Say a fitting farewell in Sheffield

Arrange a local direct cremation from £895, with the help of our award-winning team. So you can say goodbye at a time and place that feel right.

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The service was excellent and you would not get better by going to a high street funeral director and paying 2 or 3 times as much. We couldn’t have asked for a better send off for our brother.
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Terry, funeral customer

Do it your way

Create the send-off you want, when you’re ready. With more time to grieve, plan, and get everyone together.

It’s simpler

Cut the extra fuss and burden of a traditional funeral. Things like a hearse, an organist, or arranging parking.

It’s cheaper

We’re 4x cheaper than the average traditional UK funeral, saving you thousands.

A Sheffield Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Sheffield Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Losing a loved one is hard. To make things a little easier, we'll pair you up with someone in our team.

With experience across Walkley, Burngreave, Richmond, Woodhouse, Ecclesall, Hillsborough and beyond, they’ll listen to what you want and need, answer your questions and guide you through everything.

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Direct cremation.
It’s a funeral done your way.

Direct cremation is simply a cremation without a funeral service. It’s fast becoming the choice of families who want to choose how and where they say goodbye to their loved one, at a time that’s right for them.

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We arrange the cremation

Wherever you are in England and Wales, we’ll bring your loved one to our chapel of rest. Then complete all the paperwork and arrange the cremation.

On the day

We’ll transport them to a local crematorium and carry out a cremation you don’t attend. We’re always available if you need a chat.

We hand-deliver the ashes

We deliver your loved one’s ashes in your choice of urn, or scatter them for you. We can also give ideas and advice on arranging a fitting send-off.

We met up with family and said goodbye together in our way. The way mum wanted. Fantastic value, fantastic staff, fantastic company that’s with you every step of the way.

Jenny, who arranged a funeral with farewill

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Planning your own reception or memorial

Instead of a funeral service, a memorial can give you the chance to come together with friends and family and celebrate your loved one’s life. If this is something you’re considering, these ideas from our team could help you get started.

Memorial ideas in Sheffield

Pay tribute to your loved one with a beautiful memorial tree at a Garden of Remembrance, a memorial plaque or memorial wall niche, or inscribe their name into a Book of Remembrance.

Unique wake venues in Sheffield

Enjoy a picnic in Sheffield’s stunning botanical garden, take a cruise along the scenic Sheffield and Tinsley canal, or enjoy a meal at the famous Bramall Lane to celebrate the life of your loved one.

Where to scatter ashes in Sheffield

Enjoy a walk along the River Don, through the Tideswell and Miller Dale Walk in the Peak District, or climb up the picturesque Stanage Edge to scatter your loved one’s ashes in a beautiful place that is special to them.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Sheffield

Sheffield is a city in South Yorkshire filled with culture and plenty of countryside attractions on the outskirts. The Millennium Gallery is in the centre of the city with metalwork and art on display from both local and international artists. 

The gallery connects to the Winter Garden - the largest urban glasshouse in Europe, housing 2,500 plants from around the world. Meanwhile, the countryside beyond the city is part of the Peak District National Park, known for its spectacular moorland. 

There are several cemeteries and crematoria in Sheffield, including City Road Crematorium and Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium. City Road Crematorium is a traditional building incorporating two chapels. Meanwhile, the Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium was opened in 1974 and is more modern. A 9-acre Garden of Remembrance sits next to the crematorium, and a range of commemorative memorials can be placed in the garden.

Sheffield Council is also responsible for sixteen cemeteries across Sheffield, including Wisewood Cemetery that has a woodland burial area overlooking the beautiful Loxley Valley.

Areas of natural beauty in Sheffield include Rivelin Valley Nature Trail, which is a beautiful woodland trail located right in the city centre and would be a peaceful, tranquil place to scatter a loved one’s ashes if you so wished.

How Much Funerals and Cremations Cost in Sheffield

The average cost of a funeral in Sheffield is around £4,800. Cremation with a service is cheaper, costing on average £4,500, and a traditional funeral service like a burial will cost almost £5,000 in Sheffield.

It’s worth noting that the price of a funeral can vary depending on the type of funeral you choose to arrange. You could expect to pay a lot less with a direct cremation.

There are several services available from funeral directors in Sheffield including burials, natural burials, and cremation. We’ll help you arrange a meaningful direct cremation in Sheffield.

Areas We Cover in Sheffield

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Sheffield, including Burngreave, Ecclesall, Hillsborough, Richmond, Walkley, Darnall, Beighton, Birley and Woodhouse.

We’ll bring your loved one into our care, no matter the distance, arrange the cremation and hand-deliver their ashes back to you anywhere in Sheffield.

Our local experts can also help you find somewhere to hold a memorial service in Sheffield.

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Create a meaningful funeral today

We’ve helped thousands of families deal with life’s toughest moments, and we’re here to support you whenever you need.

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