Best 5 Funeral Directors in Dover

Discover funeral directors located in Dover. See pricing details and information regarding the inclusions offered. Also opening hours and contact details. Find comprehensive details below of NAFD & SAIF approved funeral directors.

Rosy Company


Open 24/7

Co Op Funeralcare Dover

Co Op Funeralcare Dover


12 Victoria Crescent, High Street, Kent, CT16 1DU

Open 24/7
Hambrook Johns Funeral Directors Dover

Hambrook Johns Funeral Directors Dover


1 Beaconsfield Avenue, Kent, CT16 2LS

Open 24/7
Robert Kent Funeral Directors

Robert Kent Funeral Directors


83 - 85 High St, Kent, CT16 1EB

Open 24/7
Sullivan Son Independent Funeral Service

Sullivan Son Independent Funeral Service


12 Beaconsfield Rd, Kent, CT16 2LL

Open 24/7

Opening Times

All Funeral Directors in Dover operate 24 hours 7 days a week for emergencies this includes bank holidays.


You can use public transportation to reach Co Op Funeralcare Dover, Hambrook Johns Funeral Directors Dover, Robert Kent Funeral Directors, Sullivan Son Independent Funeral Service. See the following link to find parking:

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About City

Dover is renowned for its iconic White Cliffs of Dover, offering breathtaking views of the English Channel. The town is also recognized for Dover Castle, a medieval fortress perched on the cliffs and boasting a rich history. The death rate in Dover is 1,468 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 44,430 people.

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How many funeral directors in Dover?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 5 Funeral Directors in Dover On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Dover?

The typical cost of funerals in Dover typically sits around £2832 with burial constituting 15% and cremation accounting for 85% of the amount of funerals taking place in Dover. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices. For instance, if a family prefers a local celebrant, such as 'Vince Hawkes Rustic Celebrant' found on, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Ann and Pam's Florist (Located on 4 Cherry Tree Avenue, Buckland , DOVER CT16 2NL, Kent) or Love Blooms (Phone number 01304 242257) typically charge approximately between £76 up to £460 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Dover?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Dover), Co Op Funeralcare Dover and Hambrook Johns Funeral Directors Dover all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Dover. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Dover.

What Crematorium do Funeral Directors use in Dover for Traditional and Direct Cremation?

Within 10 Miles off Dover there are 2 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 2 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Dover: Hawkinge Crematorium, Barham Crematorium, which could potentially be your loved one's final resting place. While you have the freedom to choose your preferred crematorium, it's advisable to consult with your local funeral director. Their expertise will be valuable, especially considering that crematoriums availability can often be unpredictable and busy. See the list of crematoriums in the area:

Hawkinge Crematorium, Aerodrome Road CT18 7AG Phone: 01303 892215 with a fee of approximately £935 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 15 days. Barham Crematorium, Canterbury Road (A260) Barham CT4 6QU Phone: 01227 831351 with a fee of approximately £806 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days.

What happens in the event of a death at a care home in Dover?

In the event of a death at a care home, your local funeral director is responsible for collecting the deceased and transporting them to their funeral home with care. According to the Office for National Statistics, approximately 21 % of all deaths in Dover take place in care homes such as Temple Ewell Nursing Home or Alandale. At Rosy, we offer prompt collection services for your loved one, irrespective of the care home where the passing occurred. For immediate assistance, please contact us at 0800 260 6922.

Frequently asked questions

Are there any Funeral Directors offering Natural/Green burial Funerals in Dover?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 40 miles radius off Dover. As funeral directors in Dover we are committed to providing support and guidance in arranging Natural Burial funerals to commemorate your loved ones in the local area. We take great pride in endorsing environmentally-friendly traditions. See details below of 1 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 40 miles off Dover.

Deerton Natural Burial Ground located at Deerton Natural Burial Ground ME9 8QL.
Where can you scatter ashes in Dover?
The Dover District Council enforces particular guidelines concerning the scattering of ashes in public spaces, which may be revised at any point. For the latest information and guidelines, we recommend visiting the Dover District Council website at As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Dour is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Dover near Buckland Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Buckland Hospital. If someone has recently died at Buckland Hospital in Dover then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Dover?
The main newspaper is the Dover Express. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Dover Express allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Dover) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Dover?
Indeed, Rosy is capable of meeting your needs. Should you require assistance with a Jewish funeral, please feel free to reach out to us at 0800 260 6922
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Kent?
Yes, Rosy can accommodate your requirements. If you're looking for a hindu funeral contact us on 0800 260 6922.
Are there any Funeral Directors in Dover who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in Dover?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (Dover) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Dover?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Dover. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.