Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Newcastle-upon-Tyne covers an area of 44 square miles, with nearly 300,000 inhabitants, making it the most populated city in the North East. Around two dozen funeral directors in Newcastle cater to the needs of bereaved families and individuals, providing burials, cremations and memorial services.

Over half of the population of Newcastle is Christian, according to the 2011 census. Funeral directors provide services for different Christian denominations, including Roman Catholic and Anglican.

A good number of Newcastle residents follow other major faiths such as Islam, Sikhism, Judaism, Buddhism and Hinduism. Some of the funeral homes in Newcastle may be able to cater to these religious requirements for funerals. The city has two synagogues; the Newcastle Reform Synagogue and United Hebrew Congregation of Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Graham Park Road. There are 15 mosques in the city, including the Newcastle Muslim Centre and Heaton Mosque and Islamic Centre.

In addition, with roughly 16 per cent of the population identifying as having no religion, funeral directors in Newcastle may be experienced in providing secular funeral services.

Newcastle’s town council manages 10 cemeteries such as All Saints and Elswick/St John’s. West Road Cemetery has the only municipal crematorium.

Newcastle funeral directors are evenly spread across the city, from Arlington Avenue to Dundrum Road. With Funeral Zone’s funeral directors listings, you can easily pinpoint the nearest funeral home to you. Simply search using your postcode or area, then order results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you to compare local funeral services. Click on a funeral director’s profile to learn more about the services they provide, read independent customer reviews, and find out how to contact them to discuss funeral arrangements for your loved one.

Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Saltwell Crematorium

    Gateshead, NE9 6DT

  • Birtley Crematorium

    Birtley, DH3 1PQ

  • Tynemouth Crematorium

    North Shields, NE29 9NJ

  • South Shields Crematorium

    South Shields, NE34 9DT

  • Mountsett Crematorium

    Stanley, DH9 9JP

  • West Road Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2JL

  • Hollywood Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5BS

  • Saltwell Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE8 4TA

  • Heaton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DS

  • Garden House Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE16 4NJ

  • Heworth Burn Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE10 0PE

  • Benton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8AX

  • Blaydon Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE21 5AS

  • Lemington Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7JS

  • Hebburn Cemetery

    Hebburn, NE31 1UR

  • Holy Cross Cemetery

    Wallsend, NE28 7HF

  • Birtley Cemetery

    Gateshead, DH3 1PQ

  • Ryton Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE40 3QJ

  • Jarrow Cemetery

    Jarrow, NE32 5UU

  • Dudley Cemetery (Cramlington)

    North Tyneside, NE23 7JT

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Saltwell Crematorium

    Gateshead, NE9 6DT

  • Birtley Crematorium

    Birtley, DH3 1PQ

  • Tynemouth Crematorium

    North Shields, NE29 9NJ

  • South Shields Crematorium

    South Shields, NE34 9DT

  • Mountsett Crematorium

    Stanley, DH9 9JP

  • West Road Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2JL

  • Hollywood Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5BS

  • Saltwell Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE8 4TA

  • Heaton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7DS

  • Garden House Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE16 4NJ

  • Heworth Burn Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE10 0PE

  • Benton Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8AX

  • Blaydon Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE21 5AS

  • Lemington Cemetery

    Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7JS

  • Hebburn Cemetery

    Hebburn, NE31 1UR

  • Holy Cross Cemetery

    Wallsend, NE28 7HF

  • Birtley Cemetery

    Gateshead, DH3 1PQ

  • Ryton Cemetery

    Gateshead, NE40 3QJ

  • Jarrow Cemetery

    Jarrow, NE32 5UU

  • Dudley Cemetery (Cramlington)

    North Tyneside, NE23 7JT

Nearest Funeral Directors (Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Latest Verified Reviews

Gwen Marchbanks 2019-12-06 10:30:14

The most caring funeral directors anywhere, they do everything so positively right, just amazing people x

Craig Scott 2019-12-06 09:31:09

Very, nice people. Helped me every step of the way. They worked to my needs, I would highly recommend this funeral directors. Thanks craig

Jacqueline Hetherington 2019-11-08 10:53:31

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Maureen Williamson 2019-10-03 15:59:05

This is the third time I have used the service of W s Taylor and son They are very caring and professional . Billy is a special person who makes you feel at ease at a very stressful time. He keeps you informed all the way before during and after. I would not hesitate to recommend this company to any  one 

Debra Balmer 2019-09-28 12:11:59

Billy, Karen and the rest of the team are the most amazing, compassionate and professional people you could ever wish to look after your loved ones, absolutely nothing was too much trouble and they were contactable 24/7, I couldn’t recommend them any higher, I wouldn’t use anyone else.