Modern Leeds developed from a burgeoning mill town during the industrial revolution to become the UK’s third biggest city. With a population of 700,000, it boasts a diverse economy, making it one of the fastest growing national producers. It is well provided with four universities, many museums including the new City Museum, and theatres including the Grand Theatre.
Leeds comprises a wide selection of communities, although the majority of the population identify as Christian. Three per cent identify as Muslim which reflects the average across the country. Leeds also has a large Jewish community. There are over 75 ethnic groups including Pakistani, Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi and Chinese. Therefore funeral directors in Leeds are likely to have experience providing services for a wide range of religious beliefs and cultural traditions.
There are over 60 funeral directors in Leeds and the surrounding area, with a wide distribution throughout the city and its suburbs. All areas are well provided for and it should be straightforward to source funeral services conveniently.
There are three large crematoriums for Leeds funeral arrangements: Lawnswood on Otley Road to the north of the city; Cottingley on Elland Road to the south west and Rawdon on Leeds Road to the north west.
Leeds has over 20 cemeteries, spread in and around the city, although many of the older ones are now full.
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