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Best 5 Funeral Directors in Maidstone

Discover funeral directors located in Maidstone. 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

Pickard Beale Funeral Directors

Pickard Beale Funeral Directors


11 Brewer St, Kent, ME14 1RU

Open 24/7
Paul J Rowland Maidstone

Paul J Rowland Maidstone


4 Hillary Rd, Kent, ME14 2JP

Open 24/7
Paul J Rowland Allington

Paul J Rowland Allington


15 Mid Kent Shopping Centre, Castle Rd, Maidstone, ME16 0PU

Open 24/7
Birds Family Funeral Directors Maidstone

Birds Family Funeral Directors Maidstone


16 Fisher Street, Kent, ME14 2SW

Open 24/7

Opening Times

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


You can use public transportation to reach Pickard Beale Funeral Directors, Paul J Rowland Maidstone, Paul J Rowland Allington, Birds Family Funeral Directors Maidstone. See the following link to find parking:

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The closest train station to these funeral directors is Maidstone West Railway Station with local taxis operating outside.

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Maidstone is known for its scenic countryside, with attractions like Leeds Castle, often referred to as the "loveliest castle in the world." The town is also recognized for the historic Maidstone Museum and the picturesque Mote Park. The death rate in Maidstone is 1,678 according to the Office for National Statistics 2021. With a population of 117,626 people.

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How many funeral directors in Maidstone?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 17 Funeral Directors in Maidstone On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in Maidstone?

The typical cost of funerals in Maidstone typically sits around £3564 with burial constituting 19% and cremation accounting for 81% of the amount of funerals taking place in Maidstone. 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 thecelebrantdirectory.co.uk, 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 Personal Touch Florist (Located on Tonbridge Road, MAIDSTONE ME16 8SR, Kent) or Nicki's Florist (Phone number 01622 685849) typically charge approximately between £80 up to £466 for funeral flower arrangements.

Even though funeral jewellery, like a cremation necklace, is not typically considered a direct expense of a funeral, it does add to the overall cost. To obtain pricing information about funeral jewellery, we suggest reaching out to Titan Jewellery or visiting their store at 48 Gabriel’s Hill, Maidstone.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in Maidstone?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (Maidstone), Pickard Beale Funeral Directors and Paul J Rowland Maidstone all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in Maidstone. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in Maidstone.

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

Within 10 Miles off Maidstone there are 3 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in Maidstone: Vinters Park Crematorium, Medway Crematorium, Garden of England 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:

Vinters Park Crematorium, Bearsted Road ME14 5LG Phone: 01622 602656 with a fee of approximately £801 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 18 days. Medway Crematorium, Robin Hood Lane Blue Bell Hill ME5 9QU Phone: 01634 337744 with a fee of approximately £895 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 14 days. Garden of England Crematorium, Sheppey Way Bobbing ME9 8GZ Phone: 01795 432370 with a fee of approximately £826 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 17 days.

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

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 22 % of all deaths in Maidstone take place in care homes such as Barty House Nursing Home or Loose Valley Care Centre. 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 Maidstone?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off Maidstone. As funeral directors in Maidstone 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 20 miles off Maidstone.

Deerton Natural Burial Ground located at Deerton Natural Burial Ground ME9 8QL.
Where can you scatter ashes in Maidstone?
The Maidstone Borough 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 Maidstone Borough Council website at www.maidstone.gov.uk. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Medway is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in Maidstone near Maidstone Hospital?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to Maidstone Hospital. If someone has recently died at Maidstone Hospital in Maidstone then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in Maidstone?
The main newspaper is the Kent Messenger. Obituaries are typically published in the print edition of the newspaper and on their website. The Kent Messenger allows family and friends to submit obituaries online, which are then published in the newspaper and online. At Rosy Funeral Directors (Maidstone) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in Maidstone?
Absolutely, in Maidstone, Rosy, in particular, features expert Jewish Funeral Directors ready to assist during your time of need.Whether your needs involve arranging a service at a Funeral Synagogue like 'Kent Liberal Jewish Community – Ohel Rachel' or at the graveside, or a funeral home, we are equipped to provide guidance. In Maidstone there are 1 Jewish Notable Synagogues that could be used for a funeral.
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 Maidstone 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 Maidstone?
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 (Maidstone) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in Maidstone?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In Maidstone. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam. Typically the funeral would take place at one of the following mosques/locations Maidstone Community and Islamic Centre.