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.

Nearest Funeral Directors (Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Latest Verified Reviews

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. 

Jemma Sweeting 2019-09-24 16:07:31

My brother sadly passed away in May and funeral was conducted by w.s Taylor. The service we received was absolutely outstanding. I could not have asked for a single thing more. Each & every colleague go above and beyond to suit your every needs. Especially Rebekah.prices are unbelievabley cheap and completely undercut all competitors. 

Simon Lant 2019-09-23 07:29:04

We recently used the company for the death of my Father in Law. From start to finish every aspect of the funeral arrangements was excellent and everything was carried out in such a friendly, understanding and professional manner. I would recommend them 100% as it helped our family during what was a very sad time and it is refreshing to deal with a company who carry out their work to such a high standard.

Karen Mason 2019-09-21 23:02:58

Billy and his staff were so considerate and respectful to my mam and all the family following the loss of my dad . The service was professional from start to finish,Billy supported us every step of the way the personal touches were second to none thanks so much wouldn’t use anybody else would highly recommend xx