Gateshead Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Gateshead

The large town of Gateshead lies on the southern bank of the river Tyne and is home to roughly 200,000 people. Evidence of the multicultural nature of Gateshead society can be found in the many churches of every denomination, the Gateshead Yeshiva and numerous other Jewish educational institutions and the two mosques in the Bensham area that serve the Muslim community. There is also a significant amount of the population that are non-religious.

Of the approximately 11 funerals directors in Gateshead, most will be equipped to handle funeral arrangements and customs traditionally practised by the various religions. St Georges Church in Durham Road and St Patricks R C Church in High Street are just two popular Christian funeral venues.

Funeral directors in Gateshead will be able to advise on cemeteries and crematoriums that will accommodate a variety of needs. Although places like East Cemetery no longer has burial plots available, many deed holders are choosing to inter cremated remains of loved ones in family graves situated here. The Heworth Burn Cemetery, however, does still offer burial sites for purchase.

Special requirements such as a natural burial or eco-friendly funeral transport can be provided by most funeral directors in Gateshead and they will provide all of the information necessary to fulfil a loved one’s wishes.

Search for local Gateshead funeral directors now to see funeral homes near you. You can filter search results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you. Click on a funeral director’s listing to see their profile page, where you can read independent customer reviews, search for recent obituaries, and learn more about the funeral services they can offer to you.

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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  • Saltwell Crematorium

    Gateshead, NE9 6DT

  • Birtley Crematorium

    Birtley, DH3 1PQ

  • South Shields Crematorium

    South Shields, NE34 9DT

  • Tynemouth Crematorium

    North Shields, NE29 9NJ

  • Mountsett Crematorium

    Stanley, DH9 9JP

  • Saltwell Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE8 4TA

  • Heworth Burn Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE10 0PE

  • Garden House Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE16 4NJ

  • West Road Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2JL

  • Hebburn Cemetery

    Hebburn, NE31 1UR

  • Heaton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DS

  • Hollywood Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5BS

  • Birtley Cemetery

    Gateshead, DH3 1PQ

  • Benton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8AX

  • Blaydon Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE21 5AS

  • Holy Cross Cemetery

    Wallsend, NE28 7HF

  • Lemington Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7JS

  • Jarrow Cemetery

    Jarrow, NE32 5UU

  • Ryton Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE40 3QJ

  • Dudley Cemetery (Cramlington)

    North Tyneside, NE23 7JT

Nearest Funeral Directors (Gateshead)

Latest Verified Reviews

Elaine Farr 3 days ago

Chris was so kind and sympathetic from the moment i contacted the company to arrange my brothers funeral. He gave me clear and consise instructions on what to do and kept in touch throughout the preparations. I cannot reccomend them highly enough

Vivien Allan 4 days ago

Mr Walker delivered a fantastic service for my dad’s funeral. He was very interested to hear of my father’s life and listened to the service and eulogies. He put us in touch with a lovely lady to deliver the eulogy. He also organised live streaming for my niece who lives in Qatar. I would have no hesitation in recommending his services. 

Theresa Hurst 4 days ago

I highly recommend Walker’s from beginning to end Chris made us all feel very comfortable. Very professional.

Stephanie Loughran 2 weeks ago

Funeral was handled with grace and compassion, the service was excellent and catered to our specific requirements, could not have asked for a more friendly and personal send off. Highly recommended!!! My biggest thanks to Chris who made the whole process a pleasure in such a difficult time

Denise Weddle 2 weeks ago

Very kind and helpful - an excellent service.