Our funeral plans

A funeral is a very personal occasion and many people have particular wishes. If the plan below does not suit your requirements then please let us know and we will prepare a personalised plan for you, to include the specific services you require.

includes the following:

  • The basic funeral arrangements.
  • Collecting the deceased from the place of death during normal working hours. Out of normal working hours incurs a further cost.
  • A dignified coffin and gown.
  • Hearse only direct to a local Crematorium or in a local Cemetery

Other options available
Please contact us for details.


A funeral plan through us guarantees that our direct
costs will be covered, no matter how much prices
rise. As long as we carry out your funeral and your
requirements don’t change, your family won’t be
asked to pay a penny more for our direct costs, as
listed in your plan details, regardless of how long you
live or what happens to costs in the meantime.

The plan can also include a contribution towards
third party costs such as the fees for cremation or
burial, medical fees and payment to a minister or

These costs are outside of our control. If these costs,
as listed in the plan details, are not covered by the
plan value at the time of need, there will be a balance
to pay. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions for
more information.

payments available

You can pay by single payment or spread the cost and pay monthly to suit your needs.

Funeral Services

38-40 Maidstone Road, Rainham, Kent ME8 0DQ
Telephone: 01634 232700
Email: Rainham@allentfuneralservice.co.uk
126B Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent ME1 3DT
Telephone: 01634 818120
Email: Rainham@allentfuneralservice.co.uk
1 Wells Road, Strood, Kent ME2 2PN
Telephone: 01634 295552
Email: Strood@allentfuneralservice.co.uk
53 Twydall Green, Gillingham, Kent ME8 6XJ
Telephone: 01634 262690
Email: Twydall@allentfuneralservice.co.uk

Funeral Plans
A Code of Practice

Our funeral plans are bound by the Code of Practice of the Funeral Planning Authority, which ensures:
  • Fair terms and conditions for the customer.
  • Security of funds - with strict controls and regular monitoring.
  • A procedure for independent arbitration of complaints.
  • A full copy of the Code of Practice is available on request.
This plan complies with the requirements of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
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Peace of mind for you and your family

Funeral Services

T Allen Funeral Services Established in 1995

The benefits of a funeral plan

  • You can choose your own funeral arrangements, for your own peace of mind.
  • You will save your family from having to make difficult decisions, trying to guess what you would have wanted, at such a distressing time.
  • Reduce the worry of rising funeral costs.
  • Financial security - the funeral payment is held in a whole of life assurance policy until it is needed.
  • The service will be provided by T. Allen Funeral Service.
The national average cost of a funeral has increased by 90% since 2004*
  • There is no upper age limit and there are no awkward health questions.
  • You can make single payment or pay by monthly instalments, whichever suits you.
  • All enquiries and arrangements are treated in confidence.
National average cost of a funeral in the UK bar graph between 2006-2019

Purchasing a plan is easy
and it only takes a few minutes

Decide which plan

Have a think about how you want to be remembered and decide what services you require. Contact us to discuss any special wishes.

Choose payment method

Choose whether to make a single payment or, if you prefer to pay by instalments, decide over what period (up to five years).

Any Questions?

Do you have any questions? If so, please ask us or, if you prefer to contact Ecclesiastical Planning Services direct, call them on 0800 633 5626.

Decide which plan

Have a think about how you want to be remembered and decide what services you require. Contact us to discuss any special wishes.

I’m so pleased with the plan that I will tell my friends at every opportunity.

Secure backing

T. Allen Funeral plans are provided by Ecclesiastical
Planning Services, which is part of the Ecclesiastical
Insurance Group. Ecclesiastical is a specialist UK-based
financial services group which has been protecting people,
property and funds since it was founded in 1887.

Ecclesiastical Planning Services is a registered provider of,
and regulated by, the Funeral Planning Authority and adheres
to its Code of Practice and high professional standards

Every penny of the full value of your plan (excluding the
initial management fee) is held securely and ring-fenced
to pay for your funeral. Funeral plan funds are held in
guaranteed whole of life assurance policies with a life
assurance company that is authorised by the Prudential
Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by the PRA
and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Funeral
plans themselves are not regulated by the PRA or FCA
but are regulated by the Funeral Planning Authority.

Ecclesiastical Planning Services - Funeral Planning Authority Registered

A personal, caring service by the fifth generation of our family

We are an independent, family-owned business with a long- established reputation for providing a high-quality, individual service to each of our clients.

Since T. Allen Funeral Service began in 1995, we have been proud to deliver a caring, dignified and complete funeral service for our community, including providing pre-payment options.

Our funeral plan customers can be assured that, when the time comes, their arrangements and wishes will be carried out with the greatest care and respect.
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T Allen Funeral Services Established in 1995