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Funeral Directors in Ellesmere Port

In the unfortunate event that you need to start planning a funeral, you may want to look into hiring a funeral director in Ellesmere Port. It’s hard to deal with everything on your own, so hiring someone who can help you alleviate some of the stress could be an option you might want to consider.

Highly rated Funeral Directors in Ellesmere Port

On this page, you’ll find a range of funeral directors in Ellesmere Port that come highly regarded by people within the local community. You’ll find comments, reviews and all the contact details you could possibly need for funeral directors in your area below.

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Why choose a funeral director in Ellesmere Port?

A funeral director can be an important part of arranging all the details of a funeral. Saying goodbye to a loved one is hard enough without all the stress and planning that goes into trying to organise a last send-off with little help.

A port town in Cheshire, Ellesmere Port is home to a number of attractions including the Blue Planet Aquarium, National Waterways Museum and of course, the River Mersey. Its place at the heart of one of the most densely populated areas in Britain is also worth noting.

The most historic churches in Ellesmere Port for a funeral

There are a wide range of historic churches in Ellesmere Port and the Mersey area in general. In fact, quite a number of churches within the area are mentioned on the National Heritage List for England due to their historical significance and their importance to the local area.

St Oswalds Church

An example of St Oswalds Church on the Funeral Directors in Ellesmere Port page on Thomson Local.
20 Church lane, Chester, CH2 4BE

A Grade II listed building located in the village of Backford, located near Ellesmere Port (close to the A41) the majority of the church actually dates back to the 14th century with additions and restorations coming in the centuries since.

Holy Trinity

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1893 Capenhurst Lane, Chester, CH1 6HL

Built in the village of Capenhurst, Holy Trinity Church is in the National Heritage List for England and has been identified as a Grade II listed building. An active parish in the diocese of Chester, the church holds a special place in the local community despite being a relatively new church by most standards being built in 1856.

St Mary’s Church

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Stanley lane, Wirral, CH62 0AG

Like a number of churches in the area, St Mary’s Church in Eastham is a Grade II listed building and recorded on the National Heritage List for England. An active church, St Mary’s has been around since before the time of the Domesday Book which was published in 1086.

Saint Paul’s Church

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230 Chester Road, Thornton, CH66 1QH

Located in the village of Hooton in Cheshire, St Paul’s Church is a wonderful part of the local area thanks to its architecture and long-standing place in the community.

You can find out more about the history of the church by visiting the Historic England website which contains further information.

St John the Evangelist

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Old Chester Road, Cheshire, CH66 4RE

A church that has stood the time for a number of years, St John the Evangelist is still active to this day and is an important part of the local community in and around the area.

You can find more information about the church, including its contact details, by visiting this website.

How to find a crematorium in Ellesmere Port

It might be the case that you’re not looking for a standard funeral service and instead might be searching for a crematorium in Ellesmere Port. If that’s the case, then you should be able to see a number of options available to you below, many of which can provide you with the facilities you need in order to hold a suitable cremation service.

Best wake venues in Ellesmere Port

After a funeral or cremation, most family and friends tend to gather in one area and hold a wake in order to reminisce about the life of a loved one. These events usually take place close to where the initial ceremony occurred and come with food, drink and sometimes, depending on how far away people have travelled from, a place to stay for the night.

While not an extensive list, we’ve put together a number of different options that you might want to consider for a wake venue in Ellesmere Port.

The Woodland

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Chester Road, Ellesmere Port, CH66 2LJ

A local pub located not far from Ellesmere Port train station, the Woodland is a great place to sit down with friends and family over a few refreshments.

You can get all the contact information you need about the Woodland by going here.

Grace Arms

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Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, CH65 9AH

The pub itself has been open since the 1930s and takes its name from the Grace family who lived at the nearby Whitby Hall. The Grace Arms in Ellesmere Port is able to provide ample room, food and drink and its location is within travelling distance for many people.

Old Wirral Hundred

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Old Wirral Hundred, Ellesmere Port, CH66 2BY

A community pub that boasts great atmosphere, wonderful food and a wide range of drinks, the Old Wirral Hundred has ample room and might be a nice place for a wake venue in Ellesmere Port and the surrounding area.

You can find out more about it as a potential wake venue in Ellesmere Port by visiting the Old Wirral Hundred website.

The Cheshire Yeoman

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Welsh Road, Ellesmere Port, CH66 4QR

Located just west of Ellesmere Port in Little Sutton, the Cheshire Yeoman is a family friendly pub that serves British food and drink, is capable of holding a number of people, and might be the ideal location if you’re looking for a wake venue in Ellesmere Port, or at least within the local vicinity.

Whitby Club

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Dunkirk Lane, Ellesmere Port, CH65 6QF

A popular local venue with “delicious nosh” the Whitby Club is a location that’s capable of hosting a wide range of events including wakes. The club can provide food, drink and ample space, so it might be the ideal location for a wake venue in and around the Ellesmere Port area.

You can find out more information about the Whitby Club by visiting its website which should tell you everything that you need to know.

Florists in Ellesmere Port

If you’d like to look into getting flowers to accompany a funeral service then getting in touch with florists in Ellesmere Port might be the best thing to do. By doing so you can discover which flowers best complement the ceremony and say exactly what you want to.

Places to scatter ashes in Ellesmere Port

After you’ve held a cremation ceremony most people decide to either keep their loved one’s ashes at home or scatter them. If you choose to go with the latter then you might be looking to scatter ashes in Ellesmere Port or the surrounding area. If that’s the case then you might want to take a look at our list of suggestions of where to scatter ashes. However, please make sure that you ask for the landowners’ permission before doing so.

River Mersey

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Located in north-west England, the River Mersey is the main body of water that runs through Liverpool and joins up with the Irish Sea after flowing past the city. Its location close to Ellesmere Port means that it might be a setting you want to consider when it comes to scattering ashes.

Mount Manisty

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Mount Manisty, Ellesmere Port, CH65 1AB

Mount Manisty is a rather large man-made hillock that is close to the River Mersey and stands at around 100 feet tall. The mount takes its name from the engineer who was in charge of its construction: Edward Manisty, and offers wonderful views of the nearby countryside atop its peak.

Whitby Park

An example of Whitby Park on the Funeral Directors in Ellesmere Port page on Thomson Local.
Stanney Lane, Ellesmere Port, CH65 9AQ

Having been awarded a Green Flag status thanks to its well-maintained park and range of activities, Whitby Park is a hub for the local community, ideal for walking, picnics and sporting activities.

Rivacre Valley Country Park

An example of Rivacre Valley Country Park on the Funeral Directors in Ellesmere Port page on Thomson Local.
Poole Hall Lane, Ellesmere Port, CH66 1SS

A nature reserve with plenty of walking spots amongst the woodlands and meadows, the Rivacre Valley Country Park is a wonderful example of nature at its finest. As long as you obtain permission, it might be a nice place to scatter ashes and think about the life of a recently deceased loved one.

Shotwick Lake

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Weighbridge Road, Deeside, CH5 2LL

A lake that’s usually associated with sailing, Shotwick Lake offers beautiful views, calm waters and a peaceful location.

Please ensure that you have the landowners’ permission before scattering the ashes of a recently deceased loved one in Ellesmere Port and the surrounding area.

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