Wakefield Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Wakefield

The town of Wakefield has grown steadily, with its population standing at 77,512 as of the 2011 census. There are 17 funeral directors in Wakefield and the surrounding area, providing plenty of choice for residents, suitable for a variety of budgets.

Wakefield’s population is mainly Christian, but funeral directors cater to other faiths such as Islam, Sikhism and Judaism.

Synagogues in nearby Leeds and Bradford serve Wakefield’s Jewish community, while there are six mosques in the town for clients looking to make Muslim funeral arrangements and around 40 Christian churches of different denominations within a three-mile radius of the town centre for religious funerals.

You can also find specialist funeral services available from some local funeral directors such as burial at sea, military funerals and vault burials. Wakefield Council is responsible for 19 cemeteries and graveyards, including Featherstone and Horbury, and two crematoria – Pontefract and Wakefield.

Search using your postcode or area to find local funeral directors in Wakefield. Order results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you to see what is available in your local area. You can 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.

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
  • Dewsbury Moor Crematorium

    Dewsbury, WF13 3PL

  • Pontefract Crematorium

    Pontefract, WF8 4HA

  • Cottingley Hall Crematorium

    Leeds, LS11 0EU

  • Barnsley Crematorium

    Barnsley, S71 5EH

  • Huddersfield Crematorium

    Huddersfield, HD2 2JF

  • Alverthorpe Cemetery

    Alverthorpe, WF2 0BT

  • Wakefield Cemetery

    Wakefield, WF1 5LF

  • Outwood Cemetery

    Wakefield, WF1 2LJ

  • Horbury Cemetery

    Horbury, WF4 6BD

  • Crigglestone Cemetery

    Crigglestone, WF4 3JA

  • Stanley Cemetery (Leeds)

    Stanley, WF3 4HR

  • Altofts Cemetery

    Altofts, WF6 2NN

  • Lofthouse Cemetery

    Leeds, WF3 3RU

  • Sharlston Cemetery

    Sharlston, WF4 1AZ

  • Normanton Upper Cemetery

    Normanton, WF6 1HU

  • Normanton Lower Cemetery

    Normanton, WF6 2HZ

  • Snydale Cemetery

    Streethouse, WF7 6BZ

  • Rothwell Cemetery (North Yorkshire)

    Leeds, LS26 0TD

  • Ryhill Cemetery

    Ryhill, WF4 2DP

  • Dewsbury Cemetery

    Dewsbury, WF13 3QE

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Dewsbury Moor Crematorium

    Dewsbury, WF13 3PL

  • Pontefract Crematorium

    Pontefract, WF8 4HA

  • Cottingley Hall Crematorium

    Leeds, LS11 0EU

  • Barnsley Crematorium

    Barnsley, S71 5EH

  • Huddersfield Crematorium

    Huddersfield, HD2 2JF

  • Alverthorpe Cemetery

    Alverthorpe, WF2 0BT

  • Wakefield Cemetery

    Wakefield, WF1 5LF

  • Outwood Cemetery

    Wakefield, WF1 2LJ

  • Horbury Cemetery

    Horbury, WF4 6BD

  • Crigglestone Cemetery

    Crigglestone, WF4 3JA

  • Stanley Cemetery (Leeds)

    Stanley, WF3 4HR

  • Altofts Cemetery

    Altofts, WF6 2NN

  • Lofthouse Cemetery

    Leeds, WF3 3RU

  • Sharlston Cemetery

    Sharlston, WF4 1AZ

  • Normanton Upper Cemetery

    Normanton, WF6 1HU

  • Normanton Lower Cemetery

    Normanton, WF6 2HZ

  • Snydale Cemetery

    Streethouse, WF7 6BZ

  • Rothwell Cemetery (North Yorkshire)

    Leeds, LS26 0TD

  • Ryhill Cemetery

    Ryhill, WF4 2DP

  • Dewsbury Cemetery

    Dewsbury, WF13 3QE

Nearest Funeral Directors (Wakefield)

Latest Verified Reviews

Stewart Moxon 2020-03-31 00:04:21

Helen and the staff were excellent. Went over and beyond as things were changing daily due to the Corona Virus situation developing. Only negative was this funeralguide site they referred me to for internet donations and memoriam to my wife. Found this site commercialised, unpersonal - my wife never was a number, and tacky. Hence having to produce my own site Lynn-Moxon.info

Geoffrey Wilson 2020-03-28 11:33:20

could not have been more helpful and we found their staff very friendly and courteous and understanding

Mark North 2020-03-25 17:58:28

The help and support we were given was invaluable that really helped us get through a sad occasion. The friendly staff put us at ease and took away the stress of organising everything we required for the day of the funeral. One of the services on offer was a photo tribute  presentation of your chosen pictures and music that was professionally put together. A very friendly professional service that i would recommend. A big thank you to all at Eric F  Box

Tracie Holloway 2020-03-24 15:42:57

I was really please with everyone and everything that was done for me lovely people and excellent service highly recommended.

CONAN BOOTH 2020-03-24 09:41:40

They did a brilliant job for my mum's service thank you so much