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Welcome to Burlsem
Burslem has established a reputation for the highest quality finished products and customer care with over 160 years of experience providing and restoring memorials for generations of families across the south east of England.
Whether you would like to choose a memorial from our Brochure or discuss specific design requirements, our friendly team will work with you through every step of the process.
We will ensure you are guided through this sensitive time and are provided with all the information, options and costs involved to help you make the best decision.
Our accessible showroom is based in Frant, near Tunbridge Wells and you are welcome to come and see us in person to discuss your needs and view our work. Our showroom is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. No appointment is necessary – just pop in to see us at a convenient time for you. Our beautiful, rural location is easily reached from Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Crowborough and the surrounding villages.
All our memorials are finished to an extremely high standard and we supply a wide range of stone including granite, marble, limestone, sandstone and slate for headstones, gravestones and War Memorials to be installed in churchyards and cemeteries across the south east.
Our range includes an enormous variety of designs in stone and lettering as well as intricate carving from simple tablets to complex classical designs. We supply a selection of add-ons from specialist carving and etching to photo plaques, bronze insignia and flower vases – everything you need to complete your perfect memorial.
Burslem are specialists in the repair, renovation and cleaning of memorials and can offer competitive estimates for a wide range of work including adding to or refurbishing inscribed lettering, rebuilding and adding an inscription to a memorial.
We are very proud of our heritage of producing and maintaining War Memorials and public monuments. Burslem’s expert craftsmanship is on display around the world, including the 350 name panels on The Menin Gate in Ypres. We have been commissioned to design and supply many monuments locally including the new war memorial in Tonbridge, Kent and the design and reinstatement of the West Malling Royal Airforce base memorial stones at Kings Hill.download our memorial brochure here