Respectful and compassionate cremations

We operate in and around Dartford.

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If your loved one preferred the idea of a cremation funeral, this is certainly something that we can arrange for you.
A cremation funeral is a popular option, partly because it offers the family of the deceased more flexibility when it comes to memorialisation. Here are just some of the things that you can do with your loved one’s ashes:

  • Keep them at home in an urn
  • Scatter the ashes somewhere treasured
  • Bury them at home in your loved one’s favourite spot
  • Turn them into jewellery

Affordable Cremations In Bexley, Crayford & Dartford

You will often find that a cremation funeral will be a little more affordable than a burial in most circumstances, so if your budget is a little tight, or your loved one wouldn’t have wanted you to be extravagant, then a cremation service is definitely worth considering.

At Lilley Funeral Directors, we serve the communities of Dartford, Bexley, Crayford, Sidcup, Ebbsfleet and beyond and have helped many families arrange cremation funerals that were the perfect tribute to their loved ones. If you would like to talk to us about arranging a cremation service, contact our team. We are always available and willing to help.

Grief - Funeral and cemetery

Let us help you create a fitting tribute for a loved one

Call us on 01322 587 634 or request a callback using the form below

Come & see us, we are here to help

Address: 12 East Hill Dartford Kent DA1 1RY
Opening Times: Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 17:00 Sat - Sun: By Appointment But Available 24/7
Parking: Unfortunately there is no customer parking available on-site, however there are following car park options just a short walk away: Acacia Car Park: 82 High St Dartford, Kent DA1 (3 minute walk) Overy Street Car Park: 19 Overy Street, Dartford, Kent DA1 1UP (9 minute walk)

FAQs & Advice

The following people can register a death:

  • Any relative of the person who has died
  • Any person present at the death
  • A person who lives in the house where the person died
  • The person arranging the funeral (This cannot be a funeral director)

Probate is the legal right to deal with a person’s property, money and possessions (their estate), when they pass away. You must apply for probate and, before you apply, you must check that it is necessary and that you are eligible to apply.

Please see the link to the .Gov website to help you with this.

There are usually lots of people that need to be notified about a person passing away, which we know can give you an overwhelming feeling of worry and stress at an already upsetting time. We would firstly advise you tell all family and friends, and if you can make them aware of the funeral arrangements.

We would then suggest using the Tell Us Once service, which will let you report a death to most government organisations in one go. The registrar will help you do this, or they will provide you with a reference number so that you can use the service yourself online or by phone.

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