Guide to Funeral Directors in Leeds

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.

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

Latest Verified Reviews

Jjeannette Ellis 2018-11-01 19:37:13

I feel that both Adrian and Julie and there team went above and beyond the duties as funeral directors, in circumstances with they had to deal with. There services came highly recommend, I would also do the same because of the care, understanding of a difficult situation. Our children were so pleased at the friendly and personnel service that DAD received throughout this difficult time. I Jjeannette will always be grateful to Benson's for the difficult but lovely way our family were treated. To all at Benson's thank you so very much. From Jjeannette, Nathan, Kierane, Shandese. 

Stephen Cater 2018-10-19 11:26:01

The service was very good and also the sending off, the staff was helpful and understanding

Lorraine Goodyear 2018-10-16 22:31:05

I could not give Adrian and the staff at Bentley’s enough praise, they made a very difficult time, so much easier with their help and knowledge and were able to give wonderful recommendations, which made planning so much easier, they provided my dad with a lovely , dignified funeral, and would recommend them to anyone, many thanks to you all.

Helen Barker 2018-10-16 14:32:36

We were very happy with the service that Adrian provided, they were very respectful of our feelings and our wishes when it came to us organising our 24 yr old sons funeral. They did a wonderful job and we are glad we chose them.

Ann Baird 2018-10-06 09:07:34

They have been excellent in the care and great service they provided they went out of their way to make sure we were treated well ten out of ten