Birtwistle's Funeral Directors, Bolton
About our Bolton funeral home
You can find our funeral home on Halliwell Road, a few doors down from the Robin Hood Inn. We are a short distance away from the A58 – Moss Bank Way and the Blackburn Road, which means we are easily accessible from the whole of Bolton.
We cater for everyone in our local community, no matter what beliefs or preferences you may have. The MA Mission Mosque is on the same road as our funeral directors and we are close to the Taiyabah Mosque, Masjid-e-Noorul, the Parish of Saint Paul, Bolton Parish Church and the Bank Street Unitarian Chapel, so we can arrange the service to match all your religious needs.
If you would prefer a humanist or non-religious service, you can still trust us to organise a beautiful send off for your loved one.
Our recently refurbished funeral home is a comfortable and welcoming place for you to visit during your time of need. Our facilities are maintained to the highest standards, so we can look after your loved one with dignity and respect.
We are here for you, 24 hours a day. Please pick up the phone and call us 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, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria 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.From£1195plus £- (Includes cost of cremation).plus £- (Includes cost of cremation).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.
Family Choice FuneralA funeral service at your chosen venue, where family and friends can celebrate the life of your loved one, followed by an unattended cremation.When you choose our local Alternative Venue service, our expert funeral directors will help you to arrange a touching service for your loved one, where family and friends can come together to remember them and celebrate their life. The cremation will then be carried out with the utmost care at one of our selected local crematoria without any mourners present.Find out more
Family Choice FuneralA funeral service at your chosen venue, where family and friends can celebrate the life of your loved one, followed by an unattended cremation.From£2195plus £2995 Platinum Funeral Option Price.plus £2995 Platinum Funeral Option Price.When you choose our local Alternative Venue service, our expert funeral directors will help you to arrange a touching service for your loved one, where family and friends can come together to remember them and celebrate their life. The cremation will then be carried out with the utmost care at one of our selected local crematoria without any mourners present.
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.From£2395plus £1279 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1279 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation with doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
Please give us a call so we can advise you on where to park.
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
Thankyou Shirley and all at Birtwistles
What a lovely clean and welcoming premises you have at the Bolton site, they are a credit and I would recommend anyone to invest with them.
Thank you for all you have done and also the after care.
You are all amazing.
Kindest Regards Barry Gardner
I am glad that our staff went above and beyond to deliver the service you expected.
We had difficulty in planning this funeral as I live in London, Ernest was in Warrington and the funeral took place in Bolton. It was during the middle of the covid lockdown so even more potential difficulties.
The funeral directors organised so much for us, identifying and liaising with the celebrant for the service and the limousine. We were very pleased with the professional services provided which had a personal touch. Vanessa treated the family and in particular, our Mother with respect and sensitivity which made this very difficult day so much easier than it could have been. They all made us feel we were among friends.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Birtwistles to others.
Thank you for everything.