John Kemp Funeral Directors, Canterbury

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About our Canterbury funeral home

We are John Kemp Funeral Directors in Canterbury, and we are here to help make a difficult time a little easier for you.

The options available to you are limitless by choosing us to arrange your loved one's farewell; we believe it is our duty to give you as much choice as possible, so family and friends can celebrate your loved one's life in a personal and meaningful way.

We are always here for you, no matter what. You can call us 24 hours a day, so please get in touch as soon as you need our help.

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
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

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.
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99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

We understand how special life is with those that you love. 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.
  • Full Service Funeral in Canterbury, from £3,545

    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.
    • 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
    To find out more, please call us on 01227 784488
  • Simple Funeral Service in Canterbury, from £1,995

    A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.
    • 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
    To find out more, please call us on 01227 784488

Where to find us

Address

17 St Dunstans Street
Canterbury CT2 8AF
GB

Directions and Parking

We are by the corner of St. Dunstands Street and Kirkby's Lane.

You can park at our funeral home or use the pay & display parking close by.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01227 784488 if you require our services outside of these hours.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Reviews of our services

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Rating 5.0
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Rating 5.0
From the time I phoned John Kemp Funeral Directors. Right up to the time to the funeral they were brilliant. I give them 100% and I was very very pleased of their service. I would recommend them to other people. The office staff was brilliant and very helpful in making the arrangements with me. Thankyou very much John Kemp.
Response from John Kemp Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that you had the trust and confidence in our team to be able to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
Kemps funeral service was excellent very professional and understanding to our family before during and after the service .
Response from John Kemp Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that our team looked after you so well and that the service was carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
The service was excellent from start to finish the three ladies were so caring and always at the end of the phone to help and still are
Response from John Kemp Funeral Directors
We have received your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance to you and your family.
Rating 5.0
Perfect from start to finish so very helpful.with the prepaid all was so much easier thanks to all the staff L&R
Response from John Kemp Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your online review. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
The service was very very good. Could not of asked for better.
Response from John Kemp Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care for you and your family.
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