Derby Funeral Directors


Guide to Funeral Directors in Derby

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Simply click on a funeral director’s listing to see their profile page, where you can learn more about the funeral services they provide, read customer reviews, and find out how to get in touch to discuss arrangements for your loved one.

How much does a funeral cost in Derby?


The average cost of a simple funeral in Derby is £1,759.55. That puts it around a hundred pounds less than the national average. It's also significantly cheaper, on average, than Birmingham.

How much does cremation and burial cost in Derby?


The average cost for cremation in Derby is £744.00 while the average cost of burial in Derby is £1,803.00. Both prices are around average for UK burial and cremation prices, although they are both above average for the East Midlands as a whole.

Derby City Council is responsible for managing six cemeteries across the city, with new burial plots available in Nottingham Road Cemetery and Spondon. Burials in reopened graves or the interment of cremated ashes may be accepted at Uttoxeter Old Road, Normanton, Chellaston and Mickleover cemeteries. In addition, Markeaton Crematorium has facilities with two service chapels and a Garden of Remembrance.

What do funeral directors in Derby offer?


According to the most recent data, Derby’s population comprises almost one-quarter ethnic minority communities, including people of Pakistani and Indian heritage. After Christianity and non-religious beliefs, Islam and Hinduism are the most common religions in Derby. You can expect most Derby funeral directors to be experienced in providing funeral services befitting a range of religious beliefs and cultural traditions.

Traditionally the county town of Derbyshire, Derby is a fascinating historical city and one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution. From the 19th Century onwards, Derby grew from a market town into the centre of British railways and train manufacture, as well as an industrial hub of the north.

Serving a population of approximately 250,000 are around 21 funeral directors operating from 40 funeral homes. With a good variety of independent, family-run, or national companies, residents of Derby should have a good choice of local funeral directors.