Independent family owned funeral directors


Rainham 01634 373111



Code of Practice Principles

This Code is founded on the following ten mandatory principles. Any failure to operate in accordance with these principles will constitute a breach of this Code.

Funeral directors must:

  1. act in the best interests of each client, prospective client and customer;
  2. provide the best possible level of care to bereaved people, keeping in mind the specific needs of each client and family;
  3. respect and maintain the dignity of deceased people in their care at all times;
  4. act transparently, with honesty and integrity;
  5. provide clients will full and fair information about services, products and associated prices;
  6. behave in a way that promotes and maintains public trust in their business, the funeral directing profession and related industries;
  7. comply with all legal and regulatory obligations and deal with their regulators in an open, timely and cooperative manner;
  8. run their business effectively and in accordance with proper governance and sound risk management principles;
  9. run their business in a way that encourages equality of opportunity and respect for diversity;
  10. run their business in a way that encourages a culture that values and welcomes feedback as a way of putting things right and improving service.



130-132 High Street,
Kent ME8 8AR

01634 373111


127 Watling Street,
Kent ME7 2YY

01634 855558


25 New Road,
Kent ME4 4QJ

01634 408777


31 Parkwood Green,
Kent ME8 9PW

01634 386999

This Code of Practice and adherence hereto is monitored by the National Association of Funeral Directors.

Any correspondence should be addressed to:

National Association of Funeral Directors,
618 Warwick Road, Solihull,
West Midlands B91 1AA.

Telephone: 0845 230 1343
Fax: 0121 711 1351

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National Association of Funeral Directors Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Director Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Director Golden Charter Funeral Plans Funeral Guide Grief Chat - Professional Bereavement Support
©John Weir Funeral Directors Ltd 2024

Registered in England and Wales no 8906218; registered office: 130-132 High Street, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent ME8 8AR

Directors: John and Beverly Weir