Francis Chappell & Sons Funeral Directors, Sevenoaks
About our Sevenoaks funeral home
Founded by John Chappell in 1840, the experience passed down from one generation to the next allows us to offer you the highest standard of funeral care and support. Our team of funeral directors will help to ease any concerns or uncertainties you may have, while working to ensure your loved one’s farewell is a fitting reflection of their life.
Rest assured, you can put your trust in the knowledge and professionalism our longstanding position in the community has given us, along with the kindness our team offers from the moment you first call, to the funeral and beyond.
Our Sevenoaks funeral home can be found on the London Road and it has a welcoming arrangement room that includes a fireplace and oak beams. It is decorated in warm autumnal colours to help you feel comfortable and at ease when you visit. We also have a chapel of rest, where you can spend time with your loved one in a private environment, which we can open outside normal hours to suit you and your family.
The Sevenoaks location of our funeral directors means we are also able to provide our services to the surrounding Kent communities, including Edenbridge, Dunton Green, Kemsing and Seal.
In 2015, we were honoured to have reached the milestone of 175 years spent aiding the families here in Kent. We would be equally honoured to help you and yours.
We are available 24 hours to listen and talk. To arrange the funeral of your loved one, contact us today.
We are here for you, every step of the way. Please call us today on 01732 450203 at any hour.
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
Funeral Services with distinction
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.
Our funeral services
If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.
View our Standardised Price List, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£1,995plus £1,083 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,083 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
You can park in a public car park around the corner from our funeral home.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesIt’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.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur 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.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis 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.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews of our services
Made an awful time slightly easier.
way Geraldine, the funeral arranger dealt with me at a very difficult time. the prices of all services were made clear
from the start, saving possible embarrassment. Everything was very satisfactory.
Throughout the whole process Jennifer was thoughtful and considerate. Kerry, our funeral director, explained exactly what was going to happen on the day in a very caring and sympathetic manner.
On the day Kerry was always in attendance looking after us. Louise, our civil celebrant, was wonderful. A number of attendees thought she had known my wife from the way she delivered the eulogy.