Hambrook & Johns Funeral Directors, Folkestone

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About our Folkestone funeral home

At Hambrook & Johns Funeral Directors in Folkestone, Kent, we provide compassionate funeral care to families like yours. Supporting you at what is a difficult time, we are here, ready to arrange the funeral of your loved one.

A funeral should reflect the life of the person who has passed, giving family and friends the opportunity to remember them in a respectful and heartfelt way. With Hambrook and Johns, you will be able to tailor your loved one’s funeral to ensure it is a personal and loving occasion resonating with what made them both unique and special in life.

The friendly team at our funeral directors is dedicated to ensuring your wishes for the funeral are met and will arrange every detail in accordance with the decisions you make. We will also be on hand to offer guidance and advice, should you need it, so that you do not feel you are alone in making these decisions.

Whether it is a religious or a humanist funeral, a traditional service or modern, you can rest assured we will give your loved one the send off you want.

We are situated on the Black Bull Road in Folkestone (300 metres down from the Black Bull pub), a location that puts us within easy reach of the rest of the town and also makes us accessible to families living in nearby Kent communities, such as Alkham, Capel-le-Ferne, Hawkinge and Sandgate.

The team at our Folkestone funeral directors is here to help and you can speak to a caring professional on the phone, any time of the day or night.

To arrange a funeral for your loved one,

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.
99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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 Folkestone, 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 01303 760760
  • Simple Funeral Service in Folkestone, 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 01303 760760

Where to find us


37-39 Black Bull Road
Folkestone CT19 5QP

Directions and Parking

We are located on Black Bull Road, at the corner of Jesmond Street.

Free parking is available on the adjacent streets.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01303 760760 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

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Reviews of our services

Rating 5.0
based on 5 reviews
Rating 5.0
From start to finish, a very warm, understanding and professional Service given by all. Thank you so very much.
Response from Hambrook & Johns Funeral Directors
We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience online with us. It helps other families in their time of need. I am happy that we were able to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of a difficult situation and make things easier for you.
Rating 5.0
The service that I received from Hambrook & Johns was outstanding.
Anne was exceptional ,she was polite courteous, & compassionate, everything that you would expect from a funeral arranger.
Every detail was explained fully & all my questions answered, nothing was too much trouble for her.
She helped me manage what was an exceptionally sad emotional & traumatic time for me.
She also made lovely coffee !
Wayne was very efficient, polite & professional & he & his staff ensured that a very difficult & emotional day passed smoothly
I would certainly recommend Hambrook & Johns to any of my family & friends
Response from Hambrook & Johns Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am glad that you found our staff to be informative and reliable and that our staff went above and beyond to deliver the service you expected.
Rating 5.0
You can only say one Thing FANTASTIC Service from all staff
Thank you for caring and making our day great
Response from Hambrook & Johns Funeral Directors
Our team are here to provide the highest level of service for you and we are happy this was achieved. Thank you for your online review.
Rating 5.0
Thank you all so much for all your help at the passing of my husband. Everyone was so kind and dignified, nothing was too much trouble, my sons and I are so grateful for everything you did.
Response from Hambrook & Johns Funeral Directors
Your feedback is so valuable to us and we would like to say thank you. I am pleased that you had the trust and confidence in our team to be able to deliver the service you expected. It makes a difficult time seem a little easier.
Rating 5.0
We were treated with compassion and understanding. We are grateful for the time taken to answer any questions. The staff member that dealt with us was exceptional. We would recommend the service to others.
Response from Hambrook & Johns Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased to hear that our team were so kind and caring to your family and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
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