S Wellens & Sons Funeral Directors

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About Us

We are S Wellens & Sons Funeral Directors in Blackley, Manchester, and our duty is to serve you with kindness, respect and professionalism. You can rely on us to be there for you and organise a farewell which reflects the way your loved one lived their life.

You can find our funeral home on Old Market Street and we give Blackley and the surrounding areas of Higher Blackley, Crumpsall, Cheetham Hill, Moston and Harpurhey a standard of funeral care that is second to none.

No request is too big or too small, we will work with you to understand your every wish and create a fitting farewell for your loved one. We treat every family who trusts us to look after their loved one with the same care and compassion as we would one of our own family members.

At S Wellens & Sons Funeral Directors, we have over 150 years experience from our four funeral homes in Manchester. Our other funeral homes are in New Moston, Chadderton and Middleton.

We are equipped for dealing with funerals of all kinds, no matter what your preference is, whether you want a unique contemporary celebration of life, a traditional or a religious ceremony, we can cater to your needs.

We will arrange every detail to ensure all your wishes are met. You can pick the type of music, the route the cortege takes, the floral tribute or anything else that makes it personal to your loved one’s life.

Our dedicated team are on hand day and night to help and support you and answer any questions you may have.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 0161 669 7149 to talk through your personal requirements.

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

Our Services

At S Wellens & Sons Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
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Full Service Funeral, from £3,085

Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the upmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.

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  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
  • Have flexibility and choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
  • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • We can add services and tailor the funeral to suit your own specific requirements

For more information, call us on

0161 669 71490161 669 7149
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Simple Funeral, from £1,995

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care. This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.

More information

  • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
  • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
  • The service will be at a mutually agreed time and date dependent upon availability, usually on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
  • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
  • Some additional services such as arranging floral tributes or obituaries are not available

For more information, call us on

0161 669 71490161 669 7149

Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us

Address

Unit 1, 73 Old Market Street Blackley Manchester M9 8DX GB

Parking and Directions

Please give us a call if you need advice on where to park.
You can our map or speak to one of our team for help with directions.

Opening Hours

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0161 669 7149 if you require our services outside of these hours.

Visiting Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00
SatClosed
SunClosed

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