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Visit us at Kemnal Park

Address of Kemnal Park

GreenAcres Kemnal Park, A20 Sidcup Bypass, Chislehurst, BR7 6RR

Email Address

[email protected]

Phone Number

020 8300 9790

Visit us at Kemnal Park

We’d love you to visit our unique and enchanting park and experience the tranquillity of the parkland.

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Opening Hours

Our park is open to visitors 365 days a year. if you wish to make an appointment during our office opening times please call the park on 020 8300 9790 or email [email protected]

In the event of adverse weather, we suggest calling the park ahead of your visit to check if the park is open.

Office hours Park visiting hours
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm 9.00am – 4.00pm
Monday – Friday (May to August) 9.00am – 5.00pm 9.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm 9.00am – 4.00pm
Sunday Closed 9.00am – 4.00pm
Bank Holidays 9.00am – 1.00pm 9.00am – 4.00pm
Thursday (May to August only)* 9.00am – 6.00pm 9.00am – 8.00pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day & Easter Sunday Closed 9.00am – 4.00pm

 

*By appointment between 5.00-6.00pm

Last entry into the park is 30 minutes prior to the gates closing.

Directions

Our park is easily accessible, the park is located on the A20 Sidcup by-pass (going towards London).

Arriving by Car

We are situated directly on the A20 Sidcup Bypass heading towards London. (Off the M25 at Junction 3 follow signs for A20 Lewisham/London bound).

The Park is approximately one mile from Frognal Corner (Queen Mary’s Hospital), just past the Health Club, the park is clearly signposted and has a private entrance on the A20.

Travelling by Train

South Eastern Trains run from London Bridge and Charing Cross station to New Eltham and Sidcup station.

Once at New Eltham train station exit the station and locate the bus stop for bus number 160 towards Sidcup.

Once at Sidcup station you can either take any of the following buses. 160 towards Catford or 286 towards Queen Marys Hospital or 229 towards Queen Marys Hospital or 269 towards Bromley North.

Approximate Journey Time: 25-30 minutes. Alternatively, cab services are located in close proximity to the stations. If this service suits your needs better the journey time (dependent on traffic) from this station is approximately 10 minutes.

South Eastern Trains run from London Victoria to Bromley North or Orpington Stations.

Once at Orpington station you can take bus B14 towards Bexleyheath. Once at Bromley North Station, you can take bus 269 bus towards Bexleyheath. Approximate journey time 20-25 minutes.

Alternatively, cab services are located in close proximity to the station. If this service suits your needs better the journey time (dependent on traffic) from this station is approximately 15-20 minutes.

Travelling by Bus

Bus from New Eltham: Take bus 160 towards Sidcup.

Buses from Sidcup: Take bus 160 towards Catford or 286 towards Queen Marys Hospital or Number 229 towards Queen Marys Hospital or 269 towards Bromley North.

Buses from Bexleyheath: Take bus 269 towards Bromley North.

Buses from Orpington and Bromley North: Take bus B14 from Orpington or 269 from Bromley North.

Remain on the bus until it arrives at Queen Mary’s Hospital. Exit the bus and follow signs for the A20 Sidcup Bypass. Enter the underpass and walk towards Canary Wharf. There is a footpath on the A20, pass the Health Club and we are located on the left hand side 250 yards after the health club.

Park facilities

There is ample space for car parking at our park, as well as parking for coaches, bikes and motorcycles. Disabled parking spaces are available near the buildings.

All buildings have disabled access and facilities. The park roads are sufficiently wide to accommodate two cars passing. Driving on site is restricted while funeral services takes place. We humbly request all our visitors to be respectful to the rules and regulations of the park of the park.

Frequently Ask Question

If you are recently bereaved, your first point of contact is usually your Funeral Director. They’ll be able to liaise with us to organise a date for your service. However, we always invite families to visit a GreenAcres park before they make any decision so they can take a look around, and discuss what they’d like to happen on the day of the service. You’ll also be able to select a plot at the park, after which, we’ll confirm all the details and coordinate the arrangements with your Funeral Director.

No. It’s entirely up to you. Our multi-faith service halls are for both religious and non-religious services. We pride ourselves on our relationships with both the local clergy and the local independent celebrant team, ensuring that we meet the requirements of both the religious and secular community. Our grounds aren’t consecrated, but individual graves can be blessed if you wish.

Throughout the park we have specially dedicated burial areas so, with the help of a member of our team, you’ll be able to select where you’d like your loved one to be buried.

All interments have to be paid in full before the funeral can take place. You can pay via credit or debit card, cheque or by bank transfer. If you’re planning ahead, please speak to a member of our team about our instalment plan.

The choice of coffin is a very personal one. Eco coffins made from cardboard, willow, banana leaf and bamboo are acceptable at all of our parks as well as traditional wooden ones. However, our eco and conservation policies, mean metal caskets or zinc-lined coffins cannot be interred. Some people opt for a simple shroud made from natural fabric instead.

In some areas of our parks, you’re welcome to use any coffin (tapered at the shoulder with a removable lid) or casket (rectangular in shape with a hinged lid) that isn’t zinc lined. However, please be mindful that only our traditional burial graves, private gardens, gated gardens, and mausoleums can accommodate coffins and caskets. At the woodland and meadowland parks, it isn’t possible to use caskets in all areas because of their size.


Please also note that for a cremation service, metal/zinc lined caskets and metal ornaments
on any coffin are not permitted.

All our full burial and cremated remains plots are double depth. This allows for the plot to be used by a second person in the future, perhaps a close family member or loved one. But there’s no obligation to use the second interment space.

Unlike some other burial sites or cemeteries, we take the long-term care of the place where your loved one is buried very seriously. Through our regular maintenance programme, our Grounds Team ensure that the park is well cared for at all times. A proportion of each sale is invested in an Independent Trust Fund. That means there are funds available to secure the long-term preservation and maintenance of our beautiful parks for many years to come.

We have a range of leases available on our burial or memorial options, depending on your
choice:

  • The lease on burial options start from 25 years and can go up to the life of the park
  • The lease on the cremated remains burial options start at 10 years and can go up to
    the life of the park

Every five years, during the duration of the lease, we will write to the registered owner and offer the option to extend the lease for 25, 50 or 75 years. If you do not wish to renew your lease, then the grave can no longer be memorialised when the lease expires. Existing burials in the plot will not be removed or disturbed, but any remaining space in the plot will be made available to be used by someone else

Some people choose not to mark a grave with a wooden or other substantial memorial (where allowed). However, whenever we bury anyone at our parks, we record the graves very carefully and use traditional mapping to ensure that there is a permanent record of each person who is buried with us and their location.