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Find funeral directors in Newcastle upon Tyne

If you’re planning a funeral, we’re here to help you find a funeral director in Newcastle upon Tyne. With our directory, you can compare local independent funeral homes and well-known companies such as Dignity and Co-op. Simply enter your location to browse Newcastle funeral homes in all areas of the city, including Gateshead, Jesmond and South Shields. 

Planning a funeral in Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne has one council-run crematorium: The West Road Crematorium. It has two traditional-style chapels and a Garden of Remembrance. The council is responsible for the management of 10 cemeteries in Newcastle.  

Newcastle has a diverse community which is well-served by many places of worship including mosques, Hindu temples, Buddhist temples, a gurdwara and Baptist, Catholic, Methodist and Orthodox churches. You can view a full list of places of worship in Newcastle Upon Tyne here. 

Why compare Newcastle upon Tyne funeral directors?

The cost of a funeral in Newcastle Upon Tyne will depend on a variety of factors. You’ll need to make decisions on when to hold the funeral, where you want it to take place and which funeral director you want to use. Before you make any decisions, it’s important to look at the different options available. With our directory, you can compare Newcastle Upon Tyne funeral costs in one place. 

Find a crematorium in Newcastle upon Tyne

There are several crematoriums in Newcastle and the surrounding areas. These include: 

Find a cemetery in Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle City Council manages the following Newcastle cemeteries: 

  • All Saints Cemetery, Jesmond Road 
  • Heaton Cemetery, Benton Road 
  • Elswick/St John's Cemetery, St Johns Road 
  • Hollywood Cemetery, Hollywood Avenue 
  • Jesmond Old Cemetery, Jesmond Road 
  • Lemington Cemetery, Union Hall Road 
  • North Gosforth Cemetery, Coach Lane 
  • St Andrews Cemetery, Tankerville Terrace 
  • St Nicholas Cemetery, Nuns Moor Road 

Traditional burial plots are available in all the cemeteries in Newcastle upon Tyne. Small plots for the burial of cremated remains are available at the West Road, Lemington and Hollywood cemeteries. There is a small section for Muslim burials at West Road. For the Orthodox Jewish community, Hazelrigg Jewish Cemetery is on Coach Lane in Gosforth.  

Natural burials are available at Belsay Woodland Burials natural burial site and Northumbrian Woodland Burial & Crematorium, which also has a purpose-built crematorium facility. 

Find funeral wake venues in Newcastle upon Tyne

There are many different funeral wake venues in Newcastle Upon Tyne to consider. You could also hold the wake at home or in a community venue such as a village hall. 

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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.