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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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Saltwell Crematorium

    Gateshead, NE9 6DT

  • Birtley Crematorium

    Birtley, DH3 1PQ

  • South Shields Crematorium

    South Shields, NE34 9DT

  • Mountsett Crematorium

    Stanley, DH9 9JP

  • Tynemouth Crematorium

    North Shields, NE29 9NJ

  • 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

  • Birtley Cemetery

    Gateshead, DH3 1PQ

  • Heaton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DS

  • Blaydon Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE21 5AS

  • Hollywood Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5BS

  • Holy Cross Cemetery

    Wallsend, NE28 7HF

  • Benton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8AX

  • Lemington Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7JS

  • Jarrow Cemetery

    Jarrow, NE32 5UU

  • Ryton Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE40 3QJ

  • Stanley Cemetery County (Stanley)

    Stanley, DH9 0PS

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Saltwell Crematorium

    Gateshead, NE9 6DT

  • Birtley Crematorium

    Birtley, DH3 1PQ

  • South Shields Crematorium

    South Shields, NE34 9DT

  • Mountsett Crematorium

    Stanley, DH9 9JP

  • Tynemouth Crematorium

    North Shields, NE29 9NJ

  • 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

  • Birtley Cemetery

    Gateshead, DH3 1PQ

  • Heaton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DS

  • Blaydon Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE21 5AS

  • Hollywood Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5BS

  • Holy Cross Cemetery

    Wallsend, NE28 7HF

  • Benton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8AX

  • Lemington Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7JS

  • Jarrow Cemetery

    Jarrow, NE32 5UU

  • Ryton Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE40 3QJ

  • Stanley Cemetery County (Stanley)

    Stanley, DH9 0PS

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Latest Verified Reviews

Lyn Rippon 2020-07-12 09:03:54

Absolutely first class , couldn’t do enough for us & the care & compassion they all showed will stay with us forever, we would recommend them every time 

Paula Vardy 2020-06-13 09:13:25

Kay and Ben were there for us every step of the way, they made everything easier through an extremely difficult time, we cannot thank them enough for a beautiful and respectful funeral for our Dad 

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Fantastic service from W.S Taylor & Sons. They made our lives so much easier from start to finish. 

Rowena Gilchrist 2020-06-02 10:08:44

A respectful, professional service throughout the 3 week period from the passing of my mother until her funeral. Questions,needs ,advice were dealt with promptly and with great empathy for family members . Visits to the parlour were excellent and family felt supported. The team listened to and met all our wishes. The whole funeral day we were treated with compassion and respect and my mother was treated with the utmost dignity .Thank you Simon and everyone ❤️