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

Philip Pattison 2019-02-08 16:44:24

Excellent service, highly recommend Mark and his team.

Charles White McCormack 2019-02-02 22:16:15

Mark and his family could not do enough for us, prior, on the day and after the passing of my wife. Their kindness and understanding was excellent and always made sure the process was as smooth as it could be. Mark organises everything for the funeral, giving great advice when and where needed. I have informed my family that they are to use his company when my time comes. I would not hesitate in using this funeral director for the loss of your loved ones. Thanks again Mark Charlie

Benjamin John Wiszniewski 2019-01-05 08:26:43

Proffessional, kind and understanding service from warm and compassionate staff. Much appreciated at such a difficult time. Well recommend.

Edith Connell 2019-01-05 03:34:11

At such a difficult time Mark stepped in and supported all of the family with his kindness, thoughtfulness, suggestions and above all his professionalism. Mark's attention to detail and gentle manner gave us comforting in knowing our Dad was being looked after. Thank you Mark, you did our Dad proud.

Jaime Amezaga 2018-12-14 19:03:21

Mark Wait is a hidden jewel amongst the funeral services. Run strictly as a family business, you will not get better personalised treatment and value for money anywhere else. Mark and Kelsey made what was a daunting and onerous task look easy. In the middle of a difficult moment it was a real pleasure working with them designing my late wife’s funeral. They catered perfectly for all our needs and understood exactly the spirit we wanted for the event. Their suggestions were always spot on. Everything was delivered exactly as agreed. Thanks to them my family and our friends were able to participate in a very special farewell.