Gloucester Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Gloucester

Gloucester, famous for its medieval architecture and majestic cathedral, is situated in south west England close to the Welsh border. It is the county city of Gloucestershire and was founded by the Romans in AD 97. Gloucester has a population upward of 123,000 living in the city, increasing to 149,000 in the extended urban area.

There are approximately six funeral directors in Gloucester, with both national and family-run independent firms serving local clients. Many of these are within five miles of the city centre.

With a broad diversity of faiths, and a large percentage of non-religious people making their home in Gloucester, it should be relatively easy for clients to find a suitable funeral director in Gloucester with experience arranging many different types of funeral service.

Gloucester Council runs a crematorium and two cemeteries. Gloucester Crematorium, spread over 65 acres, is to the south east of the city centre on Coney Hill Road; it includes an integrated cemetery, a garden of remembrance and access and facilities for the disabled. Gloucester Old Cemetery is located relatively close by on Cemetery Road.

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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
  • Gloucester Crematorium

    Gloucester, GL4 4PA

  • Cheltenham Crematorium

    Gloucestershire, GL52 5JT

  • Forest of Dean Crematorium

    Nr Cinderford, GL14 3HU

  • Evesham (The Vale) Crematorium

    Pershaw, WR10 2QR

  • Worcester Crematorium

    Worcester, WR3 8HA

  • Coney Hill Cemetery

    Gloucester, GL4 4PA

  • St Cyr's Churchyard

    Stonehouse, GL10 3QP

  • Brimscombe Cemetery

    Stroud, GL5 1HJ

  • Cheltenham Cemetery and Crematorium

    Cheltenham, GL52 5JT

  • Tewkesbury Cemetery

    Tewkesbury, GL20 5TQ

  • Kingshill Cemetery, Dursley

    Dursley, GL11 5QB

  • Yew Tree Brake Cemetery

    Cinderford, GL14 3HU

  • Ledbury Cemetery

    Ledbury , HR8 2DX

  • Stratton Cemetery

    Cirencester, GL7 2LR

  • Mile End Cemetery

    Cinderford, GL16 7DB

  • Lydney Cemetery

    Lydney, GL15 5EG

  • Chesterton Cemetery (Cirencester)

    Cirencester, GL7 1XG

  • St Saviours Burial Ground

    Tetbury, GL8 8JG

  • Wotton Cemetery

    Wotton-Under-Edge, GL12 7JU

  • Malmesbury Cemetery

    Malmesbury, SN16 9JR

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Gloucester Crematorium

    Gloucester, GL4 4PA

  • Cheltenham Crematorium

    Gloucestershire, GL52 5JT

  • Forest of Dean Crematorium

    Nr Cinderford, GL14 3HU

  • Evesham (The Vale) Crematorium

    Pershaw, WR10 2QR

  • Worcester Crematorium

    Worcester, WR3 8HA

  • Coney Hill Cemetery

    Gloucester, GL4 4PA

  • St Cyr's Churchyard

    Stonehouse, GL10 3QP

  • Brimscombe Cemetery

    Stroud, GL5 1HJ

  • Cheltenham Cemetery and Crematorium

    Cheltenham, GL52 5JT

  • Tewkesbury Cemetery

    Tewkesbury, GL20 5TQ

  • Kingshill Cemetery, Dursley

    Dursley, GL11 5QB

  • Yew Tree Brake Cemetery

    Cinderford, GL14 3HU

  • Ledbury Cemetery

    Ledbury , HR8 2DX

  • Stratton Cemetery

    Cirencester, GL7 2LR

  • Mile End Cemetery

    Cinderford, GL16 7DB

  • Lydney Cemetery

    Lydney, GL15 5EG

  • Chesterton Cemetery (Cirencester)

    Cirencester, GL7 1XG

  • St Saviours Burial Ground

    Tetbury, GL8 8JG

  • Wotton Cemetery

    Wotton-Under-Edge, GL12 7JU

  • Malmesbury Cemetery

    Malmesbury, SN16 9JR

Nearest Funeral Directors (Gloucester)

Latest Verified Reviews

Donna Thompson 2020-06-23 17:09:53

Amazing service, Ian was a lovely man who made the process of the funeral very easy for us. 

Barry Cowler 2020-06-23 15:23:54

Thank you to Ian & his team for organising a great funeral service for my wife Mary. Many thanks, Barry

Lindy Hennessy 2020-06-16 23:04:38

Ian has been most helpful and understanding at every stage of Michael’s funeral arrangements. I would thoroughly recommend his services. 

Shanie Herbert 2020-06-13 09:08:18

Ian George made the funeral of our much loved mum such a beautiful occasion despite the sadness of the day. He couldn't have been more helpful and understanding of our wishes to personalise the day in every way to reflect our love for mum. I would heartily recommend him to anyone having to face the most difficult day of their lives.

June Tremlett 2020-06-12 12:39:39

Dear Ian and Danesha A big thank you to you and all of your staff Your service is second to none and we appreciate all the help and guidance afforded us in our chats using zoom and where we also linked up with the Minister from Cheltenham Congregational Church. Nothing is too much trouble for you. Every detail was carried out with empathy, precision and dignity and you were so supportive in this very difficult time. It was a lovely and emotional touch that we were able to return to dear Jean's care home on the way to the crematorium and clap the staff who had been caring for her these past two and a half years. You have the ability to take the stress out of a stressful situation. Thank you. Keith Plumridge