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Funeral Directors in Huddersfield

You never want to have to plan for a funeral but unfortunately it often becomes a reality at some point. It’s a time in life when you need as much help as possible and hiring a funeral director in Huddersfield might be able to alleviate some of the stress from it all.

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Why choose a funeral director in Huddersfield?

There are a variety of reasons why you’d want to hire a funeral director in Huddersfield, the main one though is to help you with planning and taking the stress out of it all. On this page, you’ll be able to find historic churches, potential wake venues and even ideas for where you might want to scatter ashes if you go down the cremation route.

The 11th largest town in the United Kingdom, Huddersfield is an area with a large amount of Victorian architecture and a population that was just under 200,000 at the last census. Situated between the major cities of Leeds and Manchester, Huddersfield also lies near the confluence of the River Colne and River Holme.

The most historic churches in Huddersfield for a funeral

For those looking for a full burial-service, you may want to look into churches in your local area. Huddersfield and the surrounding area is home to a wide variety of historic churches, many of which have stood for centuries and have an aura of grandeur that many buildings simply don't have.

Holy Trinity Church

An example of the Holy Trinity Church on the Funeral Directors in Huddersfield page on Thomson Local.
Trinity Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4DT

A grade II listed building and one of the most imposing buildings in Huddersfield, Holy Trinity church was initially built in the early 19th century and opened in 1819. The church was funded by a local banker in order to appease the growing population who had outgrown the old church in the area.

You can find out more about the services and history of the church by going to the Holy Trinity Church website.

St Patrick’s Catholic Church

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32 New N Road, Huddersfield, HD1 5JY

Built in 1832 and designed by Joseph Kaye, St Patrick’s Church lies in the centre of town as a Grade II listed building. Over the centuries it has been redecorated multiple times, yet still retains its original aesthetic.

You can find out more information about the church by visiting its website.

St Joseph’s Church

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17 Somerset Road, Huddersfield, HD5 9AU

While it doesn’t quite have the size or grandeur as some of the other churches on this list, St Joseph’s Church is still a nice church with a multitude of services and a welcoming demeanour.

Huddersfield St Peters Church

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Byram Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1BU

A Church of England parish that has its roots back to the 11th century but the current building was designed and built in 1836. Located in the centre of town, St Peter's Church features Gothic architecture and was reconstructed at a cost of only £10,000.

St John’s Church

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Church Lane, Huddersfield, HD5 0BH

St John’s Church (usually known as Kirkheaton Parish Church) lies just outside the Huddersfield area and serves areas like Dalton, Kirkheaton, Gawthorpe and Grange Moor.

It runs a variety of services and community events, all of which you can find more information on by visiting the Kirkheaton Church website.

How to find a crematorium in Huddersfield

There are a variety of options available to you when it comes to planning a funeral for a loved one, one of which might be to hold a cremation. Holding your service at a crematorium in Huddersfield might be an option that you and your family might want to consider. If you think that might be the case, then you’ll find a small selection of crematoriums in Huddersfield and the local area listed below.

Best wake venues in Huddersfield

If you’re planning a funeral then it’s a good idea to consider what might be appropriate afterwards. Many families decide to hold an after-funeral wake at a venue that’s close to the initial service, so bear this in mind when thinking of your ideal venue.

While it’s not a conclusive list, you’ll find a selection of wake venues in Huddersfield below that you might want to consider.

315 Bar and Restaurant

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Lepton, Huddersfield, HD8 0LX

The 315 bar and restaurant provides an elegant and relaxed experience combined with a wonderful dining experience. If you want to find a good wake venue in Huddersfield with experience of hosting familiar services then 315 Bar and Restaurant can help you in this regard.

You can find out more about the experience on offer by visiting the 315 bar and restaurants’ website.

Fixby Hall

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Lightridge Road, Huddersfield, HD2 2EP

An impressive building in its own right, Fixby Hall is the home of Huddersfield golf club but is also an experienced host of private functions including wakes.

There’s more information on the services on offer at the Fixby Hall website so make sure you inquire if you think it might be the perfect wake venue for you.

Cedar Court Hotel

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Lindley Moor Road, Huddersfield, HD3 3RH

The Cedar Court Hotel in Huddersfield is a wonderfully hidden building just a few miles from Huddersfield train station. The hotel is part of a chain in Yorkshire but is happy to accommodate after-funeral wakes in Huddersfield and provide refreshments for grieving family and friends.

You can find out more information by visiting the Cedar Court Hotels website.

Briar Court

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Birchencliffe, Huddersfield, HD3 3NT

A hotel that’s located two and a half miles away from Huddersfield train station, Briar Court can provide ample room to accommodate a wake party in order to celebrate the life of a recently passed loved one.

There’s more information on their wake services on the Briar Court website, so feel free to take a look.

Hinchliffe's Farm

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Netherton Moor Road, Huddersfield, HD4 7LE

Britain’s oldest farm shop, Hinchliffe’s is also able to cater to events including funeral wakes in a setting that is warm and welcoming.

You can find out more about Hinchliffe’s event hosting to discover whether or not it’s right for you by visiting their website.

Florists in Huddersfield

If you’re considering the option of cremation as opposed to a burial then you’ll need to consider what you might want to do with the ashes. There’s a variety of options, including keeping them, but what if you want to scatter them in a memorable place?

Best places to scatter ashes in Huddersfield

If you’re considering the option of cremation as opposed to a burial funeral then you’ll need to consider what you might want to do with the ashes. There’s a variety of options, including keeping them, but what if you want to scatter them in a memorable place?

If you want to scatter ashes in Huddersfield then you’ll need to make sure that you have permission from the landowner before proceeding.

River Colne

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River Colne, Huddersfield

Running 12 miles in length from west to east through the Colne Valley, the River Colne runs through numerous villages, Huddersfield and then feeds into the River Calder. Its length and placement runs through numerous peaceful locations giving you a multitude of options when it comes to scattering ashes.

Blackmoorfoot Reservoir

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Reservoir Side Road, Linthwaite, HD7 5JW

A scenic reservoir with views that really need to be seen to be believed. Most people take picturesque walks in the area but due to its close location to Huddersfield, it might be the perfect place to scatter ashes of a recently deceased loved one.

Greenhead Park

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Trinity Street, Huddersfield, HD1 4DT

A wonderful park full of vibrant flora and fauna that make it a lovely area to relax in. Situated just half a mile from the town centre, Greenhead Park is an option should you wish to scatter ashes close to Huddersfield.

John Smith’s Stadium

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Stadium Way, Huddersfield, HD1 6PG

While you won’t be allowed to scatter ashes until you’ve received permission, it's not unheard of for sports clubs to allow ashes to be scattered on their field. For a fan of either the Huddersfield football or rugby club, it might be an option that makes the most sense if they have a strong bond with the local area.

Peak District

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Wessenden Head Road, South of Huddersfield

A national park located just south of Huddersfield, the Peak District is filled with steep limestone valleys, long walks and an abundance of wildlife. It truly is one of the most beautiful areas of England and should be an option to consider scattering the ashes of a loved one.

Please always remember to consult the local authority or landowner for permission before scattering ashes.

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