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How much does a funeral cost in Manchester?
The average cost of a simple funeral in Manchester is £1,858.91, which is relatively high compared to less metropolitan areas. However, a larger number of funeral directors to choose from means you should be able to find one to fit your budget and needs.
How much does cremation and burial cost in Manchester?
The average cost of cremation in Manchester is £789.25 and the average cost of burial in Manchester is £1,783.63. That puts the North West city at slightly more expensive than the national average for burial and slightly less expensive for cremations.
Manchester City Council operates seven cemeteries in the area, with a cemetery and crematorium at Blackley. These cemeteries are open every day of the year, while cremations take place Monday to Friday. Other crematoria and cemeteries are available in Altrincham, Stockport, Tameside and Salford.
What do funeral directors in Manchester offer?
One of the North of England’s major cities, Manchester has a population of over half a million, with over 2.5 million people living in the greater surrounding area. Greater Manchester is the UK’s second most populous urban area after London. Serving the culturally diverse population are over 200 funeral homes operating across the city.
With a relatively large proportion of Asian and Middle Eastern residents, Manchester is a multicultural city, home to many different religions, including Islam and Hinduism. As a result, many Manchester funeral directors have experience arranging funerals for people of different faiths and there are several funeral homes specialising in offering Muslim funeral services.
Are there humanist celebrants in Manchester?
Approximately 20% of people living in Manchester identify as having no religion. This means that most funeral directors in Manchester are likely to have extensive experience with secular, non-religious or Humanist funeral services.