Co-op Funeralcare, Chester-Le-Street

62 reviews

Co-op Funeralcare, Chester-Le-Street is an ethical and member owned funeral director, serving bereaved families in Chester-Le-Street and the surrounding area with care, respect and clarity.

Latest Verified Reviews

Stephen White 27th Jun 2022

Very professional and polite staff

Michael Mulleney 27th Jun 2022

First class service from Kathryn and her team. Would strongly recommend.

John Fish 20th Jun 2022

swift,sure and sensitive


Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners


Bridgewater House
1 Newcastle Road
County Durham

About Us

Co-op Funeralcare, Chester-Le-Street is an ethical, member-owned funeral director in County Durham. Co-op Funeralcare is the UK’s largest funeral services provider, with a long history of proudly serving the local community. They are owned by their members and promise to always keep you at the heart of their service when helping you to arrange a funeral. You will be treated with care and respect, ensuring that you have both clarity and reassurance that every choice you make is the best one for you.

Whether your loved one wanted a traditional religious funeral or a contemporary celebration of life, Co-op Funeralcare, Chester-Le-Street can help you plan the perfect goodbye. You can choose from a wide range of coffins, from traditional woods to eco-friendly alternatives such as bamboo, wicker or even cardboard.

Their Chester-Le-Street funeral home can provide a wide choice of funeral vehicles, from traditional hearses and limousines, to a horse and carriage. The Co-operative work with the country's largest florist, meaning that every kind of floral tribute will be available to you.

As well as providing funeral services in Chester-Le-Street, Co-op Funeralcare, Chester-Le-Street take a positive, active role in the community, giving back to those in the local area through support programs and outreach to other local businesses. Community is at the heart of every Co-operative branch.

During weekdays, Co-op Funeralcare, Chester-Le-Street in County Durham is open from 10:00 - 14:00. If you need help outside of these hours, there is a 24-hour phone service you can call. Visiting hours on the weekend can also be arranged by appointment.

Telephone Co-op Funeralcare, Chester-Le-Street today to find out more about the services they provide, and begin arranging the perfect farewell for your loved one. Their team of professionals are on hand to listen, advise and guide you through all your options, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Stephen White 27th Jun 2022

    Very professional and polite staff

  • 5 Michael Mulleney 27th Jun 2022

    First class service from Kathryn and her team. Would strongly recommend.

  • 5 John Fish 20th Jun 2022

    swift,sure and sensitive

  • 5 Graeme Fenwick 20th Jun 2022

    Excellent service nothing too much trouble

  • 5 Linda Quinn 20th Jun 2022

    Coop funeral care were absolutely amazing when handling my father's funeral, could not have asked for a better service, kept us informed every step of the way,Catherine was sympathetic yet professional with the family

  • 5 Janet Calder 20th Jun 2022

    Very professional and respectful throughout. Lots of little touches which made a huge difference 

  • 5 David Anthony Pryer 19th Jun 2022

    A very courteous and professional service. Mr Wyman and his staff took care of all of the funeral arrangements in accordance with the wishes of the family. 

  • 5 Robert Graham 8th Jun 2022

    A very first class service. Very compasionate, polite and professional at all times and always kept ne up-to-date with progress.

  • 5 Bernadette Smith 8th Jun 2022

    Co-op funeral services were excellent from the kindness shown by staff when taking my deceased Dad from the home, to the excellent support and care from Kathryn Hendry who guided us through an upsetting and emotional process. 

  • 5 Deborah Mann 31st May 2022

    Excellent service. 

  • 5 Ann Maria Wood 30th May 2022

    Every detail was taken care of and so myself and family were able to relax knowing it was in safe hands. Thank you t o all involved at such a time as this. Mrs.Ann Maria Wood.

  • 5 Susan Knowlson 30th May 2022

    Fantastic service And great staff I'd like to thank you for everything you've done to make things easy in hard times...

  • 5 Arthur Joseph Clark 23rd May 2022

    Everyone was so helpful nothing was a problem and we can't thank them enough

  • 5 Paul Donkin 16th May 2022

    From the initial calls, to the return trip after cremation, nothing has been too much trouble. The advice, communication and professionalism of Kathryn and the team at Chester le Street has been fantastic. 

  • 5 Brenda Hope 16th May 2022

    Could not fault them. All the staff was very helpful and the contact with them and myself was excellent. Also a big thank you to Phil the Funeral Director who was very helpful and understanding. Many thanks again. Brenda (daughter) of Emma Forster

  • 5 Neil Baker 16th May 2022

    Cannot fault the heartfelt support of Carol and the team on my friend's passing. They looked after him, advised me when all the paperwork had been revived - made my job as executor of his will MUCH easier, me being in Manchester anf James passing in his native Durham.. Cannot thank them enough for all their help.

  • 5 Heather Anne Barrett 12th May 2022

    There's not a word to describe the fantastic personal touch of Phillip Wymer and colleagues 200% care snd contact all with care and compassion

  • 5 Michael Slatcher 9th May 2022

    Kathryn handled everything professionally and sympathetically, with clear guidance on the various options available to us.

  • 5 Emma Jane Louise Innerd 9th May 2022

    Phil was so professional throughout.  He supported me 100% through the most difficult of times   Phil ensured the service for my mam went ahead as expected.  I even gained the courage to help carry my mams coffin   Thank you Phil 

  • 5 Denise Baines Johnson 4th May 2022

    I received excellent communications from initial meeting to the last. Everything was carried out to the most professional standard. All staff were courteous and reassuring.

  • 5 Jacqueline Hickman 3rd May 2022

    Phill was brilliant , was a beautiful cremation 4 my mum, very professional service from everyone 

  • 4 Pauline Shevills 3rd May 2022

    Initial contact through call centre was a little disappointing. However, the staff who came to take the body were very kind. Our contact, Phil, was attentive and professional making it a much less stressful experience than I had feared. 

  • 5 Heather Oxley 25th Apr 2022

    Everything was excellent and staff were very kind and understanding

  • 5 John Gilder 20th Apr 2022

    Very efficient, thoughtful. Thankyou 

  • 5 Simon Joseph Parker 13th Apr 2022

    Great service when you really require it....Friendly helpful staff.....Every detail covered in a professional and dignified manner.....Special mention to Phil....Catherine and Hilary who combined to make the day go smoothly and professionally as these occasions can.

Bridgewater House
1 Newcastle Road
County Durham

Latest Verified Reviews

Stephen White 27th Jun 2022

Very professional and polite staff

Michael Mulleney 27th Jun 2022

First class service from Kathryn and her team. Would strongly recommend.

John Fish 20th Jun 2022

swift,sure and sensitive

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