Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors, Great Harwood

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Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors in Blackburn, Lancashire.

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Great Harwood Funeral Directors

We are Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors in Blackburn. Our kind and caring team of funeral professionals have a wealth of funeral expertise and local knowledge, so the options you have are limitless as we plan your loved one's farewell.

We will do everything we can to make things a little easier for you. With our uncompromising compassion, we will carefully guide you through any decisions you need to make, making sure every detail of the funeral service honours the life of your loved one.

We are here for you, no matter what. Please give us a call at any hour, day or night.

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 01254 877077 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 Birtwistle & Rishton 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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Simple Funeral Services in Great Harwood

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.
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Full Service Funeral in Great Harwood

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 utmost 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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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


29 Queen Street Great Harwood BB6 7SA GB

Where to find Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors

There is car parking available on the high street.
Please call us before your visit if you need advice on directions.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01254 877077 if you require our services outside of these 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
Sat09:00 - 12:00

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Reviews for Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors in Great Harwood

Here are what the families who have entrusted us to look after their loved one have said:

Rating 5.0
based on 3 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent and efficient service provided by the funeral directors with a warm, caring and very supportive attitude during this very trying time for us. A complete service including a lovely Professional Funeral Officiant ensured a less difficult time for those of us who were dealing with our sad loss. Thank you.
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    Response on behalf of Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors
    Thank you for sharing your views with us on your online review. I am glad that our staff went above and beyond to deliver the service you expected and that you confided in us as a team to take care of your loved one.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    This is the second time our family has engaged the services of Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors. Once again we have been very satisfied with the service provided. They are professional, courteous, compassionate and caring.
    I would highly recommend them.
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    Response on behalf of Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Excellent service throughout.

    The staff were very friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and courteous.
    Highly recommendable
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    Response on behalf of Birtwistle & Rishton Funeral Directors
    Thank you for the comments left as part of your online review. I am pleased that our team looked after you so well and that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.