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Simplicity Cremations in Folkestone

Aerodrome Road, Folkestone, CT18 7AG

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Simplicity Cremations in Folkestone

The Hawkinge Crematorium has served the community of Folkestone and the surrounding area of Kent for more than 60 years. Simplicity Cremations can arrange a direct cremation or a more personal, attended funeral at this location.Built on the site of an airfield used during the Battle of Britain, Hawkinge Crematorium is nestled among the greens and golds of the Kent Downs. Amidst this beautiful rolling countryside sits the service chapel, surrounded by the Gardens of Remembrance, which offer peace and solitude within a calm, yet charming landscape.As well as Folkestone and the town of Hawkinge, the crematorium is also used by families from the towns and villages that make up this part of the south Kent coast. These include Ashford, Dover, Dymchurch and Hythe.Simplicity Cremations provides a range of low cost funerals, including direct cremations, low-key intimate cremations and fully attended cremations. If a minimal fuss funeral is right for your loved one, contact our team today.

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What We Offer

Funerals for every budget

Our range of services available at Simplicity Cremations in Folkestone allows you to arrange a funeral that suits you and your budget, without breaking the bank.

There's no need for the more expensive elements often associated with a traditional funeral, such as a hearse, limousines and pallbearers.

What's included
  A direct cremation with no mourners present at a CMG crematorium local to the place of rest
  Ashes scattered in our gardens of remembrance or returned to you upon request at an additional cost*
What's included
  A short time in the chapel for up to 12 people to reflect and say a few words^
  A cremation at a CMG crematorium local to the place of rest
  Return of ashes in a simple container*
What's included?
  A full-length service in the chapel with a ceremony and no limit on attendees^
  A cremation at a CMG crematorium local to the place of rest
  Return of ashes in a simple container*

What's not included in our funeral packages

  • Embalming, dressing the deceased in their own clothing, placing personal effects in the coffin or a Funeral Director present on the day - a Chapel Attendant will be available on the day of the funeral to ensure everything runs smoothly
  • Viewing of the deceased / chapel visits
  • Arranging of floral tributes (you can arrange floral tributes directly with a florist if an Intimate or Family Led Funeral is chosen)
  • Minister or celebrant (you can arrange for a minister/celebrant to be present on the day when arranging an Family Funeral)
  • A hearse or limousines
  • Collection of donations
  • A procession
  • Costs for removing artificial limbs and mechanisms such as pacemakers
  • Witnessing the committal of the coffin to the cremator

*Ashes will be hand delivered in a simple container at a mutually agreed time Monday to Friday, AM (9am – 1pm) or PM (1pm – 5pm). This service is only available within mainland Great Britain.


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Simplicity Cremations in Folkestone

Aerodrome Road, Folkestone,
CT18 7AG

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Finding Us

Simplicity Cremations in Folkestone

Aerodrome Road, Folkestone,
CT18 7AG

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Why Simplicity Cremations

A simple alternative to a costly funeral

At Simplicity Cremations, our services allow you the freedom and flexibility to organise a funeral personalised for your loved one.

Less of an undertaking

Organising a funeral without the assistance of a funeral director is not as daunting as it may seem, our telephone-based arrangement team can assist you every step of the way.

Easier planning

Delivered with compassion

We understand that this is one of the most difficult times of your life. We are here to support and advise you at every stage, with uncompromising compassion and care.

Our promise to you

Uncompromising quality

As part of the UK’s largest funeral groups, we’re the only truly national direct cremation and low cost funeral provider that has its own staff, vehicles, crematoriums and mortuaries.

Our standards

Low cost

By removing some of the more costly extras often associated with a funeral, we can offer simple funerals which take care of the practical side of the cremation, leaving you the freedom to customise proceedings as you wish.

Why we're cheaper


By choosing to arrange a funeral with Simplicity, you’ll benefit from:

  •   Immediate arrangements by our professional telephone funeral arrangement team 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  •   Free online webchat
  •   Simple cremation services that are available throughout the whole of mainland Great Britain

At Hawkinge Crematorium

Our facilities

Hawkinge Crematorium offers full accessibility for disabled guests, including toilet facilities, along with a hearing loop to enable those with partial hearing to fully appreciate the funeral service.

The crematorium also has an organist, who can play hymns, along with other musical requests. If you prefer, there is a music system specifically for the purpose of providing chosen songs during the service.

The chapel is also suitable for larger congregations.


  • Parking SpacesAvailable on site
  • Speaker SystemsYes
  • AttendeesCaters for larger funerals
  • Disabled Access & ToiletYes
  • Hearing LoopYes
  • Garden of RemembranceYes
  • Multi-faith ChapelYes


What our customers say

Our customer experience is very important to us and we strive to deliver high quality service every time.

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