S. P. Astley Funeral Directors, Stockport
About our Stockport funeral home
You can rest assured that by choosing S. P. Astley Funeral Directors, you will receive a standard of funeral care that is second to none. Your loved one will be cared for with dignity and respect as if they were one of our own family members.
We are here to help you during this difficult time, which is why it is our duty to take some of the pressure off you and your family. By tailoring your loved one’s funeral to your every wish, we will ensure that their farewell will pay homage to the way they lived their life.
You can select their favourite flowers, music, vehicles and ensure the cortège go past the places where you have the fondest memories together. You are not restricted in what you can ask for and no matter how unique your request, we will do our best to make it happen.
We have experience in organising all types of funerals; whether you would like a traditional service, an alternative ceremony like a woodland or green burial or a religious funeral. For the convenience of our Christian and Catholic families, we are located close to the Reddish Christian Fellowship, Saint Elisabeth’s Church and Saint Josephs R C Church.
You can find our funeral home on Rupert Street in Reddish; just off Broadstone Road, around the corner from Reddish South railway station and less than a quarter of a mile from Houldsworth Mill Shopping Centre. Due to our central location, we are easily accessible from our surrounding areas of Brinnington, Heaton Chapel, Heaton Moor, Levenshulme, Burnage and Dane Bank.
You can call us at any time, day or night so we can support, assist and comfort you. We are here to give advice and answer any questions you may have. Please get in touch as soon as you need us.
What we offer
- Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
- Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
- Local expertise and knowledge
- Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
- Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
- Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
- Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
- Memorials and tributes
- Prepaid funeral plans
Funeral Services with distinction
Many Dignity funeral directors have been part of the local community for generations and it is a privilege to serve those who live beside us. Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our service with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise.
Our funeral services
If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.
View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our costs from£995Includes all necessary third party costsIncludes all necessary third party costsOur Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our costs from£1,995Plus £1,038 estimated third party costsPlus £1,038 estimated third party costs
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
You can park for free for one hour outside our funeral home, or there is a free car park situated on Broadstone Road.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesIt’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews of our services
The funeral went really well. Michael was there and he also was extremely helpful
Thank you to you all
The team are professional, efficient and keep you informed at every step of the process. But what counts almost more than this professionalism, is the care, consideration, respect and empathy they show both to you and your loved one at such a devastating time.