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How much does a funeral cost in Liverpool?
The average cost of a simple funeral in Liverpool is £1,878.33. This is roughly on par with the national average and about £20 more than their northern neighbours in Manchester.
How much does cremation and burial cost in Liverpool?
The cost of a standard cremation in Liverpool is £871.00 while the average cost of a standard burial is £1,696.00. This is a little below average in terms of burial costs and a decent amount higher than the average cost of cremation in the UK. It is also a lower average cost for burial than the North West as a whole, and a higher average cost of cremation.
Liverpool City Council has two crematoria and six cemeteries, located mainly to the very north and south of the city.
What do funeral directors in Liverpool offer?
Funeral directors in Liverpool are well-versed in serving the needs of a richly varied population, covering all religions and beliefs. Funeral homes are spread throughout the city and its suburbs, with a choice between various independents, national chains and family-run businesses.
Historically, Liverpool was a vibrant port, welcoming sailors, merchants and immigrants from all across the globe. It had Britain’s first black community, dating back to the 1730s, and the oldest Chinese community in the whole of Europe. That cultural diversity is still evident in the demography of the city, with a high proportion of Irish, Welsh, Asian and African-Caribbean residents. The city also has one of the highest proportions of Catholics in the UK.
Situated on the mouth of the River Mersey, the city of Liverpool and its surrounding areas are home to just over 2.5 million people. There are 51 funeral directors, operating funeral homes across the city.