Bridgend Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Bridgend

Bridgend (or Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr in Welsh) is a town in the Mid Glamorgan area of Wales about halfway between Cardiff and Swansea. At just under 50,000 people, its local authority area is nearly three times larger at around 140,000.

There is a wide choice of funeral directors in Bridgend, despite its small size. There are four funeral homes close to the centre of town, but you will find eight in total within a ten-mile radius.

The main cemetery serving the town is Bridgend Cemetery, but there are others at nearby Laleston and Porthcawl, and Coychurch is the main crematorium. Administrators for these facilities will take booking details from family members or funeral directors in Bridgend.

Bridgend Council accommodates special burial needs, such as non-denominational and specific religious requirements where possible. Roman Catholic burial needs are facilitated at Sarn and Pencoed, and Muslim interments can be accommodated at Laleston. Porthcawl and Bridgend Cemeteries allow full memorials and all will have a memorial area for the interment of cremated remains.

Bridgend cemetery has a chapel that is open to either religious or non-religious ceremonies and there is a large selection of Christian churches within the town. In nearby Sarn, there is a small mosque but many larger centres for Islam and other faiths can be found in nearby Cardiff and Swansea.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do when someone dies?

When someone dies you need to get a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death from a doctor, register their death and choose a funeral director to arrange their funeral. The Registration Office will give you a Death Certificate and Certificate for Burial or Cremation (GR021 in Northern Ireland).

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How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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How much does a funeral cost?

The cost of a funeral depends on where you are in the UK and whether you choose a burial or a cremation. Natural burial is becoming increasingly popular, but can often be more expensive than burial in a traditional cemetery. The cost of coffins, flowers, catering and transport also varies a lot. There is also an almost unlimited list of options for personalising a service, such as professional funeral singers or a motorcycle-hearse. You can compare the price of funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Coychurch Crematorium

    Bridgend, CF35 6AB

  • Margam Crematorium

    Port Talbot, SA13 2NR

  • Glyntaff Crematorium

    Pontypridd, CF37 4BE

  • Cardiff and Glamorgan Memorial Park and Crematorium

    Barry, CF62 9PX

  • Llwydcoed Crematorium

    Aberdare, CF44 0DJ

  • Bridgend Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF31 1YY

  • Sarn Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 9RW

  • Laleston Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 0HU

  • Pencoed Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF35 5HZ

  • Cornelly Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF33 4HL

  • Porthcawl Cemetery

    Porthcawl, CF36 5TB

  • Pwllypant Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 7HT

  • Gelliron Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 8HB

  • Maesteg Cemetery

    Maesteg, CF34 0DN

  • Blaenogwr Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 7SH

  • Margam Cemetery

    Port Talbot, SA13 2PP

  • Glynogwr Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF35 6EL

  • Lantwit Major Cemetery

    Llantwit Major, CF61 1WX

  • Cefn Y Parc Cemetery

    Pontyclun, CF72 8PY

  • Cymmer Cemetery

    Cymmer, SA13 3NT

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Coychurch Crematorium

    Bridgend, CF35 6AB

  • Margam Crematorium

    Port Talbot, SA13 2NR

  • Glyntaff Crematorium

    Pontypridd, CF37 4BE

  • Cardiff and Glamorgan Memorial Park and Crematorium

    Barry, CF62 9PX

  • Llwydcoed Crematorium

    Aberdare, CF44 0DJ

  • Bridgend Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF31 1YY

  • Sarn Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 9RW

  • Laleston Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 0HU

  • Pencoed Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF35 5HZ

  • Cornelly Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF33 4HL

  • Porthcawl Cemetery

    Porthcawl, CF36 5TB

  • Pwllypant Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 7HT

  • Gelliron Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 8HB

  • Maesteg Cemetery

    Maesteg, CF34 0DN

  • Blaenogwr Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF32 7SH

  • Margam Cemetery

    Port Talbot, SA13 2PP

  • Glynogwr Cemetery

    Bridgend, CF35 6EL

  • Lantwit Major Cemetery

    Llantwit Major, CF61 1WX

  • Cefn Y Parc Cemetery

    Pontyclun, CF72 8PY

  • Cymmer Cemetery

    Cymmer, SA13 3NT

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Funeral Directors in Bridgend

Latest Verified Reviews

Tony Packer 2018-08-04 20:14:12

At a most difficult time it was a delight to have Richard with us to look after every single aspect of the arrangements. At every single step he was there in the background taking care of everything in meticulous detail to the highest professional standard. It felt like he was a family member and we were reassured and felt calm that everything was taken care of. Richard and his staff provided a level of service that far exceeded and surpassed the larger corporate companies. We were also very surprised to receive a very modest invoice from Richard despite the additional arrangements we asked for to ensure Dads passing was memorable. Richard, you are true gentleman and of the highest professional standard. Mother and I extend our sincere gratitude to you and are eternally grateful for your kindness. Regards Tony Packer

Beryl Doreen John 2018-07-03 12:25:59

They were first class I would recommend them to anyone and the personal touch and understanding was out of this world and I thought that the service was excellent 

Peter Crook 2018-07-03 01:41:06

The service that we received from Pontyclun Funeral Services was very professional and dignified and nothing was too much trouble. They carried out the arrangements to the exact way that we asked them too and our family would like to thank them so much for making the experience as stress free as was possible.

Susan Rowe 2017-10-12 17:58:27

We received wonderful support from Richard during our recent bereavement.  His empathy towards the entire family, his professionalism and outstanding service in all aspects of the funeral arrangements have been so very much appreciated.

Fiona Gaskell 2017-10-11 23:41:38

A very professional service throughout.  Richard was calm, empathetic and helped us make decisions at a difficult time. Nothing was too much trouble and his attention to detail was impressive. Richard's advice and recommendations were well thought out and he (and his staff) ensured the ceremony ran smoothly. I can wholeheartedly recommend his services.