We'll help arrange a direct cremation in Shrewsbury for someone who's died. This is a funeral without a service and keeps costs low. You can arrange a simple cremation with us from £895

Or call 017 4359 8014 to talk things through

Honour their memory

No two people are the same, and no two funerals are either. We’ll work with you to create a bespoke funeral, so you can say goodbye your way.

Get dedicated support

If you know exactly what they wanted, or you’re not sure where to start, we’ll arrange something that feels right for you and your loved ones.

Choose what’s right for you

We’ll help you find a venue for a memorial, or give you ideas on other ways to say goodbye, like where to scatter their ashes.

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

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Shrewsbury 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 Coton Hill, Sutton Farm, Frankwell, Kingsland, Ditherington and beyond, they’ll listen to what you want and need, answer your questions and guide you through everything.

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How we’ll help you

Our prices start from £895 for a direct cremation (without a service), including the crematorium fee, a simple urn and oak veneered coffin. You can also choose from our selection of urns for scattering and display.

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017 4359 8014

We arrange the cremation

We’ll bring your loved one to our chapel or rest and look after them there while we complete all the paperwork and arrange the cremation date.

On the day of the cremation

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

We hand-deliver their ashes

We deliver your loved one’s ashes in a simple urn, or scatter them for you. We also offer a choice of urns for display or scattering, including planting and water scattering.

Find the perfect place to say goodbye

We’ll help find the perfect place for a memorial service or to scatter your loved one’s ashes in Coton Hill, Sutton Farm, Frankwell, Kingsland, Ditherington or nearby.

Whether you have something in mind or want to talk through your options, our funeral experts will support you in finding a place that reflects the person you love.

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 Shrewsbury

Pay tribute to your loved ones with a plaque dedicated to them in the Memorial Gardens at Emstrey Crematorium or a Rose Bush on the grounds where you can visit regularly.

Unique wake venues in Shrewsbury

Take a journey along the River Severn or wander through the Shrewsbury Museum and art Gallery. There are many unique ways you can celebrate the life of your loved one in Shrewsbury.

Where to scatter ashes in Shrewsbury

Take a boat ride along the River Severn, walk across the Shropshire Hills or spend an afternoon at the Rea Brook Local Nature Reserve and scatter your loved one’s ashes in a place that was special to them.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Shrewsbury 

Sitting on the border between Wales and England, Shrewsbury is a country town filled with Tudor architecture and unique churches. St Chad’s Church features a unique circular that looks towards the alter. While St Mary’s Church has become renowned for its stained glass windows., the town also has many museums and landmarks that have made Shrewsbury a popular destination. 

There are several churches in the town, such as Shrewsbury Evangelical Church, Trinity Churches, and Saint Alkmund's Church. All these churches offer a peaceful space to celebrate the life of your loved ones and pay tribute to them. 

Shrewsbury also has several crematoriums and cemeteries, such as the Emstrey crematorium and cemetery, which is set on beautiful grounds offering a peaceful and dignified place to celebrate the life of a person who’s died. There are also large gardens of remembrance filled with rose bushes that you can dedicate to your loved one if you wish.

There are also many places of natural beauty should you consider scattering your loved one’s ashes in Shrewsbury, such as the River Severn and Shropshire Hills. 

How much funerals and cremations cost in Shrewsbury 

Funeral costs in Shrewsbury are below the UK average, and you can expect to pay around £3,600. If you choose to have a cremation, you can expect to pay about £2,600, while burial is almost double the cost at £4,600.

It's worth noting the price of a funeral can vary depending on the type of funeral you choose to arrange. In Shrewsbury, you can expect to pay a lot less with a direct cremation.

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

Areas we cover

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Shrewsbury, including Bayston Hill, Annscroft, Shropshire, Pontesbury, Nobold and Loppington.

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 Shrewsbury.

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

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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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