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Guide to Funeral Directors in Basingstoke

The largest town in Hampshire, Basingstoke is an important economic centre in the south of England located some 50 miles southwest of London, which greatly expanded from the small market town it was before the 1960s into the economic hub it is today.

Recent census information shows the population of the borough of Basingstoke and Deane to be in the region of 152,000, of which over 72% identify as religious, mostly Christian but also embracing other major faiths. There are many places of worship, 23 within a two mile radius of the centre, including the Hindu temple on Council Road.

There are approximately 12 funeral directors in Basingstoke and the surrounding area, with three in the city centre and seven within a five mile radius. These include many long established family run and independent establishments.

Basingstoke Council runs an integrated burial and cemetery service from its office at the Worting Road Cemetery, and the grounds are open seven days a week. Basingstoke Crematorium, on Stockbridge road, is privately owned. There are two other cemeteries within a ten mile radius of Basingstoke, one at Alton, to the east, and the other at Whitchurch to the west.

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