John Kemp Funeral Directors in Herne Bay

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John Kemp Funeral Directors in Herne Bay, Kent.

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About Us

When you have the sad duty of planning a funeral, John Kemp Funeral Directors in Herne Bay is here for you. Providing the right support, when you need it, our quality care ensures your loved one has a tailored funeral, arranged in accordance with your wishes.

You may be unsure of how best to remember your loved one, what happens next, or feel as though you are on your own – you may just need some reassurance.

The team of funeral directors at our Herne Bay funeral home will be there to offer you professional guidance and advice, along with compassion and a comforting word, so you know you have our support throughout.

You can be sure of our experience too, with John Kemp having served the families along this stretch of the Kentish coast for over 100 years. Our funeral directors in Herne Bay has helped the local community since 2013 and we have alternative locations in Canterbury and Whitstable.

We are also the first choice of many of the families from the surrounding area, having conducted dignified send offs for those in nearby villages such as Chestfield, Hersden and Reculver.

Dignity's funeral directors in Herne Bay is here to help you. You can call us 24 hours, 365 days a year and there will be a caring member of our team ready to listen and offer advice. To arrange your loved one's funeral, contact us today.

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 01227 208288 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 John Kemp 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

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

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?

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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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Where to find us


8a/ 8b Sea Street Herne Bay CT6 8SP GB

Parking and Directions

You can park free of charge on Sea Street.
We are on Sea Street, between the Broadway junction and Tesco Express.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01227 208288 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

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’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.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our 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.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This 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.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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Reviews of our services

Rating 5.0
based on 2 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Two of the loveliest people Brenda and Jamie helped me with my dads funeral what was the hardest time of my life they we’re both so caring and where there when I needed them anytime night or day.
    Thank you
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    Response on behalf of John Kemp 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 we were respectful of your needs at such a difficult time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very nice people helpful and a lovely funeral thankyou for all your help
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    Response on behalf of John Kemp Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of your wishes and requirements were carried out by the team as you had requested.