Meadow Green Burial Ground (privately owned): near Whitchurch, close to the Welsh border
There are also smaller cemeteries in the nearby villages of Westbury, Great Ness, Minsterley, Alberbury and Church Pulverbatch. However, these are meant for residents.
Find funeral wake venues in Shrewsbury
Are you looking for places to hold a funeral gathering in Shrewsbury? The town is home to many pubs, restaurants and hotels where you can have a wake (funeral tea). Check funeral wake venues in Shrewsbury for a few ideas. Remember: you’re not limited to these kinds of venues. You could hold the wake almost anywhere – at a football stadium, an outdoor space or simply at home.
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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.