A.Welch & Sons Ltd - Funeral Services
Funeral Director in Herne Bay & Canterbury
We are a family owned, independent funeral directors and have been serving the communities of Herne Bay, Beltinge, Canterbury and Whitstable since 1948. Each funeral arrangement is tailor made to your specific needs whatever they may be.
We are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and will visit you at home at no extra charge if you need us to.
If you require a Funeral Director in Herne Bay, Beltinge, Canterbury or Whitstable you can rely on us to arrange funeral services of the highest professional standard. We have a deep commitment to providing a reliable, caring and above all, personal service to help you through one of the most difficult times you can experience.
Why Choose Us...
We have been providing funeral services in Herne Bay, Canterbury and Whitstable for over 60 years and throughout that time have always been family owned and run. The current management is the 4th generation of the Welch family to work as funeral directors. We have the experience that can only be gained through time and conducting approximately 27,000 funerals since 1948.
Tim Welch, the current Managing Director, Alan Philpott and Martin Nicholls are all Licensed members of the BIFD and hold the Diploma in Funeral Directing. Tim Welch is also a fully qualified embalmer and member of the BIE. The fourth member of our team is Angie Welch who is a qualified grief counsellor, enabling us to offer a counselling service to our clients and families.
We are members of the National Association of Funeral Directors giving our clients the peace of mind that we operate within the NAFD's strict Code of Practice Principles and giving them access to the Funeral Arbitration Scheme.
We were named as 'Golden Charter Funeral Planner of the Year (2009) for South East London and South East England'. Golden Charter is one of Britain's leading independent pre-paid funeral plan provider and chose us for the award for 'our dedication and commitment in providing an outstanding service to the community'.
We have also just been awarded a 'Funeral Service Customer Care Award 2013' by Funeral Planning Services. This award was presented following a survey of our clients by Funeral Planning Services in which we scored '100% satisfaction' from our surveyed clients.
Our Herne Bay Office - 94 Station Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5QB
Our Canterbury Office-Heritage House, 3-4 Burgate, Canterbury, CT1 2HG
Get in touch...
For further information and advice about our funeral services, pre-paid funeral plans or any related subject please do not hesitate to contact us:
A. Welch & Sons in Herne Bay on 01227 374995 or
A. Welch & Sons in Canterbury on 01227 787801.
You can e-mail us via our Contact Us page on this website.