At the heart of the Staplehurst community

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    About Us

    Established in 1985, our Staplehurst funeral home has a central village location and parking can be found in the village car park outside the shops.

    Our supportive team at Doves Funeral Directors in Staplehurst provide funeral services in areas including Staplehurst, Marden, Headcorn, Cranbrook, Sissinghurst, Frittenden, Linton, Coxheath, Sutton Valance and Loose.

    We can help to plan religious and non-religious funeral services and serve many different faiths. We are close to All Saints Church, Staplehurst Free Church and United Reformed Church.

    Our experienced and caring team will advise and support you at every stage of the funeral planning process, with a wide range of funeral options and transparent pricing.

    Our Staplehurst funeral home is open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Funeral home opening times may vary over bank holidays, but we are always available on the telephone 24 hours a day, every day of the week.

    If you would like support and advice from Doves Funeral Directors in Staplehurst please don’t hesitate to come and see, contact us on 01580 892 125, email, or we can arrange a home visit.

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    Opening hours

    Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Contact us

    01580 892 125

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    Branch opening hours may vary over bank holidays but we are available via telephone 24hrs a day

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    Local contacts

    Registration office:

    Maidstone Centre

    James Whatman Way,
    ME14 1LQ

    03000 415151

    Coroner’s office:

    Coroner’s Office

    Archbishop’s Palace,
    Mill Street,
    ME15 6YE

    03000 410 804


    Vinters Park Crematorium

    Bearsted Road,
    ME14 5LG

    01622 602980

    Kent and Sussex Crematorium

    Benhall Mill Rd,
    Royal Tunbridge Wells,
    TN2 5JJ

    01892 523894

    Local hospitals:

    Maidstone Hospital

    Hermitage Lane,
    ME16 9QQ

    01622 729000

    Tunbridge Wells Hospital

    Tonbridge Road,
    Royal Tunbridge Wells,
    Tunbridge Wells,
    TN2 4QJ

    01892 823535

    Citizens Advice Bureau:

    Cranbrook Library

    Carriers Rd,
    TN17 3JT

    01580 714936

    Maidstone Citizens Advice

    2 Bower Terrace,
    Tonbridge Road,
    ME16 8RY

    01622 752420

    Local Samaritans:

    The Samaritans of Maidstone and Weald

    48 Grecian St,
    ME14 2TS

    01622 674444

    Benefits Agency Office:


    Maidstone House,
    King Street,
    ME15 6JQ

    01622 602557

    Department for Work and Pensions Office:

    Maidstone Jobcentre Plus

    County Gate One,
    Staceys Street,
    ME14 1ST

    0345 604 3719

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    Call 01233 643 000 visit branch or arrange a home visit