Burials & Cremations

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Cremations this week

To find out details of any cremations, please contact the Crematorium on 01622 602656 Read more...

Can I take a dog to the crematorium

You can bring a dog to the cemetery, but it must remain on a lead at all times and you will need to clean up after it. We do not allow dogs into the Read more...

What time does Vinters Park Crematorium open?

The offices are open Monday to Thursday 9am -5pm and Friday 9am - 4.30pm. The offices are closed on bank holidays.  The memorial halls are open Read more...

I'd like the details of a funeral service

Funerals take place Monday to Friday from 9.30am – 3.30pm every 45 minutes. Funerals are available on Saturdays at 9.30am or 10.15am for an extra Read more...

Is there parking at the crematorium

Car Parks We have two car parks at the Crematorium: The chapel car park for mourners attending services andThe visitors' car park by the main Read more...

How much are our Burials?

On our Burials and Cremations page you can find the prices for: CremationsContainersMusicOther services Read more...

How do I scatter ashes

There are eight areas for the scattering of ashes at the Crematorium and some dedicated burial plots. We have a statutory duty to keep records of ashes Read more...

What council arranged funerals has there been the last 6 months

These funerals (known as Section 46 Funerals) have been arranged by us for someone who has died who does not have any family. You can find out more Read more...

Do you have a book of remembrance

We do have a book of remembrance. You can find out more, including prices, on our memorials page Read more...

What are the contact details for Vinters Park Crematorium

The contact details for Vinters Park are; Telephone: 01622 602656 Email: bereavementservices@maidstone.gov.uk Read more...

How do I get to the cemetery

The cemetery is on Sutton Road, ME15 9AF. You can find out more information on the Cemetery here.   Read more...

When is the annual memorial service

The annual memorial service is held on the second Sunday in June.   Read more...

Memorials new and renewing

Mermorials We have lots of different memorials to choose from. All of the information can be found in our memorials packs. You can find information about Read more...

Application for stone effect plaque

Our fees vary depending on the type of plaque.  You can find out more information on our prices Memorials page. Read more...

Organist Fees

Organist fees can be found here Read more...

Is there parking at the cemetery

Car Parks We have two car parks at the cemetery: The Sutton Road car park by the main entranceThe Mangravet Avenue car park by the Mangravet Read more...

When is the cemetery open?

The cemetery is open every day of the year. The main gate opens from 10am and closes at: 8pm from April – September5.30pm in October 4pm Read more...

How long can I have a plot marker out for

You can have a plot marker out for as long as you would like. Read more...

I would like a plot marker to be put out

You can request a plot marker by using our online form Read more...

Where is the crematorium

The crematorium is in Vinters Park  Read more...

Commemorative Plaques

Maidstone has a number of plaques and monuments of historical and cultural significance. Plaques are an effective and visible means of celebrating Read more...

How many seats are in the chapel

We have seating for 83 people in the chapel. Standing room is available both inside the chapel and in the courtyard. Audio speakers are available for Read more...

Can I book a funeral service

Most services will be arranged through a funeral director, who will take care of the bookings and arrangements for you. If you do want to arrange a Read more...

When is the crematorium open

The offices are open Monday to Thursday 9.00am – 5pm and Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm. The offices are closed at Christmas, New Year and bank Read more...